[photo, Jeffrey D. Waldstreicher, Maryland State Senator] JEFFREY D. WALDSTREICHER, Esq.
Democrat, District 18, Montgomery County

Member of Senate since January 9, 2019. Vice-Chair, Judicial Proceedings Committee, 2020- (member, 2019-; member, work group on COVID-19 & housing, 2020). Senate Chair, Joint Committee on Federal Relations, 2019-. Member, Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review, 2019-. Member, Marijuana Legalization Work Group, 2019. Member, Maryland Legislative Latino Caucus, 2019-; Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2019-; Maryland Legislative Jewish Caucus, 2024-.

Member, Task Force to Study Crime Classification and Penalties, 2019-21. Member, Criminal Justice Coordinating Commission, Montgomery County, 2019-.

Member of House of Delegates, January 10, 2007 to January 9, 2019. Member, Economic Matters Committee, 2015-19 (unemployment insurance subcommittee, 2015-19; chair, consumer protection & commercial law subcommittee, 2015-19). Chair, Special Committee on Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 2011-19. Member, Joint Committee on Unemployment Insurance Oversight, 2015-19. Member, Judiciary Committee, 2007-15 (criminal justice subcommittee, 2007-11; chair, estates & trusts subcommittee, 2011-15). Chair, Land Use and Transportation Committee, Montgomery County Delegation, 2011-14 (member, 2007-11; transportation committee, 2007; economic development committee, 2015-19). Member, Maryland Education Caucus, 2007-19; Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2007-19. Associate member, Maryland Legislative Latino Caucus, 2015-19. Member, Women Legislators of Maryland, 2017-19; District 18 Democratic Caucus.

Member, Criminal Justice Information Advisory Board, 2007-10; Task Force on Prisoner Re-Entry, 2010-12; State Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Board, 2013-19.

Born in Silver Spring, Maryland, December 31, 1979. Graduated from Montgomery Blair High School, Silver Spring, Maryland; Emory University, B.A. (political science, history) (Phi Beta Kappa); Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California at Berkeley, J.D., 2003 (editor, California Law Review; member, Berkeley Technology Law Journal; California Criminal Law Review). Admitted to California Bar; District of Columbia Bar. Attorney. Associate, Litigation Department, Steptoe & Johnson, LLP. Member, American Bar Association, 2003- (young lawyers white collar committee); District of Columbia Bar Association. Board of Directors, Operation Understanding DC, 2004-06. Elected Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 2024. Member, Legal Redress Committee, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Pro Bono Counsel, Sierra Club. Chair, NARAL Pro-Choice Maryland. Democratic precinct chair, Precinct 07-01. Member, Rock Creek Palisades Civic Association, Kensington. Champion for Children, Department of Human Resources and Maryland State Bar Association, 2010. Member, Temple Shalom, Chevy Chase, Maryland. Married; three children.

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