John R. Foran

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Greenbelt, MD

Foran & Foran, P.A.
 | 6301 Ivy Lane, Suite 600
Greenbelt, MD 20770-1402
Phone: 301-441-2022
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2014, 2016 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1972
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney John R. Foran of Foran & Foran P.A., in Greenbelt, Maryland, has several decades of experience in the personal injury field. Mr. Foran represents clients who have been injured, are in need of workers’ compensation or are victims of medical malpractice throughout Cecil, Charles, Howard, Montgomery and Prince George’s counties in Maryland as well as throughout the Washington D.C. metropolitan area.

Mr. Foran graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Arts degree and earned his law degree from George Washington University Law School. Before entering private practice, he was the executive director of the Consumer Protection Commission of Prince George’s County and an associate county attorney for Prince George’s County. He is admitted to practice in Maryland, the District of Columbia and before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Throughout his career in private practice, Mr. Foran has attained numerous substantial verdicts and settlements for his clients. These achievements have earned him membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. In addition to his role as a litigator, Mr. Foran has also been an arbitrator in various matters.

A firm believer in giving back, Mr. Foran remains an active member of his local community and has served in many civic and mentorship roles for local organizations. He was a city councilman, city attorney and community recreations director for the city of New Carrollton, has volunteered as a basketball and football coach for local Boys and Girls Clubs, and has coached several AAU basketball teams that have appeared in national tournaments. He has also spoken to other attorneys at continuing legal education seminars.

Mr. Foran has received recognition for his contributions to the legal realm including being rated AV Preeminent*, the highest possible rating, by attorney peer review organization Martindale-Hubbell. He is also a lifetime fellow of the Maryland Bar Foundation and is a member of the Prince George’s County Bar Association, the District of Columbia Bar, the Maryland State Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Maryland Association for Justice, Inc.

*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%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Workers' Compensation (10%)

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (10%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury

Personal Injury - Products (10%)

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury


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Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2014, 2016 - 2018

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About John Foran

Admitted: 1972, Maryland

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Honors and Awards:

  • Super Lawyers
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys, Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, Member
  • AV rated by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Plaintiff Personal Injury section of Maryland Super Lawyers 2008 magazine
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Life Fellow, Maryland Bar Foundation

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 1973
  • Ethics Committee, Member
  • Executive Director, Consumer Protection Commission of Prince George's County, 1973-1974
  • Member, Maryland Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member and Vice Chairman, Tort Law and Practice Committe
  • Member, Ethics Committee, Prince George's County Bar Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
  • United States Supreme Court
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • Member, Maryland Association for Justice
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Member, Maryland State Bar Association
  • Elected Delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1976 
  • Member, Democratic State Central Committee for Prince George's County

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Coach, AAU Basketball Team

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Lecturer, Continuing Legal Education Program for Lawyers

Educational Background:

  • DeMatha Catholic High School in Hyattsville, Maryland, Honors: National Honor Society, 1964
  • University of Maryland, 1964-1968
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Office Location for John R. Foran

6301 Ivy Lane
Suite 600
Greenbelt, MD 20770-1402

Phone: 301-441-2022


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Last Updated: 5/4/2018

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