Mr. Mitchell was admitted to the Maryland Bar in 1982. He holds Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in English and Literature from the American University in Washington D.C. and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Baltimore School of Law.
He served as Director of St. Mary’s County Department of Economic and Community Development, and Executive Director of St. Mary’s County Housing Authority from 1979 until 1993. His law office is in Leonardtown and he lives with his wife Elizabeth Sherman in Hollywood.
Joe has been a member of the Board of Directors for Cedar Lane Senior Living Community since 1993, is a past Chairman of the Board, and now serves as Special Counsel.