The key to being a successful trial lawyer lies in having the insight to determine... more
The key to being a successful trial lawyer lies in having the insight to determine whether to litigate or negotiate, as well as the skill to assess and adapt to changing dynamics when in the courtroom. I bring to my clients decades of experience representing individuals and businesses in state and federal courts, as well as alternative dispute venues. My strength lies in using my well-honed tri... view profile
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
Focusing on criminal and serious traffic/DUI defense in Montgomery, Prince George's,... more
Focusing on criminal and serious traffic/DUI defense in Montgomery, Prince George's, Howard, Anne Arundel, Charles, Calvert, Frederick and Baltimore counties. Experience trying cases in all Maryland counties and the District of Columbia.
I have practiced over 28 years with a concentration in defense of juveniles in MD D.... more
I have practiced over 28 years with a concentration in defense of juveniles in MD D.C. and have had juvenile court appearances in hundreds of cases. I've appeared before virtually every school district within Maryland, most Maryland Circuit Court juvenile jurisdiction within the greater D.C. Metropolitan region and many others throughout the State. Adoption, guardianship, custody, school and c... 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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