HARFORD COUNTY, MARYLAND

STATE'S ATTORNEY


[photo, Joseph I. Cassilly, State's Attorney, Harford County, Maryland] JOSEPH I. CASSILLY, State's Attorney (Republican)



State's Attorney, Harford County, since January 1983. Assistant State's Attorney, Harford County, 1977-82.

Member, Council on Jury Use and Management, 1999-2000; Drug Treatment Court Commission, 2001-06; Advisory Board, Maryland Mediation and Conflict Resolution Office, 2001-; Task Force on Parking for Individuals with Disabilities, 2004. Member, Drug and Alcohol Abuse Council, Harford County, 2004-; Truancy Court Work Group, 2007-08; Local Management Board [Children, Youth & Family Services], Harford County, 2009-; State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy, 2009-16.

Born in Harford County, Maryland, 1950. Attended John Carroll High School, Bel Air, Maryland. Served in U.S. Army, 1968-70, F Company, 75th Rangers, 25th Infantry Division, 1970 (Combat Infantry Badge, Purple Heart, & Army Commendation Medal). Attended Harford Community College, 1972; University of Arizona, B.A. (psychology), 1974; University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1977. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1977. Attorney. Adjunct faculty, Harford Community College, 1977-82. Member, Maryland State's Attorneys' Association (secretary, vice-president for training, past president). President, National District Attorneys' Association, 2008-09 (treasurer, 2003-04; president-elect, 2007-08; board of directors; co-chair, cybercrime committee). Author, Decoration for Valor (2009). Outstanding Marylander with a Disability, Governor's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities, 2002. Legacy of Excellence in Litigation Award, University of Baltimore School of Law, 2007. Outstanding Disabled Veteran of the Year, Disabled American Veterans, 2011. Maryland Leadership in Law Award, Daily Record, 2013. Lector, Saint Ignatius, Hickory Catholic Church, Forest Hill, Maryland. Married; five children, two grandchildren.

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