County Attorney Stephen Beard announced yesterday that he has recruited a lawyer from Baltimore's Department of Social Services to handlelitigation involving child abuse, guardianship and family assistanceissues.
Kevin Lillian Carter, a 31-year-old Baltimore resident who specializes in cases involving abused and neglected children, was chosen from more than 50 applicants, Beard said. She will represent the county Department of Social Services.
"We're particularly fortunate to have Ms. Carter," Beard said. "She comes to us with precisely the kind of experience we were looking for, and she had rave reviews."