Gaithersburg, Maryland Criminal Lawyers

Kush Arora
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Get help now! Free consultation, aggressive representation in criminal cases.

I’m an experienced New York criminal defense lawyer and represent clients in all types of criminal cases. I provide personal attention, thoughtful guidance, and will help you through every step of your case. Read More »
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Barry H. Helfand
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Maryland Criminal Law Lawyer with 54 years experience

University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of LawMaryland, U.S. Supreme Court and District of Columbia
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Jon W. Sargent
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Maryland Criminal Law Lawyer with 37 years experience

University of Dayton School of LawMaryland
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Mariah D. Stover
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Gaithersburg, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience

Ms. Stover is an attorney with extensive knowledge and experience in a wide variety of legal matters including family law (divorce, custody, child support), criminal and traffic (DUI/DWI, theft, Post-Conviction... Read More »
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Mr Andrew V Jezic
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Gaithersburg, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(240) 292-7200 18310 Montgomery Village Ave Suite 610
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Prior to entering private practice in 2003, DC criminal lawyer Andrew V. Jezic served as a Maryland prosecutor for nearly eight years. During his time as a prosecutor, Mr. Jezic prosecuted some of the most serious felony cases in Montgomery and Anne Arundel counties. Now as a Maryland & DC criminal defense attorney, Mr. Jezic aggressively represents defendants around the state and in Washington, D.C. facing such serious charges as murder, rape and armed robbery. He has handled over 100 jury trials in his career and over 35 homicide cases.

Mr. Jezic has been selected to three of the most prestigious...
Mariah D. Stover
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Gaithersburg, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(888) 519-2801 18310 Montgomery Village Ave
#410
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
American University Washington College of Law
Ms. Stover is an attorney with extensive knowledge and experience in a wide variety of legal matters including family law (divorce, custody, child support), criminal and traffic (DUI/DWI, theft, Post-Conviction Petitions), personal injury (auto accidents, pedestrian accidents, slip and falls), and immigration (naturalization, adjustment of status, and asylum).

After graduating law school, Ms. Stover clerked for the Honorable Marielsa A. Bernard of the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, MD. Throughout her clerkship, Ms. Stover not only gained knowledge of the law and the inner workings of the courthouse, but she also gained extensive insight into a wide variety of family law...
David Paul Weber
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Gaithersburg, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(301) 850-3370 267 Kentlands Blvd., Suite 250
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Criminal, Divorce, Employment and Probate
Syracuse University College of Law
I am a big-city attorney who practices on Main Streets in Gaithersburg, MD and on Chincoteague Island, VA. I am a licensed attorney (Maryland, Virginia, DC), certified fraud examiner (nationwide), and registered private investigator (Virginia). Before starting my own law practice, I was a National Park Ranger, a law clerk to a federal judge, a U.S. government prosecutor, and a criminal investigator. I completed my career as the Assistant Inspector General for the Securities and Exchange Commission. In private practice, nearly all my cases involve litigation - meaning trial work - but the cases vary...
Anthony A. Fatemi
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(888) 519-2801 18310 Montgomery Village Ave
#410
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
Gaithersburg, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
Criminal, Family, Immigration and Personal Injury
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School and University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Matthew David Alman
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Gaithersburg, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(301) 330-0010 183 Mill Green Avenue, Suite 100
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Boston University School of Law
Stephen Allen
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Gaithersburg, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(301) 987-2002 301 S Frederick Ave
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
American University Washington College of Law
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Thomas J. Stolz
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Gaithersburg, MD Criminal Law Lawyer
(240) 313-6564 36 North Summit Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Gaithersburg, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(301) 987-0600 800 S Frederick Ave
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Criminal and Medical Malpractice
Gaithersburg, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(301) 527-1298 301 S Frederick Ave
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Gaithersburg, MD Criminal Law Attorney
(440) 899-9161 315 West Side Dr
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Criminal, Business, Divorce and Family
Afshin Pishevar
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Maryland Criminal Law Lawyer

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law4th Circuit, Federal Circuit, Maryland, U.S. Supreme Court and Washington, D.C.
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Richard M. Karceski
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Free Consultation! Aggressive Lawyer! Experienced Criminal Defense Advocacy!

I am a dedicated and successful criminal defense attorney. I have the experience needed to obtain the best possible outcome in your case. Visit my website for past results and information. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Gaithersburg, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(240) 386-0550 12 S Summit Ave
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Criminal and DUI
Montgomery Village, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(240) 418-2532 19008 Stedwick Dr
Montgomery Village, MD 20886
Criminal, Business, Collections and DUI
Gaithersburg, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(301) 519-8170 15 E Deer Park Dr
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Criminal, Business, DUI and Divorce
Gaithersburg, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(410) 284-1300 1611 Tanyard Hill Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
Criminal and Business
Gaithersburg, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(301) 850-3370 267 Kentlands Blvd.
Suite 250
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Criminal
Michael Wolff
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Rockville, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(301) 250-7232 15245 Shady Grove Rd
Suite 465, North Lobby
Rockville, MD 20850
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, Business and DUI
University of Akron
Michael G. Wolff is a seasoned veteran with more than 30 years of experience practicing bankruptcy law. He is a respected bankruptcy attorney responsible for handling complex cases. He has served as a Bankruptcy Trustee for over 20 years in Maryland. He also enjoys a superior reputation among his clients and peers. His bankruptcy practice has been featured in several national publications. He is rated AV – the highest awarded for legal ability and ethics – by Martindale-Hubbell legal directory.
David Martella
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Rockville, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(301) 251-9001 110 N Washington St
#502
Rockville, MD 20850
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
American University Washington College of Law
Kush Arora
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Rockville, MD Criminal Law Attorney
(301) 761-4842 51 Monroe Street
Suite 610
Rockville, MD 20850
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
The Catholic University of America
Kush Arora is a Maryland criminal defense attorney who is dedicated to fighting for his client's rights. Mr. Arora handles cases in both Maryland district, as well as circuit court. Common types of criminal cases Mr. Aurora defends against include DUI charges, assault charges, theft charges, sex offense charges, as well as federal criminal charges to name a few. Before private practice, Mr. Arora served as an Assistant Public Defender in Montgomery County Maryland. Mr. Arora has received a perfect 10/10 rating from AVVO and has also AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell and has been named a Top 100 Trial...
Michael S. Rothman
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Rockville, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(301) 251-9660 401 East Jefferson Street
Suite 201
Rockville, MD 20850
Free ConsultationCriminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and White Collar Crime
The George Washington University Law School and University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
I am the founder and principal of a boutique criminal defense law firm located in Rockville, Maryland. I am licensed to practice law in both federal and state courts in Maryland and the District of Columbia. Since 2011, I have been recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine (a peer reviewed attorney publication) as among the top 5% of criminal defense lawyers practicing -- both in Maryland and the District of Columbia. My areas of practice and concentration include criminal defense, white collar criminal defense, dui/dwi defense, traffic matters, Internet crime and fraud, computer fraud, as well as governance and...
Hugo Castro
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Rockville, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(301) 977-4433 200-A Monroe Street
Suite 305
Rockville, MD 20850
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Immigration and Traffic Tickets
Universidad de Lima
I represent clients in immigration, criminal, DUI/DWI and traffic matters.

My immigration law practice covers all the United States and U.S. embassies and consulates around the world. My criminal, DUI/DWI and traffic law practice covers the states of Maryland and Virginia.

The representation usually starts after an initial consultation where I preliminary evaluate the case. At the initial consultation I will give you my honest legal opinion of your case. If I need more information to give you a legal opinion I will tell you so.

I am a very strong advocate. For that reason I always look for all the possible legal...
Benjamin Herbst
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Free Consultation! Passionate Criminal Defense Lawyer! Secure Your Freedom!

I am a dedicated and relentless criminal defense attorney. I will bring legal expertise and determination to your fight against criminal charges! Visit my website for client testimonials or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Arya Saleh
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Maryland Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience

Arya Saleh, Esq. is an experienced former Assistant State’s Attorney who has prosecuted a diverse array of criminal matters before judges and juries in multiple jurisdictions throughout the State of Maryland. He began... Read More »
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David Keith Felsen
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Rockville, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(301) 251-4010 600 Jefferson Plaza
#201
Rockville, MD 20852
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business and DUI
American University Washington College of Law
Our lawyers take the time to make sure of Clients are well represented and represented well.
Mr. Jason William Cleckner Esq.
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Rockville, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(301) 789-1616 27 Wood Lane
Second Floor
Rockville, MD 20850
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Syracuse University College of Law
Mr. Cleckner practices exclusively in the areas of criminal defense, traffic defense, and peace and protective order defense. He has never done anything else. Therefore, he focuses all of his extensive court experience on your case to get the best possible outcome. His wife Melanie handles all of the firm's domestic, family and divorce matters.
Afshin Pishevar
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Rockville, MD Criminal Law Lawyer
(301) 279-8773 226 N Adams St
Rockville, MD 20850
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, Business and DUI
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
James Nickelsporn
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Silver Spring, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(301) 942-9118 10 Post Office Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
American University Washington College of Law
James Nickelsporn legal career began in 1972 when he became Assistant State’s Attorney for Prince George’s County. He remained in this position for six years at which point he was the Assistant Public Defender for Prince George’s County for the years of 1978 - 1989. It was also at this time when he opened Nickelsporn & Lundin, P.C. It was also during his eleven years as a public defender that he was Chief Trial Attorney for the Juvenile Division. When not practices law, James is an instructor of business management at Prince George's Community College, enjoys swimming, exercise,...
Benjamin M Kurtz
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Rockville, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(301) 685-3911 Suite 206
Rockville, MD 20850
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Employment and Personal Injury
University of Baltimore School of Law and University of Maryland - College Park
C. Sei-Hee Arii
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Rockville, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(240) 621-0529 401 East Jefferson Street
Suite 208
Rockville, MD 20850
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Personal Injury
American University Washington College of Law
"Sei-Hee Arii: one in a million attorney; once in a lifetime individual"

"Her knowledge, expertise and professionalism saved my life."

My promise to you: I will look after your best interest; treat you like the individual that you are; and I will fight... for you.

I have successfully litigated criminal, serious traffic (DUI/DWI), and civil cases for 20 years (btw, I have finally reached 20 years in service, so the “over 15 years” should be replaced with “20 years”). From 2013 to 2019, I received AVVO's Superb 10.0 rating and its Clients' Choice Award. I have been selected for inclusion in the following...
Jon W. Sargent
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Rockville, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(301) 251-4010 600 Jefferson Plaza
#201
Rockville, MD 20852
Free ConsultationCriminal, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
University of Dayton School of Law
Mark Oakley
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Rockville, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(301) 424-8081 1803 Research Blvd., Suite 401
Rockville, MD 20850
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Family and Personal Injury
University of Maryland - Baltimore
Mark W. Oakley is an established litigation attorney concentrating on civil litigation, personal injury, construction law, and criminal and traffic defense. He also advises business clients, negotiates and drafts contracts, and handles a variety of litigation matters at all levels of the state and federal court systems. Mr. Oakley is trained and certified in the collaborative practice of law. Mr. Oakley is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law (J.D. 1987), and the University of Maryland, College Park (B.A. 1984). He is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, the District of...
Barry H. Helfand
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Rockville, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 54 years experience
(301) 251-9001 110 N Washington St
#502
Rockville, MD 20850
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Personal Injury
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Rebecca Anne Nitkin
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Rockville, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(301) 251-8686 77 S Washington St
Rockville, MD 20850
Criminal and DUI
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Rebecca Nitkin believes in the passionate pursuit of justice for all - one case at a time, one client at a time. She is licensed to practice in all Maryland courts and in Washington DC, and since 1992 has practiced exclusively in the area of criminal law. She has handled many high-profile criminal defense cases that have been featured on both local and national radio and television and in other media, including "Good Morning America," "The Today Show, "The O'Reilly Factor", and "Court TV With Nancy Grace". Her interviewing skills landed her the position as a Legal Analyst on...
David Keith Felsen
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Maryland Criminal Law Lawyer with 30 years experience

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David Martella
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Maryland Criminal Law Attorney with 26 years experience

American University Washington College of LawMaryland
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Dontrice Hamilton
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Rockville, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(301) 503-1690 1 Church Street
Suite 910
Rockville, MD 20850
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
The George Washington University Law School
2002 and 2003 - Nominated for Who's Who Among American Law Students

2012 - Recipient of the Pro Bono Award from Community Legal Services of Prince George's County, Inc.

2014 - Recipient of the President's Citation for Outstanding Pro Bono Service from the Montgomery County Maryland Bar Foundation

Attorney Dontrice P. Hamilton graduated from The George Washington University National Law Center. As a law student, she interned at the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. After graduation, she was a Judicial Law Clerk to The Honorable William B. Spellbring, Jr. at the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County. Her practice focuses on family law,...
Reginald W. Bours III
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Rockville, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 50 years experience
(301) 340-9016 401 East Jefferson Street, Suite 103
Rockville, MD 20850
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Baltimore
Aggressive, fully prepared trial lawyer who covers Montgomery, Frederick, Howard and Prince George's Counties in District Court and Circuit Court, plus all Maryland Federal Courts. Current active member of National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, NACDL, Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys Association, plus Maryland State and Montgomery County Bar Associations, where he has been a frequent lecturer. Most recently taught other lawyers about DUI practice in a County Bar CLE. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1968, Maryland Federal U.S. District Court, 1969, and Supreme Court, 1974. Frequently a solo, currently in the partnership of Bours & Lucero, LLC, which...
Donna Kathleen Rismiller
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Rockville, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(301) 340-1616 51 Monroe St
Rockville, MD 20850
Criminal, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Georgetown University Law Center
Donna K. Rismiller is the founder of Rismiller Law Group, LLC and is an accomplished litigator and collaborative resolution professional. Focusing her practice exclusively in the area of Family Law, she assists her clients with complex financial resolutions, significant custody decisions, as well as highly emotionally-charged disputes, often involving the challenging dynamics of abuse and control.

Donna Rismiller has been recognized for her high achievement and legal aptitude by several publications including the Maryland Daily Record, Maryland Super Lawyers Magazine, Baltimore Magazine and The Washington Post Magazine. She has been recognized as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial...
Robert Benjamin Middleton
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Rockville, MD Criminal Law Lawyer
(301) 637-8457 110 N Washington St.
Rockville, MD 20850
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Ben Middleton is a diligent and passionate criminal defense lawyer with a drive to represent individuals from all walks of life. Ben grew up in a multi-generational family of lawyers, but his passion fully bloomed while competing nationally with the University of Baltimore School of Law’s mock trial team.

He graduated from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2015, where he specialized in litigation. Before starting at Price Benowitz, Ben worked as a litigation attorney in Lutherville, MD, where he represented defendants charged with assault, domestic violence, wire fraud, and a variety of other offenses.

Ben believes in thoughtfully crafting...
Melanie Andrea Acuna
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Rockville, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(301) 363-2191 11821 Parklawn Drive
Suite 250
Rockville, MD 20852
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
UDC David A. Clarke School of Law
Michael Taylor
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Rockville, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(301) 251-2772 51 Monroe Place, Suite 707
Rockville, MD 20850
Criminal, Civil Rights and DUI
University of Baltimore School of Law
Trial Lawyer & Criminal Defense Attorney for DUI, DWI, Drug Crimes, Civil, Personal Injury, Wills & Estates, Collaborative Law & Guardianship in the Rockville, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring, Bethesda, Potomac, Aspen Hill, Wheaton & College Park, Maryland areas.
Mr. Gabriel Ciucur Vine Esq.
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Rockville, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(301) 309-0160 110 N Washington St
Suite 403
Rockville, MD 20850
Criminal, Business, DUI and Divorce
American University Washington College of Law
Michael Garagozlo
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Rockville, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(301) 424-9200 20 Courthouse Square
Suire 202
Rockville, MD 20850
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
Daniel J Wright
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Rockville, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(301) 760-3387 20 Courthouse Square
Suite 212
Rockville, MD 20850
Criminal and Family
Shawn Gritz
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Rockville, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(301) 217-9200 200A Monroe Street
Suite 310
Rockville, MD 20850
Free ConsultationCriminal, Arbitration & Mediation, DUI and Personal Injury
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Gaithersburg Criminal Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Maryland, Bar Foundation, Inc. Montgomery County Pro Bono Program
(301) 424-7651
Rockville, MD

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Arrested or facing criminal charges?

Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.

When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.


Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.

Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.