Top Rated Frederick County, Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney

Assault and Battery | Drug Crimes | DUI/DWI | Homicide | Domestic Violence and Abuse | Traffic Violations | Theft Offenses | Violation of Probation

Jonathan Scott Smith is a former prosecutor with over 35 years’ criminal law experience. 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 built his successful practice by providing the highest levels of personal service and attention to every client. Accordingly, he accepts only a small number of the criminal cases referred to him. Call 410-740-0101 or send an e-mail to schedule an appointment to learn how attorney Smith can protect your rights in a Frederick County criminal prosecution.

Frederick County Criminal Defense Attorney

Attorney Jonathan Scott Smith offers comprehensive legal counsel to anyone charged with or under investigation for a crime in Frederick County, MD. He defends people facing any type of criminal prosecution, including:

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

He’ll conduct a full investigation of the facts and circumstances of your case, examining police reports and questioning witnesses to gather all essential evidence. He’ll look at how police and prosecutors obtained their evidence, ensuring that there was probable cause for any search, seizure or arrest, and that your constitutional rights were protected.

Contact Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney Frederick County, MD

Take the first step to protect your rights in a criminal prosecution in Frederick County, MD. Contact attorney Jonathan Scott Smith online or call his office at 410-740-0101 to set up a private consultation.


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

  • Call for consultation 410-740-0101