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Clerk's Office

The Clerk’s Office of the United States District Court is responsible for the administrative activities of the Court. The Clerk of Court is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Court. The Clerk of Court serves as the chief administrative officer of the Court and oversees the management of a variety of functions delegated by the Court. The duties include processing court filings; providing administrative support to court proceedings; reporting statistics; providing for the proper collection, maintenance, accounting, and disbursement of funds; acting as liaison to the public and other agencies; and hiring and managing the Clerk’s Office staff.

Mission Statement

We, the staff of the Clerk’s Office of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, are committed to each other and the community we serve. Our mission is to provide quality service in a fair, courteous, professional, and knowledgeable manner. We take pride in our work and hold ourselves accountable to the highest standard of performance. Our goals are achieved through mutual cooperation, a strong sense of integrity, a positive attitude, and teamwork.