ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, MARYLAND

STATE'S ATTORNEY


[photo, Anne Colt Leitess, State's Attorney, Anne Arundel County, Maryland] ANNE COLT LEITESS, State's Attorney (Democrat)



State's Attorney, Anne Arundel County, June 11, 2013 to January 5, 2015, and since January 7, 2019. Assistant State's Attorney, Anne Arundel County, 1990-2013. Member, Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, Anne Arundel County, 2013-15, 2019-; Drug and Alcohol Abuse Council, Anne Arundel County, 2013-15, 2019-; Anne Arundel County Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, 2019-20. Member, State Board of Victim Services, 2019-.

State's Attorneys' Coordination Council, 2013-15; Governor's Commission for Effective Community Inclusion of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2013-15.

Chief, Special Victims Unit, Office of State's Attorney, Baltimore City, 2015-19. Member, Child Fatality Review Team, Baltimore City, 2015-19; Domestic Violence Coordinating Council, 2015-19; Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team, Baltimore City, 2015-19.

Assistant State's Attorney, Baltimore City, 1988-90.

Attended Laurel Senior High School, Laurel, Maryland; West Chester University, B.S. (political science & government); University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1988. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1988. Member, Maryland State Bar Association, 2008- (criminal law & practice section). President, Anne Arundel County Bar Association, 2016- (member, 1995-; board of trustees, 2011-; president-elect, 2015-16). Member, Violent Crime Legislative Committee, 2011-, Maryland State's Attorneys' Association. Attorney-advisor, mock trial team, Old Mill High School, Millersville, Maryland, 2007-14. Member, International Baccalaureate Advisory Board for Anne Arundel County High Schools, 2010-12. Mock trial judge, University of Baltimore Law School small section competition, 2008, 2009; semifinals for east coast law schools, 2013. Author, "Maryland's First Mitochondrial DNA Case - The Trial Prosecutors Experience", The Silent Witness, vol. 4, no. 2, 1998. President's Award, Anne Arundel County Bar Association, 2010. Leadership in Law Award, Daily Record, 2015. Married; three children.

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