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Representing clients in matters including DUI, DWI, Criminal, Traffic, Automobile Accidents


Languages spoken: Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 40%
    21 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
    21 years
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
    21 years



Hourly ($250-350/hour), contingent (25-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Gwen-Marie A Davis

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  • Warren E Tydings Jr

    I endorse this lawyer. I endorse this lawyer. Shawn is an excellent attorney. He is knowledgeable and experienced. He cares about his clients and communicates with them well. He is respected by his peers and by the Judges he appears before. He will go to trial or work plea deals in a client's best interest. I have worked with Shawn and sent him clients for various matters. Ten out of ten. Ed Tydings


    Warren Tydings Criminal Defense Attorney
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Contact info

Law Offices of Shawn A Gritz LLC

200-A Monroe Street
Suite 310
Rockville, MD, 20850-4244


DCActive 199405/24/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
NHTSA DWI Field Sobriety Testing CourseLaPier & Assoociates2011
Attorney of the YearAccess Maryland2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Panel AttorneyOffice Of The Public Defender2011 - Present
Panel MediatorDistrict Court of Maryland2000 - Present
OwnerLaw Offices of Shawn A. Gritz, LLC1996 - Present
AttorneyMeiselman & Greene, Chartered1993 - 1996
Law clerkU.S. EPA1991 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' AssociationN/A2003 - Present
Montgomery County Bar AssociationN/A1987 - Present
District of Columbia BarN/A1987 - Present
Maryland Association for JusticeN/A1987 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. PittCharges dismissed
State v. WarrenCase dismissed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Baltimore School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
University of Maryland, College ParkBusiness ManagementBS - Bachelor of Science1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
T.A.P.E. Alcohol Education ProgramEffects of Alcohol Education on DWI Outcomes2014