Litigation

No matter what the case, if you are involved in civil matter, Michelle Barnes has the skillful courtroom and trial experience to represent you aggressively and vigorously. Whether your matter is small or large, Michelle will be on your side, whether you are pursuing or defending litigation.

Michelle’s vast trial experience and wide ranging issues in her practice allows her to provide top level representation for a wide variety of clients, whether you are an individual, business, or organization.

Maryland civil litigation involves a wide range of procedures in which a court decides legal disagreements which do not involve criminal offenses. Either public or private parties can be engaged in civil litigation. Depending on the size and type of complaint, civil litigation may be filed in District Court or Circuit Court.

Get the help you need by contacting Michelle as soon as possible.

Common Areas Include:

  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Small Claims
  • Judgement Recovery
  • Personal Injury
  • Car Accidents

Personal Injury and Car Accidents

When a person suffers a physical injury at the hands of someone else, either intentionally or negligently, they may be able to seek compensation from the person who caused the injury. In civil litigation, with the injured party asking a court to order the defendant to cover their medical expenses, lost wages, and other losses directly attributed to the defendant’s conduct.

Being involved in an accident or matter that results in a personal injury is a challenging ordeal. That is why you need an attorney with decades of litigation experience who will handle your case with personal attention and help ensure you are protected.

Understanding the filing deadlines for filing any action and how to negotiate can be the differentiating factors in whether your compensation for injury and loss is fair. Michelle will fight on your behalf to ensure that insurance companies and corporations provide the compensation you deserve.

Accidents and Personal Injury cases which are accepted are handled on a contingency fee, which means you pay no attorney fees or expenses unless your case results in recovery.

Cases we handle include auto accidents, slip and fall/premises liability, negligence, wrongful death and more.

We help guide you through the important aspects to handle after a Personal Injury Incident:
Taking pictures of the scene, Identifying witnesses, Follow-up medical treatment, Reviewing insurance coverage, Documenting medical expenses.

Police Misconduct

Michelle has the experience and background with all police agencies, from both sides of the table as both a defense attorney and a prosecutor, to help you in matters of police misconduct. Michelle is the one you need in your corner to seek compensation to you for injuries and deaths caused by the use of excessive force, as well as false arrest and malicious prosecution.