[photo, Christopher J. Mincher, Chief Legal Counsel, Maryland Governor's Office] CHRISTOPHER J. MINCHER, Esq.
Chief Legal Counsel, 2022-23

Chief Legal Counsel, Office of Governor, July 18, 2022 to January 18, 2023 (Deputy Legal Counsel, 2016-20; Senior Deputy Legal Counsel, 2020-22).

Born in Annapolis, Maryland, July 4, 1980. Attended Annapolis High School, Annapolis, Maryland; University of Maryland, College Park, B.A. (government & politics), cum laude, 2002, and B.A., cum laude, (journalism), 2002; University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2011. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 2011; District of Columbia Bar. Pro bono law clerk to Judge Benson Everett Legg, U.S. District Court for District of Maryland, 2011-12. Law clerk to Judge Robert N. McDonald, Court of Appeals, 2012-13. Associate, Silverman, Thompson, Slutkin & White, 2013-16. Of Counsel, McAllister, DeTar, Showalter & Walker, 2023-. Member, Maryland State Bar Association, 2011- (young lawyers section, 2011-18; litigation section, 2013-; state & local government law section, 2016-); Baltimore County Bar Association, 2012-13; Baltimore City Bar Association, 2014-18 (government & public interest lawyers committee, 2016-18); American Bar Association, 2015-16; Federal Bar Association, 2015-17, 2019- (federal litigation section, 2021-; state & local government relations section, 2021-); District of Columbia Bar Association, 2016-; Anne Arundel County Bar Association, 2019-. Member, James C. Cawood, Jr., American Inn of Court, 2021-; Cole-Davidson American Inn of Court, 2022-. Member, Mount Washington Improvement Association, 2015-19. Married; three children.

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