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Representing clients in matters including DUI, DWI, Criminal, Traffic, Automobile Accidents


Languages spoken: Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 40%
    22 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
    22 years
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
    22 years



Hourly ($250-350/hour), contingent (25-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

13 total 

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  • Henry Adam Shih

    Shawn Gritz is a great defense lawyer and will go above and beyond to protect his clients. I am always inspired by how much he cares and how hard he works. I have seen him in court and also tried co-defendant cases with him, and he has always done a great job.


    Henry Shih Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Gwen-Marie A Davis

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Gwen-Marie Davis Car accident Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Law Offices of Shawn A Gritz LLC

200-A Monroe Street
Suite 310
Rockville, MD, 20850-4244


DCActive 199407/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2016
Top Attorneys in MarylandBaltimore Magazine2016
NHTSA DWI Field Sobriety Testing CourseLaPier & Assoociates2011
Attorney of the YearAccess Maryland2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Panel AttorneyOffice Of The Public Defender2011 - Present
Panel MediatorDistrict Court of Maryland2000 - Present
OwnerLaw Offices of Shawn A. Gritz, LLC1996 - Present
AttorneyMeiselman & Greene, Chartered1993 - 1996
Law clerkU.S. EPA1991 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' AssociationN/A2003 - Present
Montgomery County Bar AssociationN/A1987 - Present
District of Columbia BarN/A1987 - Present
Maryland Association for JusticeN/A1987 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. PittCharges dismissed
State v. WarrenCase dismissed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Baltimore School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
University of Maryland, College ParkBusiness ManagementBS - Bachelor of Science1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
T.A.P.E. Alcohol Education ProgramEffects of Alcohol Education on DWI Outcomes2014