Michael J. Belsky

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Baltimore, MD

Schlachman, Belsky & Weiner, P.A.
 | 300 East Lombard Street, Suite 1100
Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone: 410-685-2022
Fax: 410-783-4771
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Criminal Defense (10%)
Attorney Profile

Michael J. Belsky is a member of Schlachman, Belsky & Weiner, P.A., located in Baltimore, Maryland. Providing assistance to clients throughout the state, he focuses his practice primarily on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, representing plaintiffs who have suffered harm due to the negligence of other parties in cases involving medical malpractice, premises liability, defective products, motor vehicle accidents, and nursing home negligence. Mr. Belsky also helps clients who have been the victims of domestic abuse obtain protective orders, and he defends people who have been charged by the state with misdemeanors or felonies.

Majoring in English literature at the University of Maryland, Mr. Belsky received a Bachelor of Arts cum laude in 1992. He then went on to pursue his legal education at Temple University Beasley School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor with honors in 1995. While in law school, Mr. Belsky was the runner-up in the Polsky Moot Court Competition and was a member of the school's National Trial Team as well as its Moot Court Competition team. Admitted to practice before all Maryland state courts, Mr. Belsky is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

In 2009, the Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland gave Mr. Belsky its annual Lee A. Caplan Award for his outstanding work on behalf of victims of domestic violence. He has also received a Distinguished* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. An active participant in the American Association for Justice and the Maryland State Bar Association, Mr. Belsky is an adjunct professor in trial advocacy at the University of Baltimore School of Law.

AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (70%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (20%): Medical Malpractice

Criminal Defense (10%)

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense, Medical Malpractice


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Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2020

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About Michael Belsky

Admitted: 1995, Maryland

Professional Webpage: http://www.sbwlaw.com/Attorneys/Michael-J-Belsky.shtml


  • Won Second Place in the Polsky Moot Court Competition, Temple University School of Law
  • Winner, Lee A. Caplan award for Pro Bono Service for his Work with Victims of Domestic Violence, 2009
  • Member of Temple's Nationally Renowned Trial Team, Temple University School of Law
  • Super Lawyer since 2011
  • Awarded the American Jurisprudence Award in Legal Writing & Research, Temple University School of Law
  • Moot Court Team, Temple University School of Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Association for Justice
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Maryland, 1995
  • Maryland Association for Justice

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Adjunct professor at the University of Baltimore, School of Law in trial advocacy

Educational Background:

  • University of Maryland, College Park, B.A. in English Literature
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Website - www.sbwlaw.com
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Office Location for Michael J. Belsky

300 East Lombard Street
Suite 1100
Baltimore, MD 21202

Phone: 410-685-2022

Fax: 410-783-4771

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Last Updated: 7/30/2019

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