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About the Assistant Secretary

 
Julie Ellen Squire, Assistant Secretary, Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning

Julie Ellen Squire, Assistant Secretary, Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning

 

Julie Ellen Squire
Assistant Secretary, Division of Workforce Development

Julie Squire has worked with the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation since 1999. In April of 2013, Ms. Squire was appointed as Assistant Secretary of the Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning. Ms. Squire served as Assistant Secretary of the Division of Unemployment Insurance from October of 2009 through April of 2013. Prior to her appointment as Assistant Secretary, Ms. Squire served as the Deputy Director of the Division of Unemployment Insurance and as legal counsel from the Office of the Attorney General of Maryland.

Ms. Squire previously practiced law with the law firm of Gallagher, Evelius and Jones in Baltimore, concentrating in labor and employment and healthcare law. Ms. Squire received her bachelor's degree from Goucher College and her Juris Doctorate from the Ohio State University College of Law. Ms. Squire was selected to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of State Workforce Agencies, and has served on the Information Technology Support Center Steering Committee, the Policy Committee, the Investment Committee and the State Information Data Exchange System Executive Committee.