Columbia, MD Criminal Defense Lawyers

246 lawyers specializing in Criminal Defense are available in the Columbia, MD area.

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Columbia Has 246 Criminal Defense Attorneys With 1193 Reviews

Jonathan Neal Portner

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Portner & Shure, P.A.
7226 Lee DeForest Dr., Ste 101, Columbia, MD
30 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 35 years
Top rated criminal defense attorneys aggressively fight for the accused. We keep you out of jail.
Practice area 10% Criminal Defense, 40% Car Accidents, 35% Personal Injury and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 120 minutes  • Contingency,  25%-40%
License MD, Active since 1988

Jac E Knust

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The Collaborative Law Group
5513 Twin Knolls Road, Suite 220, Columbia, MD
24 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0 Attention
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 51 years
Helping you to manage the stress and tell your side in a way to obtain the best outcome for you.
Practice area 5% Criminal Defense, 55% Family, 15% Mediation and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 15 minutes  • Hourly Rates,  $150-500 per hour  • Contingency,  25%-45%  • Retainer,  Always  • Pro Bono,  5 %
License MD, Active since 1972

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David Zwanetz

Shapiro Zwanetz & Associates
7226 Lee Deforest Drive, Suite 207, Columbia, MD
19 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.7
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 18 years
David Zwanetz, Owner and Co-Managing Partner, brings a passion for justice to each case he takes. He handles many of the firm’s criminal defense cases, helping clients to confidently protect their future. If you face legal concerns that require th...

Ryan Joseph Dymek

Law Office of Ryan J. Dymek, LLC
5850 Waterloo Road, Suite 140, Columbia, MD
2 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 14 years
Review: Mr. Dymek assisted me with the final stages of my divorce proceedings. He is a very professional gentleman who is well versed in the law, in my case, domestic law. Mr. Dymek explained my options regarding the divorce, reviewed all papers submitted...

Justin Michael Lake

Shapiro Zwanetz & Lake
7226 Lee Deforest Drive Suite 207, Columbia, MD
5 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 10 years
Becoming Owner and Co-Managing Partner at Shapiro Zwanetz & Lake is the realization of a dream that began years ago. Justin first had the opportunity to work with Jason Shapiro and David Zwanetz as a law clerk while in his second year of law schoo...

Todd K Mohink

30 Corporate Center - 10440 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 900, Columbia, MD
104 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.4
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 28 years
Review: Todd Mohink and his firm have represented me on three different occasions on family and criminal cases and each time I was represented better then I ever expected and the out comes of each case the outcome was also better then I had hoped for. I h...

Jonathan Scott Smith

Jonathan Scott Smith , LLC
10490 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 200, Columbia, MD
26 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 44 years
Jonathan Scott Smith is a top-rated former prosecutor with over 35 years of experience in aggressively fighting and achieving successful results for his clients. We limit the cases we handle so that we can give you the personal attention you need ...

Colleen Kirby

Law Office of Colleen M. Kirby, Esq.
5850 Waterloo Road, Suite 140, Columbia, MD
53 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 16 years
I earned my Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Delaware, where I majored in Criminal Justice and participated in the Honors Program. I later attended the University of Baltimore School of Law where my concentration was litigation and a...

Neveen H. Kurtom

Law Office of Neveen H. Kurtom
10015 Old Columbia Road, Suite B-215, Columbia, MD
32 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 17 years
Review: Ms. McLeod handled my case with great care and kept me informed the whole way. I highly recommend her!

Valerie Floyd Portner

Portner & Shure, P.A.
7226 Lee DeForest Drive, Suite 101, Columbia, MD
9 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 35 years
Valerie Portner has been an attorney licensed to practice in Maryland and Washington, D.C. since 1988.* She was recently selected into the Top 100 National Trial Lawyers organization. She currently provides valuable input on all of the Firm’s larg...

Carol Lynn James

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Law Offices of Carol L. James
9256 Bendix Road, Unit 102, Columbia, MD
10 reviews Avvo Rating: 8.9
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 40 years
Ms. James, 36 years experience in Family Law, balances calm advice and aggressive representation.
Practice area 5% Criminal Defense, 70% Family, 20% Mediation and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 30 minutes  • Hourly Rates,  $300-350 per hour
License MD, Active since 1983

Jayson A Soobitsky

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8850 Columbia 100 Parkway, Suite 303, Columbia, MD
10 reviews Avvo Rating: 8.1
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 35 years
For all Criminal, DWI/DUI/Traffic, and Drug Offenses call Howard County's premier law firm!
Practice area 10% Criminal Defense, 40% Divorce & Separation, 20% Family and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 60 minutes
License MD, Active since 1988

Jennifer Lynn Matthews

Owens & Kurz, LLC
10400 Patuxent Parkway, Suite 290, Columbia, MD
7 reviews Avvo Rating: 8.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 22 years
Experience listens. Be heard. 15 years experience, having served as both as a Prosecutor and Defense Attorney. Agressively represented thousands of clients. General Practice, representing clients across the State of Maryland, focusing on: Criminal...

Luke Elliot Woods

FrizWoods, LLC
6304 Woodside Court, Suite 110, Columbia, MD
10 reviews Avvo Rating: 7.9
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 26 years
Luke is a veteran felony trial attorney. He received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Reed College and a Juris Doctorate from Northwestern School of Law. After receiving his degrees, he served as a law clerk contracted with the Department of Justice...

Richard Stanley Miller

Richard S. Miller T.A.
10440 Little Patuxent Parkway Third Floor, Columbia, MD
17 reviews Avvo Rating: 7.8
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 44 years
When seeking an attorney, there are several criteria that must be considered. The first is that they should have experience and a proven court record. As a former prosecutor, I have a full understanding of every aspect of the criminal justice syst...

Jason Michael Perash

The Law Office of Jason Perash, LLC
9520 Berger Road, Suite 212, Columbia, MD
56 reviews Avvo Rating: 7.8
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 12 years
When you face a challenging legal problem, you need an attorney who can explain your legal options, devise a plan to meet your goals, and execute the plan. That's what I do every day. The same attorney you talk to on the phone is usually the same ...

Max Geoffrey Frizalone

FrizWoods LLC
6304 Woodside Court, Columbia, MD
16 reviews Avvo Rating: 7.2
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 5 years
Max is a trial focused attorney with experience trying numerous cases in both Circuit and District Court gained from his prior positions as both a prosecutor and public defender. Max earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Miami School o...

Damani Konata Ingram

The Ingram Firm, LLC
5457 Twin Knolls Rd Ste 301, Columbia, MD
8 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.3
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 26 years
Review: Hello people, on reading comments in here I thought to share my experience, might help someone who knows? I had a credit score of 458 (TransUnion) 464 (Equifax) and 429 (Experian) sometime early last year. I applied for a loan in April. I needed t...

Jason Alan Shapiro

Shapiro Zwanetz & Associates
7226 Lee Deforest Drive, Suite 207, Columbia, MD
Not yet reviewed Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 36 years
For over 30 years, Jason A. Shapiro has been a highly recognized and sought after attorney in the state of Maryland. Jason has consistently been recognized as one of Maryland’s Superlawyers, by Best Lawyers in America, and was even named their Law...

John R. Lilly

Lilly Law Firm
10440 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 300, Columbia, MD
2 reviews Avvo Rating: 8.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 31 years
Greetings. I am the principal attorney for the Lilly Law Firm, a multi-service law practice located in Columbia, Howard County, Maryland. I've been practicing law for over 29 years and have extensive trial experience. I have successfully represent...

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