I earned my Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Delaware, where I majored... more
I earned my Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Delaware, where I majored in Criminal Justice and participated in the Honors Program. I later attended the University of Baltimore School of Law where my concentration was litigation and advocacy. I studied under Professor Byron Warnken, who was my instructor for Criminal Law, Constitutional Criminal Procedure I and II. Graduating c... view profile
I am licensed to practice law in the state of Maryland. I am certified to conduct... more
I am licensed to practice law in the state of Maryland. I am certified to conduct Standardized Field Sobriety Tests. I am a member of the American Bar Association and the Maryland State Bar Association. I am a proud father and husband.
I have enjoyed practicing law and mediating disputes for the past 41 years. It is... more
I have enjoyed practicing law and mediating disputes for the past 41 years. It is very rewarding to be able to advise people about the law and to assist them in resolving difficult and sensitive matters. I have been appointed as a Standing Examiner for the Circuit Court for Howard County and will take testimony and recommend actions to the Judges in uncontested matters.
Mr. Portner is a member of the National Top 100 Trial Lawyers. Time Magazine in fact,... more
Mr. Portner is a member of the National Top 100 Trial Lawyers. Time Magazine in fact, recently recognized his achievements. Mr. Portner has been an attorney licensed to practice in Maryland and Washington, D.C. since 1988. He represents clients in matters of personal injury, including motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, workers' compensation, and criminal defense. Recently, he was ... view profile
With a loud “CRACK!” the surly Howard County police officer brought his heel down... more
With a loud “CRACK!” the surly Howard County police officer brought his heel down hard in the middle of the skateboard, snapping it cleanly into two useless pieces. The 14-year-old skater punk, David Zwanetz, watched in disbelief as the board that took months of re-gripping golf clubs to earn enough to buy, was reduced to splinters. David wasn’t a bad kid, it’s just that the skateboardin... view profile
Jeffrey B. Schultz is an experienced litigator who has tried cases throughout the... more
Jeffrey B. Schultz is an experienced litigator who has tried cases throughout the State of Maryland on behalf of his clients. Whether the issues involved child custody, division of marital property, defense of traffic or criminal charges, or resolution of disputes for landlords and property managers, Jeffrey B. Schultz is an experienced litigator who zealously seeks the best result for his clie... view profile
Over the last fifteen years, I have been an active part of Portner & Shure's legal... more
Over the last fifteen years, I have been an active part of Portner & Shure's legal team, providing advice and analysis on all major personal injury cases. Our firm has recovered approximately $12 million dollars annually for injured accident clients throughout Maryland, Virginia, and D.C. While working for one of Marylands largest firms and representing big business, I of course was trained... view profile
If you are suspected of a crime or charged with a violation of law, you may require the services of a criminal defense attorney to present your defense or negotiate a penalty. As different rules and procedures exist for different offenses, you should seek a criminal defense attorney who has worked on your particular type of case to provide you with the best defense. An experienced criminal defense attorney knows what information the government will need to prove your guilt. The defense attorney will also know what information you need to prove your innocence, including whether there are any legal rules justifying your actions.
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