chief judge

noun

Legal Definition of chief judge

: the principal, presiding, or most senior judge of especially a lower level court or of a circuit

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“Chief judge.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/chief%20judge. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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