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About me

Ellicott City Maryland attorney practicing criminal defense (assault, drug offenses, sex offenses, jury trials), DUI/DWI defense, consumer bankruptcy, and family law, including divorce, custody, child support, separation agreements, protective orders and domestic violence.  Lifelong resident of Maryland, currently residing in Howard County with wife and children.  Former career in engineering and software development.  Avid runner, golfer, and sailor - proud owner of a classic Tartan 33.  Also practice in Ocean City Maryland, where I maintain a satellite office.


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 30%
  2. DUI & DWI: 20%
  3. Bankruptcy: 20%
  4. Child Custody: 15%
  5. Divorce: 15%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

3 total 

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  • Neveen H McLeod

    I have worked with Mr. Wood in a professional capacity and can say without a doubt that he is knowledgeable and works tirelessly for his clients. I highly recommend him.


    Neveen McLeod Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Howard M Lewis

    I endorse this lawyer. Attoreny Wood is an outstanding attorney with an exceptional reputation. He is one of the best attorneys in MD. He is a strong and zealous advocate for his clients and a credit to the legal profession.


    Howard Lewis Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Law Office of William C. Wood, LLC

8289 Main Street
Suite 204
Ellicott City, MD, 21043-4848

Law Office of William C. Wood, LLC

14 64th Street
Suite 101
Ocean City, MD, 21842-3062



DCActive 200601/04/2012

Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Reprimand
    issued in MD, 1000


    Reprimand means the attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The State warns the lawyer in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior. Details of the infraction are made part of the public record.

Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Magna Cum LaudeUniversity of Baltimore School of Law2004
Heiusler Honor SocietyUniversity of Baltimore School of Law2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney/OwnerLaw Office of William C. Wood, LLC2006 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States Supreme Court BarN/A2008 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' AssociationN/AN/A
District of Columbia BarN/AN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
Howard County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Howard County Bar Association, Family Law SectionN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Janet M. Dosik v. Lawrence DosikN/A
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Baltimore School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2004