David M. Krum

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Rockville, MD

Law Offices of Krum, Gergely, & Oates LLC
 | 200A Monroe Street, Suite 305
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 301-840-0080
Fax: 240-341-1423
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (70%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

David M. Krum cofounded Krum, Gergely & Oates, LLC, a full-service law firm, because he believes that people who are charged with crimes or traffic offenses or those involved in personal injury deserve to have a strong attorney fighting for their rights. From his firm's offices in Rockville, Hyattsville and Fairfax, Mr. Krum represents clients throughout Montgomery and Prince George's counties, and across the state of Maryland. In addition to criminal, traffic and personal injury matters, Mr. Krum handles medical malpractice and workers' compensation matters for his clients.

After receiving dual bachelor's degrees in Spanish and Physics from Wofford College in 2001, Mr. Krum pursued his legal education at the University of Baltimore School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctorate in 2005. Prior to forming Krum, Gergely & Oates, LLC, Mr. Krum was a partner for 7 years at a large criminal, traffic and personal injury law firm in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Mr. Krum has handled thousands of cases. His experience includes co-chairing and chairing many trials before a jury, including one in which a multi-million-dollar verdict was obtained in a birth injury case.  Mr. Krum has also obtained many not guilty verdicts for his clients charged with crimes ranging from driving intoxicated up to crimes that carry life in jail.  Highly regarded by his fellow professionals, Mr. Krum has received a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo and a 5-star rating on Google. He is also a member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 and America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys.

Mr. Krum is admitted to practice in Maryland and continues to hone his skills as an attorney through membership in a variety of professional organizations. He is a past president of the Maryland Hispanic Bar Association and has been a member of the Maryland Bar Association, the Maryland Association for Justice Inc., the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association, the Prince George’s County Bar Association and the Bar Association of Montgomery County.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Criminal Defense
  • 10%Professional Liability
  • 10%Workers' Compensation
  • 10%Personal Injury - General
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, Professional Malpractice - Other, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents


Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2013

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About David Krum

Admitted: 2005, Maryland

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Maryland Hispanic Bar Executive Board Member, 2016
  • Maryland Hispanic Bar Association - President Elect, 2013
  • Maryland Criminal Defense lawyers Association, Active member
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Maryland Hispanic Bar Association - Secretary
  • Maryland
  • Maryland Association for Justice
  • Maryland Hispanic Bar President, 2014

Educational Background:

  • Wofford College, Bachelor's of Art Degree, Spanish
  • Wofford College, Bachelor's of Science Degree, Physics

Industry Groups

  • Maryland Association For Justice
  • Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney's Association
  • Maryland Hispanic Bar Association
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Prince George's County Bar Association
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Office Location for David M. Krum

200A Monroe Street
Suite 305
Rockville, MD 20850

Phone: 301-840-0080

Fax: 240-341-1423

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Last Updated: 11/24/2019

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