Perry L. Paylor Esq.

Perry Paylor, Esq.

Guns Sense Candidate distinction

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Raised in Montgomery County, MD, Perry Paylor is a product of Montgomery County’s celebrated public school system, youth sports, and faith community. Today, he lives less than a mile from the neighborhood where he was raised.

He is a proud graduate of Paint Branch High School and holds a Bachelor of Arts from Hampton University and a Juris Doctor from North Carolina Central University School of Law. Paylor currently resides with his wife and family in Silver Spring.

After 14 years in private law practice, Paylor joined Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Office in 2019 as Chief of the Guns and Drugs Unit.

Paylor serves as Deputy State’s Attorney in Prince George’s County, where he helps oversee up to 1,000 cases and a $19 million annual budget and oversees the Guns & Drugs Unit, Major Crimes Unit, Post Trial Unit, and Grand Jury Screening.

Paylor has been an Adjunct Professor at Bowie State University, Bowie, MD. He is a member of several bar associations including the American Bar Association, National Bar Association, Maryland State Bar Association, and the J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association.

A family note... coverage of Tonja Paylor's 2020 kidney donation to Perry.

A family note… coverage of Tonja Paylor’s 2020 kidney donation.

Proven Community Leader

  • National Bar Association
  • National District Attorneys Association
  • National Black Prosecutors Association
  • J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity
  • National Hampton Alumni Association
  • Kingdom Fellowship AME Church


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