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About me

I have practiced law in Maryland for over 25 years. I attended Stetson University in Florida and then received hi J.D. from the Stetson College of Law, which is universally recognized as one of the top trial advocacy schools in the nation.Stetson Trial Advocacy


I  interned for the Maryland Attorney General's Office. I have  held Judicial clerkships with the Honorable Irma S. Raker and the Honorable David C. Cahoon (Chief Administrative Judge) in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland.


I am a member of the Maryland State Bar Association MSBA, the  Bar Association of Montgomery County BAMC, the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys Association (MCDAA), as well as seveal local and state bar sections and committees. 


I have been recognized locally and by the State of Maryland as a civic and community leader and  activist. I was the past President of the Greater Laytonsville Civic Association and has been on several county advisory boards concerning community and enviromental issues.


I work extensively with individuals, especially teens and yound adults, concerning treatment for alcohol and drug abuse. This work extends beyond my clients.


My family has been active in public service representing the State of Maryland for almost 100 years. I am married to Dana Tydings and have two children. I live in Montgomery County and St. Mary's County, Maryland.


Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 40%
    31 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
    31 years
  3. Litigation: 20%
    31 years



Hourly ($300/hour), contingent (20-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Elisabeth Maxwell H Hellwig

    I endorse this lawyer. Warren always gives very thorough, and helpful answers to those who need his legal counsel. I strongly recommend him as an attorney.


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  • Henry Adam Shih

    Ed is an experienced lawyer who really knows his stuff. He will figure out what it takes to help you, no matter what situation you're in.


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Contact info

Law Office of Warren E. Tydings, Jr.

200A Monroe Street
Suite 310
Rockville, MD, 20850


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
President's Citation for Outstanding Service AwardBar Association of Montgomery County, Md2016
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Office of Warren E. Tydings, Jr.1984 - Present
PresidentSUNPAYROLL2001 - 2007
PresidentMontgomery Golf Corporation1984 - 1998
Clerk to the Honorable Irma Raker, Judge Circuit Ct.State Of Maryland Circuit Court1983 - 1983
Clerk for Circuit Administrative JudgeState Of Maryland Circuit Court1983 - 1984
Association namePosition nameDuration
Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' AssociationAttorney Member2011 - Present
Maryland Bar FoundationAttorney Member1984 - Present
Montgomery County Bar AssociationAttorney Member1984 - Present
Bar Association Montgomery CountyCo Chair Speakers Bureau (Drug Education)2015 - 2017
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Stetson University College of LawHistory and Political scienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1980
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Many High Schools and PTAsStep up and save a life2016