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Criminal Law Attorney

Joseph H. LaMore, Jr. has handled thousands of Criminal cases, ranging from DWI to First Degree Murder, and virtually every crime in between. His criminal defense practice includes representation in all Maryland State and Federal Courts.

After graduating with honors from the University of Maryland School of Law, and serving as a law clerk to an Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge, Mr. LaMore was sworn-in as an Assistant State’s Attorney for Anne Arundel County. While in the State’s Attorney’s Office, Mr. LaMore prosecuted felony and misdemeanor criminal cases for the State of Maryland, handled numerous jury trials, and was awarded the Annapolis City Police Department Distinguished Service Citation, by the Mayor of Annapolis.

As a private criminal defense lawyer, Mr. LaMore has represented clients in both routine and high-profile criminal matters including assault, theft, drug offenses, murder, auto manslaughter, weapons charges, DUI, traffic violations, juvenile offenses, and most other crimes. His clients uniquely benefit from his courtroom experience and criminal law knowledge, developed as both a prosecutor and private criminal defense lawyer.

Mr. LaMore has accompanied police officers on ride-a-longs involving felony drug arrests and domestic violence He has been nationally certified at the Anne Arundel County Police Training Academy in Field Sobriety Testing, which is the same testing utilized by police officers across the State of Maryland in DWI / DUI arrests. He also has attended the Anne Arundel County Police DNA and Forensic Evidence Seminar, the Maryland State Police Accident Reconstruction Seminar, and the United States District Attorney’s National Conference on Juvenile Justice.

The United States Federal Courts have also acknowledged Mr. LaMore’s legal skills by appointing him as a Federal Criminal Justice Act Attorney, for purposes of representing individuals charged with Federal crimes.

Mr. LaMore is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association Criminal Defense Section,
who handles cases across the State of Maryland, in every Maryland District, Circuit and Federal Court.

The majority of his clients are from the following general locations: Annapolis, Glen Burnie, Baltimore, Pasadena, Fort Meade, Towson, Upper Marlboro, Columbia, Ellicott City, Laurel, Severna Park, Crofton, Rockville, Catonsville, Essex, Hyattsville, Centreville, Kent Island, Ocean City, Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, Baltimore City, Prince George’s County, Howard County, Queen Anne’s County, Montgomery County, Carroll County, Harford County, Worcester County and Calvert County.

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