Mark Joseph Anderson

Top rated Criminal Defense attorney in Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Law Offices of Thomas C. Mooney
Mark Joseph Anderson
Law Offices of Thomas C. Mooney

Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, DUI-DWI, White Collar Crimes; view more

Licensed in Maryland since: 2003

Education: University of Baltimore School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2023
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Law Offices of Thomas C. Mooney

14750 Main Street
Suite C
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 Visit website


Mark Joseph Anderson is a highly skilled criminal defense attorney and the principal at the Law Offices of Thomas C. Mooney in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. With over two decades of legal experience, he is well-versed in Maryland court procedures and trial strategies and has zealously defended his clients in a number of different criminal and traffic matters.

No matter the severity of the allegations made against his clients or their legal circumstances, Mr. Anderson possesses the experience and skills to face any type of criminal offense. He has secured many case dismissals and favorable verdicts for his clients in cases ranging from high-profile murders, sexual offenses, and vehicular manslaughters to repeat DUI offenses.

A former prosecutor, Mr. Anderson started his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in Brooklyn, New York and later became a Senior Assistant State’s Attorney in Montgomery County, Maryland. He continued to serve people in that position until 2021. During that period, he led several major felony divisions in both Montgomery County and Kings County.

Furthermore, Mr. Anderson is trained as a collision reconstructionist and has completed over 400-hours of training on the same. Specifically, Mr. Anderson is trained in automobile reconstruction, commercial motor vehicle collision reconstruction, bicycle and pedestrian collision reconstruction. As a result of his accomplishments and knowledge, he was invited by Governor Hogan’s Office to join the board of many committees of the Maryland Department of Transportation.

A dean’s list graduate of St. Mary’s College, Maryland, Mr. Anderson completed his Bachelor of Arts in economics and political science in 1997. He then attended the University of Baltimore School of Law and secured his Juris Doctor in 2002. He obtained his license to practice law in Maryland and New York in 2003 and later in the District of Columbia (2020).

One to spread knowledge in his community, Mr. Anderson frequently speaks at seminars and instructs lawyers on trial advocacy, collision reconstruction, firearm comparisons, and a variety of other criminal law topics. He holds active affiliations with the Montgomery Bar Association, Maryland State Bar Association, Prince George's County Bar Association, the Howard County Bar Association and the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association. Mr. Anderson has been selected to many leadership roles in the different Bar Association and is frequently sought out by the press for his opinions. 

Practice areas

Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, Criminal Defense: White Collar

Focus areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Domestic Violence, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, DUI/DWI, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, White Collar Crime

  • 80% Criminal Defense
  • 10% Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 10% Criminal Defense: White Collar

First Admitted: 2003, Maryland

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Trial Advocacy, Maryland States Attorney’s Association, 2009 to 2021
  • The Law of Vehicular Manslaughter , Maryland States Attorney’s Association, 2017
  • Digital Forensics for Prosecutors, Montgomery County States Attorney’s Association, Present
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Maryland, 2003
  • Federal District Court, 2020
  • Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney, Present
  • American Inns of Court, Barrister, 2016 to Present
  • District of Columbia, 2020
  • New York, 2003
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Selected to the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2022

Office location for Mark Joseph Anderson

14750 Main Street
Suite C
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

Phone: 301-574-0800


1 Year Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2023

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