Mr. Dowling concentrates his practice in the areas of Workers' Compensation, Labor and Employment Law, the Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights, Corporate and Business Law and Construction Law. He regularly represents clients in state courts throughout Maryland and before state administrative agencies, including: the Maryland Workers' Compensation Commission and the Maryland Home Improvement Commission. Mr. Dowling is also an authorized plan attorney for the F.O.P. Grand Lodge legal defense plan.
Mr. Dowling has over three decades of military, law enforcement and legal experience. Mr. Dowling has been associated with an insurance defense firm in Baltimore City, MD, where his practice concentrated on workers' compensation defense, general business matters and insurance defense; and a general practice firm in Ellicott City, MD, where his practices concentrated on business and transactional law, construction law and civil litigation. Mr. Dowling has been certified by the Maryland Police Training Commission as an instructor and has taught both entry level and experienced officers. Mr. Dowling also served with distinction in the United States Marine Corps. from 1983 to 1987, and was awarded the Presidential Service Certificate and Badge by direction of President Ronald Reagan for his service while assigned to Camp David.
Licensed since 2001
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers Magazine||2011|
|Police Corporal/Legal Advisor||City of Greenbelt||2005 - 2009|
|Attorney||Law Offices of Robert H. Dowling, LLC||2005 - Present|
|Associate Attorney||Saltzman & Jablon, LLC||2003 - 2005|
|Associate Attorney||Baltimore Insurance Defense Firm||2002 - 2003|
|Legal Intern||Maryland State Law Enforcement Officer’s Labor Alliance||2001 - 2002|
|Police Officer||City of Greenbelt||1988 - 2001|
|Corporal||United States Marine Corps||1983 - 1987|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Maryland State Bar Association||Member||2002 - Present|
|Republican National Lawyers Association||Member||2002 - Present|
|Marine Corps Association||Member||2000 - Present|
|Fraternal Order of Police||Member||1988 - 2009|
|University of Baltimore School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2001|
|Columbia Union College||Business Administration||BS - Bachelor of Science||1996|