Annapolis, MD- Jaymi Sterling, Anne Arundel County Assistant District Attorney was announced as the only state attorney to receive the 2022 “Leaders in the Law Award” from the Daily Record and the Maryland State Bar Association.
Awards are given in the following categories: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Negotiators, JD Generation, In-House Counsel, Champion of Justice, Law Firm Support Staff, Legal Leadership, Lifetime Achievement, and Paralegal.
Sterling has worked in the Anne Arundel County District Attorney’s Office since October 2020. Prior to that, she was the Assistant State Attorney with the St. Mary’s County State’s Attorney’s Office.
“A HUGE congratulations to Assistant State’s Attorney Jaymi Sterling on being named one of The Daily Record’s and Maryland State Bar Association’s (MSBA) 2022 Leaders in Law Honorees. She is also the only Maryland State Attorney to be awarded the Daily Record and the MSBA’s 2022 Leaders in the Law Award,” said Anne Colt Leitess, Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney.
The daily record named Jaymi Sterling to her 2021 List of Maryland’s Top 100 Womennm Sterling was also appointed to the Daily Records 2016 List of Women Leaders in 2016. In May 2016, Sterling was named Office (Attorney) of the Year by the St. Mary’s County Department of Aging and Human Services, along with Triad/SALT (Seniors And Law Enforcement Together).
“It is truly an honor to be named one of Maryland’s law leaders. To be recognized on this prestigious list, I am honored to join some of the most dedicated and distinguished lawyers in our profession. Being recognized as the only State’s Attorney to top the list made this honor even more special for me and all of my wonderful colleagues. I love the work we do and this is truly team recognition, so I just want to take a moment to thank all of the attorneys and staff on my team that I want to share this recognition with,” Sterling said.
“The 2022 Legal Leaders are exceptional members of the legal community who are committed to professional excellence. They represent a variety of backgrounds and levels, from paralegals and law firm support staff to negotiators to those who advocate for justice and more,” said Suzanne Fischer-Huettner, senior editor of the group of The daily record. “They are dedicated to the businesses, customers and individuals they serve. We are thrilled to join our event partner and presenting sponsor, the Maryland State Bar Association, in honoring our many winners. »
Sterling was also named Co-Chair of the Local and Specialty Liaison Committee of the Maryland State Bar Associationin addition to being appointed to Asian American Hate Crimes Task Force chaired by former US Attorney Robert K. Hur.
Sterling attended the University of Michigan (98-02) and earned a BA in political science, before heading to Francis King Carey Law School at the University of Maryland (03-06) and earning his Juris Doctor (JD) degree.
She began her career with the Frederick County State’s Attorney’s Office before joining the United States Attorney’s Office in 2016. After that, she spent nine years with the Frederick County State’s Attorney’s Office. St. Mary’s before assuming his current position in Anne Arundel County.
“This year The daily record partnered with the Maryland State Bar Association to recognize members of the state’s legal community in nine categories, from in-house counsel to justice champion to support staff law firms. These honorees work tirelessly to maintain high legal standards and improve communities throughout Maryland,” said Suzanne Fischer-Huettner, senior publisher of the group. The daily record. “The daily record and Maryland State Bar Association congratulate this year’s winners.
Sterling is currently considering an offer for the first place position in the St. Mary’s County District Attorney’s Office. Sterling launched a website and Social media account, and said, “I am truly honored by the overwhelming expressions of support and confidence in my leadership abilities as I consider a possible candidacy for the position of State’s Attorney for St. Mary’s County. The huge financial support, calls, texts and messages on social networks are extremely encouraging for me. Today I share a Web page this will give people another opportunity to share their thoughts.
Winners will be honored April 7 from 4:30-7 p.m. at the Hilton Baltimore BWI Hotel, 1739 West Nursery Road in Linthicum Heights. Access to the celebration is limited to winners and sponsors. To obtain sponsorship, contact Suzanne Fischer-Huettner at [email protected]. The event hashtag is #TDRevents.
The winners will be featured in a special magazine that will be inserted in the April 8 issue of The daily record and will be available online at TheDailyRecord.com.