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Alexander Williams Jr

Litigation Attorney at Baltimore, MD

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  • State Years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 49 years
    Maryland - MD 50 years
  • Licensed for 49 years
    State DC
    Acquired 1974
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 50 years
    State MD
    Acquired 1973
    Active No misconduct found

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Former Federal Judge Alexander Williams Jr., twice elected State’s Attorney for Prince George’s County, and the only retired Federal judge practicing as an attorney in all of Maryland, heads the Prince George's County and Southern Maryland litigation team at Silverman|Thompson|Slutkin|White, an AV-rated law firm based in Baltimore, Maryland. After serving as State’s Attorney for Prince George’s County, Judge Alexander Williams was appointed by President Clinton to the Federal District Court in Maryland where he sat on the bench for 19 years and presided over thousands of complex criminal and civil matters. Along with Judge Alexander Williams, the trial group includes former State and Federal Prosecutors, former felony Assistant Public Defenders, and former Maryland Court of Special Appeals Judge, Joseph F. Murphy. With over 100 years of combined experience defending clients, the team specializes in the investigation and defense of major federal and state drug crimes, white-collar crimes, and corporate investigations. Our attorneys have developed close personal and professional relationships with judges, prosecutors, and key court personnel and are able to utilize these contacts to our client’s advantage.


Silverman|Thompson|Slutkin|White LLC
201 N Charles Street
Suite 2600
Baltimore, MD, 21201
Alexander Williams Jr
Bowie, MD, 20717
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AVVO RATING 9.3 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Member
  • Silverman|Thompson|Slutkin|White LLC
  • 2015 - Present
  • Judge
  • United States Disctrict Court of Maryland
  • 1994 - 2013
  • Elected State's Attorney
  • Prince George's County State's Attorney Office
  • 1987 - 1994
  • Member, Standing Committee on Rules of Procedure and Practice
  • Maryland Court Of Appeals
  • 1984 - 1986
  • Assistant Public Defender for Prince George's County
  • Public Defender's Office
  • 1977 - 1978
  • Substitute Juvenile Master
  • Prince George's County Maryland
  • 1976 - 1977
  • Municipal Attorney
  • Towns of Fairmount Heights
  • 1975 - 1987
  • Attorney
  • Private Law Practice
  • 1974 - 1986
  • Law Clerk
  • Honorable James H. Taylor-Associate Judge of the Seventh Judicial Circuit of Maryland
  • 1973 - 1974
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  • Temple University
  • MA - Masters
  • 1995
  • Howard University School of Divinity
  • MA - Masters
  • 1991
  • University of Baltimore School of Law
  • JD - Cum Laude
  • 1973


  • (Maryland State) Handgun Roster Board
  • Member
  • 1993 - 1994
  • Maryland State's Attorneys' Association
  • Vice President
  • 1989 - 1994
  • Student Suspension Monitoring Committee, Prince George's County Public School System
  • Chairman
  • 1987 - 1989
  • Maryland State Commission on Medical Discipline (Appointed by Governor Harry Hughes)
  • Commissioner
  • 1980 - 1985
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • James H. Taylor Award
  • Prince George's County Bar Association
  • 2013
  • Outstanding Community Service Award
  • Offenders Supervision Agency for DC
  • 2009
  • Awarded Key
  • City of Birmingham
  • 2002
  • Distinguished Service and Legal Excellence
  • J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association
  • 2000
  • Honorary Degree, Doctor of Humane Letters
  • Southeastern University
  • 1991
  • Founding Member of the Howard Law School
  • 500 Club, Endowment Fund
  • 1991
  • Leader of Leaders Award
  • Prince George's County
  • 1991
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  • United State Court Opinions (831 F. Supp. 2d 887)
  • Fletcher v. Lamone
  • 2011
  • The Academic Affairs Bulletin
  • Court's Dilemma: Maintaining the Equilibrium Between Adjudication and the Moral Order
  • 1981
  • Howard Law Journal
  • The Federal Parole System: A Constitutional Analysis
  • 1973
  • Howard Law Journal
  • The Use of Inadmissible Evidence to Impeach the Credibility of Defendant Witnesses
  • 1972
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Litigation Attorney | May 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Judge Williams career speaks for itself. He is one of the most respected members of the State and Federal Bar in Maryland. If I was a plaintiff or defendant in a case I would make sure that Judge Williams was representing me."
Litigation Attorney | Apr 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Alex Williams. He is a skilled and respected litigator. He was twice elected as PG County State’s Attorney and served 19 years on the federal bench. On top of his unmatched legal resume, he is a kind and decent person who cares about his clients. I would hire him without reservation."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 28
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer. Judge Williams is an encyclopedia of knowledge of both the law and of trial tactics. His well earned reputation as a lawyer and a Federal Judge gives him unparalleled gravitas and credibility that will greatly benefit any client who is wise enough to engage his services."
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Baltimore Litigation Lawyer Alexander Williams Jr
Alexander Williams Jr
Litigation Attorney
Baltimore, MD
Licensed for 50 years