Fair Maps Maryland is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to the abolition of politically motivated gerrymandering and the full implementation of non-partisan redistricting. Specifically, Fair Maps Maryland is working to ensure that the electoral maps created by the Maryland Citizens Redistricting Commission are accepted by the Maryland General Assembly and enacted into law.
A lifelong Marylander, James Brochin attended Pikesville High School in Baltimore County before graduating from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a degree in Political Science. Brochin also earned a Master’s Degree in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland. Brochin has long been involved in Maryland state politics, having worked as a legislative analyst, lobbyist, and campaign manager before his successful run for State Senator Maryland’s 42nd Legislative District in 2002. Brochin served in the Senate for 16 years, where he was known as a champion for weapon safety, education, wildlife, and rights of sexual assault victims. Today, Senator Brochin continues to work as an Insurance Broker at USI, a career he has held for nearly 20 years. Senator Brochin’s dedication to serving others continues today as board member at Fair Maps Maryland to ensure fair elections and results for all Marylanders.
Doug Riley is a trial lawyer with the Baltimore firm of Baldwin Seraina LLC. For more than 40 years, Doug has tried cases and represented appellants in both state and federal courts and before administrative agencies. Doug is admitted to practice in Maryland and Massachusetts, and in the United States District Courts of Maryland and the District of Columbia, the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the Supreme Court.
Doug is a cum laude graduate of Bowdoin College where he majored in Economics, Government and Legal Studies. His law degree was conferred cum laude by Tulane University School of Law in 1979. A Navy veteran, Doug was commissioned in 1978 and served on active duty from 1980-1983 as a JAG officer.
Upon completing his military service, Doug joined the litigation department of Miles and Stockbridge in Baltimore, where he practiced in state and federal courts until his election to the Baltimore County Council in 1990.
Doug represented the Fourth District on the Baltimore County Council from 1990-1998 and served as the Council’s chair. Keeping a two-term campaign promise, Doug returned to the private practice of law in 1998. He joined the Baltimore firm of Rosenberg Martin Greenberg, LLP and was subsequently elected to partnership. In 2008, Doug became a partner at Treanor Pope & Hughes, P.A. In 2018, Doug joined Baldwin Seraina LLC.
Doug has a long history of service on civic and church boards, including the Board of Trustees of the Community College of Baltimore County, Baltimore County Public Schools Education Foundation, Towson Chamber of Commerce, Baltimore Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America, Greater Towson Council of Community Associations, 1000 Friends of Maryland, Rotary Club of Hunt Valley, and Church of the Redeemer in Baltimore. Doug is an avid boater and member of the United States Power Squadrons.
Doug and his wife, Eileen Carr Riley, live in Baltimore County.