DONNA HILL STATON, Associate Judge, Howard County Circuit Court, 5th Judicial Circuit, 1995-96.

Member, Attorney Grievance Commission, 1991-95; Advisory Committee to U.S. District Court for District of Maryland, 1991-95.

Deputy Attorney General, 1997 to January 2007, December 2015 to February 2017.

Member, State Board of Education, 2009-14. Trustee, Client Protection Fund of the Bar of Maryland, 2012-19. Chair, Councilmanic Redistricting Commission, Howard County, 2021.

Born in 1959. Attended Wilde Lake High School, Columbia, Maryland; Princeton University, B.A. (English), 1979; National Law Center, George Washington University, J.D., 1982. Law clerk to Judge Joseph C. Howard, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, 1982-83. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1982. Associate, 1983-92, and Litigation Partner, 1993-95, Piper & Marbury. Co-founder & partner, Staton & Nolan, LLC, 2017-; Decision Point Strategy Group, LLC, 2018-. Member, American Bar Association; National Bar Association; Maryland State Bar Association (board of governors, 1988-90; committee on laws, 1988-91); Howard County Bar Association; Monumental City Bar Association; Women's Bar Association of Maryland. Board of Directors, Howard County Sexual Assault Center, 1982-86. President, Alliance of Black Women Attorneys, 1987-88 (vice-president, 1986-87). Business Advisory Council, College of Notre Dame of Maryland, 1993. Member, William T. Walters Association, 1994-; Beyond Bars Community Advisory Committee, Girl Scouts, 1995. Adjunct faculty, University of Maryland School of Law, 2008. Board of Directors, Howard Bank, 2009- (executive committee; chair, governance & nominating committee); Howard Bancorp, 2009-. Board of Trustees, George Washington University, 2019-. Board of Trustees, Howard County Bar Foundation. Fellow, Maryland Bar Foundation. Past member, Board of Trustees, Baltimore Educational Scholarship Trust. Member, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority; Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Maryland Leadership in Law Award, Daily Record, 2012. Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record, 2000, 2021, 2023 (Circle of Excellence).

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