Skip to main content

About me

In practice for more 34 years, attorney Edward J. O’Connor, Jr. has established a reputation for providing dedicated personal professional service based on a thorough understanding of the needs of our client in matters of Maryland family law, criminal traffic law, personal injury, medical malpractice and civil litigation.

Edward J. O’Connor, Jr. is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, the Prince George's County Bar Association and Anne Arundel County Bar Association, and has been admitted to the Maryland Court of Appeals, the U.S. District Court in Maryland, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of the United States. 


Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 50%
    35 years, 5 thousand cases
  2. Child Custody: 20%
    35 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Family: 15%
    35 years, 5 thousand cases
  4. Domestic Violence: 10%
    35 years, 500 cases
  5. DUI & DWI: 5%
    35 years, 2 thousand cases



Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

3 total 

Are you an attorney? Endorse this lawyer

  • David Richard Waranch

    I endorse this lawyer. He's an experienced attorney who gets great results and cares deeply about his clients.


    David Waranch Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • No photo

    I endorse this lawyer. He is very knowledgeable in his field of practice and very conscientious


    Gary Courtois Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

5407 Water Street
Suite 108
Upper Marlboro, MD, 20772


DCInactive 198607/06/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2015 TEN BEST (10) ATTORNEYSAmerican Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys2015
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
People's Pro Bono AwardMaryland State Bar Association1992
Outstanding Panel Attorney AwardLaw Foundation of Prince Georges County1992
Outstanding Panel Attorney AwardLaw Foundation of Prince Georges County1991
Outstanding Panel Attorney AwardLaw Foundation of Prince Georges County1990
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of Edward J. O'Connor Jr.1980 - 2015
Judicial Law ClerkCircuit Court for Prince Georges County1978 - 1980
Association namePosition nameDuration
Anne Arundel County Bar AssociationMember1983 - Present
Maryland State Bar Associationmember1980 - Present
Prince George's County Bar AssociationMember1980 - Present
Law Foundation of Prince Geoges CountyPresident1995 - 1996
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Contested CustodyCustody Settlement reached
See all legal cases 
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Maryland School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1979
University of Maryland, College ParkPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Circuit CourtFamily Law Orientation Class2004