2019 Recipient Courtney Colonese

Carroll County

2018 Recipient Shaundria Hanna

Baltimore City

2017 Recipient Elizabeth Rosen 

Howard County

Gelfman Award

2016 Recipient Brenda A. Harkavy
Carroll County

2015 Recipient Christina M. Jones
Prince Georges County

The Victoria F. Gelfman Legal Excellence Award honors one rising Maryland Assistant State's Attorney annually to advance prosecutorial excellence in the state of Maryland with a $5,000 award, helping to alleviate financial hurdles that might be due to educational loans or other obligations. The annual award is presented at the annual Maryland State's Attorneys' convention in Ocean City in June.