Candidate Survey: Alexis Burrell-Rohde for Baltimore County Register of Wills Candidate Survey


Name *

Alexis Burrell-Rohde

Age *


Office Sought *

Register of Wills

County *

Baltimore County

Political Party *


Education *

JD, University of Maryland School of Law. BA University of Maryland College Park. Loch Raven Senior High School.

Career/Occupation *

Estates and Trusts Attorney

Political Experience *

I have never run for office, but I am the current serving Register of Wills for Baltimore County because I was appointed to service the balance of the prior Register's term when she retired.


Social Media Accounts *

Twitter: @alexisbrohde

Why are you running for office? *

I have spent my entire career preparing to serve the people of Baltimore County as Register of Wills. I was an estates and trusts attorney at Ober Kaler for 10 years. Then, I worked as an Assistant Attorney General representing the Registers of Wills and Orphans' Courts across the State of Maryland. Then, I worked at Brown Advisory, an investment firm. I know this field from inside out and from every vantage. I have the experience and the fresh thinking to modernize the office and continue the great service the community expects.

Who do you consider your political role model, and why? *

I am still looking for a political role model.

What is your favorite book about politics and policy, and why? *


What will be your top priority in office? *

Work to further modernize the office and serve the people of Baltimore County. I will work to secure additional resources for pro bono legal services to assist in estate planning and probate matters.

What is the biggest issue facing your area? *

In my office: lack of a modernized court filing and docketing system in estate cases and insufficient pro bono legal resources.

What are the three biggest issues facing Maryland? *

Disparities in educational opportunities, lack of drug rehab, access to health care.

What is your position on life issues? (abortion, assisted suicide) *

Pro choice, no position on assisted suicide.

What is your position on taxes and spending? *

My office collects inheritance taxes. I will follow the law and collect taxes according to the law. Tax dollars should be spent without waste and for programs that work. Government must be accountable.

What is your position on gun rights? *

I am not antigun.

What is your position on the legalization of marijuana? *

Marijuana is already medicinally legal.

What is your position on the current three-tiered system for the sale and distribution of alcohol? *

No position

What is your position on land use, growth, and development? *

No position

What is your position on crime and public safety? *

Public safety is important.

What is your position on county tax caps? *

No position

Was Joe Biden legitimately elected President of the United States in the November 2020 Election? *


Do you pledge to accept the results of your election? *