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Andrew Melchior Macdonald

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Andrew MacDonald was an Assistant State's Attorney for Wicomico County (criminal prosecutor/DA) for 10 years before opening his own criminal defense practice serving Maryland's Eastern Shore in 2006.  Mr. MacDonald represents criminal defense clients in Ocean City, Salisbury, Snow Hill, Cambridge, and Princess Anne.  Mr. MacDonald is a local resident who has been practicing criminal law on Maryland's Eastern Shore for 20 years.  Mr. MacDonald is an experienced local trial attorney who will aggressively fight to protect your rights and freedom in a criminal or DUI case.  Call anytime, including nights and weekends, for a free consultation regarding your criminal or DUI case at 410-341-7575. 


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 85%
    20 years, 3 thousand cases
  2. Bankruptcy: 5%
    10 years
  3. Personal Injury: 5%
    10 years
  4. Family: 3%
    10 years
  5. Business: 2%
    10 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Cynthia Brubaker Macdonald

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Cynthia Macdonald Business Attorney
    Relationship: Family member

  • Angela Beth Dipietro

    Andrew is one of the most thorough and competent attorneys I know. He has a reputation for professionalism and preparedness, and an outstanding knowledge of the law.


    Angela Dipietro Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

MacDonald Law Office, LLC

208 Calvert Street
P.O. Box 33
Salisbury, MD, 21803-0033

12 35th St.
Unit 201
Ocean City, MD, 21842



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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2014
Certificate of AchievementWicomico County2007
National Community Coordination Honor AwardU.S. Dep't of Justice2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyMacDonald Law Office2006 - Present
Assistant State's AttorneyWicomico County State's Attorney1996 - 2006
Judicial Law ClerkWicomico County Circuit Court1995 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
Maryland State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Wicomico County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
DUINot guilty
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Baltimore School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Syracuse UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1992