Mr. Paugh is an established trial attorney with more than 30 years of actual trial experience. He brings to his clients an understanding of the law and a seasoned understanding of the system in which the law is applied. Mr. Paugh recently won a 7.5 million dollar Jury Award against the State of Maryland.
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Federal District Court, Maryland
U.S. Federal District Court, Northern Virginia – pro hac vice
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
U.S. District Court, District of Northern Virginia
Maryland Court of Appeals
District of Columbia Court of Appeals
American Trial Lawyers Association
American Bar Association
Maryland State Bar Association
Maryland Trial Lawyers Association
District of Columbia Bar Association
Montgomery County Bar Association
High Profile Cases:
State of Virginia v. Roman Leimer
Involved Scotland Yard, Virginia State Police, international investigation including Continental U.S., Western Europe and South America. Reported at the time to be the largest manhunt in the history of VA.
State of Virginia v. Hazel Robinson, et al.
Called the “Largest Drug Ring” in the history of the Northern Neck Virginia Peninsula.
USA v. Ortiz, et al.
East Coast drug ring selling synthetic heroin. Caused media sensation with 43 deaths attributed to the synthetic drug and when U.S. Marshals mistakenly escorted co-conspirator to local bus stop, purchased a bus ticket and their freedom. Escaped but subsequently apprehended in New York City.
Published Appellate Cases:
Gore v. State, 74 Md. App. 143
Published opinion, leading Maryland case on DWI.
Mitchell v. Montgomery County, Maryland, 88 Md. App. 542
Published opinion, leading case on expert testimony and testimony of state toxicologist.
Guillermo Aguilera-Tovar v. State of Maryland, Reported in the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland, No. 1841, September Term, 2010
Published opinion on Miranda Rights and interrogations by police officers.
This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.
updated on 01/07/2013
This means that the attorney's misconduct in another state, or jurisdiction, also violated the rules for practicing law in District of Columbia Bar.
Posted by anonymous
Wed Jan 04 2017