About The Law Offices of James N. Papirmeister, P.C.

The Law Offices of James N. Papirmeister, P.C., located in Silver Spring and Suitland, Maryland, practices exclusively in the area of criminal defense. Due to his experience as a former prosecutor with the Office of the State's Attorney for Prince George's County, attorney James Papirmeister understands the need to have an aggressive voice on the side of a criminal defendant. He has tried thousands of criminal cases in his 32 years of practicing criminal law.

Our Clients

Our firm represents a wide variety of people, including doctors, lawyers, contractors, musicians and students, amongst other adults as well as juveniles. We are dedicated to serving our client's legal defense needs.

We proudly serve the LGBTQ community as well as people from the corners of the globe of many different nationalities, religions, races and creeds. We are able to serve the hearing-impaired community as well as those with any mental or physical disability.

Serving of counsel with the firm is experienced criminal defense attorney Paolo Allesandro Gnocchi, Esq., who is fully bilingual and completely fluent in Spanish.

One should not go through the criminal justice system without the aid of a knowledgeable and skilled criminal defense attorney. For more information about your case, contact us to schedule a free initial consultation. Please call 301-589-2100 during regular business hours or 301-367-6500 after hours.

Our Reputation

Over the years, James Papirmeister, has earned the reputation of being a highly skilled attorney, who fights hard to protect his client's rights. He is AV-rated under Martindale-Hubbell's peer review rating system* and has made presentations about the criminal justice system and criminal procedure to attorney groups, college and university criminal justice classes, high-school assemblies, and police academy classes. Judges, lawyers and clients alike have all commented on his ability to investigate, and thoroughly argue our clients' cases.

Major newspapers and magazines have also recognized our firm's reputation and experience. Please visit our Articles page to learn more.

To discuss your criminal law matter, please contact the Law Offices of James N. Papirmeister, P.C., to schedule a free initial consultation. Our firm represents people throughout Prince George's County, Montgomery County, Charles County, Anne Arundel County, Howard County and Frederick County.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.