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Ted Staples

DUI and DWI Attorney at Annapolis, MD

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also known as Edwin Hubbard Staples II

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About Ted

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Practice areas
  1. DUI and DWI
    You’ve been pulled over by the police and you had been drinking or drugging earlier that night. You are scared and confused. Don’t worry, call Ted Staples, 24/7. He has decades of experience in representing individuals who have been accused of DUI.

  2. Criminal defense
    Why let a conviction on a minor charge ruin your life? Your liberty is at risk. Your job might be gone. Jail time is almost assured if you are convicted. Whether it be an alleged crime of violence or a drug case – you need Ted Staples on your side.

  3. Personal injury
    You’ve been injured due to no fault of your own and you don’t know where to turn. You deserve compensation from the wrong doer but you aren’t sure where to begin. Whether it be a car accident, a boating mishap, a workplace related injury or more.

  4. Domestic violence
    You and your significant other are at odds; the situation is getting worse. One of you files an Order against the other one. Whether it be domestic violence or some other type of dispute- you need an attorney who knows how to represent you.

  5. Education
    Mr. Staples has represented scores of students who have faced disciplinary sanctions from the Public School System or from independent schools. He has also handled students who face discipline from faith based schools.

Mr. Staples has over 26 years of litigation experience throughout the State of Maryland and the District of Columbia. Mr. Staples began his legal career as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Robert L. Karwacki, Associate Judge, Maryland Court of Appeals. He is one of the few attorneys who actually has had a case in every jurisdiction of the State; from Ocean City to Garrett County and every stop in between.

Mr. Staples focuses his practice in the areas of criminal and traffic defense, as well as personal injury litigation. He has handled nearly every type of case from major felonies to simple speeding tickets. In the area of personal injury work, he has achieved million dollar awards for clients; as well as defending cases worth millions of dollars.

While Mr. Staples is no stranger to the courtroom, he also understands that there are cases that need to be resolved without the expense of a trial. Whether it is through Arbitration, Mediation or just good old fashioned common sense, he knows how to get the best results for his clients.

Mr. Staples has been a guest lecturer on both civil and criminal law at numerous seminars throughout Maryland during his career. He has also mentored numerous younger attorneys, helping them grow their practice areas and improve their careers.

Licensed for 32 years
State MD
Status Active
Acquired 1990
Updated 11/12/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact Ted

Staples Law Group, LLC
116 Cathedral Street
Suite D
Annapolis, MD, 21401
Staples Law Group (satellite office)
1237 Waugh Chapel Rd.
Gambrills, MD, 21054
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  • Free Consultation 10 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check


AVVO RATING 9.7 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Staples Law Group, LLC
  • 2013 - Present


  • University of Baltimore
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1990
  • University of Virginia
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1980


  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Executive Committee
  • 2007 - 2008
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Board of Governors
  • 2006 - 2008
  • Anne Arundel County Bar Association
  • President
  • 2005 - 2006
  • Anne Arundel County Bar Association
  • Board of Trustees
  • 2000 - 2010
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer-Top 100
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2016

Attorney endorsements

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Personal injury Attorney | Feb 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ted is an excellent attorney and formidable opponent. He is one of the rare attorneys who have been on both sides of the aisle in personal injury cases. I endorse Ted."
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Annapolis DUI and DWI Lawyer Ted Staples
Ted Staples
DUI and DWI Attorney
Annapolis, MD
Licensed for 32 years
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