FREDERICK COUNTY, MARYLAND

STATE'S ATTORNEY


[photo, J. Charles (Charlie) Smith III, State's Attorney, Frederick County, Maryland] J. CHARLES (CHARLIE) SMITH III, State's Attorney (Republican)



State's Attorney, Frederick County, since January 2, 2007. Deputy State's Attorney, Frederick County, 1998-2006. Assistant State's Attorney, Baltimore City, 1990-92.

Member, Substance Abuse Council, Frederick County, 2007-. Chair, State's Attorneys' Coordination Council, 2013-. Member, Commission Regarding the Implementation and Use of Body Cameras by Law Enforcement Officers, 2015-16; Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission, 2017-.

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, September 17, 1964. University of Maryland, College Park, B.S. (finance), 1986; University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1990 (Heuisler Honor Society). Legal intern to Judge John R. Hargrove, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, 1989-90. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1990. Principal attorney & sole practitioner, Smith & Smith, P.C., 1992-98. Member, Maryland State Bar Association; Frederick County Bar Association (judicial nominating committee, 1999; professionalism committee, 2003); National Association of District Attorneys. President, Maryland State's Attorneys Association, 2013-15 (vice-president, technology committee, 2008-09; vice-president, training, 2009-11; vice-president, legislation, 2011-13). Member, Potomac Appalachian Trail Club, 1996-. Member, Frederick County Republican Central Committee, 1998-2002 (chair, 1998). Associate member, Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 91, 1999-. Member, Rotary Club of Carroll Creek, 1999-2010 (chair, vocational services committee, 2001-02; website committee, 2005-06). Board of Directors, Frederick Child Advocacy Center, 2002-; Frederick Rescue Mission, 2006-. Adjunct faculty, Frederick Community College. Guest lecturer, Mount St. Mary's College. Coach, Middletown Valley Athletic Association. Prosecutor of the Year, Office of State's Attorney for Frederick County, 2003. Member, Calvary Assembly. Married; four children.

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