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Columbia Criminal Defense Lawyers

Award-Winning Criminal Defense Representation

When a person is charged with a crime, they are suddenly forced into facing many new possible consequences such as incarceration, fines, parole and/or probation obligations and limitations. Along with that, the person could end up with a criminal record which can hurt their ability to find employment, housing, loan opportunities, own a firearm, maintain family relationships, and uphold an honorable reputation in Columbia. If you were charged with a criminal offense, you need the help of experienced Columbia criminal defense lawyers right away. Shapiro Zwanetz & Associates brings over 50 combined years of legal knowledge to each case we take.

If you are facing criminal charges in Columbia, it is important to start building your defense quickly. Schedule your FREE consultation to get started!

Areas of Practice

When you work with Shapiro Zwanetz & Associates, you get the help of a team committed to upholding your best interests. We recognize that each case is different, so our priority is to obtain the best result each and every time by offering outstanding client service. Our criminal defense attorneys in Columbia and support staff have received the highest levels of training, and have obtained years of experience handling criminal cases while providing the highest level of representation and professional standards.

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Award-Winning Service

Thanks to our continually high standards of performance and service, Shapiro Zwanetz & Associates has been recognized as one of the Best Law Firms in America, year after year. With two of our attorneys having earned a 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating, our DUI/DWI defense firm being named among the Best Law Firms by U.S. News & World Report, and an attorney recognized by Best Lawyers, Shapiro Zwanetz & Associates is the firm you can count on to protect your future. Our commitment to open and clear communication has earned us a reputation as the firm clients can count on. Find out why by calling today.

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Experienced Criminal Defense in Columbia, MD

Once you are arrested, your time is limited to assemble a case that protects your freedom. Let the Columbia criminal defense lawyers at Shapiro Zwanetz & Associates help you tell your side of the story and avoid the devastating consequences that can come from a criminal conviction.

During our free initial consultation, we will go over the details of your case to help you better understand your situation and how to make the best use of the legal options you have available. The staff at our firm work as a team—as though you were our only client—to build a case in your defense.

We can help you! Contact Shapiro Zwanetz & Associates to schedule your FREE initial consultation to discuss the details of your case.

Why Chose Shapiro Zwanetz & Associates

  • We are available for you 24/7. Our clients are our priority

  • Every initial consultation is free and no-obligation.

  • Our clients love us. Take a look at our reviews page!

  • We approach every case as a unified team.

  • We are highly recommended and awarded by various associations.

  • We are a team of former prosecutors and know how the other side thinks.