Honorable C. Philip Nichols, Jr., Chief Judge

  • Associate Judge
  • Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, Maryland
Circuit Court for Prince George’s County
  • December 1992
District Court of Maryland, 5th District
  • ​1985 to 1992​
Orphan’s Court for Prince George’s County, Maryland
  • Chief Judge, 1982 to 1985
  • ​Associate Judge, 1977 to 1982​ ​
Bar Admissions
  • Maryland
  • University of Baltimore School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • Georgetown University, A.B.
Honors & Awards
  • U.S. Naval War College, M.A. with highest distinction
  • Maryland Leadership in Law Award, The Daily Record
  • Award for Professional Legal Excellence in the Advancement of Public Service
    Responsibility, Maryland Bar Foundation​
Professional Associations
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Board of Governors​
  • Prince George’s County Bar Association, President
  • Maryland Association of Judges of the Orphans’ Court, President
​Teaching Positions
  • Professor,
    U.S. Naval War College
    0National Security Affairs Department
    Fleet Seminar Program
  • Instructor,
    National Fire Academy
  • Seminar Leader,
    The National Defense University
    Reserve Component
    National Security Course​
  • Consultant,
    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University​
  • ​Instructor,
    University of Maryland Police Academy
  • ​Instructor,
    Prince George’s County Police Academy​
Previous Employment
  • ​Private practice of law
  • ​“The Judicial Frontier,” Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 29, No. 6, Nov./December 1996.​​