John P. Valente, III

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Crofton, MD

The Valente Law Group
 | 2200 Defense Highway, Suite 304
Crofton, MD 21114
Phone: 410-451-1777
Fax: 443-292-4614
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2020
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%)
Attorney Profile

As the founder of The Valente Law Group, John P. Valente, III, focuses his practice on personal injury. He generally handles cases that involve slip-and-fall accidents, unsafe products, medical malpractice, failure to diagnose, surgical errors, pharmaceutical errors, birth injury and wrongful death. Mr. Valente serves clients living near his office locations in Crofton and Upper Marlboro, Maryland as well as throughout the state of Maryland and in Washington, D.C.


Mr. Valente is licensed to practice law in the state of Maryland. He is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and the United States Court of Federal Claims.


In his private practice, Mr. Valente draws on the valuable experience he gained serving as a clerk for a circuit court judge and as a civil litigator with another firm. He believes that victims deserve to be compensated when they suffer losses due to the negligence, or intentional actions, of others. Mr. Valente has achieved high rates of success in obtaining positive resolutions for clients in a range of personal injury cases. He won a $5.2 million verdict for a client in a ureteral injury case and he won the largest verdict in Calvert County’s history of $3.5 million for a patient injured by a doctor during a hysterectomy.


Over the course of his career, Mr. Valente has earned the respect of both his clients and his peers. He has an Avvo “Superb” rating, and he has been named in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100. 

Practice Areas
  • 50%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice
  • 50%Personal Injury - General


Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2020

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About John Valente, III

Admitted: 1993, Maryland

Professional Webpage:


  • Excellence in Practice , 2013
  • Top Attorney in Maryland, 2013
  • Selected to the 2015 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • Top Attorneys in Washington, D.C., Metro Area 2012
  • Top Attorney in Maryland , 2012
  • Maryland Super Lawyers Magazine, in January, 2015
  •  Recognized nationally as a top trial lawyer
  • Selected to the 2014 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • Baltimore Magazine, in January, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland
  • Maryland

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Published in DC Magazine, Baltimore Magazine, Washington Post Magazine and Maryland Super Lawyers Magazine


  • Obtained a 5.2 million dollar verdict in Prince George's County, Maryland, for a client who sustained a ureteral injury during a hysterectomy
  • Obtained a verdict for a client against Safeway in a trip and fall accident in the amount of 1.62 million dollars
  • Obtained a 3.5 million dollar verdict for a client who sustained a bowel injury during a hysterectomy due to the medical negligence of a physician
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Office Location for John P. Valente, III

2200 Defense Highway
Suite 304
Crofton, MD 21114

Phone: 410-451-1777

Fax: 443-292-4614

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Last Updated: 7/29/2019

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