James N. Papirmeister Esq.

James N. Papirmeister Esq.

Attorney & Counselor at Law
Location:
Silver Spring, Maryland
Phone:
301-589-2100 (Main Office)
301-367-6500 (After Hours)
Fax:
301-588-8848
Email:
I am a Criminal Defense attorney concentrating my practice exclusively in the area of Criminal Defense. 

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Crimes of Violence
  • Homicide
  • Robbery, Burglary, Assault
  • White Collar Crime, Corruption, Bank Fraud, Wire Fraud
  • Traffic Violations
  • Embezzlement, Grand Larceny
  • Mis-appropriation, Employee Theft
  • Sex Crimes
  • Child Abuse, Child Pornography
  • Rape
  • Motor Vehicle Offenses
  • DUI Vehicular Homicide
  • Traffic Offenses, Driving Suspended, Revoked, or Uninsured
  • Property Crimes
  • Forgery
  • Uttering
  • Grand Theft Auto
  • Arson
  • Narcotics
  • Possession
  • Distribution
  • Prescription Fraud
  • DUI/DWI

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia, 1989
  • Maryland, 1986
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 1993
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia, 1998

Education

  • University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
    • J.D. - 1985
  • University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
    • B.A. - 1981
    • Major: Economics

Honors and Awards

  • Recognized for 2015-2016 as a “Top Lawyer” in Criminal Defense by Washingtonian Magazine, 2015 - Present
  • Selected in 2019 Bar Register of Pre Eminent Lawyers, and for last 20 years, 1996 - 2019
  • Rated as “A-V”, highest rating obtainable, for legal ability and ethical standards, for 23 straight years. Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, 1996-2019, 1996 - Present
  • Described in Washington Post as “Among criminal defense lawyers who are widely respected for their work”, Washington Post newspaper, 2000 - Present
  • Declared in Washington Post as “A Highly Regarded Criminal Defense Lawyer”, 1999 - Present
  • Rated as "Superb" earning a "10 out of 10" Top Rating A.V.V.O., January 2019
  • Profiled in December 2017 as a “Top Lawyer” in Criminal Defense by Washingtonian Magazine. Washingtonian Magazine, December, 2017
  • Recognized in 2019 Edition of “SuperLawyers” in Maryland and the District of Columbia as tops in Criminal Defense. Maryland & DC SuperLawyers, 2014-2019

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Prince George's County Bar Association, Member
  • Montgomery County Bar Association, Member
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Member
  • The District of Columbia Bar Association, Member
  • Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys Association, Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Office of the State's Attorney for Prince George's County, Prosecutor

Languages

  • French