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Vernon Brownlee
2012 Baltimore Scholar

“Hard work, dedication and sacrifices are necessary to excel in a prestigious program such as the Baltimore Scholars Program.  I am willing to clear my plate for that opportunity.”



Undergraduate School: Bowie State University Shore
Status: 2L University of Baltimore School of Law
Anticipated graduation year: Spring 2016
Undergraduate Major: Criminal Justice
Hometown: Springdale MD



“As an honor student I have had opportunities to explore the field of law.  I volunteer and intern to expand my knowledge of mediation and be given a new outlook on handling court related issues.”


  • Intern Office of the Public Defender, Baltimore City, 2014
  • 2012 University of Baltimore School of Law Baltimore Scholar
  • Internship, 2011, Fairfax County Government
  • Wrote article for the Fairfax County Mediation Newsletter
  • Internship, 2010, National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE)
  • Capital Area Association for Peace Studies (CAAPS) leadership conference
  • Treasurer of Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal Justice Honor Society
  • Helped develop first mediation competition team at Bowie
  • Dean's List



With my current knowledge of the criminal justice system and the knowledge I wish to obtain, my goal is to open a private law firm to assist the less fortunate.”