John Norris

County Attorney
Title: County Attorney
Phone: 410-535-1600, ext. 2291
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John Norris holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering and Technology and a J.D. from Ohio Northern University. Norris was appointed County Attorney in 2011. Prior to that, he served as County Attorney for St. Mary’s County from 2002 through 2006 and Deputy County Attorney for the two years prior. He served as legal extern for the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and has advised clients regarding matters of environmental law for international mergers and acquisitions. Norris’ experience includes: labor and employment matters; administrative, trial and appellate litigation; contract negotiations; environmental law compliance (nationally and internationally); land use and real estate practice; regulatory compliance counseling; mergers and acquisitions; insurance defense; and the general practice of law. Norris is a member of the Maryland State Bar, the Calvert County and St. Mary’s County Bar Associations, and an appointed member of the Judicial Nominating Committee.


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