The Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA) and the Access to Justice Commission (A2JC) are pleased to announce Brian Frosh, former Maryland Attorney General, joined the MSBA and A2JC team as Strategic Advisor. A lifelong steward for civil justice, Frosh will advise MSBA and A2JC on a variety of advocacy and government relations matters including improving community access to the promises and protections of our legal systems and government – continuing his legacy of safeguarding the rights of Marylanders and ensuring justice is equitable across all races, religions, and socioeconomic backgrounds. 

“I’m proud and honored to join MSBA and A2JC and contribute to their missions of supporting and leading Maryland lawyers in the pursuit of justice, professionalism, and service to the public,” said Frosh. ”It’s the civic duty of those in leadership positions to invest time protecting the rights of the most vulnerable in our society. The most direct and impactful path to reaching that goal is to support and champion the profession that underpins the legal process in Maryland and throughout the world – the legal community.”

“As the former principal legal officer for Maryland’s justice system and architect of landmark legislation in our state, we are honored to welcome Brian Frosh as  Strategic Advisor to MSBA,” said Anna Sholl, Executive Director, Maryland State Bar Association. “Frosh’s extensive legal expertise, coupled with his deeply informed relationships and diverse skill set, are uniquely valuable to our organization. His advice and counsel will be invaluable as we look to broaden our advocacy for the profession.”

“The Access to Justice Commission is honored and excited to continue the work we started with Brian Frosh on the Attorney General’s COVID-19 Access to Justice Task Force, which laid out the roadmap for civil justice reform for the state,” said Reena Shah, Executive Director, Maryland Access to Justice Commission. “Frosh’s steadfast commitment to ensuring all Marylanders have a fair shot at justice, coupled with his intricate knowledge of how to get things done, will help A2JC mature and grow strategically to achieve more meaningful impact for Marylanders.” 

The Maryland State Bar Association is the leading advocate for the legal profession in Maryland; empowering its members with resources, opportunities, and a strong sense of community to succeed in their practice while promoting ethical standards and advancing the cause of justice for all.  The Maryland Access to Justice Commission unites leaders to drive reforms and innovations to make the civil justice system accessible, equitable, and fair for all Marylanders.