Hollywood, Maryland Criminal Lawyers
Lexington Park, MD 20653
I have a B.A. in Psychology from Hampton University and a M.B.A. from the University of Baltimore. I earned my J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law. I am a member of Prince Georges...
He began his career as a judicial law clerk for the Montgomery County District Court, working alongside eleven District Court Judges. He was then appointed as an Assistant State’s Attorney for Frederick County, Maryland. He was first assigned to the District Court team, prosecuting thousands of misdemeanor cases, including DUI/traffic cases, drug offenses, domestic violence, and white-collar financial crimes. During this time, he was also designated as Special Prosecutor.
Greenbelt, MD 20770
University of Baltimore School of Law and University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Mr. Jones has successfully developed a practice concentrating in motor vehicle accidents and other complex personal injury litigation, criminal defense including DUI/DWI cases, insurance defense, utility defense, civil litigation, and medical malpractice.
In the criminal area, he’s an experienced defender of those accused of minor misdemeanors to major felonies, including homicide.
In civil litigation, he has had extensive experience in personal injury litigation, medical malpractice, fraudulent claims, and special investigations.
Mr. Jones is known by his colleagues as a sharp and gifted cross-examiner. He litigates a...
Chinwe was selected as a Top 40 Under 40 by The National Trial Lawyers for their 2018 membership. She...
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.
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