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MarylandCriminal Defense Lawyers in Hagerstown, Maryland

The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney in Maryland, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.


Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.


Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.


A criminal defense lawyer in Maryland should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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Charles B. Bailey

Charles B. Bailey
CHARLES BAILEY ATTY AT LAW LLC
111 W WASHINGTON ST
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Licensed for 24 years, Charles B. Bailey is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

John R Salvatore

John R Salvatore
Law Offices of John R. Salvatore
82 West Washington Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Licensed for 48 years, John R Salvatore is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

David Charles Harbin

David Charles Harbin
Harbin & Cheeatow LLC
111 North Potomac Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Licensed for 16 years, David Charles Harbin is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

J. Gregory Hannigan

J. Gregory Hannigan
J. Gregory Hannigan, P.A.
5 Public Square Suite 311
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Licensed for 39 years, J. Gregory Hannigan is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Andrea Cheeatow

Andrea Cheeatow
Harbin & Cheeaatow, LLC
111 North Potomac Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Andrea Cheeatow is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Donald Benson Thompson

Donald Benson Thompson
Law Offices of John R. Salvatore
82 West Washington Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Licensed for 17 years, Donald Benson Thompson is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Edward N Button

Edward N Button
20 West Washington Street Suite 501
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Edward N Button is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Alan L Winik

Alan L Winik
LeRoux & Winik, LLC
203 W Patrick St Suite B
Frederick, MD 21701
Licensed for 45 years, Alan L Winik is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Stephen Francis Allen

Stephen Francis Allen
Stephen F. Allen, P.C.
301 South Frederick Avenue Suite LL
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Licensed for 34 years, Stephen Francis Allen is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Allen J Katz

Allen J Katz
Law Offices of Allen J. Katz
316 East Diamond Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Licensed for 47 years, Allen J Katz is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Gordon Raithel King

Gordon Raithel King
The Law Offices of Gordon R. King
5257 Buckeystown Pike Suite 312
Frederick, MD 21704
Licensed for 12 years, Gordon Raithel King is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Susan Faith Puhala

Susan Faith Puhala
Law Office Puhala & English, P.A.
129 West Patrick Street Suite 2
Frederick, MD 21701
Licensed for 26 years, Susan Faith Puhala is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Stephen Gordon Slater

Stephen Gordon Slater
Slater & Slater, P.C.
129 West Patrick Street Suite 9
Frederick, MD 21701
Licensed for 18 years, Stephen Gordon Slater is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Thomas G Slater

Thomas G Slater
Slater & Slater, P.C.
129 West Patrick Street Suite 9
Frederick, MD 21701
Licensed for 39 years, Thomas G Slater is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Eugene L Souder Jr

Eugene L Souder Jr
The Law Firm Of Wampler & Souder LLC
7 North Market Street Suite 301
Frederick, MD 21701
Licensed for 23 years, Eugene L Souder Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Alice Pare

Alice Pare
Law Office Of Alice Pare
19737 Executive Park Cir
Germantown, MD 20874
Licensed for 29 years, Alice Pare is a Criminal Defense and Chapter 7 Bankruptcy lawyer... read more >

Lori Jo Churchyard

Lori Jo Churchyard
Law Offices of Lori Jo Churchyard, LLC
16539 Old Frederick Rd.
Mount Airy, MD 21771
Licensed for 9 years, Lori Jo Churchyard is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Maria Aspiazu

Maria Aspiazu
Maria Aspiazu LLC
317-C East Diamond Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Licensed for 12 years, Maria Aspiazu is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Richard P Bricken

Richard P Bricken
Law Offices Richard P. Bricken, P.A.
317 West Patrick Street
Frederick, MD 21701
Licensed for 51 years, Richard P Bricken is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Anthony Michael Cecala

Anthony Michael Cecala
Law Offices of Marc S. Ward, LLC
1005 Motter Avenue
Frederick, MD 21701
Licensed for 24 years, Anthony Michael Cecala is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Lawrence M Derx

Lawrence M Derx
Lawrence Derx, P.A.
3460 Olney Laytonsville Road Suite 221
Olney, MD 20832
Licensed for 17 years, Lawrence M Derx is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

John Robert Discavage

John Robert Discavage
Law Office of John R. Discavage, P.A.
19 N. Court Street Suite 203
Frederick, MD 21701
Licensed for 19 years, John Robert Discavage is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kathleen English

Kathleen English
Law Office Puhala & English, P.A.
129 West Patrick Street Suite 2
Frederick, MD 21701
Kathleen English is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Joanie Raymond

Joanie Raymond
Raymond Law Center, P.C.
18 Park Avenue
Mount Airy, MD 21771
Licensed for 25 years, Joanie Raymond is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Mitchell Rubenstein

Mitchell Rubenstein
Rubenstein, Cogan, Beehler & Quick, P.C.
12 South Summit Avenue Suite 250
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Licensed for 38 years, Mitchell Rubenstein is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Eric Schaffer

Eric Schaffer
Schaffer, Black & Flores P.C.
129 West Patrick Street Suite 5
Frederick, MD 21701
Eric Schaffer is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Chad Wilson Weddle

Chad Wilson Weddle
Poffenbarger & Weddle
210 West Patrick Street
Frederick, MD 21701
Licensed for 26 years, Chad Wilson Weddle is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Sarah Margaret Elkins

Sarah Margaret Elkins
847 Bayridge Dr
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Licensed for 9 years, Sarah Margaret Elkins is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Alex J Cruickshank

Alex J Cruickshank
303 Church Street P.O. Box 22
New Windsor, MD 21776
Alex J Cruickshank is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Willie J Mahone

Willie J Mahone
9A West Patrick Street
Frederick, MD 21701
Willie J Mahone is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Stephen J Musselman

Stephen J Musselman
State of Maryland Office Of The Public Defender
100 West Patrick Street
Frederick, MD 21701
Stephen J Musselman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Stacey Steinmetz

Stacey Steinmetz
Office of the Public Defender
100 West Patrick Street
Frederick, MD 21701
Stacey Steinmetz is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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NBLSC Certification in Criminal Trial Advocacy - The National Board of Legal Specialty Certification is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) to certify attorneys as specialists in criminal trial advocacy.



Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys Association

MCDAA promotes the study of criminal defense law, provides information and networking opportunities to assist its members, and promotes the fair administration of criminal justice.


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