Top Rated Anne Arundel County Criminal Defense Lawyer

Drug Crimes | Theft Offenses | Drunk Driving | Violent Crimes | Assault and Battery | Homicide | Probation Violations | Traffic Offenses | Domestic Violence

If you are under investigation for a crime or have been arrested and charged in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, it’s critical that you retain an attorney with experience practicing there. Judges and juries in different locations can have varying approaches, so you want someone who’s demonstrated an ability to secure positive results in the court where your case will be heard. Attorney Jonathan Scott Smith can help.

Attorney Jonathan Scott Smithis a former prosecutor who brings more than 35 years of experience to criminal defendantsthroughout Anne Arundel County and Maryland. Mr. Smith’s extensive trial experience — and track record of successful results — has earned him the recognition of his peers and clients:

  • Maryland Super Lawyer (Past 5 consecutive years), and selected within Top 100 in Maryland.
  • AV-Preeminent™*” (Highest peer rating for legal ability and ethics by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory (every year since 1988).
  • Client Distinction Award (Client Review Rating of 4.5 or higher on 5.0 scale less than 4% of 900,000+ attorneys listed by Martindale-Hubbell).
  • “Client’s Choice Award” by AVVO, based on average client reviews of 5 stars the highest client review possible.
  • Client Satisfaction Award, 10 Best Law Firms, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys.
  • 10.0 Superb” attorney rating by AVVO.

These are the highest ratings possible for legal skill, ethical practice, a lawyer’s years in practice, disciplinary history, professional achievements, and industry recognition.

Attorney Smith takes only a small number of the criminal defense claims that come to him, so that he can give each case the focus and personal attention required. Call 410-740-0101 or send an e-mail for an appointment.

Anne Arundel County Criminal Defense Attorney

Attorney Smith will ensure that your constitutional rights were protected. He’ll examine how law enforcement officers and prosecutors obtained evidence, verifying that there was probable cause for any search, seizure or arrest. He’ll be at your side throughout the criminal process, from investigation to arrest to trial.

Attorney Smith defends individuals charged with any type of crime, including:

  • Drug offenses
  • Domestic violence
  • Homicide crimes
  • Assault and battery
  • Theft offenses
  • Violation of probation

Contact Top Rated Anne Arundel County Criminal DefenseAttorney

Take the first and most important step to protect your rights in a criminal prosecution. Contact attorney Jonathan Scott Smith online or call his office at 410-740-0101 to set up an appointment.


  • Jonathan Scott Smith 10490 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 200 ,Columbia, MD 21044-4960

  • Call for consultation 410-740-0101