ricks-valdaValda Ricks

Deputy State’s Attorney
Office of the State’s Attorney for Baltimore City

For more than a decade, Valda Ricks represented the poor and indigent in Baltimore City in the Office of the Public Defender.

In 2016, Ricks moved from being a chief attorney at the public defender’s office to deputy state’s attorney.

She is a “voice for the underprivileged” and started a community service program in Cherry Hill through the public defender’s office. She is the former judicial chair of the Bar Association of Baltimore City. She is also on the executive board of the Monumental City Bar Association.

This is a winner profile from The Daily Record's 2018 Top 100 Women awards. Information for this profile was sourced from the honoree's application for the award.

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