Recognized as a Top 10 Maryland Lawyers (#3) by Super Lawyers; A Top Lawyer by Washingtonian Mag. since 2002; ranked by "Best Lawyers In America" in fields of white-collar defense and general criminal defense. I am a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. I am a criminal defense attorney with over 45 years of trial experience having served for 15 years as Deputy States Attorney (supervising 50 prosecutors) and Assistant States Attorney in Prince George's County and as an Assistant United States Attorney in the United States Attorneys Office in Maryland (1974-1990). For the last 30 years I have concentrated my practice in the representation of individuals and organizations facing charges or investigations for violations of federal and state criminal laws. I tried over 300 jury trials and handle appeals in the Maryland and District of Columbia local and federal courts.
In 2009 I was award the Heeney Award by the Maryland State Bar Association for lifetime excellence in the field of criminal law.
I serve on the Maryland Criminal Pattern Jury Instruction Committee; I was appointed by the Governor to the Prince George's County Trial Courts Nominating Commission (which reviews the qualifications of applicants for judicial positions on the Prince George's County Circuit and District Courts). I have presented continuing legal education programs for the Maryland Judicial Institute, the Maryland State Bar Association, various prosecutors offices, defense attorney associations and police agencies. I co-author a monthly article on legal issues for the Prince George's County Bar Newsletter.
I am a permanent member of the Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference and regularly serve on the United State Magistrate Judge selection panel.,
Please review additional information regarding my legal experience by going to my website. www.robertbonsib.com