Erica J. Suter

Erica J. Suter

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Greenbelt, MD

The Law Offices of Erica J. Suter, LLC
 | 6305 Ivy Lane, Suite 700
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Phone: 301-880-7118
Fax: 301-358-6598
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (70%),
  • Appellate (30%)
Attorney Profile

Erica J. Suter handles criminal appeals and post convictions. Since establishing her practice in 2011, the life sentences of ten of her clients have been modified or vacated. Previously, Ms. Suter practiced law at Bennett & Bair and Williams & Connolly, LLP. Erica J. Suter has presented legal education workshops to the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association and at other legal seminars and taught legal research and writing at the University of the District of Columbia's David A. Clarke School of Law. Ms. Suter graduated from Bates College (B.A., cum laude), the University of Chicago (M.A.), and Georgetown University Law Center (J.D.).  She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney's Association and Chairs MCDAA's Amicus Committee.  She is a Council Member of the Criminal Law and Practice Section of the Maryland State Bar Association.  She is former co-chair and current member of the DC Asian Pacific American Bar Association's Judicial Nominations Committee.

About Erica Suter

Admitted: 2007, Maryland

Professional Webpage:


  • National Asian Bar Association included Ms. Suter in the 2014 National Best Lawyers under 40.  The group was comprised of only 21 lawyers throughout the Nation and across practice areas in 2014., Best Lawyers Under 40, NAPABA, 2014

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Maryland State Bar Association Criminal Law and Practice Section; Council Member, 2019
  • Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys Association Board of Directors (2016-2017), 2008
  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association of DC Board of Directors Judicial Nominations Committee 2009-2016 Co-Chair 2015-2017, 2009

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Maryland Pro Bono Service Award, 2016

Educational Background:

  • Exchange Semester, Spelman College, 1996
  • BA, Bates College, 1998
  • MA, University of Chicago, 2000
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Office Location for Erica J. Suter

6305 Ivy Lane
Suite 700
Greenbelt, MD 20770

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Last Updated: 11/13/2019

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