Scott P. Kurlander

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Baltimore, MD

Schochor, Federico and Staton, P.A.
 | 1211 Saint Paul Street, The Paulton
Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone: 410-234-1000
Fax: 410-234-1010
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2009
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (90%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

A partner at Schochor, Federico and Staton, P.A., Scott P. Kurlander focuses his practice on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, with an emphasis on medical malpractice. Located in Baltimore, Maryland, he provides representation to clients throughout the state and in the District of Columbia, and he has appeared pro hac vice in several other jurisdictions as well. Mr. Kurlander's federal admissions include the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 3rd and 4th Circuits, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

The types of medical malpractice cases that Mr. Kurlander has worked on have included misdiagnoses, birth injuries, surgical and anesthesia errors, medication mistakes, hospital negligence and delayed diagnoses. He has been able to obtain numerous sizable settlements and jury awards on behalf of his clients, which has led to him being a member of the invitation-only Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Mr. Kurlander's track record has also caught the eye of his colleagues, as evidenced by his AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and his "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo, and he has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America.

In addition to his medical malpractice matters, Mr. Kurlander has also handled litigation for people who have been harmed by defective products. He is frequently asked to deliver presentations to groups such as the Maryland Institute For Continuing Professional Education Of Lawyers and the National Business Institute. A member of the board of governors of the Maryland Association for Justice, Inc., Mr. Kurlander's other professional affiliations include The Bar Association of Baltimore City and the American Board of Trial Advocates. He obtained his Juris Doctor from Widener University Delaware Law School in 1994.

*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 - Medical Malpractice (90%): Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent

Personal Injury - General (10%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff


Selected to Super Lawyers for 11 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2009

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About Scott Kurlander

Admitted: 1994, Maryland

Professional Webpage:


  • Baltimore and Washington, DC’s Best Lawyers™
  • Voir Dire Committee, Maryland State Bar Association (2012-Present)
  • Professional of the Year in Medical Malpractice Law, Cambridge Who’s Who™
  • Cambridge Who’s Who™ (Lifetime member)
  • Top Attorneys in Maryland™
  • Rising Star, Maryland Super Lawyers
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum™
  • Maryland Super Lawyers™
  • Best Lawyers in America, US News & World Report, 2011
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum™
  • Top 100 Litigation Lawyer in Maryland, American Society of Legal Advocates
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel, “Top One Percent”
  • I was selected as the Professional of the Year representing the Malpractice Law Industry in 2008 by Cambridge Who's Who., Professional of the Year, Cambridge Who's Who, 2008

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Medical Malpractice Workgroup
  • Judicial Evaluation Committee - Baltimore City Bar Association
  • Peer Review Panel, Attorney Grievance Commission of Maryland (2002-Present)
  • Law Reform Committee of the Maryland State Bar Association (2012-Present)
  • American Bar Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • Bar Associations of Baltimore City and Baltimore County
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third and Fourth Circuits
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Board Member - Maryland Association of Justice (MAJ), 2017
  • District of Columbia (State and Federal)
  • Maryland (State and Federal)
  • Member - Med Mal Workgroup, Conference of Circuit Court Judges, 2016
  • Board Member - Simon E. Sobeloff Law Society, 2015
  • Member - MAJ Legislative Committee, 2017
  • Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission Peer Review Panel, 2006

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, Gilman School Alumni Association Board, 2013
  • Member, Board of Sobeloff Law Society, 2014
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Roland Park Country School, 2014

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Conference of Circuit Court Judges (2015-present)

Educational Background:

  • B.A. Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, Honors: cum laude, Honors: Honor Society, Member, Honors: Lacrosse Team Captain, 1991
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Office Location for Scott P. Kurlander

1211 Saint Paul Street
The Paulton
Baltimore, MD 21202

Phone: 410-234-1000

Fax: 410-234-1010

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Last Updated: 9/30/2019

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