Honorable DaNeeka V. Cotton

  • Administrative Judge
  • Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, Maryland


Circuit Court for Prince George's County

  • October 2011

District Court of Maryland, 5th District

  • 2006 to 2011

Family Division Magistrate, Circuit Court for Prince George’s County

  • 1996 to 2006

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland


  • University of Maryland School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • Hampton University, B.A.

Honors & Awards

  • Sorority Leadership Award
    Delta Sigma Theta
  • Maryland Women of Achievement Award,
    Office of the Lieutenant Governor
  • Governor's Citation for Outstanding Service

Professional Associations

  • J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association
  • Prince George's County Bar Association
  • Women's Bar Association
  • National Association of Women Judges
  • National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

Previous Employment

  • Office of the State’s Attorney for Prince George’s County
    Assistant Chief, District Court Division
    Assistant State's Attorney
  • Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Bureau of Maryland