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Senator Jill P. Carter

District
41
County
Baltimore City
Committee Assignment(s)
Judicial Proceedings Committee
Annapolis Info
422 Miller Senate Office Building
11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone 410-841-3697 | 301-858-3697
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3697
Interim Info
422 Miller Senate Office Building
11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone 410-841-3697 | 410-858-3697
Contact
jill.carter@senate.state.md.us
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Party
Democrat
Tenure
Member of the Maryland House of Delegates, 2003-2017. Appointed to the Maryland Senate and sworn in May 4, 2018. First elected to the Maryland Senate in November, 2018. Member of the Senate since January 9, 2019.
Current Assignments
2019 Judicial Proceedings Committee
2020 Senate Chair, Joint Committee on Federal Relations
2019 Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review
2019 Joint Committee on Fair Practices and State Personnel Oversight
2019 Juvenile Justice Reform Council
2019 Marijuana Legalization Work Group
2018 Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland
2018 Women Legislators of Maryland
Past House Service 2003-2017
Judiciary Committee, 2003-2017; Family Law Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee, 2015-2017; Chair, Juvenile Law Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee, 2011-2017; Chair, Estates and Trusts Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee, 2007-2011; Criminal Justice Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee, 2005-2006; Juvenile Law Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee, 2003-2005; Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review, 2004-2006; Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, 2003-2017; Women Legislators of Maryland, 2003-2017.
Public Service
Lead Poisoning Prevention Commission, 2020-; Violence Intervention and Prevention Advisory Council, 2019-; Pimlico Community Development Authority, 2018-; Task Force on Juvenile Court Jurisdiction, 2013-2014; Governor's Commission on Minority Business Enterprise Reform, 2003; Executive Director, Maryland Minority Business Association, 2002; Minority Business Enterprise Certifcation Advisory Committee, Department of Transportation, 1998-2000.
Memberships
Founder and President, Walter P. Carter Foundation, 1998-; Baltimore City Democratic Central Committee, 2006-2010; Founding Member, Black Lawyers Group; Maryland State Bar Association; Monumental City Bar Association; Maryland Association for Justice (formerly the Maryland Trial Lawyers Association); St. James Episcopal Church, Baltimore, Maryland.
Awards
Maryland's Top 100 Women, The Daily Record, 2006.
Biographical Information
Born, Baltimore, Maryland, June 18, 1964; Western High School, Baltimore, Maryland; Loyola College, B.A., English, 1988; University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1992; Admitted to the Maryland Bar, 1993; Journalist, Afro American Newspapers, Inc., 1987-1988; City Council Assistant, 5th District, Baltimore City, 1988-1990; Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Kenneth Lavon Johnson, Circuit Court for Baltimore City, 1992-1993; Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Bureau, Inc., 1994; Assistant Public Defender, District 1, Baltimore City, 1995; Associate, Warren A. Brown, P.A. 1995-1996; Hearing Officer, Civil Service Commission, Baltimore City, 1995-1996; Assistant City Solicitor, Baltimore City, 1996-1998; Sole practitioner 1998-2017; Member of the Maryland House of Delegates, 2003-2017; Director, Office of Civil Rights and Wage Enforcement, Baltimore City, 2017-2018.
Last Updated: 7/9/2020 1:23 PM