Kisha Brown graduated cum laude from Wellesley College with a B.A. in political science and Spanish and later received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. She has always been committed to advocacy. While in law school, Ms. Brown co-wrote anti-discrimination legislation for Uganda and worked for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Costa Rica. Following law school, she joined the Legal Aid Bureau, where her duties included providing legal assistance, conducting education and outreach sessions to the community, and striving to bring about systemic changes through legislation and public policy.
At the outset of 2011, Ms. Brown was brought on to lead the legislative team for the Maryland Office of the Attorney General as the director of legislative affairs. In this role she advances the Office’s legislative agenda by working with local and state elected officials to address statewide public safety, environmental issues, consumer protection, and social justice concerns, among other duties.
Ms. Brown has worked on community educational projects related to notary fraud and mortgage foreclosure prevention. An active member of her community, Ms. Brown serves on numerous boards and committees that allow her to use her devotion to social justice in a meaningful and progressive manner. She enjoys mentoring young girls and being a support for those coming up in the next generation. A past president of the Alliance of Black Women Attorneys of Maryland, she is a proud member of Turner Memorial A.M.E. Church in Hyattsville, MD.