Claude de Vastey Jones, Board Member
Claude de Vastey Jones is an attorney at Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr, LLP in Columbia, Maryland. Her practice focuses on cases involving litigation before federal and Maryland courts and administrative agencies, including business, commercial and personal injury matters. She has more than 20 years of experience in law, including as deputy state’s attorney for Anne Arundel County. She also served in multiple roles in the Office of the State’s Attorney for Howard County, including chief of the District Court Division. Earlier in her career, de Vastey Jones was a law clerk for the Circuit Court for Baltimore City and the Office of Attorney General Department of Juvenile Services. She is a member of the Maryland State Bar and United States District Court for Maryland. In addition, she is a Maryland Bar Foundation fellow, Anne Arundel County Bar and Howard County Bar Associations. Additionally, she serves on multiple committees for the Maryland State Bar Association. Ms. de Vastey Jones graduated from the University of Baltimore School of Law with certificates in family law and international law and studied international law in Germany with Georgetown University. She earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Maryland.