Dedicated to finding the best possible outcome for you and your family.
Mr. Roper firmly believes in the diverse skill set he offers his clients: a compassionate and caring attorney attentive to each detail of his client’s case while at the same time an aggressive litigator who is not afraid to take the gloves off to fight for the rights of his clients. Mr. Roper prides himself on providing the best representation to every one of his clients and works tirelessly to vigorously protect and maximize their interests.
Driven to make the law work to his client’s advantage, he has successfully completed the rigorous National Institute of Trial Advocacy Trial Skills Program in Boulder, Colorado. Mr. Roper has also participated in the National Legal Aid Defenders Association National Law Conference in Chicago, Illinois and the Stalking Resource Center National Law Conference in St. Louis, Missouri.
Prior to joining Staiti & DiBlasio, LLP, Mr. Roper was employed as a Staff Attorney for the Sexual Assault/Spousal Abuse Resource Center Legal Services Program where he fought for vulnerable victims. Mr. Roper also served as Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Stephen M. Waldron, the senior trial Judge on the Circuit Court for Harford County, and interned for the Honorable Clayton Greene, Jr. for the Court of Appeals of Maryland in Annapolis. Mr. Roper has also worked for the Law Offices of Bruce A. Johnson, Jr., LLC, the Law Office of Patricia Cleary, LLC, and interned with the Public Defender’s Office of Baltimore County.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorney’s||America's Top 100 Attorneys||2019|
|Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorney’s||America's Top 100 Attorneys||2018|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2016|
|Attorney||Staiti & DiBlasio, LLP||2011 - Present|
|Legal Intern||The Court of Appeals of Maryland||2008 - 2008|
|Judicial Law Clerk||The Circuit Court of Hartford Couny||2008 - 2009|
|Staff Attorney||Sexual Assault/Spousal Abuse Resource Center||2008 - 2011|
|Law Clerk||The Law Offices of Bruce A Johnson||2007 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Institute for Trial Advocacy||Member||2010 - Present|
|National Legal Aid and Defender Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|American Bar Association, Litigation Section||Member||2008 - Present|
|Maryland State Bar Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|University of Baltimore School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2008|
|University of Baltimore||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2004|
|CCBC - Criminal Justice Forum||Criminal Justice||2013|
|State of Maryland vs. William Transue||Favorable Result|
|JFW Trust vs. Yolanda Tagala||Favorable Result|
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Fri Jan 03 2020
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