Whaleyville, Maryland Criminal Lawyers

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Frank Benvenuto
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(410) 641-2999 10031 Old Ocean City Blvd.
Suite 108
Berlin, MD 21811
Free ConsultationBerlin, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Widener University Delaware School of Law
The Law firm of Frank Benvenuto, P.A., has been providing criminal defense since 1993. With over 26 years experience, Frank Benvenuto is a skilled trial lawyer who grew up in Ocean City, Maryland. Frank Benvenuto regularly appears in both the District courts in Worcester County (those being Ocean City and Snow Hill District Courts). If you commit a crime in Ocean City usually you go to trial in Ocean City District Court of Maryland. He also appears regularly in the Circuit Court for Worcester County and Wicomico County. Frank handles all kinds of criminal cases: Assaults Affray Disorderly...
Oleg Fastovsky
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Ocean City, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(410) 970-6323 9939 Jerry Mack Rd,
#400A
Ocean City, MD 21842
Criminal
University of Baltimore School of Law
Oleg Fastovsky graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Baltimore School of Law, and, following a clerkship on the Court of Special Appeals, has been practicing criminal defense ever since. Mr. Fastovsky is admitted in both Maryland State and Federal Courts, and has defended clients all across Maryland, from Western Maryland to the Eastern Shore. Mr. Fastovsky has devoted his practice to helping those charged with any type of criminal offense, from low level misdemeanors to serious felonies and federal crimes, and has assisted hundreds of clients in obtaining excellent results from diligent work and expertise. ...
Julie Marion Guyer
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Ocean Pines, , MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(410) 310-3763 11032 Nicholas Lane, Suite A201
Ocean Pines, , MD 21811
Free ConsultationCriminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and Traffic Tickets
I am a retired Maryland State Trooper, and former prosecutor in the Ocean City, Maryland area. I have been an attorney since 2007, and concentrating on the Defense of crimes and driving offenses since 2012.
I will fight for you!
Don't allow your case to impact your life, please give me a call. Free consultation.
Thomas Joseph Maronick Jr
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Ocean City, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(800) 491-4291 5000 Coastal Highway
Unit 5
Ocean City, MD 21842
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Personal Injury
University of Baltimore School of Law
Thomas Maronick Jr is a Super Lawyers-rated attorney who has been practicing since 2008. A Baltimore native, Mr. Maronick is the founder and managing partner of The Law Office of Thomas Maronick Jr, LLC. Mr. Maronick focuses his practice on criminal defense including DUI defense and handles serious felony cases in state and federal court as well as misdemeanors. He has litigated cases in nearly all of Maryland's counties and federal courthouses. Since becoming a lawyer, Mr. Maronick has been honored with "Superb" ratings from Avvo.com, A+ from BBB, "AV-preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell, their highest rating, and being...
Erin Michael McCormack
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Salisbury, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(443) 742-8330 119 West Main Street
Suite 101
Salisbury, MD 21801
Criminal, Business, DUI and Divorce
University of Baltimore School of Law
Erin Michael McCormack provides a wide range of legal services to clients throughout the Eastern Shore of Maryland with his case load centered in Worcester, Wicomico, Dorchester and Somerset Counties. As a former Assistant State's Attorney and Law Clerk in Worcester County, Mr. McCormack possesses a unique insight into the judicial process facing individuals that find themselves before the Court. Since entering private practice, Mr. McCormack has primarily devoted his time to the areas of criminal defense, traffic matters (DUI/DWI) and civil litigation (business & contract disputes, professional negligence, etc.). Despite those concentrations, he also handles a...
Wm A Lee Clarke III
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Salisbury, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(410) 219-5899 30644 Brandywine Ct
Salisbury, MD 21804
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
University of Baltimore School of Law
Attorney Lee Clarke defends and fights for people accused of crimes, from death penalty murder and other felonies, down to DUI and other misdemeanors, in all Maryland State and Federal Courts; particularly in the Salisbury - Ocean City Maryland area.

Lee Clarke has been selected, by The National Trial Lawyers, as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Maryland.

Attorney Clarke also represents people, who have been seriously injured in vehicle accidents, on a contingent fee basis.

After graduating magna cum laude, from law school, ranked 8th in a class of 333, and study of International Law, in England, Lee Clarke spent...
John K. Phoebus
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Salisbury, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(410) 657-5775 110-B Baptist Street
Salisbury, MD 21801
Criminal, Business, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson School of Law
In 2014, solo practitioners James V. Anthenelli and John K. Phoebus joined with former State’s Attorney Kristy M. Hickman to create Anthenelli, Phoebus & Hickman, LLC. James V. Anthenelli was a former assistant state’s attorney with over 38 years’ experience. His practice has concentrated in the area of criminal defense. John K. Phoebus has been in private practice for more than 18 years and has focused on litigation including high-profile criminal defense cases and civil litigation. Joining the merger of these two firms is former State’s Attorney Kristy M. Hickman who brings with her the experience of having won all...
James V. Anthenelli
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Salisbury, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(410) 749-3700 134 East Main Street
Salisbury, MD 21801
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University of Baltimore School of Law and University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
As an AV® Preeminent rated lawyer, Attorney Anthenelli at Anthenelli, Phoebus & Hickman, LLC is committed to providing ethical and professional legal services to residents of Maryland. For over 35 years, this Salisbury criminal defense attorney has succeeded in obtaining highly favorable case results for his clients. His work as a former prosecutor has allowed him to understand both sides of the courtroom. This insight from the vantage point of the prosecution is invaluable. Personally attending to each client, Attorney Anthenelli is committed to providing one-on-one attention as he investigates each case. As a legal advocate included in the list...
Steven William Rakow
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(410) 600-3075 5700 Coastal Hwy
Suite 305
Ocean City, MD 21813
Free ConsultationOcean City, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University
Over 2 decades of criminal, traffic, and civil litigation experience. Retired Marine Corps lieutenant colonel. Former prosecutor in both Ohio and Maryland. Experienced small business owner.
Angie DiPietro
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Sailsbury, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(410) 441-5400 110 Baptist Street
Sailsbury, MD 21801
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
University of Baltimore School of Law
Angie DiPietro is a Maryland criminal defense attorney with an abundance of legal experience dealing with all kinds of criminal offenses. DiPietro graduated cum laude from the University of Baltimore school of law in 1996 and has worked around the Eastern shore of Maryland for much of her career. In addition to being a defense attorney, DiPietro is a panel attorney for the Office of the Public Defender and is one of only four court appointed examiners for Wicomico County. She has also completed training to be a court appointed mediator and is a member of the Wicomico County Bar...
Andrew Melchior MacDonald
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Ocean City, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
Ocean City, MD 21842
Criminal, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Former Assistant State's Attorney for Wicomico County. Criminal prosecutor for ten years on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Former judicial law clerk in Wicomico County. 18 years of trial experience in criminal law. Member of the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney's Association.
Marc Elliot Mandel Esquire
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Newark, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
8305 Langmaid Road
Newark, MD 21841
Criminal, Administrative, DUI and Real Estate
Harold Stanley Link
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Salisbury, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(443) 834-9603 845 Victoria Park Drive
Suite 303
Salisbury, MD 21801-8076
Criminal, DUI, Family and Personal Injury
Ocean City, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(410) 723-1400 6200 Coastal Hwy
Ocean City, MD 21842
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Estate Planning
Salisbury, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(410) 341-3939 231 E Main St
Salisbury, MD 21801
Criminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Personal Injury
Salisbury, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(410) 749-6052 212 W Main St
Salisbury, MD 21801
Criminal, Business and Personal Injury
Ocean City, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(410) 289-3553 3509 Coastal Hwy
Ocean City, MD 21842
Criminal, Business, DUI and Estate Planning
Salisbury, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(410) 341-7575 110 Baptist St
Salisbury, MD 21801
Criminal, Bankruptcy, Business and DUI
Ocean City, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 48 years experience
(410) 524-1944 115 72nd St
Ocean City, MD 21842
Criminal
Ocean City, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(410) 289-3553 3509 Coastal Hwy
Ocean City, MD 21842
Criminal, Business and Insurance Defense
Ryan Christopher Atwell
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Easton, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(410) 443-0473 21 North Hanson Street
Suite 102
Easton, MD 21601
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Personal Injury
University of Baltimore School of Law
At the Law Office of Ryan C. Atwell, I strive to be the one attorney you will ever need to handle all of your legal matters.
Michelle Barnes
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Cambridge, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(410) 463-6296 505 Maryland Ave
Cambridge, MD 21613
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
University of Baltimore School of Law
Heavyweight Experience in YOUR corner. Michelle has 25 years experience in the courtroom. As a twice elected State's Attorney, 8 years as the Division Chief for the Maryland Attorney General's Office specializing in criminal and environmental matters, and 12 years as a successful criminal defense attorney, Michelle is the one to have in your corner. Michelle practices all over the Eastern Shore of Maryland, as well as Anne Arundel, Prince George's, Baltimore City, and Baltimore Counties, as well as surrounding locations. Offices are based in Cambridge, MD but she can arrange meeting and trial prep rooms...
Deborah Ullmann
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Pocomoke City, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(410) 603-9140 203 Second Street
Pocomoke City, MD 21851
Criminal, Appeals, DUI and Traffic Tickets
University of Baltimore
Princess Anne, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 45 years experience
30538 Linden Ave
Princess Anne, MD 21853
Criminal, Bankruptcy and DUI
Albany Law
Denton, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(410) 479-0255 109 Market St
Denton, MD 21629
Criminal and DUI
Princess Anne, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
32552 Dublin Rd
Princess Anne, MD 21853
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Estate Planning
Easton, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(410) 822-7660 6 W Dover St
Easton, MD 21601
Criminal and DUI
Easton, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(410) 822-1988 16 S Washington St
Easton, MD 21601
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Cambridge, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(410) 228-2925 512 Poplar St
Cambridge, MD 21613
Criminal and DUI
Stephen P. Shepard
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Towson, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(410) 648-4008 303 W. Pennsylvania Avenue
Towson, MD 21204-4412
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Appalachian School of Law
Stephen P. Shepard (who prefers to simply be called “Steve”) is best described as a criminal defense attorney who simultaneously helps ease the stress and discomfort of people who are accused of crimes while serving as an aggressive and passionate champion against injustice. But at the end of the day, Steve sees himself as simply a person who is trying to make the world a better place by using a mix of his experience, skills, and knowledge.
Leonard R. Stamm
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Greenbelt, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(800) 256-8172 6301 Ivy Ln
#504
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and Juvenile
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Leonard Stamm is a nationally and locally recognized authority and lecturer in the area of drunk driving defense and Motor Vehicle Administration hearings. He authors Maryland DUI Law, and annually updates Maryland Evidence: State and Federal by Professor Lynn McLain, both published by West-Thomson-Reuters. He is also a Fellow (former Dean) of the National College for DUI Defense. He signed on to an amicus brief in Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts, and co-authored amicus briefs in Bullcoming v. New Mexico, Missouri v. McNeely, and Birchfield v. North Dakota. He is a former President of the Maryland Criminal Defense...
Michael A. Mastracci
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Baltimore, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(410) 869-3400 614 Edmondson Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21228
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Family
University of Baltimore School of Law
ABOUT MIKE
Present or Past Member of:
2014 - Appointed to the Baltimore County Bar Association's Bench - Bar Committee
2013-2014 Appointed to The Maryland Court Process Committee of the Commission on Child Custody Decision Making.
Maryland Trial Lawyers Association, Maryland Association for Justice, Maryland Criminal Defense Association
Maryland Collaborative Law Association, Inc., International Association of Collaborative Professionals, Maryland Collaborative Practice Council, Howard County Collaborative Professionals, Inc., Baltimore Collaborative Divorce Professionals
Biography: Founder and President, The Child Access Center, 1998-1999
2010 President of the Maryland Collaborative Law Association
Author of Award Winning and Highly Acclaimed Book: Stop Fighting Over the Kids: Resolving Day-to-Day Custody Conflict in Divorce Situations
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Justin B Hill
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Elkton, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(410) 324-7574 224 East Main Street
Elkton, MD 21921
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Estate Planning and Traffic Tickets
Charlotte School of Law
The Law Office of Justin B. Hill, LLC is dedicated to a client centered approach. Attorney Hill is committed to his clients and takes the time to understand his clients' goals. He will sit down with his clients and discuss their legal needs.
Attorney Hill focuses his practice on personal injury, wills, estates & trusts, debt collection, breach of contract cases, traffic, DUI, criminal, family and landlord & tenant law.
Jobeth Rocky Bowers
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Elkton, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(410) 885-6200 224 E. Main St
Elkton, MD 21921
Free ConsultationCriminal, Insurance Claims, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
University of Baltimore School of Law
I run a client centered practice handling cases in personal injury (worker's compensation and auto accidents) and criminal defense (crimes, serious traffic offenses) I take pride in the results that I provide with my clients, as well as the ongoing communication I maintain with my clients in order to better prepare their cases and claims.
James E Crawford Jr.
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Linthicum, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(443) 709-9999 999 Corporate Blvd. Suite 100
Linthicum, MD 21090
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University of Baltimore School of Law and University of Maryland - Baltimore
Attorney James E. Crawford, Jr.
Founder and Managing Partner
As a Baltimore-native, Attorney James Crawford grew up watching his father interact with some of the best judges and prosecutors in the state, using forcefulness and grace to navigate complex legal situations. He learned that the power to change the life of even one client is worth more than any amount of money or prestige.
As one of the most capable and tenacious trial lawyers in Maryland, he has enjoyed an extraordinary amount of successes on behalf of clients, spending just about every day of his working career in a Maryland courtroom.
The Founding of...
Eric Todd Kirk
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(410) 591-2835 1001 N. Calvert
Baltimore, MD 21202
Free ConsultationBaltimore, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
Criminal, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Albany Law School
I am a Personal Injury Attorney, a Workers' Compensation Lawyer and a Criminal Defense Counselor. Over the course of 20 plus years, I have handled thousands of cases involving accidental injury including hundreds of car accident cases in which my clients have sustained serious personal injury, incurred huge medical bills and lost wages, and were caused to suffer from pain and endure mental anguish. I proudly handle cases throughout Maryland, focusing in Baltimore, Baltimore County, Towson, Essex, Dundalk, Middle River, Parkville, Owings Mills, Randalstown, Pikesville, Ellicot, Anne Arundel County, Glen Burnie, Annapolis, Howard County, or Columbia, Ellicot CIty,...
William A. Stavros
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(410) 739-0794 115 Lawyers Row
Centreville, MD 21617
Free ConsultationCentreville, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Admitted to the Maryland Bar in 1996, William A. Stavros has over twenty years of courtroom trial experience and has represented thousands of people in court. He practices in both the State and Federal Courts and is dedicated to protecting the rights and interests of his clients through aggressive and personalized representation. Along with criminal, DUI/DWI and serious traffic matters, Mr. Stavros also accepts personal injury, legal and medical malpractice cases.

William A. Stavros graduated magna cum laude from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County in 1989 with a B.A. in Philosophy. After serving as an intern for Judge John N....
Thomas George Harrison
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Bel Air, MD Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(410) 420-7888 30 E Pennsylvania Ave
Bel Air, MD 21014
Criminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Divorce
Villa Julie College and Widener University Delaware School of Law
Graduated from Villa Julie College in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science degree in pre-law/paralegal studies. I attended Widener University of Law in Wilmington, Delaware in 1992 and graduated in 1995.

I was admitted to the MD Bar and Fed. Bar for the U.S Federal Court for the District of MD in 1996, and was employed as an associate attorney with the firm of Charles E. Chlan & Assoc. from 1988 until 2002. In 2002, I left Charles E. Chlan & Assoc. to start my own solo law practice in Bel Air, MD.

My primary area of concentration is in...
Andrew D. Alpert
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Lexington Park, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(301) 321-7277 22776 Three Notch Road, Suite 201
Lexington Park, MD 20653
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
The George Washington University Law School
Andrew D. Alpert is a partner with Alpert Schreyer Poe, LLC, a top rated law firm serving all of Maryland. A former prosecutor, Mr. Alpert has successfully represented thousands of individuals charged with Maryland DUI and other criminal offenses including but not limited to theft, weapons charges, drug crimes, assault, burglary and vehicular manslaughter. He is particular adept at representing repeat offenders. Mr. Alpert is also an experienced personal injury attorney who represents Maryland and DC residents injured and/or disabled due to car, truck and motorcycle accidents, boating incidents, and other types of personal injury events. He...
Arya Saleh
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Bowie, MD Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(866) 444-6363 16901 Melford Blvd, Ste 325
Bowie, MD 20715
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Widener University Delaware School of Law
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 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.

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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.

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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.