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Ronald H. Jarashow

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Annapolis, MD

Bowman Jarashow Law LLC
162 West Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: 410-267-9545
Fax: 443-782-0241
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2023
Licensed in Maryland Since: 1975
Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Business/Corporate, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

As an attorney at Gormley Jarashow Bowman LLC, Ronald H. Jarashow is committed to representing clients in Maryland state and federal courts. He focuses his practice on handling cases that involve business and corporate law, business litigation and personal injury plaintiff matters.  Mr. Jarashow is a former Judge on the Anne Arundel County Circuit Court (general trial court).

In 1971, Mr. Jarashow received a Bachelor of Arts in English from Franklin & Marshall College. While earning his undergraduate degree, he spent a year abroad at Lancaster University in England. Mr. Jarashow graduated with a Juris Doctor in 1975 from The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, where he was a member of the school's law review. He was the law clerk for the Chief Judge of the Maryland Court of Special Appeals from 1975 - 76.

Any legal matter can be time-consuming and overwhelming. With 40 years of legal experience, Mr. Jarashow helps clients address the most complex cases. He has represented people and business entities throughout Maryland and other states.  He has argued more than 35 appeals.  

Mr. Jarashow is an experienced arbitrator and mediator.  He has been appointed by courts for about 20 years.  He mediated and decided cases as a judge. After returning to private law practice, he has been hired to arbitrate or mediate cases.  

For his many achievements, Mr. Jarashow holds an Avvo "Superb" rating; What's Up Magazine and SmartCEO recognized him as one of the best lawyers in the area; and he has earned the highest rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.  See the law firm website for a more complete resume.

A published author, Mr. Jarashow is a member of The Bar Association of Anne Arundel County, the Maryland State Bar Association, and the Maryland Association for Justice.  He has presented in seminars on topics such as evidence, electronic discovery, and expert witnesses.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Business Litigation
  • 20%Business/Corporate
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Business Organizations, Personal Injury - Plaintiff


11 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2023

About Ronald H. Jarashow

First Admitted: 1975, Maryland

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Anne Arundel Bar Association, past Trustee / Division Chair
  • Anne Arundel Bar Association Board 2010 - 2017
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Maryland Bar
  • Maryland Professionalism Center, Inc., Treasurer and Board Member
  • Anne Arundel County Circuit Court, mediator, 1995 - 2009
  • Moot court judge


  • 2014, 2015 leading General Practice and Medical Malpractice lawyer, What's Up Annapolis magazine 2016 leading Appellate, General Practice, Medical Malpractice, Arbitration / Mediation lawyer, What's Up Annapolis magazine
  • Selected as one of 25 Leaders in the Law, Winner, Leadership in the Law Award, The Daily Record, 2011
  • Best Trial Reporter Article of the Year, Cross-Examination: Scientific Impeachment Foundations and Techniques Trial Reporter, Maryland Association of Justice, April 2012
  • Selected as a leading Maryland attorney, Super Lawyers
  • Selected as a “Leading Lawyer” in Annapolis/Anne Arundel County in two categories: Business law and Medical Malpractice, What’s Up Annapolis magazine, May 2009
  • Selected as a Top Go-to Business Attorney in Greater Baltimore, SmartCEO Magazine, November 2009
  • Selected as one of the best business lawyers in the Baltimore/Annapolis metropolitan areas by SmartCEO Magazine and What's Up Annapolis, 2009

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Annapolis and Anne Arundel County economic development office, taught business law and advised businesses
  • Presented seminars on employment law, business law, personal injury, electronic discovery, evidence, and civil litigation
  • Eyewitness testimony is based on witness perception.  The brain records memories in a way that can provide cross examination opportunities., Cross-Examination: Scientific Impeachment Foundations And Techniques, Maryland Association for Justice Trial Reporter, 2012
  • Presentation. Expert Witnesses, Qualifications, Selection, and Testimony, Presenter, 2016

Educational Background

  • University of Lancaster in Lancaster, England, Member of the sailing team
  • Franklin & Marshall College, B.A. in English, 1971
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Office Location for Ronald H. Jarashow

162 West Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: 410-267-9545

Fax: 443-782-0241

Last Updated: 6/28/2022

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