Bradley S. Shepherd

Top rated criminal defense attorney in Catonsville, Maryland

Bradley S. Shepherd

Practice Areas: Criminal defense, Estate planning & probate, Family law; view more

Licensed in Maryland since: 2014

Education: University of Baltimore School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2023


6328 Baltimore National Pike
Suite 200
Catonsville, MD 21228 Visit website


With offices in Catonsville and Columbia in Maryland, Bradley S. Shepherd is the owner and managing attorney of the firm BSS Law, LLC, which he established in 2018. He helps the people of Maryland tackle a wide range of legal issues under criminal law, personal injury, family law, estate planning and civil litigation.

Licensed to practice in Maryland since 2014, Mr. Shepherd is authorized to appear before all the state and federal courts of the state. He attended the University of Baltimore School of Law, from where he secured his Juris Doctor degree in 2014. Prior to that, he obtained his bachelor’s degree in economics and sociology in 2011 from the St. Mary’s College of Maryland. 

While in college, Mr. Shepherd interned for the Honorable Judge Louis A. Becker III at the Howard County Circuit Court and served as a law clerk at a private law firm. Soon after graduation, he stepped into his professional career as an associate attorney. 

Throughout his more than eight years of law practice, Mr. Shepherd gained experience in various fields as he worked on cases including landlord-tenant issues, creditor’s rights, motor vehicle torts, medical malpractice, divorce, real estate and criminal defense. Later, he opened his own firm to provide exclusive attention to his clients and ensure better service. 

Mr. Shepherd’s knowledge in diverse fields allows him to assist his clients on any legal matter that they face trouble with. He understands that a majority of people fear legal proceedings as they find the law complicated to comprehend. He makes sure to explain each case and the terms of law in simple terms to his clients to make them feel comfortable and confident in their decisions. 

Rated “Superb” on Avvo, the legal community defines Mr. Shepherd as an enigmatic fighter who goes beyond what is expected of him for his clients. He was selected to The National Trial Lawyers’ list of Top 40 Under 40, for his successes in the field of law.

Mr. Shepherd is a membership committee chairperson of the Criminal Law Section of the Howard County Bar Association. He also holds memberships in various associations including the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys’ Association, the Maryland Association for Justice and the Maryland State Bar Association.

Practice areas

Criminal defense, Estate planning & probate, Family law, Personal injury - general: plaintiff

Focus areas

Criminal law, Estate planning, Probate & estate administration, Domestic violence, Personal injury - plaintiff

  • 70% Criminal defense
  • 10% Estate planning & probate
  • 10% Family law
  • 10% Personal injury - general: plaintiff

First Admitted: 2014, Maryland

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Maryland State Bar Association 
  • Howard County Bar Association - Member, 2019
  • Howard County Bar Association - Chair of Criminal Law Section, 2019
Educational Background:
  • St. Mary's College of Maryland - B.A. Economics, Sociology, 2011
  • Association of American Trial Lawyers - Top 40 Under 40, Top 40 Under 40, Association of American Trial Lawyers, 2018
  • Who's Who Top 100 - Trial Lawyer of the Year - Maryland - Criminal Defense, Trial Lawyer of the Year, Who's Who Top 100, 2019
  • SuperLawyers - Rising Star, Rising Star, SuperLawyers, 2020

Office location for Bradley S. Shepherd

6328 Baltimore National Pike
Suite 200
Catonsville, MD 21228

Phone: 443-998-9450


4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2020 - 2023

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