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Michael J. Onifer III 
Elkton, Maryland
phone (410) 885-4032
fax (410) 620-2401
email Email Me

My firm is a general practice in Elkton, Maryland with a concentration in criminal defense, divorce and custody, and auto accident claims.

I represent clients in every level of the Maryland State Court system and Maryland Administrative Agencies.

I have been practicing law for over ten years and I am successful because of the relationship I maintain with my clients and the courts and agencies in which I appear before.  Clients are treated with integrity and respect for their needs, goals, and objectives. I focus on intelligent legal representation and pledge to listen to and communicate with clients.

I use the latest technology and cost-effective methods to provide services in a professional and friendly atmosphere.

My practice focuses on handling Criminal Drug Possession cases, specifically large quantities intercepted on major interstates, Criminal and Civil Litigation, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Drunk Driving and Serious Traffic Offenses, Juvenile Cases, Real Estate Transactions, Family Law, Bankruptcy, Administrative Proceedings.

Areas of Practice:
Criminal Law
Traffic Violations
White Collar Crimes
Family Law
Custody & Visitation
Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
Medical Malpractice
Litigation Percentage:
65% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Certified Court Mediator

Bar Admissions:
Maryland, 1995
U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 1995
District of Columbia School of Law, Washington, District of Columbia

Salisbury State University, Salisbury, Maryland

Representative Cases:
Image Fitness v. Justice (Maryland Court of Special Appeals)
Board of Education v. Miller (Maryland Court of Appeals)
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Cecil County, Section on Criminal Law

Maryland State Bar Association

Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney's Association

American Association for Justice

Maryland Trial Lawyers Association

Immaculate Conception Parish, Elkton, Maryland
Council Member

Cecil County Pregnancy Center
Board of Directors

Michael J. Onifer, III, PA
Attorney and Counselor at Law
147 E. Main St.
Elkton, MD 21921
Phone: 410-885-4032
Fax: 410-620-2401
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