Southern Maryland Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you have been charged with a criminal or traffic offense in Southern Maryland, do not try to handle it by yourself. Whatever the charge, it is important to consult with a knowledgeable lawyer who can advise you about your rights. At the Calvert County law firm of Davis, Upton, Palumbo & Dougherty, LLC, our criminal defense attorneys have many years of experience defending clients in criminal and traffic cases. Contact us at (410) 535-1780 to learn how our firm can put that experience to work for you.
The cases we handle
We handle all types of felonies, misdemeanors and traffic matters. We defend clients in matters such as:
- DUI / DWI
- Traffic/MVA hearings
- Drug Possession and Drug Distribution charges
- Theft and Burglary
- Domestic violence
- Sex crimes
- Juvenile matters
Analyzing your case and discussing your options
We know how to analyze cases and to identify weaknesses in the state’s case against you. We ensure that your rights are protected and that law enforcement acted according to the law when investigating and charging you.
Equally important, we spend the time needed to make sure you understand the legal process and the penalties you face if convicted. We will advise you about the options available to you. Your best choice may be a trial or it may be a plea bargain. We will discuss the pros and cons of each, providing you with the information you need to decide what is best for you.
Aggressively representing you at trial, hearing or plea bargain negotiations
We work closely with the State’s Attorneys offices throughout Calvert County, Charles County, St. Mary’s County, Prince George’s County and Anne Arundel County. We appear regularly and try cases before the judges in the District Court and Circuit Courts of these counties. We have also handled numerous jury trials in these Southern Maryland counties.
If we negotiate a plea bargain, you can depend on us to get the best outcome possible in your case. If we proceed to trial, you can be certain that we will use our experience and skill to defend you vigorously. We will investigate thoroughly and use our knowledge of the criminal justice system to build a strong case. After a DWI or other traffic charge, we will represent you at the administrative hearing that addresses your license.
Contact us anytime
We can assist with any criminal matter in any Maryland District or Circuit Courts Contact us at (410) 535-1780 to discuss your case.
30-minute Free Initial Consultation