Gene Whissel, is a solo practitioner who brings 43 years of experience to the task of representing clients in a variety of matters. After graduation from Mount St Mary’s College and active duty in the United States Army his professional career began in 1972 as a Baltimore City Police Officer. While serving as a patrol officer, when he enrolled as a law student at the University of Baltimore School of Law. In the same year, he was recruited by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service to serve at their national headquarters in Washington, D.C. where he worked in Criminal Investigations Division specializing in organized crime and mail fraud investigations.
In 1977, he secured a law clerk position in the Prince George’s County State’s Attorney’s Office and was sworn in as a member of the Maryland Bar and Assistant State’s Attorney in 1978. In 1985 he accepted an offer to come to Anne Arundel County where he was named Principal Assistant State’s Attorney by the Honorable Warren B. Duckett.
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