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About me

 I try cases in Maryland State and Federal Courts. I am retained by individuals seeking substantial monetary compensation as well as by corporate clients who demand a results-driven litigator.

 I am certified by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy to teach advocacy skills and have mentored attorneys from all over the country on the science and art of trying a civil case to a jury.   I currently offer continuing legal education programs and trial skills workshops through the Litigation Section of the Maryland State Bar Association and lectures through the National Business Institute.  I am the co-recipient of the 2013 MSBA Litigation Section Chair's Award for Exceptional Service.

 I volunteer as a pro bono advocate for Maryland crime victims and am a 2011 recipient of the Governor's Victim Assistance Award. I serve as a privately retained arbitrator and as a court-appointed Mediator in the District Courts of Maryland. I am also active as legal counsel to homeowners associations, condominiums, housing cooperatives and local community foundations.


Practice areas


  1. Wrongful Death: 36%
    32 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  2. Car Accident: 34%
    32 years, 2.5 thousand cases
  3. Insurance: 20%
    32 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  4. Arbitration: 5%
    22 years, 600 cases
  5. Commercial Real Estate: 5%
    23 years, 1.2 thousand cases



Hourly ($300-400/hour), contingent (33-40%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Miguel Romao Palmeiro

    I endorse this lawyer. Bob is a great attorney and knows the ins-and-outs on how to get the best possible results for his clients. I met him at a seminar years ago and still review the notes from time to time.


    Miguel Palmeiro Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Omid A. Azari

    I endorse this lawyer. Despite his busy schedule Mr. Fiore is professional, punctual and manages to keep his cool regardless of the circumstances. Mr. Fiore is very knowledgeable with regards to personal injury cases and is clearly an asset to the Maryland legal community.


    Omid Azari Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Miller & Zois, LLC

1 South Street
Suite 2450
Baltimore, MD, 21202


DCActive 198507/06/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2016 Maryland Super LawyerThomson-Reuters2016
2015 Maryland Super LawyerThomson Reuters2015
2014 Maryland Super LawyerThomson Reuters2014
Litigation Section Council Award for Exceptional ServiceMaryland State Bar Association2013
2013 Maryland Super LawyerThomson Reuters2013
2012 Maryland Super LawyerThomson Reuters2012
2011 Governor's Victim Assistance AwardMaryland State Board of Victim Services2011
2011 Maryland Super LawyerThomson Reuters2011
2010 Maryland Super LawyerThomson Reuters2010
Court Appointed MediatorDistrict Court of Maryland2009
BV DistinguishedMartindale-Hubbell1995
Diploma for Teaching Advocacy SkillsNational Institute for Trial Advocacy1993
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Trial AttorneyMiller & Zois, LLC2013 - Present
AdvocateMaryland Crime Victims Resource Center2008 - Present
Trial AttorneyLaw Office of Robert Graham Fiore1996 - Present
Managing Attorney MD/DC/VAZurich Insurance NA2011 - 2013
Litigation Department Manager/Lead Trial CounselAzrael, Franz, Schwab & Lipowitz, LLC2008 - 2011
Managing Attorney-Maryland/D.C./Senior Trial CounselNationwide Mutual Ins. Co. Trial Division1986 - 2008
AssociateDonahue, Ehrmantraut & Montedonico1984 - 1986
Association namePosition nameDuration
Maryland State Bar Association Litigation Section CouncilMember2013 - Present
Litigation Section Program Committee, Maryland State Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Maryland Crime Victims' Resource CenterVictims' Advocate (Pro Bono)2009 - Present
ADR Office-District Court of MarylandCourt Appointed Mediator (Pro Bono)2009 - Present
Maryland Association for JusticeMember2008 - Present
Baltimore County Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Anne Arundel County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Prince George's County Bar AssociationMember1988 - Present
Claims and Litigation Management AllianceMaryland State Chair2012 - 2013
Claims & Litigation Management AllianceFellow2011 - 2013
The National Trial LawyersMember2011 - 2013
National Assocation of Subrogation ProfessionalsMember2005 - 2010
Maryland Defense Counsel, Inc.Member1990 - 2013
Defense Research InstituteMember1988 - 2008
Montgomery County Bar AssociationMember1988 - 2008
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Thomas v. Ramsburg, 637 A.2d 863, 99 Md. App. 395 (1994)Remanded to trial court
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Catholic University of America, Columbus School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Providence CollegePolitical ScienceBachelor of Arts cum laude1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Young Lawyers Section MeetingDeposition Tips for Young Lawyers2016
National Business InstituteNegotiating and Litigating Damages2015
National Business InstituteNegotiating Claims With Insurance Companies2014
National Business InstituteInsurance, Liens and Subrogation2013
Maryland State Bar AssociationDeposition Practice & Procedure2013
National Business InstituteAdvanced Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Law2012
MSBA Solo and Small Firm ConferenceMaking the Best Use of Expert Witnesses2012
Maryland State Bar AssociationArguing and Opposing Motions for Summary Judgment2012
National Business InstituteHandling the Auto Injury Claim2011
National Business InstituteLitigating UM and UIM Claims2011
Maryland State Bar Association Annual MeetingHandling Expert Witnesses at Deposition2011
Maryland State Bar AssociationHandling Expert Witnesses at Trial2011
Maryland Association for Justice, Auto Negligence SeminarHow to Maximize Your Personal Injury Settlement2011
National Business InstituteSettling UM and UIM Claims2010
Maryland State Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionTwenty Litigation Tips for Young Lawyers2010
Maryland State Bar AssociationLiitgation Skills Interactive Workshop2010
National Business InstitutePersonal Injury Insurance Law 1012009
Maryland Association for JusticeMock Jury Trial (Civil) 20092009
National Business InstitutePreparing And Trying The Bodily Injury Case2008
Maryland Crime Victims' Resource Center Inc.Civil Law Remedies For Crime Victims2008
ARMA International ConferenceElectronically Stored Information (ESI) Mock Trial2007
Maryland Trial Lawyers AssocationPlacing Your Case In A Position To Settle Through Mediation2006