Assistant Public Defender, Montgomery County, 1990-92. Assistant State's Attorney, Montgomery County, 1992-94, and Frederick County, 1994-99 (former chief, homicide & violent crimes unit).
Member, Governor's Children's Trust Fund Advisory Board, 2000. Member, Human Relations Commission, Frederick County, 1999-2002; Local Management Board, Office of Children and Families, Frederick County, 2001-02.
Born in Maryland. Duke University, B.A. (history), 1986; Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1989 (criminal justice clinic, 1988-89). Law clerk to Judge James S. McAulliffe, Jr., Montgomery County Circuit Court, 1989-90. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1990; U.S. District Court for District of Maryland, 1994. Associate, Law Offices of Steven D. Kuferberg, Frederick Office, 1999-2008. Attorney and Partner, Schaffer, Black & Flores, 2008-16. Member, American Bar Association, 2000-10; Maryland State Bar Association, 1994- (leadership academy fellow, 1996-97; chair, special committee on hispanic lawyers, 2001-02; criminal law section council, 2015-); Maryland Hispanic Bar Association, 1993-2008, 2012- (chair, judicial selections committee, 1995-98; president, 2000-01); Montgomery County Bar Association, 1990-96, 1999-2010 (criminal law section); Frederick County Bar Association, 1995- (assistant secretary, 2003-04; co-chair, judicial selections committee, 2003-04); Frederick Criminal Defense Bar Association, 1999- (president, 2002). Member, Frederick Republican Central Committee, 2004-10 (chair, 2007; counsel, 2010-16). Secretary, Frederick Republican Club. Associate Member, Frederick Fraternal Order of Police, 1995-2010.
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