Ms. Bird oversees the investigation and prosecution of the Office’s civil and criminal election law offenses, as well as handling additional corruption and misconduct matters.
Ms. Bird graduated, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, from the University of Maryland School of Law, where she served as an Associate Editor of the Maryland Law Review. During law school Ms. Bird interned with the United States Department of Justice Civil Rights and participated in the Civil Rights of People with Disabilities Clinic.
Ms. Bird began her career post law school at the Office of the State’s Attorney for Baltimore City, handling heavy dockets in district court before being promoted to the Major Investigations Unit, where she was responsible for developing and prosecuting felony cases in circuit court against violent repeat offenders. Ms. Bird handled the prosecution of multi-defendant conspiracies involving long-term undercover investigations and wiretaps.
Following her time at the State’s Attorney’s Office, Ms. Bird was a litigator at a private firm, where she managed a large case load of complex civil cases and engaged in frequent trial and motions practice.
Ms. Bird joined the Office of the State Prosecutor in 2019.