Reuben B. Collins, candidate for Charles County Commissioner, President

Jurisprudence Doctorate (J.D.) – District of Columbia School of Law
B.A. in Political Science – Fisk University, Nashville, Tennessee
Henry A. Lackey, High School

R. B. Collins Law, LLC 20 years – Present

Runs the daily operation of a successful legal practice with emphasis on corporate and small business transactions

Acquired an expertise in representing non-profit organizations 501(c)(3) status

Substantial experience in all aspects of civil and criminal litigation from case intake to final disposition at trial

Appellate representation in the state and federal court systems

Charles County Government 8 years

Charles County Board of County Commissioners, Maryland

•Elected as County Commissioner of District 3 in 2006 to represent over 150,000 constituents. The 2006 election was historic because it was the first time that an African American was “elected” as County Commissioner in Charles County. Accumulated a wealth of knowledge in local government. Appointed Vice President of the board of Commissioners during second term in office

•Created Summer Youth Employment Program (2012), The Waldorf Beautification Project (2012), Pomonkey Redevelopment Project (2013), and the Waldorf Sidewalk Initiative (2010). Took the lead in shepherding passage of the county’s first Minority Business Enterprise Program, (2008), Rural Housing Improvement Initiative, (2009) Waldorf Urban Redevelopment Corridor, (2012), Light Rail Initiative, (2011) and the Charles County Housing Authority, (2008)

Collins & Talley, LLC 2 years

Managing Partner
•Managing Partner of the first minority owned Law Firm operating out Charles County, Maryland (2005-2007)
•Counseled privately held businesses on a board range of corporate transactions
•Expert in real estate transactions, employment law and personal injury claims