About Charlie


As your State’s Attorney, I pledge to:

  • Continue to Prioritize the prosecution of violent crimes, sex crimes and crimes against children by holding violent offenders accountable to the fullest extent of the law.
  • Continue to work to curtail gang violence.
  • Continue to fight the opioid epidemic by engaging with community partners.
  • Continue to divert from the criminal justice system good people making poor choices through the Drug Court, Mental Health Court, and many Juvenile programs.
  • Increase community education and promote confidence in the criminal justice system.
  • As a citizen who is raising his family here, I feel strongly about maintaining the quality of life in Frederick County and Frederick City.

Your State’s Attorney,
Charlie Smith

  • Elected State’s Attorney:  Office of the State’s Attorney for Frederick County, Maryland
  • Maryland State Director, National District Attorneys Association
  • Past President, Maryland State’s Attorneys Association
  • Past Vice President, Legislative Committee, MSAA
  • Past Vice President, Training Committee, MSAA
  • Past Vice President, Scholarships Committee, MSAA
  • Former Deputy State’s Attorney, Frederick County Maryland
  • Former Chief, Child Abuse/Sex Offense Division, Frederick County Maryland
  • Former Assistant State’s Attorney, Baltimore City, Maryland
  • Past President, Board of Directors, Frederick Rescue Mission Inc.
  • Board, Child Advocacy Center
  • Board Member, Faith House
  • Past Board of Directors, Fellowship of Christian Athletes of Frederick County
  • Rotary Club of Carroll Creek (1999-2009)
  • Character Coach, Middletown High School (various sports)
  • Eastern Vocational-Technical High School, Baltimore, MD
  • Salisbury State College, Football, 1982-84
  • University of Maryland, College Park, Bachelor of Science in Finance, 1986
  • University of Baltimore School of Law,Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, 1990.
  • Heuisler High Honors, Class Standing   11/186
  • Adjunct Faculty Member, National Advocacy Center (National College of District Attorneys)  where I taught the courses Trial Advocacy,  Advanced Trial Advocacy, Cross Examination and Juror Selection to prosecutors from all over the nation.
  • Participate as a Moot Court Judge for local high school trial advocacy teams.
  • Annual Lecturer to the Frederick Police Department and Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Academies
  • Married to Desiree Marie Smith.  Occupation: Special Agent, FBI
  • 4 children: Mattie, Hank, Delaney, Carson
  • Born in Baltimore City.  1 of 5 five children of Charles and Norma Smith
  • My hobbies include fishing, cooking, cycling, triathlon and home improvement.  I also enjoy church missions, and coaching my children’s sports.

  • Elected State’s Attorney:  Office of the State’s Attorney for Frederick County, Maryland
  • Maryland State Director, National District Attorneys Association
  • Past President, Maryland State’s Attorneys Association
  • Past Vice President, Legislative Committee, MSAA
  • Past Vice President, Training Committee, MSAA
  • Past Vice President, Scholarships Committee, MSAA
  • Former Deputy State’s Attorney, Frederick County Maryland
  • Former Chief, Child Abuse/Sex Offense Division, Frederick County Maryland
  • Former Assistant State’s Attorney, Baltimore City, Maryland
  • Past President, Board of Directors, Frederick Rescue Mission Inc.
  • Board, Child Advocacy Center
  • Board Member, Faith House
  • Past Board of Directors, Fellowship of Christian Athletes of Frederick County
  • Rotary Club of Carroll Creek (1999-2009)
  • Character Coach, Middletown High School (various sports)
  • Eastern Vocational-Technical High School, Baltimore, MD
  • Salisbury State College, Football, 1982-84
  • University of Maryland, College Park, Bachelor of Science in Finance, 1986
  • University of Baltimore School of Law,Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, 1990.
  • Heuisler High Honors, Class Standing   11/186
  • Adjunct Faculty Member, National Advocacy Center (National College of District Attorneys)  where I taught the courses Trial Advocacy,  Advanced Trial Advocacy, Cross Examination and Juror Selection to prosecutors from all over the nation.
  • Participate as a Moot Court Judge for local high school trial advocacy teams.
  • Annual Lecturer to the Frederick Police Department and Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Academies
  • Married to Desiree Marie Smith.  Occupation: Special Agent, FBI
  • 4 children: Mattie, Hank, Delaney, Carson
  • Born in Baltimore City.  1 of 5 five children of Charles and Norma Smith
  • My hobbies include fishing, cooking, cycling, triathlon and home improvement.  I also enjoy church missions, and coaching my children’s sports.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

  • Married to Desiree Marie Smith.  Occupation: Special Agent, FBI
  • 4 children: Mattie, Hank, Delaney, Carson
  • Born in Baltimore City.  1 of 5 five children of Charles and Norma Smith
  • My hobbies include fishing, cooking, cycling, triathlon and home improvement.  I also enjoy church missions, and coaching my children’s sports.

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

  • Elected State’s Attorney:  Office of the State’s Attorney for Frederick County, Maryland
  • Maryland State Director, National District Attorneys Association
  • Past President, Maryland State’s Attorneys Association
  • Past Vice President, Legislative Committee, MSAA
  • Past Vice President, Training Committee, MSAA
  • Past Vice President, Scholarships Committee, MSAA
  • Former Deputy State’s Attorney, Frederick County Maryland
  • Former Chief, Child Abuse/Sex Offense Division, Frederick County Maryland
  • Former Assistant State’s Attorney, Baltimore City, Maryland

COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • Past President, Board of Directors, Frederick Rescue Mission Inc.
  • Board, Child Advocacy Center
  • Board Member, Faith House
  • Past Board of Directors, Fellowship of Christian Athletes of Frederick County
  • Rotary Club of Carroll Creek (1999-2009)
  • Character Coach, Middletown High School (various sports)

EDUCATION

  • Eastern Vocational-Technical High School, Baltimore, MD
  • Salisbury State College, Football, 1982-84
  • University of Maryland, College Park, Bachelor of Science in Finance, 1986
  • University of Baltimore School of Law,Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, 1990.
  • Heuisler High Honors, Class Standing   11/186

TEACHING

  • Adjunct Faculty Member, National Advocacy Center (National College of District Attorneys)  where I taught the courses Trial Advocacy,  Advanced Trial Advocacy, Cross Examination and Juror Selection to prosecutors from all over the nation.
  • Participate as a Moot Court Judge for local high school trial advocacy teams.
  • Annual Lecturer to the Frederick Police Department and Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Academies