CARROLL COUNTY, MARYLAND

STATE'S ATTORNEY


[photo, Haven N. Shoemaker, Jr., State's Attorney, Carroll County, Maryland] HAVEN N. SHOEMAKER, JR., Esq., State's Attorney (Republican)



State's Attorney, Carroll County, since January 3, 2023.

Member, Drug and Alcohol Abuse Council [Behavioral Health Advisory Council], Carroll County, 2023-.

Member of House of Delegates, January 14, 2015 to January 3, 2023. Resigned January 2023. Minority Whip, 2022. Member, Ways and Means Committee, 2015-21 (finance resources subcommittee, 2015-17; education subcommittee, 2015-20; election law subcommittee, 2017-21; early childhood subcommittee, 2021). Minority Parliamentarian, 2017-21. Chief Deputy Minority Whip, 2021. Member, Judiciary Committee, 2021-23; Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review, 2019-23; Rules and Executive Nominations Committee, 2022-23; Legislative Policy Committee, 2022-23. House Chair, Carroll County Delegation, 2017-23. Member, Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, 2015-23; Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2015-23.

Member, Governor's Family Violence Council, 2019-23; Work Group to Study Partial Expungement, 2021.

Member, Board of County Commissioners, Carroll County, representing District 2, December 6, 2010 to December 2, 2014 (vice-president, Dec. 8, 2010 to Dec. 6, 2011; secretary, Dec. 6, 2011 to Dec. 6, 2013). Board of Directors, Baltimore Metropolitan Council, 2010-14 (vice-chair, 2012; chair, 2013). Board of Health, Carroll County, 2010-14. Board of Visitors, R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medical System, 2011-14.

Member, Hampstead Ethics Commission, 1995-97. Member, Hampstead Town Council, 1997-2003; Hampstead Planning and Zoning Commission, 1997-2003. Mayor of Hampstead, 2003-10.

Member, Economic Development Commission, Carroll County, 2005-10.

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, January 26, 1965. Attended North East High School, North East, Maryland; University of Maryland Baltimore County, B.A. (political science), 1987. Served in Army National Guard, 1987-89. Widener University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1992. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1992. Attorney. Law Office of Haven Shoemaker, Hampstead, Maryland, 1994-2022. Member, Maryland State Bar Association; Carroll County Bar Association (board of directors). Board of Directors, Maryland State's Attorneys Association, 2023-. Board of Directors, Carroll County Habitat for Humanity; Marriage Resource Center of Carroll County. Member, American Legion Post no. 200, Hampstead; 29th Division Association Post no. 48, Westminster; Hampstead Business Association; Hampstead Lions Club; Westminster Elks. Past president, Carroll County Chapter, Maryland Municipal League. Award, Northern News, 2011. Member, Westminster Baptist Church, Westminster, Maryland. Married; one child.

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