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Experience Makes The Difference

Attorney Michelle Barnes Attorney At Law has more than 25 years of experience in a successful, litigation-based practice and has been at the top levels of the field. She limits the number of cases she will accept to ensure that she can take the time to research your situation completely. Every case is handled and prepared as if it will go to trial with the attention to details that you deserve.

Michelle has handled thousands of cases in court and tried over 300 jury trials. She is not afraid to try your case. She has won cases on both sides of the table, both in the civil arena and in criminal cases as both a criminal prosecutor and defense attorney. She knows how to handle your case. Whether the right outcome for you is by using kid gloves or a heavyweight and aggressive approach, she has the know-how to approach your case in a way that is in your best interest.

Michelle spent 12 years as a successful trial attorney before running for election as state’s attorney. She became a twice-elected state’s attorney for Dorchester County. To learn more about Michelle’s background, please view her profile using the link below:

Compassion. Insight. Dedication.

  • Being able to bring her experience as the top law enforcement officer to her preparation of the most complex criminal cases is a significant advantage. Not only does Michelle know how the prosecution thinks and prepares for it using her years of experience, but she has also spent time involved with other elected state’s attorneys discussing policies, directions and individual needs of the various offices. She knows what goes on behind the scenes and will use that knowledge to best prepare your case. Michelle handled the most serious cases in court as well as every type of felony in her many jury trials as state’s attorney.
  • Michelle also skillfully handles family law cases in all areas, from visitation to custody to divorce. She has been successful in trials for custody of parents and third parties, as well as cases for parents and third parties seeking visitation. She also handles other areas of family law, such as adoption and guardianship or protective or peace order filings.
  • Michelle has successfully helped clients with personal injury cases and other litigation-based cases get the outcomes they deserve, even when those on the other side are trying to deny adequate compensation.
  • Michelle also spent eight years as a division chief in the Maryland Attorney General’s Office, in charge of the entire state. Michelle has an intimate and detailed knowledge of the court system and has handled cases all over the state of Maryland.

Get Started With Michelle Barnes Attorney At Law Today

Michelle’s experience and expertise in a courtroom will benefit you no matter what type of court case you have. You want Michelle in your corner when you are facing a courtroom. She understands how each aspect of the case will affect your life and takes the time to explain it to you. To schedule an appointment with her today, call 410-463-6296 or contact Michelle online.