Judges & Magistrates

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The Court is served by three elected judges and two appointed magistrates. District Judges are elected on non-partisan ballots for terms of six years. The Judges of the 46th District Court are the Honorable Shelia R. Johnson, the Honorable Debra Nance, and the Honorable Cynthia M. Arvant.

The Magistrate's duties include conducting arraignments, setting bail, conducting small claims trials and informal traffic hearings and performing marriages. The Magistrates of the 46th District Court are the Honorable Robin Dillard-Russaw, the Honorable Tiffany McEvans and the Honorable Markeisha Washington.

Hon. Shelia R. Johnson

Term expires January 2021

Judge Johnson
Judge Johnson

Hon. Debra Nance

Term expires January 2025

Judge Nance
Judge Nance

Hon. Cynthia M. Arvant

Term expires January 2023

Judge Arvant
Judge Arvant