Courtney Danielle Glass, Esquire, is a life-long resident of Prince George's County and currently serves as an attorney/legislative analyst in the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs of the Office of the Prince George's County Executive. Ms. Glass represents the County Executive on three levels of government: federal, state and local. Since 2007, she has served in various roles within the Maryland General Assembly. She began as a legal intern and legislative aide to several Prince George's County Delegates. During the 2009 Regular Session, she had the honor of serving as the legislative director to the Prince George's County Senate Delegation. From there, Ms. Glass went into private practice, with the second highest grossing government relations firm in Maryland, Harris Jones & Malone, LLC. There she represented thirty clients within both the State legislature and Baltimore City Council; with her primary client being the House of Ruth Maryland, a domestic violence shelter located in Baltimore City and having offices in Prince George's County.
In 2012, she joined the Prince George's County Executive's Office under recently elected Rushern L. Baker, III; with whom she interned as a high school senior in 2001 during his tenure as the Chair of the Prince George's County House Delegation.
Ms. Glass was admitted to the Maryland Bar in 2010; following her matriculation at Spelman College, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and History, and the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law where she received her Juris Doctor degree. She is a graduate of the Prince George's County Public School System receiving her diploma from Largo Senior High School and was a member of the 2000 cohort of Youth Leadership Metropolitan Washington.
Ms. Glass was inducted into the Prince George's County Social Innovation Fund's Forty Under 40 2014 cohort. She is a member of the Iota Gamma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. She also serves on the Board of the Maryland Umbrella Group, which provides supplemental education and health services for low-income youth and seniors. She previously served on the Advisory Board of the William Kellibrew Foundation, which seeks to end violence, especially gun related and domestic violence. She is a member of the J. Franklin Bourne Bar Association, the Maryland State bar Association, the National Bar Association and the American Bar Association.
Ms. Glass formerly served as Treasurer and Chair of the Legislative Committee of the Prince George's County Democratic Central Committee and Second Vice-Chair of the Bowie Democratic Club. She is also a member of the Prince George's County Young Democrats.
Ms. Glass left private practice in 2011 with the vision to effect change within her own community. By serving within the Prince George's County Executive's Office she has been able to assist in the successful enactment of legislation aimed at improving the opportunities, quality of life, and future of Prince George's County.
Ms. Glass currently resides in Bowie, Maryland with her Maltese Freddie. She is a classically trained pianist and dancer of over twenty-five years.
She was elected to the City Council in November 2015 and currently serves as Council liaison to the Arts and Community Outreach committees.