Kevin J. McDevitt
Top rated criminal defense attorney in Leonardtown, MarylandLaw Offices of Kevin J. McDevitt
Practice Areas: Criminal defense, DUI-DWI, Personal injury
Licensed in Maryland since: 2004
Education: University of Baltimore School of Law
Kevin J. McDevitt went to law school to learn how to defend criminal cases in the courtroom. Since his first internship in 2001 with the Hon. Judge James A. Kenny III, of the Court Of Special Appeals he knew that he wanted to handle criminal cases. After law school Kevin went on to work along side the best and brightest prosecutors in Maryland at the Homicide Division in Baltimore. Kevin utilizes his scientific background, his experience as a former prosecutor and his passion for defending the accused to the table on every case.
Kevin J. McDevitt has extensive experience prosecuting and defending DUI’s in Maryland.
Born in Leonardtown, Maryland, June 28, 1975. Attended St. Mary’s Ryken High School, 1993. Salisbury University, B.S., concentrations in Biology & Medical Technology, 1997. University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D. concentrations in Criminal Law & Litigation, 2003; Judicial Intern, Hon. James A. Kenney, III, Maryland Court of Special Appeals, 2001; Law Clerk, Homicide Division, Baltimore City States Attorney’s Office, 2001-2004; Assistant State’s Attorney (Rule-16), Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s Office, 2003; Admitted to the Maryland Bar, 2004; Assistant State’s Attorney, Baltimore City States Attorney’s Office, 2004-2005; Assistant State’s Attorney St. Mary’s County State’s Attorney’s Office, 2005-2008; Member, National District Attorney’s Association, 2004-2008; Member, Maryland State’s Attorney’s Association, 2005-2008; Member Maryland State Bar Association, 2004-Present; Member St. Mary’s County Bar Association, 2005-Present; Member, St. Mary’s County Juvenile Drug Court Team, 2006-2007; Member, St. Mary’s County Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team, 2007-2008; Member, St. Mary’s County Family Violence Coordinating Council, 2007-2008; Managing Attorney & Owner, Law Offices of Kevin J. McDevitt, L.L.C., 2008-Present; United States District Court for the District of Maryland, 2009-Present; Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney's Association, 2010-Present; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), 2011-Present; Appointed to the Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission Peer Review Committee, 2011-2013; National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) & International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) DWI Detection and Standardized Filed Sobriety Testing (SFST) Student Couse, 2013; Listed as one of the Best DUI Lawyers in Maryland on HubPages.com, 2012; National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers in Maryland, 2014 & 2015; National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, 2014 & 2015; Maryland Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2014 & 2015; and Accepted into National College of DUI Defense (NCDD), 2015; Judge, Maryland State Bar Association Mock Trail Competition, 2015-2016; Avvo Clients' Choice, 2016; Avvo 10.0 Superb Rating, 2017; AGC Peer Review Panel, 2018; National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) & International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) DWI Detection and Standardized Filed Sobriety Testing (SFST) Student Couse, 2019;
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) & International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) Student Couse, 2020;
Attorney Grievance Commission Peer Review Panel, 2018-2020.
First Admitted: 2004, Maryland
Professional Webpage: https://www.kjmcdevittlaw.com/bio
- Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023
- Rising Stars: 2014 - 2015