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Stephen P. Shepard

Stephen P. Shepard

The Law Office of Stephen P. Shepard, LLC
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence...
  • Maryland
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Stephen P. Shepard is a Maryland criminal defense attorney and the owner of The Law Office of Stephen P. Shepard, LLC. He has extensive experience in handling criminal, DUI/DWI, serious traffic, and violation of probation cases. Additionally, he has zealously represented clients at bail review hearings, modification of sentence hearings, and various other legal proceedings. Before founding his own law office, he served as a full-time volunteer attorney for the Maryland Office of the Public Defender. As a volunteer attorney, he personally handled hundreds of cases in the District Court Division of the Howard County office, and later, the Baltimore County office.

Prior to becoming an attorney in Maryland, Stephen volunteered during his summers in law school as a full-time law clerk for the Maryland Office of the Public Defender. During his last summer, he served as the law clerk for the District Public Defender for Howard County.

Stephen is presently a member of the American Bar Association, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, American Association of Premiere DUI Defense Attorneys, National Association of Drug Court Professionals, Maryland State Bar Association, Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney’s Association, and the Baltimore County Bar Association. Stephen was recently inducted into the National College for DUI Defense.

Stephen graduated and received his Juris Doctor degree with honors (magna cum laude) from the Appalachian School of Law. While in law school, he served as an Associate Editor, and later, as the Articles Editor on the Executive Editorial Board for the Appalachian Journal of Law. His article, “Negligent Hiring Liability: A Look at How it Affects Employers and the Rehabilitation and Reintegration of Ex-Offenders,” was published in the Spring 2011 edition of the Appalachian Journal of Law. He was on the Dean’s List for every eligible semester and received the “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges

Education
Appalachian School of Law
J.D. (2012) | Law
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Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Cabrini College
B.A. (2009) | Criminology and Philosophy
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Honors: Summa Cum Laude, President's List, Dean's List
Activities: President, Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society President, Phi Sigma Tau International Honor Society for Philosophy Participant, Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program
Professional Experience
Appointed Defense Attorney
Maryland Office of the Public Defender
- Current
Appointed Defense Attorney for the Howard County Drug/DUI Court Program.
Attorney & Counselor at Law
The Law Office of Stephen P. Shepard, LLC
- Current
Panel Attorney
Maryland Office of the Public Defender
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Negligent Hiring Liability: A Look at How It Affects Employers and the Rehabilitation and Reintegration of Ex-Offenders
Appalachian Journal of Law
Certifications
Lead Counsel Rated - State Criminal Law
Lead Counsel
Lead Counsel Rated - DUI Defense
Lead Counsel
Awards
Rated 10/10
Avvo.com
Drunk Driving Defense
Lead Counsel
Top 40 Under 40
The National Trial Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
State Level Crimes
Lead Counsel
Premier Attorney
American Academy of Trial Attorneys
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
State Level Crimes
Lead Counsel
Professional Associations
American Bar Association
Member
Current
National Association Of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Member
Current
Maryland State Bar Association
Member
Current
Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney's Association
Member
Current
Baltimore County Bar Association
Member
Current
National College for DUI Defense
Member
- Current
Maryland Association for Justice
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Maryland
Fees
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  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Discount for active military service members and veterans with an honorable discharge
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Domestic Violence
  • Traffic Tickets
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Websites & Blogs
Website
The Law Office of Stephen P. Shepard, LLC
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Contact & Map
The Law Office of Stephen P. Shepard, LLC
303 W. Pennsylvania Ave.
Towson, MD 21204
USA
Telephone: (410) 648-4008
Fax: (410) 648-4045