Maria E. Mena

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Silver Spring, MD

Law Offices of Maria Mena
 | 8720 Georgia Ave, Suite 505
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: 301-562-9255
Fax: 301-562-9809
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (70%),
  • Family Law (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Attorney Maria E. Mena is an experienced criminal defense attorney who also handles a variety of other legal matters, including divorce and separation, DUI and DWI and Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases. Her law firm, the Law Offices of Maria Mena, represents a diverse variety of clients in Silver Spring, Maryland, as well as throughout Montgomery and Prince George's counties in Maryland.

Born in Cuba, Ms. Mena graduated from American University in Washington, D.C. She went on to earn her law degree from Howard University School of Law. Fluent in English and Spanish, Ms. Mena is licensed to practice in the state courts of Maryland and the District of Columbia.

Ms. Mena has represented clients in a wide variety of criminal cases throughout her more than 25 years of practicing law. She has experience with defending clients against charges of drug crimes, sex crimes, violent crimes and weapons crimes, among other types of cases. Her outstanding work on behalf of her clients earned her a BV Distinguished rating* from the attorney peer-review service Martindale-Hubbell three years in a row from 2012-2014.

In addition to her legal practice, Ms. Mena maintains active membership in professional organizations including the Bar Association of Montgomery County, Maryland, the Prince George's County Bar Association, the Bar Association of the District of Columbia, the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys Association, the Maryland Hispanic Bar Association, the Women's Bar Association of Maryland and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. She has also presented lectures at a conference for Hispanic defense attorneys, as well as other professional events.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (70%): Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Felony, Murder, Sex Offenses, Traffic Violations

Family Law (20%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Custody & Visitation, Marital Property

Personal Injury - General (10%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Felony, Murder, Sex Offenses, Traffic Violations, Alimony & Spousal Support, Custody & Visitation, Marital Property, Personal Injury - Plaintiff


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Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2020

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Office Location for Maria E. Mena

8720 Georgia Ave
Suite 505
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Phone: 301-562-9255

Fax: 301-562-9809

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Last Updated: 10/7/2019

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