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District of Columbia
Superior Court Judges

The Superior Court was established by the United States Congress as the trial court of general jurisdiction for D. C. in 1970.
The Court consists of a chief judge and 61 associate judges. The Court is assisted by the service of 24 magistrate judges, as well as retired judges who have been recommended and approved as senior judges.

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Committees of the Superior Court

Magistrate Judge Vacancies - Application Deadline is May 27, 2022

Chief Judge Anita M. Josey-Herring
Chief Judge
Anita M. Josey-Herring

The Honorable Anita Josey-Herring was appointed to the bench in November 1997 by President William Clinton. As an Associate Judge, she served in the Family, Civil and Criminal Divisions of the court.

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Name Chambers Phone Calendar Courtroom Bio
Anderson, Jennifer M. 1530 (202) 879-4858 Dom. Violence - Crim. Cal. 1 117
Becker, Julie 2120 (202) 879-3397 Cal. 2 DR & Neg. 101
Brandt, Rainey, Deputy Presiding Judge, Criminal Division 2130 (202) 879-4788 F 1, Cal. 2 /Backup F 2, Misdemeanor 201
Campbell, John M. 6520 (202) 879-1430 M Cal. 7D Comm. Court 211
Christian, Erik P., Presiding Judge, Probate Division 6430 (202) 879-1760 Probate Calendar 3 A-49
Cordero, Laura A., Deputy Presiding Judge, Probate Division 5640 (202) 879-7870 Probate Calendar 2 A-48
Crowell, James 5440 879-1883 Felony 2, calendar 4 220
Dayson, Danya A. 1505 (202) 879-1640 Cal. 9, Cv 2 415
Demeo, Marisa, Presiding Judge, Criminal Division 2440 (202) 879-0731 F 1, Cal. 2 / Backup F 2, Misdemeanor 303
Di Toro, Jennifer A., Presiding Judge, Family Court Division 1510 (202) 879-1695 Name Changes /SIJS/ Backup/ Emerg./ Cal. 13 Ment. Health/ Calendar 5 Domestic Relations JM-12
Edelman, Todd E., Deputy Presiding Judge, Civil Division 3160 (202) 879-0734 Cal. 16, Cv 2 JM-4
Epstein, Anthony C., Presiding Judge, Civil Division 1520 (202) 879-7812 Cal. 15, Cv 2 221
Fisher, Gerald I. 3510 (202) 879-8388 M Cal. 6D Comm. Court 116
Hertzfeld, Andrea 2430 879-0766 Cal. 7 Juvenile/Backup DR/Truancy/PINS/Juv. Behav. Div. Pro./Adoptions JM-2
Higashi, Kelly 3440 879-0684 Cal. 1 DR & Neg 104
Irving, Alfred S. 5600 (202) 879-4815 Cal. 3, Cv 1 / Housing and Mortgage Foreclosure Calendars 518 / 214
Iscoe, Craig 6440 (202) 879-7835 F 2 Drug Court (Monday and Wednesday); Cal.11 Mental Health Comm. Court (Tuesday and Thursday); and Staffing and Warrants (Friday) 111-Remote
Israel, Deborah 1410 879-1844 Cal. 3 DR & Neg. JM-5
Josey-Herring, Anita, Chief Judge 3500 (202) 879-1600 Grand juries, extraditions, and NGI. 315
Knowles, Kimberley S., Presiding Judge, Domestic Violence Division 1520 (202) 879-8750 Dom. Violence - Crim. Cal. 2 118
Krauthamer, Peter 3140 (202) 879-1264 M Cal. 2D & 4D Comm. Court 314
Kravitz, Neal E. 5530 (202) 879-8353 F 2, Cal. 11 311
Lee, Milton C., 1600 (202) 879-0200 F 1, Cal. 1 / Backup F 2, Misdemeanor 301
Leibovitz, Lynn 3520 (202) 879-0441 F 2, Cal. 7 213
Matini, Shana Frost 2540 (202) 879-4622 Civil 2, Calendar 2 517
McCabe, John 2420 (202) 879-1246 Probate and Tax Cal. 1 A-50
McKenna, Juliet 1500 (202) 879-0422 Cal. 13, Cv 2 519
McLean, Carmen 2140 879-1272 Probate and Tax Cal. 4 A-51
Nooter, William W. 2420 (202) 879-1780 F 2, Cal. 5 319
Okun, Robert 3100 (202) 879-4602 Felony 1, Calendar 3 202
O’Keefe, Michael 3110 (202) 879-4883 Felony 2, calendar 6 210
Park, Jason 3530 879-1885 F 2, Cal. 10 317
Pasichow, Heidi M. 1540 (202) 879-1472 Civil 2, Calendar 12 516
Pittman, Jonathan 5540 (202) 879-1920 Cal. 30 DR & Neg. JM-13
Puig-Lugo, Hiram E. 6610 (202) 879-8370 Civil 2, Calendar 11 318
Raffinan, Maribeth 3150 (202) 879-0131 F 1, Cal. 5 / Backup F 2, Misdemeanor 203
Ranga Puttagunta, Rupa 5610 (202) 879-1966 Cal. 4 DR & Neg. 102
Rigsby, Robert R. 6510 (202) 879-4344 Civil 2, Calendar 10 201
Ross, Maurice A. 6600 (202) 879-1765 Cal. 6, Cv 2 100
Ryan, Michael 3630 (202) 879-8322 Felony 2, calendar 12 215
Salerno, Robert A. 2150 (202) 879-3383 Cal. 6 Juvenile/Backup DR/Truancy/PINS/Juv. Behav. Div. Pro./Adoptions JM-7
Scott, Ebony 1420 (202) 879-1447 Cal. 8 Cv 2 219
Seoane López, Kenia 3120 (202) 879-4343 Dom. Violence- Civil 1 113
Soltys, Darlene M., Deputy Presiding Judge, Family Court Division 5450 (202) 879-2080 Name Changes / SIJS / Backup / Emerg. / Cal. 13 Ment. Health / Cal. 5 DR 1 JM-3
Staples, Sean 3420 (202) 879-4771 F 2 Cal. 8 321
Tunnage, Donald W. 1440 (202) 879-1881 Housing and Mortgage Foreclosure Calendars 214
Wellner, Steven 2520 (202) 879-3390 M Cal. 3D Comm. Court/ M Cal. 5D Comm. Court 218
Williams, Yvonne M. 6530 (202) 879-4886 Cal. 14, Cv 2 212
Wingo, Elizabeth Carroll, Deputy Presiding Judge, Domestic Violence Division 2110 (202) 879-3282 Dom. Violence - Civil 2 114
Name Chambers Phone Calendar Courtroom Bio
Albert, Janet 4450 (202) 879-0431 Family Ct Calendar 19 Neglect & Abuse/ Backup TPO/ Uncontested Divorce JM-10
Arthur, Errol R. 4450 (202) 879-4793 PHs/Arraign/DV/D.C. Calendar C-10/119/120/310/316/Remote
Beatty-Arthur, Sherri 4450 879-9979 Cal. 27 New Referrals/Cal. 35 Juv. Behav. Div. Pro. JM-15
Beshouri, Joseph E. 4450 (202) 879-8343 Civil
Bouchet, Rahkel 4450 (202) 879-9965 Civil
Breslow, Julie 4450 (202) 879-0423 Cal. 21 Neg. & Ab./SIJS 99
DeWitt, Tyrona 4450 (202) 879-1169 Cal. 25 P&S Mixed 107
Fentress, Tara 4450 (202) 879-0424 Family Calendar 22 Neglect & Abuse/Backup TPO/ Uncontested Divorce 106
Herrmann, Heide 4450 (202) 879-0425 Civil
Jackson Parker, Charmetra
Johnson, Noel 4450 (202) 879-0431 Family Ct Calendar 18 Neglect & Abuse/ Calendar 33 Fathering Court/Backup TPO/Uncontested Divorce JM-11
Jones Bosier, Tanya 4450 879-1463 PHs/Arraign/DV/D.C. Calendar C-10/119/120/310/316/Remote
Jones, Dorsey
Medley, Philip A.
Mulkey, Shelly A. 4450 (202) 879-4349 DC Calendar 310
Nolan, Lloyd U. , Deputy Presiding Magistrate Judge 4450 (202) 879-8343 Backup TBD
Noti, Adrienne J. 4450 (202) 879-9968 Cal. 15 Neg./Cal. 31 Fam. Drug/Uncontested Divorce/Marriages JM-8
Pipe, Judith 4450 879-4795 D.C. Calendar 316
Raymond, Renee 4450 (202) 879-0431 Preliminary Hearings/Arraignments/ DV/ D.C. Calendar C-10/119/120/310/316/Remote
Rook, Mary Grace 4450 (202) 879-1333 Mental Health Commission/ Calendar 34 - Juvenile Behavioral Diversion Program/ HOPE Court JM-1
Trabal, Raquel 4450 879-1979 Cal. 24 P&S Mixed 109
Trafford, Sherry, Presiding Magistrate Judge 4450 (202) 879-8343 Backup TBD
Vila, Jorge 4450 (202)879-9968 Civil TBD
Wiedmann, Katherine M. 4450 879-4851 Cal. 5 (Tuesday and Friday), Cal. 28 Mental Habilitation / Probate Cal. 5 (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday) A-46
Name Chambers Phone Calendar Courtroom Bio
Bartnoff, Judith 6530 (202) 879-1988 Backup 320
Beck, Ronna L. 3530 (202) 879-1162
Broderick, Patricia A. 1410 (202) 879-8345
Bush, Zoe 6750 (202) 879-0023 Misdemeanor Community Court – 5D/ Backup
Canan, Russell F. 6750 (202) 879-1952 Misdemeanor Community Court 5D/Backup
Christian, Kaye K. 6750 (202) 879-1668 Backup
Clark, Jeanette 6750 (202) 879-0417 Backup
Combs Greene, Natalia M. 6750 (202) 879-8350 Backup
Cushenberry, Harold L., Jr. A-114 (202) 879-4866 Misdemeanor Community Court 5D /Backup
Dixon, Herbert B., Jr. 6750 (202) 879-4808 Backup
Greene, Henry F. 6750 (202) 879-1455 Misdemeanor Community Court 5D /Backup
Jackson, Gregory 1500 (202) 879-1815 Backup
Keary, Ann O'Regan 6750 (202) 879-1863 Backup
Levie, Richard 6750 Backup
Long, Cheryl M. 6750 (202) 879-1200 Backup
Mitchell-Rankin, Zinora M. 6750 (202) 879-7846 Backup
Mize, Gregory 6750 (202) 879-0080 Backup
Morin, Robert E. 6750 (202) 879-1588 Criminal Division 315
Motley, Thomas J. 6750 (202) 879-8377 Backup
Mott, John M. (202) 879-8393 Backup
Rankin, Michael L. 6440 (202) 879-1220 backup 517
Richter, Robert I. 6750 (202) 879-1422 Misdemeanor Community Court 3D / Backup
Satterfield, Lee F. A-219 (202) 879-0780 Backup
Tignor, Robert S. 6750 (202) 879-4882 Backup
Turner, Linda 6750 (202) 879-0080 Backup
Von Kann, Curtis 6750 (202) 879-8325 Backup
Weisberg, Frederick H. 6750 (202) 879-1066 Misdemeanor Community Court 5D/ Backup
Winston, Rhonda Reid 5640 (202) 879-4750 Misdemeanor Community Court 5D
Wright, Melvin R. 5620 (202) 879-8336 Backup
Wynn, Patricia A. 6750 (202) 879-4630 Misdemeanor Community Court 3D/ Backup
Zeldon, Joan 6750 (202) 879-9473 Backup