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Delegate Erek L. Barron

Barron, Erek L.
District
24
County
Prince George's
Committee Assignment(s)
Health and Government Operations Committee
Annapolis Info
207 Lowe House Office Building
6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone 410-841-3692 | 301-858-3692
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3692
Interim Info
207 Lowe House Office Building
6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone 410-841-3692 | 301-858-3692
Contact
Erek.Barron@house.state.md.us
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Party
Democrat
District 24
Barron, Erek L.
Tenure
First elected to the Maryland House of Delegates in 2014. Member since 2015.
Current Assignments
2015 Health and Government Operations Committee
2017 Public Health and Minority Health Disparities Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee
2020 Government Operations and Health Facilities Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee
2021 Legislative Policy Committee
2019 House Chair, Joint Committee on Fair Practices and State Personnel Oversight
2020 Chair, Prince George's County House Delegation
2015 Legislative Black Caucus
2015 Women Legislators of Maryland
2019 Maryland Legislative Latino Caucus, Associate Member
Past House Service
Health Facilities & Occupations Subcommittee, Health and Government Operations Committee, 2015-2017; Government Operations and Long Term Care Subcommittee, Health and Government Operations Committee, 2015-2017; Government Operations and Estates and Trusts Subcommittee of the Health and Government Operations Committee, 2017-2020.
Public Service
Prince George's Forward Task Force, 2020-; Loan Assistance Repayment Program Work Group, 2020-; Justice Reinvestment Coordinating Council, 2015-2016; Task Force to Study Small and Minority Design Firm Participation in State Procurement (Dept. of General Services), 2015-2016; Maryland Office of the Public Defender, Board of Trustees, 2011-2014; Maryland Legal Aid Bureau, Inc. Board of Directors, 2006-2014; Lake Arbor Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors, 2012-; Ridgewood Park Homeowners Association, Board of Directors, 2010-2013; Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland, Inc. Board of Directors, 2011-2012.
Memberships
American Bar Association; Maryland State Bar Association; J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association.
Awards
The Best Lawyers in America, 2021; Maryland General Assembly Outstanding Community Leader Award, 2013; Prince George's County Social Innovation Fund Forty Under 40, 2013; National Bar Association Nation's Best Advocated: Forty Under 40, 2012; Maryland Equal Justice Associates' Leadership Award, 2010; Maryland Governor's Citation for Outstanding Public Service, 2004; Maryland General Assembly Citation for Outstanding Public Service, 2004.
Biographical Information
Born in Washington,D.C.; The Episcopal High School, Alexandria, VA; University of Maryland, College Park, BA English, 1996; The George Washington University Law School, J.D. 1999; Trial Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, 2006-2007; Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M, 2007; Counsel and Policy Advisor to U.S. Senator Joseph R.Biden, Jr. and U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, 2007-2009; Attorney, Managing Principal, Barron and Associates, LLC, 2009-2012; Counsel, Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP, 2012 - 2018; Partner, Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP, 2018 -; Married.
Last Updated: 7/13/2021 7:06 AM
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