William (Will) C. Smith, Jr. (D-20)

State Senator William Smith

William (Will) C. Smith, Jr. (D-20)
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Capitol: 410.841.3634
FAX: 410.841.3166
District: 301.858.3634
Room 2-East Wing Miller Senate Office Building 11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401-1991
11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401-1991
Residence:Silver Spring, MD

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Member of the Maryland House of Delegates 2014-2016. Appointed to the Maryland Senate on December 13, 2016. Member of the Maryland Senate since December 21, 2016.Current Assignments2020Chair, Judicial Proceedings Committee (Member, 2017; Vice Chair 2019) 2019Executive Nominations Committee 2019Legislative Policy Committee 2017Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review (AELR) 2020Juvenile Justice Reform Council 2020Joint Covid-19 Response Workgroup 2015Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland 2015Women Legislators of Maryland, Associate Member 2015Maryland Legislative Latino Caucus, Associate Member 2015Maryland Veterans Caucus (Senate Chair, 2017-2020 , Executive Committee, 2016) Past Senate Service Joint Committee on the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Critical Areas, 2017-2019. Past House Service Judiciary Committee, 2015-2016; Criminal Justice Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee, 2015-2016; Family Law Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee, 2015-2016; Legislative Policy Committee, 2019-2020; Death with Dignity Work Group, 2015. Public Service Maryland Access to Justice Commission, 2020-; Maryland Military Installation Council, 2019-; Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission, 2019-; Maryland Sexual Assault Evidence Kit Policy and Funding Committee, 2019-2020; Task Force to Study Maryland's Criminal Gang Statutes, 2018-2020; Task Force to Study Erroneous Conviction and Imprisonment, 2017-2018; Child Support Guidelines Advisory Committee, 2017-; Director, Homeland Security Advisory Council, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (White House appointee), 2011-2013; Justice Reinvestment Workgroup, 2016-; Vice Chair, Washington Metro Area Committee, 2015-2016; Advisory Council on Determination of Impact of Regulations on Small Business, 2015-2016; Law Enforcement Officer's Bill of Rights Work Group, 2016; Board of Directors, IMPACT Silver Spring, 2013-; Board of Trustees, The Barrie School, 2012-2014; Board of Directors, The Gandhi Brigade, 2013-; The Victim Services Advisory Board of Montgomery County, Chairman, 2008-2012; NAACP, Montgomery County (Executive Committee - 2013), 2011-2013; Board of Directors, The GapBuster Learning Center, 2011-; Chair, The Community Development Block Grant Board of Montgomery County, 2008-2012. Memberships The Maryland Bar Association; The U.S. District of Maryland; The Montgomery County Bar Association; The Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association; The J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Awards National Defense Service Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Joint Meritorious Unit Award; Joint Service Achievement Medal; Thurgood Marshall Award (Public Service in the Law) William and Mary Law School; W. Taylor Reveley III Award (Citizen Lawyer Award), William and Mary Law School; William and Mary Law School Election Law Society Alumnus of the Year Award; Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility Leadership Award. Biographical Information Born, Silver Spring, Maryland, February 6, 1982; The Barrie School, 2000; The College of William and Mary, B.A., (government) 2004; Americorp Graduate, Project Change, 2005-06; The Johns Hopkins University, M.A., (government) 2006; Marshall Wythe Law School, College of William and Mary, J.D., 2009; National Intelligence University, M.S.S.I, Science of Strategic Intelligence, 2018; Intelligence officer, U.S. Naval Reserves, 2009-; Attorney; Associate, The Federal Practice Group, 2014-2016; Of Counsel, Solomon Law Firm, 2018-; Married; one child.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2016    Next Election: 2026
Spouse: Camille   DOB: 2/6/1982
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