November 16, 2020


Government Relations and Public Affairs
187 Harry S. Truman Parkway
Annapolis, Maryland 21401


Media Advisory:
Circuit Court for Montgomery County to honor adult drug court graduates with virtual graduation

The Montgomery County Circuit Court Adult Drug Court will hold a virtual graduation to honor eight graduates on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. This event will celebrate their recovery and successful completion of adult drug court, a rigorous, court-supervised alternative sentencing program. 

The Montgomery County Circuit Court Adult Drug Court is a voluntary adult treatment program for offenders suffering from drug and alcohol dependence. Successful completion of the program includes, but is not limited to, completion of 180 continuous days of sobriety, community service, and approval from drug court judges. Adult drug court staff work in collaboration with community organizers and law enforcement agencies to guide participants into making healthier lifestyle choices. Since the Montgomery County Drug Court program began in 2004, there have been 229 graduates. 

WHO:            Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge John M. Maloney, presiding
                       Eight (8) adult drug court graduates, their families, and friends

WHAT:         Montgomery County Circuit Court Adult Drug Court’s 29th Graduation

WHEN:         Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, at 4 p.m.

WHERE:       Virtual Graduation via Zoom for Government


NOTE: Please contact the Maryland Judiciary’s Government Relations and Public Affairs Division by email at if you plan on viewing the graduation via Zoom for Government.



Nadine Maeser
Public Information Officer

Terri Charles
Asst. Public Information Officer