Keep Our Judges 2024

Judge Ginina Jackson-Stevenson

Judge Ginina A. Jackson-Stevenson was appointed to the Circuit Court in December, 2023. Prior to becoming a Circuit Court Judge, she served for over three years as a Family Law Magistrate on the Circuit Court. She presided over child support, custody, emergency hearings and uncontested divorce matters.

Before her appointment as a Magistrate, Judge Jackson-Stevenson operated a solo law firm for ten years. She handled primarily family law matters, criminal cases, personal injury cases and police misconduct matters in Maryland state and federal courts.

From 2003 to 2010, Judge Jackson-Stevenson served the people as a criminal defense attorney in the Office of the Public Defender. As an Assistant Public Defender, she tried felony and misdemeanor cases and worked in mental health and drug treatment courts.
A Lifetime of Legal Experience

Judge Ginina Jackson-Stevenson: Biography

Not only has Judge Ginina Jackson-Stevenson served as an attorney, but she also served as an educator. From 2010-2014, Judge Jackson-Stevenson, served as an adjunct professor at the University of Baltimore School of Law. She taught appellate advocacy to the Frederick Douglas Moot Court team.

For five years, her teams ranked nationally among competing law schools and received awards for both Best Oral Advocate and Best Written Brief. From 2015-2017, she taught the Mock Trial Program at Archbishop Spalding High School.

Judge Jackson-Stevenson is an active member of several bar committees, including, Magistrate Sub-committee member, past Chair for the Magistrate’s Conference Planning Committee, member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Anne Arundel Bar Association Family Law Division and Diversity and Inclusion Committees, Trustee for the James C. Cawood, Jr., Inn of Court (Past President for two terms), Vice-chair of the Anne Arundel County Local Pro Bono Committee, Anne Arundel County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council and Fellow of the Maryland State Bar Association Leadership Academy.

Formerly, she served on the Board of Directors for the Pro Bono Resource Center, where she co-chaired their annual Partners for Justice Conference and Awards and Recognition Committee, Board of Directors for the Anne Arundel County Y.W.C.A., Anne Arundel County Trial Courts Judicial Nomination Committee, and Character Committee for the State Board of Law Examiners.

She is also an active member of her sorority, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., where she has held several leadership positions. Judge Jackson-Stevenson is a graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law where she served in leadership.

Judge Jackson-Stevenson and her husband have a son and daughter.
My Reputation
"As a State Senator and an attorney, I am proud to endorse the Keep Our Judges Slate. Judges Christine Celeste and Ginina Jackson-Stevenson have proven themselves as outstanding judges with an unmatched dedication to legal excellence. They have my vote because of their dedication to the principles of fairness and equal justice that underpin the legal system. I encourage voters to choose Judge Celeste and Judge Jackson-Stevenson at the polls because their continuous service on the bench will contribute to the betterment of our community."
Dawn D. Gile
State Senator - District 33
"I wholeheartedly endorse the Keep Our Judges Slate and encourage voters to keep Circuit Court Judges Christine Celeste and Ginina Jackson-Stevenson. These jurists have demonstrated a track record of legal experience, earning the trust and respect of the community. I firmly believe that by supporting Judges Celeste and Jackson-Stevenson, we are supporting a slate rooted in experience, integrity, and dedication to the people of Anne Arundel County."
Nic Kipke
State Delegate - District 31
"As a lawyer who knows both Judge Christine Celeste and Judge Ginina Jackson-Stevenson, I am pleased to endorse the Keep Our Judges slate. Judges Celeste and Jackson-Stevenson approach each case with unwavering integrity and a commitment to fairness. They epitomize judicial excellence, both in their knowledge of the law and in their treatment of all who appear before the court. I hope Anne Arundel County voters will join me in voting for the Keep Our Judges slate."
Nathan Volke
County Councilman - Council District 3
Keep Our Judges 2024

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