- St. Mary’s County State’s Attorney’s Office
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
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
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).