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Delegate Jill P. Carter

District
41
County
Baltimore City
Committee Assignment(s)
Annapolis Info
416 House Office Building
6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone 410-841-3268 | 301-858-3268
Toll-free in MD
Fax 410-841-3251
Interim Info
3301 Liberty Heights Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215-7401
Phone 410-367-3939
Contact
jill.carter@house.state.md.us
Party
Democrat
Tenure
First elected to the Maryland House of Delegates, 2002. Member of the House since 2003.
Current Assignments
2003- Judiciary Committee
2011- Chair, Juvenile Law Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee
2015 Family Law Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee
2003- Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, Inc.
2003- Women Legislators of Maryland
Past House Service
Chair, Estates and Trusts Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee, 2007-2011; Criminal Justice Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee, 2005-2006; Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review, 2004-2006; Juvenile Law Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee, 2003-2005.
Public Service
Task Force on Juvenile Court Jurisdiction, 2013-; Governor's Commission on Minority Business Enterprise Reform, 2003; Minority Business Enterprise Certification Advisory Committee, Department of Transportation, 1998-2000.
Memberships
Baltimore City Democratic Central Committee, 2006-2010; Founder and President, Walter P. Carter Foundation, 1998-; Founding Member, Black Lawyers Group; Maryland State Bar Association; Monumental City Bar Association; Chair, Legislative Committee, Monumental City Bar Association; Maryland Association for Justice (formerly Maryland Trial Lawyers Association).
Awards
Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record , 2006.
Biographical Information
Born, Baltimore, Maryland, June 18, 1964; Western High School, Baltimore; Loyola College, B.A., English, 1988; University of Baltimore Law School, J.D., 1992; Journalist, Afro American Newspapers, Inc., 1987-88; City Council Assistant, 5th District, Baltimore City, 1988-90; Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Kenneth Lavon Johnson, Circuit Court for Baltimore City, 1992-93; Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Bureau, Inc., Baltimore, 1994; Assistant Public Defender, District 1, Baltimore City, 1995; Of Counsel, McKenzie, McGhee and Harper, New York City; Associate, Warren A. Brown, P.A., 1995-96; Hearing Officer, Civil Service Commission, Baltimore City, 1995-96; Assistant City Solicitor, Baltimore City, 1996-98; Sole Practitioner, 1998-; Instructor, BCCC/Bais Yakoov School, “American Government”, 2000; Executive Director, Maryland Minority Business Association, 2002; Member, St. James Episcopal Church; Single.
Last Updated: 10/15/2019 3:26 PM