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Howard Law Graduate Named To Maryland Judge Posts

WASHINGTON (September 27, 2010) –  Howard University Law School graduate Sheila R. Tillerson Adams has been named to two top judicial posts in Maryland: county administrative judge in Prince George’s County Circuit Court and administrative judge for the 7th Circuit, which includes Calvert, Charles, Prince George’s and St. Mary’s counties.

As county administrative judge, Adams will supervise all judges, officers and employees of the Prince George’s County Circuit Court. She will also oversee the assigning of judges to cases in that county and the court’s budget. As administrative judge for the 7th Circuit, Judge Adams will supervise judges in four counties.

Adams earned a law degree from Howard University School of Law in 1982 after graduating from Morgan State University in 1979. She earned a Master of Laws degree in taxation from Georgetown University Law Center in 1987. In 1993, Adams was named judge of the District Court of Maryland in 1993.

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