Court of Appeals of Maryland Chief Judge Matthew J. Fader named Judge DaNeeka Varner Cotton as circuit administrative judge for the seventh judicial circuit. The seventh judicial circuit includes the circuit courts for Calvert, Charles, Prince George’s, and St. Mary’s counties. Judge Cotton was named county administrative judge of the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County in early October. Both of her appointments are set to begin on January 1, 2023, following the retirement of current Chief, County, and Circuit Administrative Judge Shelia R. Tillerson Adams. December 6, 2022: Court of Appeals of Maryland Chief Judge Matthew J. Fader has named Judge Daneeka Varner Cotton as county administrative judge for the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County. Judge Cotton succeeds Chief, Circuit, and County Administrative Judge Sheila R. Tillerson Adams, Seventh Judicial Circuit, who will retire on December 31, 2022, after serving nearly three decades on the bench. “On behalf of the Maryland Judiciary, I thank Judge Adams for her commitment to justice during her tenure as administrative judge and her leadership during this transition period,” said Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Matthew J. Fader. “Her retirement at the end of the year punctuates an illustrious career as a […]
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