Chat with a Lawyer: Delegate Angela Angel and Domestic Violence Expert, Lynn Strange on Domestic Violence and Legislation
Meet Delegate Angela Angel
Member of House of Delegates since January 14, 2015. Member, Health and Government Operations Committee, 2015- (health facilities & occupations subcommittee, 2015-17; insurance subcommittee, 2015-; health facilities & pharmaceuticals subcommittee, 2017-). Vice-Chair, Bi-County Committee, Prince George’s County Delegation, 2015-. Member, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, 2015- (chaplain, 2015-16); Women Legislators of Maryland, 2015-.
Co-Chair, Task Force on Family Caregiving and Long-Term Supports, 2015-16. Member, Children’s Environmental Health and Protection Advisory Council, 2015-.
Legislative aide for Delegate Mary T. Christian, Virginia House of Delegates, 2000-01. Agency Attorney, Legal Services, Manhattan Family Court, New York, 2007-09.
Legislative Director, Prince George’s County Delegation, 2010-11. Citizen Services Specialist, Prince George’s County Council, 2011-14. Legislative Affairs Counsel, Department of the Environment, Prince George’s County, 2014-.
Born in South Bend, Indiana, December 26, 1979. Hampton University, B.A. (political science), with honors, 2001; Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, J.D., 2004. Judicial Fellow, Judge James A. Yates, New York Supreme Court, 2004-05. Admitted to New York Bar, 2005. Attorney. Assistant to Political Director, Democratic Party of Virginia, 2000. Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 2000. National Field Coordinator, Black Youth Vote, 2000-01. Youth and Locality Coordinator, NAACP National Voter Fund, 2001. Ohio State Director, Young Voter Alliance, 2004. Field organizer, Barack Obama Campaign for Change, 2008. Coordinator, Martin O’Malley for Governor, Prince George’s County, 2010. Forty Under 40, Prince George’s County Social Innovation Fund, 2013. Five children.
Meet Lynn Strange
Lynn Strange, leader, speaker, and advocate is recognized as an expert in domestic violence solutions. With 17 years of professional expertise providing unique services of intervention and empowerment of victims, Lynn has positioned herself as a results driven leader in the community.
With a rich history rooted in advocacy, Lynn specializes in transforming victims to survivors through restorative techniques for both victims and offenders. Her professional credits include serving as a member of the Prince George’s County Maryland Office of the State’s Attorney Domestic Violence Unit as well as serving as an advocate, liaison, and speaker in judicial entities. Nationally renowned for empowerment talks and workshops, Lynn has presented at conferences, seminars & trainings and has been featured in radio, television, print and internet media including the Tom Joyner Morning Show and the OWN network’s Belief Series. Currently Lynn serves as a Raw Beauty Ambassador & Executive for the Atikal Foundation, a non-profit organization successfully empowering survivors locally and nationally.
A published author, Lynn has serviced the college and university communities, hospital staffs, and constituents in both nonprofit and government organizations by facilitating town hall meetings, congressional platforms and legislative forums. Looking to build capacity in your organization, Lynn is just a click or a call away.
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