Michael J. Schreyer

Attorney Profile

Michael J. SchreyerMichael J. Schreyer
8 Post Office Road
Waldorf, Maryland 20602

Phone: (800) 489-1577
Fax: (888) 571-2004
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Maryland attorney, Michael J. Schreyer has devoted over 20 years to developing thorough trial skills and knowledge in more than one thousand cases. An accomplished appellate advocate, he has overturned and defended trial court decisions through appeals to Maryland’s highest courts. He has been a speaker for the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Education Association state convention, concerning current appellate cases, and for the Maryland Trial Lawyers’ Association, concerning claims by traveling employees.

He is a council member to the Maryland State Bar Association’s Negligence, Insurance & Workers’ Compensation Section,  a member of the Legislative & Amicus Brief Committees of the Maryland Trial Lawyers’ Association and has been selected to the National Advisory Board of the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America.  Mr. Schreyer has received National recognition of achievement in Civil Trial Advocacy by the Million Dollar Advocates Forum,  holds the highest rating available (AV® Preeminent™) from Martindale-Hubbell, carries a Superb 10 out of 10 rating with AVVO and has been named to Super Lawyers in Maryland and the District of Columbia. In addition to these activities he is actively involved in the Bar Associations of Charles, St. Mary’s,  Calvert and Prince George’s Counties. A graduate of the Washington and Lee University School of Law, Mr. Schreyer also contributes his time on the boards of directors of several community service organizations.

Employment

  • Alpert Schreyer, LLC – Partner, 2010 & Continuing
  • Seidman & Schreyer, LLC – Partner, 1998-2010
  • Schreyer & Scott, PA – Partner and Co-Founder, 1996-1998
  • Andrews, Schick, Bongar & Starkey, PA – Partner, 1994-1998
  • Andrews, Schick, Bongar & Starkey, PA – Associate, 1988-1994

Bar Admissions

  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 2004
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland, 1989
  • Court of Appeals of Maryland, 1988

Legal Honors, Activities & Associations

  • Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America
    2013 Selected to National Advisory Board
  • Maryland Super Lawyers2014 Recognition of Achievement
    2013 Recognition of Achievement
    2012 Recognition of Achievement
  •  Washington DC Super Lawyers
    2014 Recognition of Achievement
    2013 Recognition of Achievement
    2012 Recognition of Achievement
  •  Million Dollar Advocates Forum
    2011 & Continuing National Recognition of Achievement in Civil Trial Advocacy
  •  AV® Preeminent™ Rating
    2009 & Continuing Highest Rating Available from Martindale-Hubbell Rating System
  • Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission Advisory Committee on Budget
    2009 – 2012 Governor’s Appointment
  • Trial Courts Judicial Nominating Commission
    2004 & Continuing Member, District 15 – Charles County
  • Trial Lawyers Care Pro Bono Project
    2002 Certificate of Appreciation – Pro Bono Representation of Victim of the
    Attack on the Pentagon September 11th Victims Compensation Fund
  • Maryland State Bar Association
    2006 Board of Governors
    2006 Chair & Speaker – MICPEL “Essentials of Maryland Motor Vehicle Insurance Law”
    2002 Speaker – “Proving and Defending Damages in a Personal Injury Case”
    2005-2006 Vice-chair, Negligence, Insurance & Workers’ Compensation Section Council
    2004-2005 Secretary, Negligence, Insurance & Workers’ Compensation Section Council
    1996 & Continuing Council Member, Negligence, Insurance & Workers’ Compensation Section
    1989 & Continuing Member
  • Charles County Circuit Court
    2001 & Continuing Court Appointed Civil Settlement Conference Facilitator
  • Maryland Trial Lawyers Association
    2014 Member – Board of Directors
    2001 Speaker – Continuing Legal Education Workers’ Compensation Seminar:
    “Exceptions to the Going and Coming Rule”
    1991 & Continuing Member
  • Maryland Workers’ Compensation Education Association
    2006 Speaker – Annual Convention: “Current Cases”
    2000 Speaker – Annual Convention: “Current Cases”
    1993 & Continuing Member
  • Prince George’s County Bar Association – Member since 1996
  •  Charles County Bar Association – Member since 1988; Secretary, Treasurer, Vice President 2008 – 2010
  • Calvert County Bar Association – Member since 1999
  • St. Mary’s County Bar Association – Member since 1996
  • Appellate Cases
    – 2006 – Del Marr v. Montgomery Co., CA No. 60, Sept. 2006. (amicus curiae).
    – 2006 – Mayor and City Council of Baltimore v. Lewis, CSA No. 01241, Sept. Term, 2005 (unreported).
    – 2006 – Spruill v. Montgomery County, CSA No. 01517, Sept. Term, 2005 (unreported).
    – 2005 – Mundey v. Erie Ins. Group, 167 Md. App. 444, 893 A.2d 645 (2006) (cert. granted).
    – 2005 – Artex, Inc. v. Hardy, CSA No. 2342 Sept. Term, 2004 (unreported).
    – 2005 – Johnson v. Nationwide Mut. Ins. Co., 388 Md. 82, 878 A.2d 615 (2005) (amicus curiae).
    – 2004 – State v. Snowden, 385 Md. 64, 867 A.2d 314 (2005) (amicus curiae).
    – 2004 – Godwin v. Farmers New Century Ins. Co., unpublished No. 04-1408, FED App. (4th Cir., 2/18/2005).
    – 2000 – Bushey v. Northern Assurance, 358 Md. 608, 751 A.2d 470 (2000).
    – 1995 – State v. Card, 104 Md. App. 439, 656 A.2d 400 (1995); cert. den. 339 Md. 643, 664 A.2d 886 (1995).

Education

  • Washington and Lee University School of Law – Lexington, VA
    – Juris Doctorate, 1985-1988
  • Wheeling Jesuit University – Wheeling, WV
    – Laut Honors Scholar, B.A. English, 1981-1985

Educational Honors & Activities

  • Washington and Lee University School of Law – Lexington, VA
    – Student Practice Admission to Virginia Bar, 1988
    – Washington & Lee University Big Brothers, 1987-1988
    – Intramural Sports, 1985-1987
  • Wheeling Jesuit University – Wheeling, WV
    – Bishop Swint Award – Graduating Man who best exemplifies WJU values, 1985
    – Bishop Swint Award – Graduating Man who best exemplifies WJU values, 1985
    – Bishop Swint Award – Graduating Man who best exemplifies WJU values, 1985
    – Students in Union – community service organization, 1984-1985
    – Managing Editor, The Wheeling Review, 1983-1985
    – Resident Director, Thomas Moore Residence Hall, 1983-1985
    – Intercollegiate Tennis, 1982

Community Activities

  • Pope John Paul II Academy – La Plata, MD
    – Board of Directors – President, 2004-2009
    – Founder, 2001-2004
  • Archdiocese of Washington – Washington, DC
    – Southern Maryland Educational Needs Study Group – Member, 2003-2004 & 1995-1996
    – Capital Campaign Priorities Committee – Member, 2002-2003
    – Cardinal’s Stewardship Appeal – Presenter, 1997 & 2003
  • Civista Health, Inc. – La Plata, MD
    – Board of Directors – Chair, 1997-2000
    – Board of Directors – Member, 1994-Present
    – Planning Committee – Member, 1993-1994
  • Charles County Chamber of Commerce – Waldorf, MD
    – Board of Directors – Member, 1992-1994
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Maryland – Leonardtown, MD
    – Board of Directors – Member, 1990-1993

Interests

  • Distance Running, Golf & Tennis