Leonard R. Stamm

Attorney Profile

Top Rated DUI-DWI Attorney in Greenbelt, MD

Goldstein & Stamm, P.A.
 | 6301 Ivy Ln, Suite 504
Greenbelt, MD 20770-1402
Phone: 301-761-2119
Fax: 301-441-4652
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1983
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (80%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Leonard R. Stamm is a partner with Goldstein & Stamm, P.A., law firm in Greenbelt, Maryland. A top-rated, award-winning trial attorney with more than 37 years of legal experience, Mr. Stamm provides unmatched representation and support to clients throughout the greater Washington, D.C., metro and surrounding areas of Maryland who have legal needs involving any of the following:

    ·       DUI/DWI/drunk driving charges

    ·       Driver's license and CDL cases, administrative hearings, suspensions and revocations

    ·       Accident cases

    ·       Speeding and other moving violations

    ·       Criminal defense for all types of felonies and misdemeanors

    ·       Violations of probation

    ·       Expungements

    ·       Appeals

    A recognized authority in DUI defense and Motor Vehicle Administration hearings, Mr. Stamm has achieved a long record of helping his clients fight the charges against them while assisting them with preserving their driving privileges. A fellow with the National College for DUI Defense and past chair of its Curriculum and Amicus committees, he has published several books, numerous articles, and conducted lectures and continuing legal educations on these topics and other subjects before various legal organizations across Maryland and around the U.S.

    Among his other professional affiliations, Mr. Stamm is the former president of the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association, and he currently serves on the Maryland State Bar Association's Maryland Criminal Pattern Jury Instruction Committee. He is also a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Prince George's County Bar Association, where he once chaired the Criminal Law Committee, and the Montgomery Bar Association.

    Honored for his impeccable professionalism and outstanding legal abilities, Mr. Stamm holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, and he has received consistent designation from The Best Lawyers in America. He has also received the Fred Bennett Zealous Advocacy Award from the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association, the Legal Excellence Award for Advancement of Professional Competence from the Maryland Bar Foundation and the Champion of the Maryland Office of the Public Defender award from the Maryland Office of the Public Defender.

    Mr. Stamm graduated from Wesleyan University in 1977 and obtained his Juris Doctor from The Catholic University of America's Columbus School of Law in 1983. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, the District of Columbia and Maryland Courts of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court. In recognition for his superior client service, he has also received "Superb" client ratings on Avvo along with the site's Clients' Choice Award.

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    Practice Areas
    • 80%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
    • 20%Criminal Defense
    Focus Areas

    DUI/DWI, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

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    About Leonard Stamm

    Admitted: 1983, Maryland

    Professional Webpage: https://www.lstamm.com/leonard-r-stamm.html

    Honors/Awards:

    • Fred Bennett Zealous Advocacy Award - Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association - 2013
    • Champion of the Maryland Office of the Public Defender - Maryland Office of the Public Defender - 2019
    • Highest Avvo rating - "10-Superb."
    • Listed in "Super Lawyers"
    • Legal Excellence Award, Advancement of Professional Competence, Maryland Bar Foundation
    • First Annual Fred Bennett Zealous Advocacy Award by the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association (MCDAA), May 1, 2013
    • Listed in "Best Lawyers"
    • "AV Preeminent", Martindale-Hubbell
    • Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers, DUI/DWI defense, 2015 - 2017 in the Washington, D.C. area

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certificate of successful completion for the Robert F. Borkenstein Course on "Alcohol, Drugs, and Highway Safety: Testing, Research, and Litigation", Indiana University at Bloomington
    • Completed a certification class for operator and maintenance technician of the Intoxilyzer 5000

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 1984
    • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit, 1984
    • President-Elect, Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association, 2002 - 2003
    • General Member, National College for DUI Defense, Inc., 1999 - 2004
    • Member, Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association, 1984
    • Treasurer, National College for DUI Defense, Inc., 2012 - 2013
    • Co-Chair, Prince George's County Bar Association, Criminal Law Section, 1992 - 1993
    • District of Columbia, 1984
    • Dean Emeritus, National College for DUI Defense, 2015
    • U.S. Supreme Court, 1993
    • President, Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association, 2003 - 2004
    • Chairman, Regent of the National College for DUI Defense, Amicus Committee
    • Board of Directors, Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association, 1991
    • Regent, National College for DUI Defense, Inc., 2005
    • Maryland State Bar Association
    • Maryland, 1983
    • Assistant Dean, National College for DUI Defense, 2014
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1997
    • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • Secretary, Regent of the National College for DUI Defense, Executive Committee, 2013 - 2014
    • First Vice-President, Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association, 2001 - 2002
    • Sustaining Member, National College for DUI Defense, Inc., 2004
    • Maryland Criminal Pattern Jury Instruction Committee, 2001
    • Secretary, National College for DUI Defense, Inc., 2013 - 2014
    • Montgomery County Bar Association

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • The Top 20 Myths of Breath, Blood, and Urine Testing - Revisited, National College for DUI Defense Winter Seminar, San Diego, Ca. (Jan. 24, 2014)
    • Pocket part for Maryland Evidence State and Federal by Professor Lynn McLain (2015-present) (updated annually)
    • Using and Abusing (Direct and Cross of) Expert Witnesses, Florida Public Defender DUI Training Seminar, Orlando, Fla. (Jan. 21, 2015)
    • Public Defender Training, Baltimore, Maryland (March 14, 2014)
    • McNeely and What it Means, Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI Cases, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and National College for DUI Defense, New Orleans, LA (March 22, 2014)
    • The Top 20 Myths of Breath, Blood, and Urine Testing - Revisited, Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Salt Lake City UT (April 25, 2014)
    • Handling the Difficult Judge, Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association, Omaha, Nebraska (June 6, 2014)
    • The Top 20 Myths of Breath, Blood, and Urine Testing - Revisited, Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association, Omaha, Nebraska (June 6, 2014)
    • Ethics Panel, NACDL and NCDD Annual Seminar - Las Vegas, NV (September 12, 2014)
    • Wisconsin Public Defender Seminar, DiscoveryFourth Amendment DefensesExpert Witnesses, Lake Lawn Resort, Delavan, Wisconsin (October 8-10, 2014)
    • Maryland Public Defender, DUI Training, Baltimore, Maryland (November 3, 2014)
    • Top 20 Myths of Blood, Breath and Urine Testing - Revisited, Oklahoma Public Defenders - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (October 23, 2015)
    • Charles County Bar Association, Hot Topics in DUI Defense, White Plains, Maryland (January 28, 2015)
    • Calvert County Bar Association, Hot Topics in DUI Defense, Prince Frederick, Maryland (March 12, 2015)
    • Maryland Association for Justice, How to Survive an MVA Hearing, Columbia, Maryland (March 30, 2015)
    • Maryland State Bar Association, MVA Hearings, Annapolis, Maryland (April 29, 2015)
    • Magical Techniques and Strategies to Win, NACDL and NCDD annual seminar - Las Vegas, NV (Oct. 1, 2015)
    • Cross Examination of the Breath Test Operator, NACDL and NCDD annual seminar - Las Vegas, NV (Oct. 3, 2015)
    • Defending DUI Cases, DC CJA and Maryland PDs, Washington, D.C. (Oct. 17, 2015)
    • State's Attorney Training, Rockville, Maryland (December 7, 2016)
    • Handling Drinking and Driving Cases in Maryland, Maryland State Bar Association, Columbia, MD (November 13, 2015)
    • Defending Blood Test Cases, California Public Defenders, Marina Del Rey, CA (January 20, 2016)
    • The Top 20 Guidelines for Bench Trials, Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI Cases, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and National College for DUI Defense, New Orleans, LA (March 31, 2016)
    • Defending Federal DUIs, National College for DUI Defense Summer Session, Cambridge, MA (July 22, 2016)
    • Suppression Motions, National College for DUI Defense Summer Session, Cambridge, MA (July 22, 2016)
    • Public Defender Training, Hanover, MD (August 30, 2016)
    • DUI Update, Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association, Columbia, MD (November 2, 2016)
    • Public Defender Training, Upper Marlboro, MD (November 18, 2016)
    • What’s New in Handling Drunk Driving Cases in Maryland, Baltimore, MD (April 13, 2018)
    • State's Attorney Training, Annapolis, Maryland (January 27, 2017)
    • SFST Training, Maryland Association for Justice, Columbia, MD (Feb. 17-19, 2017)
    • Public Defender Training, Baltimore, MD (Apr. 27, 2018)
    • The Top 20 Myths of Breath, Blood & Urine Testing, Masters of DUI Seminar, The Florida Bar CLE Committee and Criminal Law Section, Tampa, Fl. (Apr. 28, 2017)
    • The Confrontation Trilogy - Crawford, Melendez-Diaz, & Bull coming, National College for DUI Defense Summer Session, Cambridge, MA (July 20, 2017)
    • Implied Consent: Is there such a thing? McNeely to Birchfield, National College for DUI Defense Summer Session, Cambridge, MA (July 20, 2017)
    • Defending Blood Test Cases, Cook County Public Defenders, Chicago, Ill. (Aug. 31, 2017)
    • The Top 20 Myths of Breath, Blood & Urine Testing, Cook County Public Defenders, Chicago, Ill. (Aug. 31, 2017)
    • Public Defender Training - Linthicum, MD (Sep. 18, 2017)
    • Defending DUI in a Nutshell, Montgomery County Bar Association, Rockville, MD (Nov. 2, 2017)
    • Public Defender TrainingDRE “Experts,” Hyattsville, MD (January 3, 2018)
    • American University Law School, Judge Irma Raker's Trial Advocacy Class, Cross-Examination in a DUI Case, Washington, D.C. (Mar. 7, 2018)
    • Public Defender Training, Linthicum, MD (Mar. 20, 2018)
    • The Top 20 Guidelines for Bench Trials, The Top 20 Myths in Breath, Blood, & Urine Testing - National College for DUI Defense and Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, - Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI Cases - New Orleans, LA (Mar. 23, 2018)
    • War Stories Become Techniques for Winning Cases - Plus, Public Defender Training, Montrose, CO (March 30, 2018)
    • Public Defender Training, Cross-examination of the Arresting Officer in a DUI Case and Other Nuggets, Ocean City, MD (May 20, 2019)
    • 15th Annual Advanced DUI Defense Seminar, Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys’ Association - Glen Burnie, MD (May 18, 2018)
    • Public Defender Training, Linthicum, MD (Nov. 8, 2018)
    • MVA Hearings - Panel discussion, MCDAA's 16th Annual Advanced DUI Defense Seminar, Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association, BWI Marriott (May 10, 2019)
    • Cross-examination of the Arresting Officer Demonstration, National College for DUI Defense Summer Session, Cambridge, MA (July 19, 2019)
    • Winter Seminar, San Antonio, Texas, 2003
    • DUI Seminar, Maryland State Bar Association, Columbia, MD (Aug. 28, 2019)
    • Public Defender Training, Linthicum, MD (Oct. 11, 2019)
    • Traffic Law, Essentials of Maryland Practice, Conference Center at Shephard Pratt, Towson, Maryland (Oct. 23, 2019)
    • Public Defender Training, Linthicum, MD (Feb. 26, 2020)
    • Cross-examination of the Arresting Officer in a DUI Case, Alan Goldstein Criminal Law Seminar, Upper Marlboro, MD (March 14, 2020)
    • Intox EC/IR II - Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI Cases, New Orleans, La., Mar. 23, 2012
    • Cross - examination of Drug Recognition Experts, Public Defender for Baltimore County, 2002
    • Essential Cases to Know to Challenge Scientific Evidence, The Champion, Part One, August 2003
    • Intox EC/IR - Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI Cases - Dallas, Tx., Mar. 28, 2008
    • Winter Seminar, San Diego, California, 2004
    • Applying SFST Science in the Courtroom - Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI Cases, New Orleans, La., Mar. 23, 2012
    • MICPEL Seminar, Handling the DWI Case, 1991
    • Essential Cases to Know to Challenge Scientific Evidence, The Champion, Part Two, September/October 2003
    • Handling the Problem Witness - National College for DUI Defense - Summer session - Cambridge, Ma., Jul. 2007
    • Winter Seminar, New Orleans, La., 2005
    • Legal Defenses to Blood Test Cases - North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Greensboro, NC, Feb. 24, 2012
    • MICPEL Seminar, Handling the DWI Case, 1994
    • I May Be Crazy - But I Ain't Drunk: The Psychiatric Defense to Drunk Driving, The Champion, July 2002
    • Mock Trial - lead defense counsel - Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI Cases - Dallas, Tx., Apr. 20 - 21, 2007
    • Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice, Getting Tough on DWI: The Defense, Orlando, Florida, 2002
    • The Top 102 Medical Defenses to DUI - Washington Foundation for Criminal Justice - Seattle, Washington, December 2011
    • MICPEL Seminar, Handling the DWI Case, 1996
    • The State's Weak Link: Simulator Solutions, The Champion, April 1998
    • Beating 'em with Discovery - ECIR Training Seminar, Alexandria, VA, Oct. 2006
    • Winning with Crawford - NACDL and NCDD Annual Seminar - Las Vegas, NV, Oct. 2006
    • Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice, Getting Tough on DWI: The Defense, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2001
    • MCDAA 6th Annual Advanced DUI Defense Seminar Baltimore, MD, May 2009
    • MICPEL Seminar, Handling the DWI Case, 1998
    • The Fourth Amendment and Search and Seizure Update, Prince George's County Bar Association Alan J. Goldstein Annual Criminal Law Seminar, 1983
    • The Top 20 Guidelines for Bench Trials - National College for DUI Defense - Summer session - Cambridge, Ma., 2006
    • Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice, Getting Tough on DWI: The Defense, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2003 - 2005
    • NCDD Winter Seminar, Celebrity Solstice Caribbean Cruise, Jan. 2010
    • MICPEL Seminar, Handling the DWI Case, 2000
    • Casper v. State and DWI Discovery, The 1992 Maryland DWI Manual, Hanford Publishing Company, 1991
    • The Top 20 Guidelines for Bench Trials - National College for DUI Defense, MICPEL Seminar, 2006
    • International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)/National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) student course in administration of standardized field sobriety tests, San Francisco, California, 2001
    • NACDL and NCDD Annual Seminar - Las Vegas, NV, October 2010
    • MICPEL Seminar, Handling the DWI Case, 2002
    • The Application of Grady v. Corbin to DWI Cases, The 1993 Maryland DWI Manual, Hanford Publishing Company, 1992
    • The Top 20 Guidelines for Bench Trials - National College for DUI Defense, Carteret, NJ, 2006
    • International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)/National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) instructor course in administration of standardized field sobriety tests, Nashville, Tennessee, 2001
    • Defending Blood Test Cases - South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Reese Joye Memorial DUI Defense Seminar, Columbia, South Carolina, Nov. 9, 2011
    • MICPEL Seminar, Motor Vehicle Administration Hearings, 1986
    • Handling Implied Consent and Administrative Per Se Hearings at the Motor Vehicle Administration, The 1994 Maryland DWI Manual, Hanford Pub. Co., 1993
    • University of Mississippi DUI Practitioners 2007 CLE Seminar - Jackson, MS, 2007
    • Cross - examining the Breath Expert - Virginia EC/IR II Seminar, Williamsburg, Va., Oct. 22, 2011
    • MICPEL Seminar, Motor Vehicle Administration Hearings, 1989
    • Practice Manual for the Maryland Lawyer, Chapter 15, Traffic Law, MICPEL, 1996 - 2012
    • The Top 20 Myths of Breath, Blood, and Urine Testing - Revisited, National College for DUI Defense Winter Seminar, San Diego, Ca., Jan. 24, 2014
    • The Top 20 Myths in Breath, Blood, & Urine Testing - University of Mississippi DUI Practitioners 2004 CLE Seminar - Jackson, Miss., Oct. 22, 2004
    • Closing Argument Demonstration - National College for DUI Defense - Summer session - Cambridge, Ma., Jul. 30, 2011
    • MICPEL Seminar, Motor Vehicle Administration Hearings, 1992
    • Defending DUIs from A - Z, Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association, BWI Marriott, Jan. 17, 2014
    • Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice, 20th Annual Seminar - Las Vegas, Nev., 2005
    • A Legal and Practical Understanding of DUI/DWI - Rules of the Road - Law Day 2011 Conference - The Maryland State Bar Association Public Awareness Committee and Citizenship Law Related Education Program - Baltimore, Md., May 17, 2011
    • MICPEL Seminar, Motor Vehicle Administration Hearings, 1994
    • MICPEL Seminar, Motor Vehicle Administration Hearings, 1997
    • Missouri v. McNeely: A View from the Supreme Court, Mississippi DUI Defenders Annual Conference, Gulfport, MS, Oct. 25, 2013
    • Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney's Association - Balt., Md., 2005
    • Intox EC/IR II - Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI Cases - New Orleans, La., Apr. 14, 2011
    • MICPEL Seminar, Motor Vehicle Administration Hearings, 1999
    • Motions to Suppress Workshop, NACDL and NCDD Annual Seminar, Las Vegas, NV, October 5, 2013
    • Prince George's County Bar Association - Upper Marlboro, Md., 2005
    • The Top Eleven Silver Bullets for DUI Defense - National College for DUI Defense - Winter session - Mazatlan, Mexico, January 21, 2011
    • MICPEL Seminar, Motor Vehicle Administration Hearings, 2001
    • SFST Training, Maryland Society for Justice, Glen Burnie, MD, Sep. 26 - 26, 2013
    • Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI Cases - Dallas, Tx., Apr. 28, 2005
    • Caught on Tape - Tips and Tools to Trip the Testa - lyer - Prince George's County Bar Association - Alan Goldstein Criminal Law Seminar - Upper Marlboro, Maryland, March 26, 2011
    • MICPEL Seminar, Motor Vehicle Administration Hearings, 2006
    • Implied Consent and Administrative Per Se Hearings at the MVA, Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association, Baltimore, MD, May 17, 2013
    • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Dublin, Oh., Mar. 8, 2007
    • Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI Cases - New Orleans, La., Apr. 14, 2011
    • Strategies in Handling DWI Cases in Maryland, Lorman Educational Services, 1999
    • The Top 20 Guidelines for Bench Trials, New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Manchester, NH, April 19, 2013
    • Stuart Kinard Memorial Advanced DWI Seminar - San Antonio, Tx., Nov. 3, 2007
    • Defending Auto Manslaughter and Homicide Cases - NACDL and NCDD sponsored Seminar for the Maryland Office of the Public Defender, Annapolis, Md., Nov. 19, 2010
    • Cross of the Blood Expert - NACDL and NCDD Annual Seminar - Las Vegas, NV, Oct. 2010
    • Strategies in Handling DWI Cases in Maryland, Lorman Educational Services, 2000
    • The Top 102 Medical Defenses to DUI, New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Manchester, NH, April 19, 2013
    • Worcester County Bar Association, Fager's Island, Ocean City, Md., Nov. 7, 2008
    • Blood Tests - The Good and Bad - NACDL and NCDD Annual Seminar - Las Vegas, NV, Oct. 2010
    • Strategies in Handling DWI Cases in Maryland, Lorman Educational Services, 2003
    • MVA Hearings, Maryland State Bar Association, Annapolis, MD, April 16, 2013
    • Stuart Kinard Memorial Advanced DUI Seminar, San Antonio, Texas, Oct. 13, 2011
    • Closing Argument - National College for DUI Defense - Summer session - Cambridge, Ma., Jul. 2010
    • Strategies in Handling DWI Cases in Maryland, Lorman Educational Services, 2004
    • The Top 10 Breath Test Defenses, Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, Breckenridge, CO, April 4 - 5, 2013
    • Debunking the Top 20 State Evidence Prevarications about Breath, Blood, and Urine Tests Using Case Law and Scientific Articles - Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI Cases - Atlanta, Ga., Apr. 22, 2004
    • Institute for Continuing Legal Education in Georgia, Atlanta, Ga., Dec. 3, 2010
    • Cops as Experts: Law and Strategy, Public Defender Spring Conference, 1998
    • Closing Argument In A DUI Case, Alan Goldstein Criminal Law Seminar, Upper Marlboro, Maryland, March 30, 2013
    • MICPEL Seminar, Traffic Law, 2004
    • Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association, Baltimore, Md., May 20, 2011
    • Georgetown University Law Center Criminal Justice Clinic, Guest lecturer, Pre - trial Motions, 1991 - 1994
    • How to Handle the Difficult Judge, Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI Cases, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and National College for DUI Defense, New Orleans, LA, March 22, 2013
    • Instructor - NHTSA/IACP Student Class in Administration of Standardized Field Sobriety Tests - Baltimore, Md., Nov. 21 - 23, 2003
    • The Top 10 Breath Test Defenses - Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI Cases - New Orleans, La., April 9, 2010
    • Maryland State Public Defender Training Program, Defending DUI Cases, 1995 - 2008
    • Intox EC/IR II, Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI Cases, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and National College for DUI Defense, New Orleans, LA, March 22, 2013
    • Instructor - NHTSA/IACP Student Class in Administration of Standardized Field Sobriety Tests - Baltimore, Md., Feb. 4 - 6, 2005
    • Virginia EC/IR II Seminar, Williamsburg, Va., October 1, 2010
    • Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers (MICPEL) Seminar, New Perspectives on Sentencing and Forfeiture, 1994
    • Public Defender DUI Training, Linthicum Maryland, March 11, 2013
    • Instructor - NHTSA/IACP Student Class in Administration of Standardized Field Sobriety Tests - Baltimore, Md., Feb. 29 - Mar. 2, 2008
    • Essential Cases to Know in Handling Challenges to Scientific Evidence, Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI Cases - Atlanta, Ga., 2003
    • Making Your Appeals More Appealing - NACDL and NCDD Annual Seminar - Las Vegas, NV, Oct. 2009
    • Alan Goldstein's Not Just Another Maryland DWI Seminar, 1989
    • Confrontation From Crawford to Williams and Beyond, Key West Seminar, Key West, FL, February 22, 2013
    • National College for DUI Defense - Summer session - Cambridge, Ma., 2003
    • Melendez - Diaz - National College for DUI Defense - Summer session - Cambridge, Ma., Jul. 2009
    • American Chemical Society, Forensic Chromatography Course II, Chicago, Ill., Nov. 10 - 14, 2010
    • The Top 20 Guidelines for Bench Trials, NCDD Winter Seminar, Scottsdale, AZ, January 17, 2013
    • Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association - Fall Seminar Baltimore, Md., 2003
    • Public defender Training, Salisbury, Md., Jul. 2009
    • Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) Overview, Atlanta, Georgia, May 20 - 22, 2004
    • Public Defender Training - Linthicum, MD, Dec. 3, 2012
    • Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice, 19th Annual Seminar - Las Vegas, Nev., 2004
    • Offensive Use of Discovery by the Defense in DUI Cases, in Trends in DUI Discovery, 2012 ed.: Leading Lawyers on Developing Effective and Innovative Discovery Practices for DUI Cases (Inside the Minds), Aspatore, 2012
    • Public Defender Training, Linthicum, Md., Oct. 2009
    • The Robert F. Borkenstein Course on Alcohol and Highway Safety: Testing, Research and Litigation, Indiana University, May 18 - 23, 2003
    • Latest Developments in DUI Defense - Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys Association Fall Seminar, Turf Valley, MD, November 12, 2012
    • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Dublin, Oh., Mar. 9, 2007
    • Maryland DUI Law, Thomson - West, 2008
    • Intox EC/IR - Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI Cases - New Orleans, La., Apr. 17, 2009
    • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), DWI Means Defend With Ingenuity, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1999
    • Decision Making Factors of the Fact Finder: From the Street to the Courtroom (with Gareth Norris) - NACDL and NCDD Annual Seminar - Las Vegas, NV, October 2012
    • Traffic Law, Essentials of Maryland Practice, Maryland State Bar Association, Baltimore, MD, September 12, 2012
    • Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Police, Training, 2003
    • Contributing Editor, The Maryland DWI Manual, Hanford Pub. Co., 1995 - 2007
    • Intox EC/IR - Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI Cases - New Orleans, La., April 9, 2010
    • Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI Cases, Atlanta, Georgia, 2000 - 2004
    • EC/IR II - Defending Against the Test, MCDAA's 9th Annual Advanced DUI Defense Seminar, Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association, BWI Marriott, May 18, 2012
    • How to Survive an MVA Hearing, MCDAA Seminar, 2003
    • Handling MVA Hearings, Maryland Bar Journal, January/February, 2006
    • Crawford 2009 - National College for DUI Defense - Winter session - Atlantis Hotel, Paradise Island, The Bahamas, Jan. 15, 2009
    • Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI/DWI Cases, Atlanta, Georgia, Dallas, Texas, 2005
    • Defending Blood Test Cases - DWI on Trial - The Big Apple XII, New York, NY, May 10, 2012
    • Hot Topics in DUI Defense, Public Defender Spring Conference, 2002
    • The Top 20 Myths of Breath, Blood, and Urine Testing, The Champion, Part 1, August 2005
    • Getting the Blood Out!; Trial Tactics in Blood Cases; Legal Issues in Homicide Cases; So - called Drug Recognition "Experts" - Atlanta Blood Seminar - Atlanta, Ga., Dec. 4 - 7, 2008
    • National College for DUI Defense, Inc., Summer Seminar, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2000 - 2001
    • National College for DUI Defense, Inc., Summer Seminar, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2003 - 2005
    • Advanced Cross - examination - Alan Goldstein Criminal Law Seminar, Upper Marlboro, Maryland, March 31, 2012
    • DUI Defense Secrets, MCDAA Annual Spring Meeting and Seminar, 2002
    • The Top 20 Myths of Breath, Blood, and Urine Testing, The Champion, reprinted in, Lawrence Taylor and Steven Oberman, Drunk Driving Defense (Aspen Publishers 6th ed., 2007 supplement), Part 2, September/October 2005
    • Advanced Cross - Examination - Stuart Kinard Memorial Advanced DWI Seminar - San Antonio, Tx., Oct, 2008

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • United States v. Hawk, 2018 WL 3241345 (D.Md. 2018) (not reported)
    • Owusu v. Motor Vehicle Admin., 461 Md. 687, 197 A.3d 687 (2018)
    • Birchfield v. North Dakota, 136 S.Ct. 2160, 195 L.Ed.2d 560 (2016) (co-authored NACDL's and NCDD's amicus brief)
    • United States v. Sugiyama, 113 F.Supp.3d 784 (D.Md. 2015)
    • United States v. Millner, 2015 WL 3557546 (D.Md. 2015) (not reported)
    • United States v. Muir, 2015 WL 2165570  (D. Md. 2015) (not reported)
    • State v. Norton, 443 Md. 517, 117 A.3d 1055 (2015) (local counsel for amicus brief filed by the Innocence Network)
    • Motor Vehicle Admin. v. Deering, Maryland Court of Appeals, 438 Md. 611, 92 A.3d 495 (2014) (filed an amicus brief)

    Representative Clients:

    • United States v. Atwell, 470 F.Supp.2d 554, D. Md., 2007
    • Tyler v. State, reversing, Eiland v. State, 92 Md.App. 56, 607 A.2d 42, 1992
    • Gwin v. Motor Vehicle Admin., 385 Md. 440, 869 A.2d 822, 2004
    • Mustafa v. State, 323 Md. 65, 591 A.2d 481, 1991
    • State v. Weisbrod, cert. denied, 384 Md. 582, 865 A.2d 589, 2005
    • Missouri v. McNeely, 133 S.Ct. 1552, 2013(co-authored NACDL's and NCDD's amicus brief)
    • In re Michael W., aff'd, 367 Md. 181, 786 A.2d 684, 2001
    • Headen v. Motor Vehicle Admin., 418 Md. 559, 16 A.3d 196, 2011
    • Simmons v. State, 333 Md. 547, 636 A.2d 463, cert. denied, 513 U.S. 815, 1994
    • Alavez v. Motor Vehicle Admin., 402 Md. 727, 939 A.2d 139, 2008
    • Tyler v. State, 330 Md. 261, 623 A.2d 648, 1993
    • Warne v. State, 166 Md.App. 135, 887 A.2d 657, 2005
    • Harris v. State, cert. denied, 330 Md. 319, 624 A.2d 490, 1993
    • State v. Weisbrod, 159 Md. App. 488, 859 A.2d 664, 2004
    • Commonwealth v. Yohe, 2013 WL 5826045, Pa. 2013(filed an amicus brief)
    • In re Michael W., 134 Md.App.144, 759 A.2d 322, 2000
    • Shea v. Motor Vehicle Admin., 415 Md. 1, 997 A.2d 768, 2010(co-authored MCDAA's amicus brief)
    • State v. Jones, cert. denied, 516 U.S. 1173, 1996
    • United States v. Darden, 656 F.Supp.2d 560, 2009
    • Klingenstein v. State, cert. denied, 510 U.S. 918, 1993
    • Fowler v. Motor Vehicle Admin., 394 Md. 331, 906 A.2d 347, 2006
    • Harris v. State, 94 Md.App. 266, 617 A.2d 610, 1992
    • Gwin v. Motor Vehicle Admin., cert. denied, 126 S.Ct. 359, 2005
    • State v. Robertson, 72 Md.App. 342, 529 A.2d 847, 1987
    • Motor Vehicle Admin. v. Sanner, 434 Md. 20, 73 A.3d 214, 2013(filed an amicus brief)
    • White v. State, 142 Md.App. 535, 790 A.2d 754, 2002
    • Bullcoming v. New Mexico, 131 S.Ct. 2705, 2011(co-authored NACDL's and NCDD's amicus brief)
    • State v. Jones, 340 Md. 235, 666 A.2d 128, 1995
    • Hill v. Motor Vehicle Admin., 415 Md. 231, 999 A.2d 1019, 2010
    • Klingenstein v. State, 330 Md. 402, 624 A.2d 532, reversing, 92 Md.App. 325, 608 A.2d 792, 1992

    Educational Background:

    • Wesleyan University, B.A., 1977
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