Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense Law Information

If you’re facing criminal charges, you need smart, experienced Maryland criminal defense attorneys who are committed to mounting an aggressive defense on your behalf. Alpert Schreyer can give you that edge. For a free evaluation of your case, call us today at (866) 444-6363 or fill out our confidential online consultation form.

At Alpert Schreyer, we believe that everyone, no matter what the criminal charge, is Constitutionally entitled to a thorough and vigorous defense. Our experience as former prosecutors is invaluable in helping clients to get that defense, because it allows us to comb through the details of the prosecutions case, looking for legal and factual errors that can help you win an acquittal or dropped charges. We will work to have your charges dropped or reduced, get you a fair plea arrangement or win you the best possible result in a trial. Even if you feel your case is hopeless, we will work to reduce or eliminate your charges and the punishments you face.

Being accused of a crime can turn your whole life upside down. Long before a trial, you face missed work because of time in custody, and negative work and family consequences from Maryland criminal charges. Bail can be very expensive for an ordinary family without thousands tucked away for emergencies. And then there’s the emotional stress of facing time in prison, steep fines, the loss of a drivers license, life with a criminal record and other results of a criminal conviction. If you’re facing these life-changing penalties, you need competent, aggressive legal representation as soon as possible.

Alpert Schreyer can help. Our Bethesda criminal defense attorneys are former prosecutors, which means we understand how the other side thinks, how they investigate and how they win cases — and we can use that information to your advantage. We also know the courts, the judges and the prosecutors in Maryland intimately. Partner Andrew Alpert has worked as a prosecutor for the state’s attorney’s offices in Montgomery, Prince George’s and Charles Counties. Andrew Alpert is highly knowledgeable in DUI/DWI law and has received advanced training in these cases as a prosecutor, has handled high-profile Maryland DUI/DWI cases and speaks to law enforcement about alcohol-impaired driving and the law. Partner Michael Schreyer has devoted over 25 years to developing thorough trial skills and knowledge in more than one thousand personal injury and workers’ compensation cases. An accomplished appellate advocate, he has overturned and defended trial court decisions through appeals to Maryland’s highest courts.