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(a) The chief judge of a District of Columbia court shall be designated by the President of the United States from among the judges of the court in regular active service, and shall serve for a term of four years or until a successor is designated. The chief judge shall be eligible for redesignation. The chief judge may relinquish that position, after giving notice to the President.
(b) If a chief judge is not redesignated, or relinquishes the office of chief judge, that person shall continue as an associate judge.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - District of Columbia Code Division II. Judiciary and Judicial Procedure § 11-1503. Designation of Chief Judge. - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/dc/division-ii-judiciary-and-judicial-procedure/dc-code-sect-11-1503.html
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