ABOUT MICHAEL

Family

Michael Malone first came to live in Maryland at the age of four when his father, James Malone, was stationed as an Army Captain at Ft. Meade. He was fortunate to spend the majority of his initial education in the Anne Arundel County public schools graduating in 1985 from Arundel High School, Michael’s mother, Cheryl, was a teacher and then Assistant Principal in Anne Arundel County.

Shortly after law school, Michael met his wife of over 23 years. Michael and Amy are the proud parents of four children; Matthew is a recent graduate of the University of Maryland with a degree in Biology and Genetic Engineering, Jonathan is at West Virginia University studying Civil Engineering, Meghan is a 7th grade STEM student at Central Middle, and Carson is in 4th grade at Crofton Woods Elementary School. Since their marriage, Michael and Amy have always lived in the District 33 portion of Anne Arundel County, either in Crofton or Gambrills.

Education after High School

Michael went to West Virginia University and graduated in three years with an Accounting Degree. Thereafter, he accepted a graduate assistantship to serve as a Resident Director which enabled him to obtain a Masters in Industrial and Labor Relations in one year. After concluding his education at West Virginia University, Michael attended the University of Baltimore for law school graduating at the age of 24. During law school, Michael interned for a Federal Judge, Herbert F. Murray (who was nominated by President Richard Nixon in 1971) and the Maryland Attorney General’s Office.

Career

After law school, Michael completed a Clerkship with Circuit Court Judge Marvin Kaminetz. Upon the completion of his Clerkship, Michael became an Associate with the Law Office of Robert Fuoco. In 2007 Michael opened his own law firm in Crofton practicing family law and general litigation to assist people from Anne Arundel County and Maryland.

Faith and Community Service

Michael is a lifelong Methodist and his family attends Trinity United Methodist Church in Odenton, Maryland.

Michael has always dedicated himself to community service. As a youth he was active in scouting, participating in dozens of hours of scout based community projects. His Eagle project helped raise funds for the then ARC of Anne Arundel County. In college, he continued his service as a member of Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity which is founded on the principles of leadership, friendship, and service. Michael also served on numerous campus committees supporting student life and served as the student body treasurer.

Returning to Anne Arundel County after college, Michael became involved in several service organizations including serving as President of the Davidsonville Ruritan Club, President of the West Anne Arundel County Rotary Club, and Vice President of the Crofton Kiwanis. Michael has also been supportive of his children and their classmates by serving as PTA President and PTA Treasurer.

Michael has continued his interest in scouting by serving as a Cub Master of Pack 769 and then as an Assistant Scout Master for Odenton Troop 769 in which his son’s Matthew and Jonathan were scouts. Michael supported his oldest sons’ efforts in becoming Eagle Scouts.

Michael has also been supportive of local recreational leagues by coaching youth soccer for the Gambrills/Odenton Recreational Council and Crofton Athletic Council (A3).

Political Involvement

Michael Malone and Governor Hogan

Michael first became involved with Republican candidates as the campaign manager for Richard Trunnell who won the Republican nomination for State’s Attorney of Anne Arundel County in 1998. Thereafter, in 2002, Michael became the Republican nominee for County Council in District 4 and was elected to serve on the Republican State’s Central Committee of Anne Arundel County. In 2003, Michael became the Chair of the Central Committee for Anne Arundel County, serving until 2004.

In 2011, Michael was nominated by the Republican Central Committee of Anne Arundel County to serve on the Board of Elections serving as the Vice-Chair of the Anne Arundel County Board of Elections.

In 2015, Michael was again nominated by the Republican Central Committee of Anne Arundel County to replace Delegate Cathy Vitale following her appointment to Circuit Court Judge. On March 13, 2015 Governor Larry Hogan selected Michael to serve in the Maryland House of Delegates.