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Greenbelt, MD 20770
University of Baltimore School of Law and University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
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.
Chinwe was selected as a Top 40 Under 40 by The National Trial Lawyers for their 2018 membership. She...
Mr. Jezic has been selected to three of the most prestigious...
Prior to going to law school, Asher worked in the hospitality business for almost 12 years. From waiter to bartender to bar-owner, his primary focus was on taking care of his customers and treating each one as an individual, with dignity and respect. Mr. Weinberg believes that this focus on communication with his clients is a virtue that most attorneys have forgotten about.
Mr. Weinberg left the service industry, and attended law school at Nova Southeastern, in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. After...
Silver Spring, MD 20910
The George Washington University Law School and Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Meredith first began her legal career as a Public Defender for the Marion County Public Defender Agency in Indianapolis, Indiana. She later moved back home to Maryland and became an...
Education: Juris Doctorate from the University of Maryland School of Law
Honors, Health Law Certificate
Bachelors of Science in Political Science and Bachelors of Science in Communications at Towson University
Areas of Practice: Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, and Government Relations.
Jason Ruben began his legal career working in the State’s Attorney’s Office for Montgomery County Maryland. There he gained an invaluable understanding and in-depth knowledge into the Maryland criminal justice system.
Jason then began working at the Network for Public Health Law. The Network for Public Health Law provides legal assistance and helpful resources to local, state and federal...
Hyattsville Criminal Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services
Maryland, Bar Foundation, Inc. Montgomery County Pro Bono Program
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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