Jill (Jill) P. Carter (D-41)

State Senator Jill Carter

Jill (Jill) P. Carter (D-41)
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Capitol: 410.841.3697
FAX: 410.946.5080
District: 443.413.4072
Room 422 Miller Senate Office Building 11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401-1991
11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401-1991
Residence:Baltimore, MD

Committee Assignments


Member of the Maryland House of Delegates, 2003-2017. Appointed to the Maryland Senate and sworn in May 4, 2018. First elected to the Maryland Senate in November, 2018. Member of the Senate since January 9, 2019.Current Assignments2019Judicial Proceedings Committee 2020Senate Chair, Joint Committee on Federal Relations 2019Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review 2019Joint Committee on Fair Practices and State Personnel Oversight 2019Juvenile Justice Reform Council 2019Marijuana Legalization Work Group 2018Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland 2018Women Legislators of Maryland Past House Service 2003-2017Judiciary Committee, 2003-2017; Family Law Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee, 2015-2017; Chair, Juvenile Law Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee, 2011-2017; Chair, Estates and Trusts Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee, 2007-2011; Criminal Justice Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee, 2005-2006; Juvenile Law Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee, 2003-2005; Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review, 2004-2006; Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, 2003-2017; Women Legislators of Maryland, 2003-2017. Public Service Maryland State Council for Interstate Juvenile Supervision, 2020-; COVID-19 Access to Justice Task Force, 2020-; Lead Poisoning Prevention Commission, 2020-; Violence Intervention and Prevention Advisory Council, 2019-; Pimlico Community Development Authority, 2018-; Task Force on Juvenile Court Jurisdiction, 2013-2014; Governor's Commission on Minority Business Enterprise Reform, 2003; Executive Director, Maryland Minority Business Association, 2002; Minority Business Enterprise Certifcation Advisory Committee, Department of Transportation, 1998-2000. Memberships Founder and President, Walter P. Carter Foundation, 1998-; Baltimore City Democratic Central Committee, 2006-2010; Founding Member, Black Lawyers Group; Maryland State Bar Association; Monumental City Bar Association; Maryland Association for Justice (formerly the Maryland Trial Lawyers Association); St. James Episcopal Church, Baltimore, Maryland. Awards Maryland's Top 100 Women, The Daily Record, 2006. Biographical Information Born, Baltimore, Maryland, June 18, 1964; Western High School, Baltimore, Maryland; Loyola College, B.A., English, 1988; University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1992; Admitted to the Maryland Bar, 1993; Journalist, Afro American Newspapers, Inc., 1987-1988; City Council Assistant, 5th District, Baltimore City, 1988-1990; Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Kenneth Lavon Johnson, Circuit Court for Baltimore City, 1992-1993; Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Bureau, Inc., 1994; Assistant Public Defender, District 1, Baltimore City, 1995; Associate, Warren A. Brown, P.A. 1995-1996; Hearing Officer, Civil Service Commission, Baltimore City, 1995-1996; Assistant City Solicitor, Baltimore City, 1996-1998; Sole practitioner 1998-2017; Member of the Maryland House of Delegates, 2003-2017; Director, Office of Civil Rights and Wage Enforcement, Baltimore City, 2017-2018.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2018    Next Election: 2022
DOB: 6/18/1964
Counties Representing
Baltimore City