Defending You From the Consequences of a Drug Conviction

A drug conviction can do serious damage to your life. You could face jail time, loss of eligibility for student loans, loss of employment opportunities and other consequences. To protect your future, put your case in the hands of a skilled criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible.

Silver Spring attorney James N. Papirmeister defends people accused of drug crimes in Maryland and Washington, D.C. As a former prosecutor with the narcotics unit of the Office of the State's Attorney for Prince George's County, he knows how the state handles drug cases. He also knows how to mount the strongest possible defense. For a free initial consultation about your case, call 301-589-2100 or 301-367-6500 after hours.

We defend people accused of all types of misdemeanor and felony drug cases, including:

Do I Have a Defense Against Drug Charges?

Your best defense is to speak to a lawyer prior to making any statements to law enforcement officials. Politely decline any request by the officer to search your vehicle or person. Attorney James N. Papirmeister may effectively challenge drug charges based on questionable traffic stops, searches, seizures or other constitutional issues.

Drug courts are available to first-time misdemeanor and even felony offenders. These courts accept the cases of small-scale offenders who are addicted to drugs. Instead of a conviction and a life-long criminal record, these courts provide intensive supervised probation, whereby an offender can receive treatment and career assistance to help them change their lifestyle. We will help you participate in these programs if you are eligible.

Talk to a Lawyer About Defense Against Drug Charges Today

Don't let a drug conviction ruin your life. Please call 301-589-2100 for immediate help, or complete our simple contact form to schedule a consultation.