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  Jessamy, Patricia C.
NamePatricia C. Jessamy
Baltimore, Maryland , United States
Born July 26, 1948 (73 years)
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Sep 18, 2010 02:33am
InfoBorn in Hollandale, Mississippi, on July 26, 1948. Jackson State University, B.A. (history & political science), 1970; University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., 1974. Admitted to Maryland Bar. Attorney. Managing Partner, Morris & Coats Attorneys, 1974-77. Board member, Maryland Lupus Foundation, 1987-96; Walters Art Gallery & Museum, 1987-99; American Prosecutors Research Institute, 1995-; Maryland State's Attorney's Association, 1995- (treasurer); Executive Committee, High-Intensity Drug-Trafficking Area, 1995-. Board member, United Way of Central Maryland, 1995- (former president & vice-president). President, Board of Directors, Baltimore Child Abuse Center Inc. (a child advocacy program), 1995-; Partnership for Learning, Inc. (a juvenile reading program), 1995-; American Prosecutors Research Institute, 1995-. Board of Directors, Baltimore Substance Abuse Systems, Inc.; Family League of Baltimore City, Inc. Advisory Board, CeaseFire Maryland. Past secretary, Board of Directors, National District Attorneys Association. Inductee, Baltimore City Commission on Women, 1995. Women's Hall of Fame, Baltimore City, 1996. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend Woman in Government Award, 1996. Maryland's Top 100 Women Award, Daily Record, 1996, 1998, 2001 (Circle of Excellence). Distinguished Women Award, Alliance of Black Women Attorneys, 1997. Community Leadership Award, Baltimore Tuskegee Alumni Association, 1997. Torchbearer's Award, Coalition of 100 Black Women, 1998. Excellence in Achievement Award, Monumental City Bar Association and Baltimore City Bar Association, 1998. Service Award, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, 1999. Maryland Leadership In Law Award, Daily Record, 2001. Member, Payne Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Church. Married, one child, two grandchildren.


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