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Mr. Keatts graduated from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, where he was a member of Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society.  He proceeded to the University of Maryland School of Law to earn his Juris Doctor degree.  Mr. Keatts is a Former Assistant State's Attorney for Anne Arundel County who has dedicated his practice to criminal defense and has handled thousands of cases within this decade.  He is admitted to State and Federal Courts including the Supreme Court of the United States.  Mr. Keatts is also an adjunct professor at Anne Arundel Community College where he teaches for the Legal Studies Institute and has been a guest speaker for the Anne Arundel County Bar Association.


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ALLEGANY COUNTY

CUMBERLAND

123 South Liberty Street, 2nd Floor
Cumberland, MD 21502-3005

 

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except legal holidays

 

Administrative Clerk - Amy Bosley

 

Bus Information: Allegany County Transit, Red Line
http://gov.allconet.org/ACT/index.html

 

No food or drink is permitted in this building. 

 

For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

 

Effective January 1, 2011 - Cell Phone and Electronic Device Notice

 

General Information: 301-723-3100


Toll-Free Number (In-state only): 1-800-946-3952


TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY

ANNAPOLIS

Robert F. Sweeney Building 
251 Rowe Boulevard 
Annapolis, MD 21401-1586 

 

Hours of Operation: Both Anne Arundel County locations - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except legal holidays

 

For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

 

Effective January 1, 2011 - Cell Phone and Electronic Device Notice

 

Administrative Clerk - Tamera L. Chester

 

 

Bus Information: MTA Buses, numbers 922 and 950, have bus stops nearby.
www.mtamaryland.com

 

General Information: 410-260-1370

 

Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-800-944-2688

 

TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

GLEN BURNIE

District Court for Anne Arundel County (07-02)
George M. Taylor Multi-Service Center 
7500 Gov. Ritchie Highway 
Glen Burnie, MD 21061-3705

 

Bus Information: MTA bus number 14.
http://www.mtamaryland.com/

 

General Information: 410-260-1800

 

Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-800-944-2688

 

TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

 
 

BALTIMORE CITY

BALTIMORE

District Court for Baltimore City (01-01)
Borgerding District Court Building 
5800 Wabash Avenue 
Baltimore, MD 21215-3330

 

Hours of Operation: All Baltimore City locations - 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday except legal holidays

 

For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

 

Effective January 1, 2011 - Cell Phone and Electronic Device Notice

 

Administrative Clerk - Mary J. Abrams

 

Accepts payments by check, credit card, and cash for traffic and criminal cases. Accepts payments only by check for civil cases.

 

Bus Information: MTA Buses, numbers 27, 58, 59 and 60, have bus stops nearby.


Metro and Light Rail Information: The Metro Subway Reisterstown Plaza Station is on Wabash Ave. 
http://www.mtamaryland.com

 

General Information: 410-878-8000

 

Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-800-939-4523

 

TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

BALTIMORE

District Court for Baltimore City (01-04)
Civil Division 
501 East Fayette Street
Baltimore, MD 21202-4013​

 

Accepts payments by check, credit card, and cash for civil cases. Does not accept payment for traffic or criminal cases.

 

Bus Information: MTA Buses, numbers 5, 6, 8, 19, 20, 36, 150, 160, 310 have bus stops nearby.


Metro and Light Rail Information: The Metro Subway Shot Tower Station is located on East Baltimore Street and from there you can transfer to MTA bus 20 to the Courthouse.
http://www.mtamaryland.com

 

 

General Information: 410-878-8900

 

Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-800-939-4523

 

TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

BALTIMORE

District Court for Baltimore City (01-03)
Eastside District Court Building 
1400 E. North Avenue 
Baltimore, MD 21213-1407 

 

Accepts payments by check, credit card, and cash for traffic and criminal cases. Accepts payments only by check for civil cases.

 

Bus Information: From downtown use MTA bus 19; from East Baltimore, use MTA bus 13.

 

General Information: 410-878-8500

 

Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-800-939-4523

 

TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

BALTIMORE

District Court for Baltimore City (01-02)
John R. Hargrove, Sr. Building
700 E. Patapsco Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21225-1900

 

Accepts payments by check, credit card, and cash for traffic and criminal cases. Accepts payments only by check for civil cases.

 

Bus Information: MTA Buses, numbers 16 and 64 have bus stops nearby.
http://www.mtamaryland.com

 

General Information: 410-878-8300

 

Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-800-939-4525

 

TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

 

BALTIMORE COUNTY

TOWNSON

District Court for Baltimore County (08-04)
120 E. Chesapeake Avenue 
Towson, MD 21286-5307

 

Hours of Operation: All Baltimore County locations - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except legal holidays

 

No food or drink are permitted in this building. 

 

For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

Effective January 1, 2011 - Cell Phone and Electronic Device Notice

Administrative Clerk - S. Michael Esposito

 

Bus Information: MTA Buses, numbers 3, 8 and 12, have bus stops nearby. 
http://www.mtamaryland.com

 

General Information: 410-512-2000

 

Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-800-944-1826

 

TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

ESSEX

District Court for Baltimore County (08-05)
8914 Kelso Drive 
Essex, MD 21221-3121

 

Bus Information: MTA Buses, number 4 
http://www.mtamaryland.com

 

General Information: 410-512-2300

 

Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-800-944-1826

 

TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

CATONSVILLE

District Court for Baltimore County (08-01)
900 Walker Avenue 
Catonsville, MD 21228-5341 

 

Bus Information: MTA Buses, number 77
http://www.mtamaryland.com

 

General Information: 410-512-2500

 

Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-800-944-1826

 

TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

 

CALVERT COUNTY

PRINCE FREDERICK

District Court for Calvert County (04-01)
Multi-Service Center 
200 Duke Street, Room 2200 
Prince Frederick, MD 20678-4132 ​

 

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except legal holidays

 

Administrative Clerk - Patrick H. Loveless

 

Bus Information: Prince Frederick Shuttle Bus 1 and 2, Bus Schedule Prince Frederick – Solomons
http://www.co.cal.md.us

 

For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

 

Effective January 1, 2011 - Cell Phone and Electronic Device Notice 

 

General Information: 443-550-6700

 

Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-800-941-3375

 

TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

 

CAROLINE COUNTY

DENTON

District Court for Caroline County (03-06)
Multi-Service Center 
207 S. Third Street 
Denton, MD 21629-1229

 

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except legal holidays

 

Administrative Clerk - Cheryl Miller

 

Bus Information: Delmarva Community Transit Buses, Bus 5 and 6
http://www.dcsdct.org/OurServices/Transportation.aspx

 

No food or drink are permitted in this building. 

 

For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

 

Effective January 1, 2011 - Cell Phone and Electronic Device Notice

General Information: 410-819-4600

 

Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-800-940-4968

 

TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

 

CARROLL COUNTY

WESTMINSTER

District Court for Carroll County (10-02)
101 North Court Street 
Westminster, MD 21157-5156

 

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except legal holidays

 

For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

 

Effective January 1, 2011 - Cell Phone and Electronic Device Notice

 

Administrative Clerk - Mary K. Smith

 

Bus Information: http://www.carrolltransit.org

 

General Information: 410-871-3500

 

Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-800-943-9396

 

TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

 

CECIL COUNTY

ELKTON

District Court for Cecil County (03-02)
170 E. Main Street 
Elkton, MD 21921-5943

 

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except legal holidays

 

Administrative Clerk - Cheryl Miller

 

Bus Information: "THE BUS," Glasgow Connection
http://www.ccgov.org/dept_aging/CommunityTransit.cfm

 

No food or drink are permitted in this building.

 

For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

Effective January 1, 2011 - Cell Phone and Electronic Device Notice

General Information: 410-996-2700

 

TTY Number: 1-800-735-2258

 

Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-800-941-0408

 

TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

 

CHARLES COUNTY

LAPLATA

District Court for Charles County (04-02)
11 Washington Avenue
P.O. Box 3070 
LaPlata, Maryland 20646-3070

 

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except legal holidays

 

Administrative Clerk - Patrick H. Loveless

 

 

Bus Information: Charles County VanGo La Plata B
http://www.charlescountymd.gov/cs/vango/vango

 

For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

 

Effective January 1, 2011 - Cell Phone and Electronic Device Notice

 

General Information: 301-934-5110

 

Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-800-941-3463

 

TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

 

Accounting: 301-934-5056

 

County Clerk: 301-934-5037

 

 

DORCHESTER COUNTY

CAMBRIDGE

District Court for Dorchester County (02-01)
310 Gay Street - P.O. Box 547 
Cambridge, MD 21613-1898

 

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except legal holidays

Administrative Clerk - M. Carol Llewellyn-Jones

 

Bus Information: Delmarva Community Transit Buses, Bus F
http://www.dcsdct.org/OurServices/Transportation.aspx 

 

No food or drink are permitted in this building.

 

All Entrants into the building must pass through Security and Metal Detectors. 

 

For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

Effective January 1, 2011 - Cell Phone and Electronic Device Notice

 

General Information: 410-901-1420

 

Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-800-939-2872

 

TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

 

FREDERICK COUNTY

FREDERICK

District Court for Frederick County (11-01)
100 W. Patrick Street 
Frederick, MD 21701-5548

 

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except legal holidays

 

For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

 

Effective January 1, 2011 - Cell Phone and Electronic Device Notice

 

Administrative Clerk - Sara Snyder

 

Bus Information: TransIT Services of Frederick County, The Route 40 Connector
http://www.co.frederick.md.us/index.asp?nid=105

 

General Information: (301) 600-2000

 

Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-800-201-7165

 

TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

 

GARRETT COUNTY

OAKLAND

District Court for Garrett County (12-02)
205 South Third Street 
Oakland, MD 21550-1526 

 

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except legal holidays

 

Administrative Clerk - Amy Bosley

 

Bus Information: Garrett Transit Service (GTS) is the public transportation provider for Garrett County. This service is for everyone. To schedule a ride call (301) 334-9431. Call 24 hours in advance for local trips and 36 hours in advance for out of County trips.
http://www.garrettcac.org/index.php/transportation

 

No food or drink are permitted in this building. 

 

For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

Effective January 1, 2011 - Cell Phone and Electronic Device Notice

 

General Information: (301) 334-8020

 

Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-800-947-1029

 

TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

 

HARFORD COUNTY

BEL AIR

District Court for Harford County (09-01)
2 South Bond Street
Suite 100
Bel Air, MD 21014-3737

 

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except legal holidays

 

Administrative Clerk - Terri Mumma

 

Bus Information: Harford Transit, Route 3 - Bel-Air Town Go Round
http://www.harfordcountymd.gov/services/transportation

 

For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

 

Effective January 1, 2011 - Cell Phone and Electronic Device Notice

 

General Information: 410-836-4545

 

Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-800-943-6344

 

TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

 

 

 

HOWARD COUNTY

ELLICOTT

District Court for Howard County (10-01)
3451 Courthouse Drive 
Ellicott City, MD 21043-4377 

 

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except legal holidays

 

For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

 

Effective January 1, 2011 - Cell Phone and Electronic Device Notice

 

Administrative Clerk - Mary K. Smith

 

Bus Information: Howard Transit Buses, Yellow Route
http://www.howardtransit.com/routes/Default.asp

 

General Information: (410) 480-7700

 

Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-800-944-8107

 

TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

 

 

KENT COUNTY

CHESTERTOWN

District Court for Kent County (03-03)
103 N. Cross Street 
Chestertown, MD 21620-1513

 

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except legal holidays

 

Administrative Clerk - Cheryl Miller

 

Bus Information: Delmarva Community Transit Buses, Bus 4
http://www.dcsdct.org/OurServices/Transportation.aspx 

 

No food or drink are permitted in this building. For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

 

Effective January 1, 2011 - Cell Phone and Electronic Device Notice 

 

General Information: 410-810-3360

 

Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-800-941-3347

 

TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

 

 

MONTGOMERY COUNTY

ROCKVILLE

District Court for Montgomery County (06-01)
191 East Jefferson Street
Rockville, MD 20850-2630

 

Hours of Operation: Both Montgomery County locations - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except legal holidays

 

Administrative Clerk - Judy Lohman

 

Bus Information: Ride On Buses, Routes 46, 54, 63, T2
http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/tsvtmpl.asp?url=/content/dot/transit/index.asp

 

No food or drink are permitted in this building.

 

 For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

 

Effective January 1, 2011 - Cell Phone and Electronic Device Notice 

 

Civil Issues: 301-563-8800

 

Traffic & Criminal Issues: 301-563-8800

 

Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-800-944-1341

 

TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

SILVER SPRING

District Court for Montgomery County (06-02)
8552 Second Avenue 
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3364

 

Bus Information: 
Ride On: Routes 1-5, 8, 9, 11-20, 22, 28

http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/tsvtmpl.asp?url=/content/dot/transit/index.asp


Metro Bus Routes: 70, 71, F4, J1, J2, J3, J4, J5, Q2, S2, S4, S5, Y8, Z's 
http://wmata.com/bus/
MTA Bus 929

MARC Train: Brunswick Line

http://mta.maryland.gov/marc-train

 

No food or drink are permitted in this building.

 

For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

 

Effective January 1, 2011 - Cell Phone and Electronic Device Notice 

 

General Information: 301-563-8500

 

Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-866-873-9785

 

TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

 

 

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY

UPPER MARLBORO

District Court for Prince George's County (05-02)
14735 Main Street, Suite 173B 
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772-3042

 

Hours of Operation: Both Prince George's County locations - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except legal holidays

 

For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

 

Effective January 1, 2011 - Cell Phone and Electronic Device Notice

 

Administrative Clerk - Robert Prender

 

Bus Information: TheBus Route 20 and Route 21
http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/sites/PublicWorks/Transit/TheBus/Pages/default.aspx

 

General Information: 301-298-4000

 

Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-800-943-8853

 

TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

HYATTSVILLE

District Court for Prince George's County (05-01)
4990 Rhode Island Avenue 
Hyattsville, MD 20781-2008

 

Bus Information: The Bus Route 13
http://www.co.pg.md.us/Government/AgencyIndex/DPW&T/Transit/TheBus.asp


Metro Info.: West Hyattsville Metrorail, Prince George's Plaza Metrorail and then take TheBus, Route 13.
http://www.wmata.com/ 

 

General Information: 301-298-4200 

 

Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-800-943-8853

 

TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

 

QUEEN ANNE'S COUNTY

CENTREVILLE

District Court for Queen Anne's County (03-04)
120 Broadway, Suite #1 
Centreville, MD 21617-1092

 

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except legal holidays

 

Administrative Clerk - Cheryl Miller

 

Bus Information: County Ride Buses
http://www.qac.org

 

No food or drink are permitted in this building. 

 

For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

Effective January 1, 2011 - Cell Phone and Electronic Device Notice

 

General Information: 410-819-4000

 

Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-800-941-3403

 

TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

 

ST. MARY'S COUNTY

LEONARDTOWN

District Court for St. Mary's County (04-03)
c/o Carter State Office Building 
23110 Leonard Hall Drive, P.O. Box 1509 
Leonardtown, MD 20650-5831

 

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except legal holidays

 

Administrative Clerk - Patrick H. Loveless

 

Bus Information: St. Mary's Transit System - Lexington Park to Leonardtown, Leonardtown to Lexington Park, Leonardtown Loop, Route 5 Express
http://www.co.saint-marys.md.us

 

For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

Effective January 1, 2011 - Cell Phone and Electronic Device Notice

 

General Information: (301)880-2700

 

Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-800-943-0091

 

TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

 

SOMERSET COUNTY

PRINCESS ANNE

District Court for Somerset County (02-02)
12155 Elm St. Ste C
Princess Anne, MD 21853-1348

 

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except legal holidays

 

Administrative Clerk - M. Carol Llewellyn-Jones

 

Bus Information: Shore Transit Buses, Route 1
http://www.shoretransit.org/

 

No food or drink are permitted in this building.

 

All Entrants into the building must pass through Security and Metal

 

Detectors. For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

Effective January 1, 2011 - Cell Phone and Electronic Device Notice

General Information: 410-845-4700 

 

Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-800-939-7306

 

TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

 

TALBOT COUNTY

EASTON

District Court for Talbot County (03-05)
108 W. Dover Street 
Easton, MD 21601-2620

 

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except legal holidays

 

Administrative Clerk - Cheryl Miller

 

Bus Information: Delmarva Community Transit Buses, Bus C and D
http://www.dcsdct.org/OurServices/Transportation.aspx

 

No food or drink is allowed. 

 

For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

 

Effective January 1, 2011 - Cell Phone and Electronic Device Notice 

 

General Information: 410-819-5850

 

Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-800-941-2195

 

TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

 

WASHINGTON COUNTY

HAGERSTOWN

District Court for Washington County (11-02)
36 W. Antietam Street 
Hagerstown, MD 21740-5524

 

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except legal holidays

 

For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

 

Effective January 1, 2011 - Cell Phone and Electronic Device Notice

 

Administrative Clerk - Sara Snyder 

 

Bus Information: County Commuter Buses, Valley Mall Route
http://www.washco-md.net/transit/index.shtm

 

General Information: (240) 420-4600

 

Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-800-945-1406

 

TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

 

WICOMICO COUNTY

SALISBURY

District Court for Wicomico County (02-03)
201 Baptist Street 
Salisbury, MD 21801-4959 

 

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except legal holidays

 

Administrative Clerk - M. Carol Llewellyn-Jones

 

Bus Information: Shore Transit Buses, Route 2
http://www.shoretransit.org

 

No food or drink are permitted in this building.

 

All Entrants into the building must pass through Security and Metal Detectors. 

 

For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

Effective January 1, 2011 - Cell Phone and Electronic Device Notice

 

General Information: 410-713-3500

 

Toll-free Number (In-state only): 1-800-940-3267

 

TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

 

 

 

WORCESTER COUNTY

SNOW HILL

District Court for Worcester County (02-04)
301 Commerce Street 
Snow Hill, MD 21863-1007

 

Hours of Operation: Both Worcester County locations - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except legal holidays

 

Administrative Clerk - M. Carol Llewellyn-Jones

 

No food or drink are permitted in this building.

 

All Entrants into the building must pass through Security and Metal Detectors. 

 

For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

 

Effective January 1, 2011 - Cell Phone and Electronic Device Notice

 

General Information: 410-219-7830

 

Toll-free (In-state only): 1-800-941-0282

 

TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711

OCEAN CITY

District Court for Worcester County (02-04)
6505 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842-7313

 

Bus Information: Coastal Highway Transit Bus
http://oceancitymd.gov/Public_Works/transportation.html

 

No food or drink are permitted in this building.

 

All Entrants into the building must pass through Security and Metal Detectors. 

 

For assistance with special needs, contact the court immediately.

Effective January 1, 2011 - Cell Phone and Electronic Device Notice

 

General Information: 410-723-6935

 

TTY users call Maryland RELAY: 711