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If your freedoms and future hinge on the outcome of a criminal case, you need the help of an experienced defense lawyer who will explore every avenue to protect your rights.

Silver Spring, Maryland, lawyer Matthew E. Bennett offers his own unique brand of assertive legal leadership in case after case — during pre-trial negotiations, in the courtroom and during complex personal injury litigation.

Matthew E. Bennett has offered unmatched strategies, skills and results to criminal defense clients and personal injury victims for almost 19 years. He provides sound counsel and solid support throughout the legal process. Regardless of your situation, he always puts you — the client — first.

The best way to clearly understand your rights and options is to contact Matthew E. 


Languages spoken: Spanish, French, English

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Practice areas


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



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Attorney endorsements

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  • Franklin Jay Muher

    Matt Bennett brings a dedication and commitment to his work that few lawyers share. His desire for the best outcome for his clients makes him an excellent choice for an attorney.


    Franklin Muher Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Carlos John Rodriguez Salvado

    I have known this attorney for nearly 10 years. Top-notch litigator. Extremely intelligent Lawyer. Whether it be criminal or civil litigation I endorse this attorney for his ability in the courtroom.


    Carlos Salvado Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

The Law Office of Matthew E. Bennett

Ste 701
8720 Georgia Ave
Silver Spring, MD, 20910


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerThe Law Office Of Matthew E. Bennett2006 - Present
AssociateFutrovsky, Nitkin & Scherr, Chartered2004 - 2006
Professor of LawConcordia International University, Estonia2002 - 2003
Law ClerkBaltimore City Circuit Court1999 - 1999
OwnerThe Law Office of of Matthew E. Bennett1999 - 2002
AttorneyBennett & Albright, PA1996 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
Montgomery County Inns of CourtBarrister2006 - 2009
Bar Association of Montgomery County MarylandMember2005 - 2009
Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' AssociationMember2004 - 2009
Publication nameTitleDate
The Rules of Evidence: A Pracitcal Toolkit by National Business InstituteThe "Big Six" Admissibility Questions of Evidence2014
The Rules of Evidence: A Practical Toolkit by National Business InstituteUnderstanding Hearsay2014
Handling the Police Liability Claim by NBIState Law Overview2011
Handling the Police Liability Claim by NBICommon Liability Issues2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Maryland, BaltimoreLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of Maryland, College ParkHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The Rules of Evidence: A Practical ToolkitEvidence2014
Handling the Police Liability ClaimPolice Misconduct Litigation2013
Handling the Police Liability ClaimPolice Misconduct Litigation2011
A.M. Law SeminarPolice Misconduct Litigation2009
The Juvenile and the LawThe Juvenile and the Law2004