Prince George’s County District Court Judge Tiffany Hanna Anderson, Class of 1997, has been appointed as the new administrative judge for District 5, Prince George’s County, MD. The appointment was effective June 5.
As administrative judge, Anderson oversees the administration of the court, budget and procurement functions, and trial calendars to ensure the timely disposition of cases.
Anderson was appointed to the District Court of Maryland by Gov. Martin O’Malley in 2008. She serves on the Domestic Violence Subcommittee of the Judiciary’s Family Law Committee and the Criminal Law, Legislative, and Judicial Compensation Committees. Her assignments for District 5 have included domestic violence and criminal matters.
Anderson is the first woman and first African-American woman to serve as administrative judge for the Prince George’s County District Court.
Prior to her appointment to the District Court of Prince George’s County, Anderson was a partner at the law firm of Funk & Bolton, P.A. She began her legal career as an associate with the law firm of Gabriel J. Christian and Associates. She also served as an assistant state’s attorney in Prince George’s County for four and a half years and then as legislative counsel and legislative director to the county executive for Prince George’s County.