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The Pishevar Law Firm has been balancing the scales of justice since 1993. We are a full service law firm of experienced Lawyers providing legal services to serve your needs. The Firm was founded in 1993 to provide experienced and effective representation to those businesses and individuals looking for an alternative to large firm representation. We handle a wide variety of Civil and Criminal matters, Business matters, injury cases and Immigration Law.


Mr. A.P. Pishevar is a seasoned and sought-after trial attorney.  Mr. Pishevar has been quoted in hundreds of news reports on National and Local Television, Newspaper Articles, on the Web and Radio.  After reading Mr. Pishevar's credentials, you will see why hundreds of people and corporations have come to rely on his advise and representation.  Mr. Pishevar's abilities and representation can be put to use on your side.


Languages spoken: Persian, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Corporate: 14%
    24 years
  2. Business: 14%
    24 years
  3. Employment: 10%
    24 years
  4. Transportation: 9%
    24 years
  5. Other: 53%
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Hourly ($350-450/hour), contingent (15-50%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

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Contact info


The Pishevar Law Building
226 N. Adams Street
Rockville, MD, 20850


DCActive 199607/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Personal Injury Verdicts and SettlementsWashingtonian Magazine2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2013
AV Rated - Judicial AdditionMartindale-Hubbell2013
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2013
Recognized for Judging Moot Court CompetitionUniversity of Maryland2012
Speaker at Annual Law Day Ethics SeminarMontgomery Bar Association2012
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
Member of Ethics CommitteMontgomery County Bar Association2010
Outstanding Work As Chair of Regional Mock Trial CompetitionAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2009
Recognition for ExcellenceInns of Court2006
Selected as Judge for International RoundsJessup Moot Court2005
Spangenberg Trial Advocacy AwardCleveland Marshall College of Law1993
American Jurisprudence Award for Trial AdvocacyCleveland Marshall College of Law1993
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Trial AttorneyMaryland Bar (Licensed since 1993)1993 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Iranian American Bar AssociationPresident - DC Chapter2013 - Present
Bar Association of Montgomery CountyElections Committee2012 - Present
Bar Association of Montgomery CountyEthics Committee2011 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association, Criminal Procedure CommitteeMember2010 - Present
Iranian American Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
American Trial Lawyers AssociationRegional Chair2003 - Present
American Bar Association (Montgomery County chapter), Family Law Section, Continuing Legal Education CommitteeMember1993 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember1993 - Present
Montgomery County Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present
American Inns of CourtMember2002 - 2005
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
OrthocareCo. vs. Harrington; Software Co. vs. Jeng, et al.; Nexgen, LLC vs. Lynch Co.Non-Compete Enfoced
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Publication nameTitleDate
Many Legal ArticlesSee Website2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cleveland State University - Cleveland-Marshall College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
University of Maryland, College ParkN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
News Media: CNN, MSNBC, NBC, FOX, New York Times, VOA, Hundreds of Local TV Channels and News PapersMedia Interviews regarding High Profile Cases2007