Abigail Rodgers Layton serves as the Director of the Family Division at the Delaware Office of the Attorney General. Prior to this role, she served as the Commander of the Child Predator Task Force, a statewide Task Force designed to combat technologically facilitated crimes against children. She has served as a Deputy Attorney General with the Delaware Department of Justice for 10 years.
Ms. Layton is a graduate of Gettysburg College and Villanova University School of Law. Prior to joining the Department of Justice, Ms. Layton started her career at Taylor Duane Barton & Gilman in Boston, Massachusetts. She has served on the editorial board of The Advocate, a publication of Delaware Trial Lawyers Association. She was honored with the Delaware Department of Justice Distinguished Service Award, the Linnean Award for Outstanding Leadership and the Alfred J. Hamme Award for Leadership. Ms. Layton was also named a Woman of Distinction by Gettysburg College.
She has served as the President of the Board of Directors for Prevent Child Abuse Delaware, as a member of the Board of Directors of Delaware Guidance Services and is a member of the Richard K. Herrmann Technology Inn of Court. She was also the chair of the Human Trafficking Coordinating Council for the State of Delaware.
Abby is a 1994 graduate of Ursuline Academy. When asked to consider serving on the board, Abby said, “It seems like a great way to give back to a community that has given me so much.”