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W. Oakley is an established litigation attorney concentrating on personal
injury, construction law, and criminal and traffic defense.  He also advises business clients, negotiates
and drafts contracts, and handles a variety of civil litigation matters at all
levels of the state and federal court systems. Mr Oakley is also trained in the Collaborative Practice of law, a new approach to alternative dispute resolution that is designed to bring parties together to solve their differences and retain control over the final outcome rather than resort to litigation.   

& Eckstein, LLC, is a premier general practice law firm located in Montgomery
County, Maryland, representing clients throughout Maryland and the District of
Columbia.  The Firm is dedicated to providing the most competent representation and delivering
the highest quality legal services at small law firm rates.  We believe that our advice should help our
clients solve their problems and achieve their personal and business
goals.  Personal attention, efficient
service, an honest and forthright evaluation of our client=s needs, and sound advice founded on years of
experience, are all hallmarks of the Firm=s commitment to our clients.


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 40%
    28 years
  2. Personal Injury: 40%
    28 years
  3. Litigation: 20%
    28 years



Hourly ($250-350/hour), contingent (33-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Oakley & Eckstein, LLC

51 Monroe Place, Suite 600
Rockville, MD, 20850-2416


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding PartnerOakley & Eckstein, LLC1998 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Maryland State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
District of Columbia Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Bar Association of Montgomery CountyMemberN/A
Bar Association of Montgomery CountyMemberN/A
Collaborative Law Section, Bar Association of Montgomery CountyMemberN/A
Criminal Law Section, Bar Association of Montgomery CountyMemberN/A
Personal Injury Litigation Section, Bar Association of Montgomery CountyMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
1986 Mecedes Benz v. State of Maryland, 334 Md. 264, 638 A.2d 1164 (1994)Reversed trial court and restored client's property.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Maryland School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
University of Maryland, College ParkN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1984