Baltimore County
State’s Attorney

Democrats

Robbie Leonard

Robbie Leonard

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  • Age: 40 
  • Resides: Towson 
  • Experience: Attorney. Bachelor’s in political science from Towson University. Law degree from University of Baltimore. Assistant public defender, 2008-2012. Civil attorney, 2012-present. Current partner at Leonard & McCliggott Law Group, LLC. Has never held public office. 
  • Personal: Married with two sons
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Scott Shellenberger

Scott Shellenberger

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  • Age: 63  
  • Resides: Towson 
  • Experience: Attorney and incumbent. Bachelor’s from Loyola College (Maryland). Law degree from University of Baltimore. Prosecutor, Baltimore County State’s Attorney office 1982-1993 under then-State's Attorney Sandra Ann O’Connor (R); served for a time as chief of child abuse/sexual assault division. Law Offices of Peter G. Angelos, 1993-2006. State’s attorney for Baltimore County, 2007-present. Served on board of directors of Maryland State’s Attorneys’ Association, 2007-present; served as president, 2015-2017. 
  • Personal: Married with two children
  • Candidate website

Republican

James A. Haynes

James A. Haynes

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  • Age: 72 
  • Resides: Towson
  • Experience: Attorney. Bachelor’s in English from University of Maryland. Law degree from University of Maryland. 20 years as a trial attorney in civil courts. Member and alternate judge, Employee Compensation Appeals Board, U.S. Department of Labor, 2006-2016. Appellate administrative judge, Administrative Review Board, U.S. Department of Labor, 2019-present. 
  • Personal: Married with two sons