Effective Maryland Criminal Defense Lawyer

From our locations in Elkton, Havre De Grace and Bel Air, Maryland the MD criminal defense lawyers at Downs, Beste & Blackson, LLC are ready to represent you in your criminal defense case. Our office focuses on providing an effective defense that explores all options, while seeking the best possible resolution of your case. We work closely with our clients to keep them informed about their case and aware of alternatives to hefty fines or jail time.

A Focus on Solving Your Problem

Our Maryland criminal defense attorneys can represent you in cases related to:

We focus our attention on approaching your case from every angle. We create practical and effective solutions, whether that solution involves conducting plea-bargain negotiations, filing pretrial motions, arguing issues in court, seeking alternative sentencing or taking other proactive actions. We are prepared to put together multiple strategies to give you the best possible defense.

Whether you are facing a drug charge, DUI arrest or a misdemeanor charge, our Maryland criminal defense lawyers are ready to work with you.

An Experienced, Respected Problem Solver

Our founding attorney began his extensive career working in the corporate sector, where he worked to generate creative solutions to resolve difficult problems. Turning those problem-solving skills toward his passion for the law, John P. Downs accumulated 15 years of litigation experience as a Maryland criminal defense lawyer.

Every case offers a unique opportunity to explore a full range of defense options and strategies. Put our reputation, experience and attention to work generating practical and creative solutions in your case.

Schedule your free initial consultation. Contact us online or call one of our Maryland offices: 410-398-0313 in Elkton, 410-939-3009 in Havre De Grace, or our newest office in Bel Air, at 410-398-0313.

The Maryland criminal defense lawyers at Downs, Beste & Blackson, LLC offer effective legal representation to those in need throughout Cecil County and Harford County, Maryland. This includes, but is not limited to, Elkton, North East, Cherry Hill, Perryville Chesapeake City, Havre De Grace, Aberdeen, Bel Aird, Egewood, White Marsh and Fallston, Maryland.