Attorney General Brian Frosh is committed to serving as the people's lawyer, by applying the law to improve lives and bringing fairness, equality and justice to all Marylanders. Prior to his current position, Attorney General Frosh served for 28 years in the Maryland General Assembly - 8 years in the House of Delegates and 20 years in the State Senate, where he was chairman of the Judicial Proceedings Committee for 12 years. As a legislator, Attorney General Frosh was a champion for making Maryland a safer place. He shepherded landmark legislation on gun safety, put in place stronger protections for victims of domestic violence and led efforts to expand the state's DNA database to help environment and protect Maryland families from foreclosure, among others. His legislative career also included efforts to protect Maryland consumers, especially seniors and vulnerable citizens, from fraud, identity theft, and scams, which are core functions of the Office of the Attorney General.