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Chrysovalantis P. Kefalas
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Chrysovalantis P. Kefalas, an attorney and communications strategist, previously served as Deputy Speechwriter to U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr. (D), trial and appellate attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice, a civil litigator in private practice, and Deputy Legal Counsel to Governor Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr. (R-MD). Kefalas has testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Government Reform and has served as a panelist for the American Bar Association Commission on Effective Criminal Sanctions. He has been extensively cited by legal publications on Maryland's Executive Clemency program, and was the editor-in-chief of the most circulated volunteer liability text in Maryland: Volunteer Management in Maryland. Kefalas has also been interviewed by various media outlets, including Fox News, WBAL, and WTTG DC. His written commentary has appeared in The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, and The Baltimore Sun. Twitter at @CKefalas.

Entries by Chrysovalantis P. Kefalas

Why Hogan Is Better for Blue Maryland Than Brown: A Real Choice

(1) Comments | Posted November 3, 2014 | 12:45 PM

In so many races across the country, voters head to the polls with a false choice. Democratic and Republican candidates on the ballot, who campaign on their differences but in reality they're basically the same politician. Maryland voters have a real choice.

Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown seems well intentioned, and...

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And Happy New Year

(1) Comments | Posted January 10, 2014 | 1:09 PM

Last year, Americans witnessed once unimaginable progress. From the Supreme Court's decision striking down a key part of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act, to the number of conservatives who joined the movement for the freedom to marry, to the increase -- up to 17 -- in the number of...

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An Appeal to Maryland Voters, for My Mom

(4) Comments | Posted October 23, 2012 | 9:36 PM

My parents raised me to respect the law, live consistently with the faith teachings of love and respect for all, work hard to achieve success on my own merit, and serve purposes more important than myself. By age 25 I had been active in church, routinely volunteering and presenting the...

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