Due to the current COVID-19 threat, our office is currently providing services via phone, email or text. All in person contact has been temporarily suspended. If you are here for a scheduled appointment or need to speak with a staff member immediately, please dial 240 777-7300.

Debido a la amenaza actual COVID-19, nuestra oficina está proporcionando servicios por teléfono, correo electrónico o texto. Todos los contactos en persona han sido suspendidos temporalmente. Si usted está aquí para una cita programada necesita hablar con un miembro del personal inmediatamente, por favor marque 240 777-7300.

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State's Attorney
John McCarthy

Montgomery County, Maryland
State's Attorney's Office

50 Maryland Avenue
5th Floor, North Tower
Rockville, MD 20850
Office:(240) 777-7300
Fax: (240) 777-7413

District Court Schedule

District Court Schedule

View the District Court schedule for the upcoming two months.

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Internships

Internships

Internship opportunities are available to high school, college, and law students.

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Employment

Employment

Information regarding employment opportunities at the State's Attorney's Office.

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State’s Attorney John McCarthy's Report on Howard County State's Attorney's Determination Regarding the Death of Finan Berhe

In the matter of the May 7, 2020 police-involved shooting in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Pursuant to an agreement between the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office and the Howard County State’s Attorney’s Office, the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office is providing this summary detailing the investigation and conclusions regarding a police-involved shooting that occurred on May 7, 2020 in Silver Spring, Maryland.

REPORT - May 2020 Event
Police Body Worn Camera Video - Warning: Graphic in nature - Viewer discretion is advised

John J. McCarthy

State’s Attorney For Montgomery County, Maryland

Choose Respect Montgomery presents, Creating a Culture of Consent

Creating a Culture of Respect and Sexual Assault Prevention Webinars for Teens and Parents

Choose Respect Montgomery, an initiative from the Montgomery County Domestic Violence Coordinating Council, will host two webinars to address sexual assault, consent and healthy relationships, and to provide resources and education in light of national and local conversations and recent social media postings about this topic.

For Parents: Tuesday, August 18th, 6:00 - 7:00 pm on Zoom. Register here: https://mcasa.z2systems.com/np/clients/mcasa/eventRegistration.jsp?event=326

For Teens: Wednesday, August 19th, 6:00 - 7:00 pm on Zoom. Register here: https://mcasa.z2systems.com/np/clients/mcasa/eventRegistration.jsp?event=331

Choose Respect wants to make sure everyone knows what sexual assault and consent are. For more information please visit our website. https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/fjc/chooserespect/.

News

Moving forward, prosecutors and police must pave the way to public trust

The Washington Post - By Richard H. Gibson Jr. and John J. McCarthy
June 19

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Memorandum of Understanding concerning in-custody/police involved death investigations

Between the Howard County State's Attorney's Office and the Montgomery County State's Attorney's Office

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In the matter of the June 13, 2019

Police-involved shooting in Rockville, Maryland

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In the matter of the January 16, 2019

The death of Mikyas Tegegne.

ARE YOU A VICTIM OF ELDER ABUSE?

Are you or is someone you know a victim of elder abuse?

Call Montgomery County Adult Protective Services at 240-777-3000 (24 hours)
The Victim Assistance and Sexual Assault Program (VASAP)
240-777-1355
vasap@montgomerycountymd.gov.
Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center has specialized medical care and forensic services:
9901 Medical Center Drive, Rockville
240-826-6225
In the event of an emergency situation, please dial 911

eDiscovery

eDiscovery

eDiscovery and Discovery Requests

eDiscovery provides a secure and convenient way to download electronic Discovery Material from the SAO for court cases in which you are the Attorney of Record.

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eDiscovery Manuals

eDiscovery Manuals

eDiscovery Manuals

These manuals provide instructions for use of the eDiscovery system.

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Discovery Process

Discovery Process

Discovery Process

The process for which discovery material may be obtained.

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