Legal Experience

 

  • St. Mary’s County State’s Attorney’s Office
    Leonardtown, Maryland
    Assistant State’s Attorney, April 2005 - June 2008
    Handled the vertical prosecution of thousands of felony and misdemeanor cases and the successful prosecution of over one hundred Jury and Bench trials for various crimes including violent crimes, firearms, narcotics, sex offense, child abuse, domestic assault, child support,  juvenile, DUI, theft, car theft, economic crimes, computer crimes, natural resources violations and arson.


  • Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office
    Baltimore, Maryland
    Assistant State’s Attorney, June 2004 – April 2005
    Handled the vertical prosecution of misdemeanors and felonies committed by juveniles in Baltimore City, including serving as co-counsel on the 1st Degree Murder prosecutions of Nathaniel Sassafras, a 15 year old hit-man charged with multiple homicides in West Baltimore.


  • Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office, Homicide Div. Baltimore, Maryland
    Law Clerk, September 2001 – June 2004
    Assisted Homicide prosecutors with all aspects of the case.
    Sat second chair for 1st Degree Murder convictions in Kenneth Hiter & Wesley Whiting
    (See: Whiting v. State, 389 Md. 334 (2005)).


  • The Honorable James A. Kenney, III
    Court of Special Appeals

    Annapolis, Maryland  
    Judicial Intern, May 2001- August 2001
    Researched and drafted Barber v. State
    (Md. Spec. App., Sept. 2001)
    Reviewed, evaluated and revised  draft opinions as necessary, including Scott v. State
    (Md.  Spec. App., Sept. 2001).