Joseph H. LaMore, Jr. is a former Assistant State’s Attorney for Anne Arundel County and an honors graduate from the University of Maryland School of Law, with vast experience before all Maryland State and Federal Courts. Mr. LaMore provides representation in all Criminal matters and a wide variety of complex Civil matters.
Mr. LaMore has handled thousands of Criminal cases, ranging from DWI to First Degree Murder, and virtually every crime in between. During his tenure as a prosecutor, the Mayor of Annapolis awarded him the Annapolis City Police Department Distinguished Service Citation. Mr. LaMore has accompanied police officers on ride-alongs involving felony drug arrests and domestic violence. He also has been nationally certified at the Anne Arundel County Police Training Academy in Field Sobriety Testing, which is the same testing utilized by police officers across the State in DWI / DUI arrests.
The United States Federal Courts have also acknowledged Mr. LaMore’s legal skills by appointing him as a Federal Criminal Justice Act Attorney, for purposes of representing individuals charged with Federal crimes.
Mr. LaMore routinely litigates complex civil cases involving Personal Injury, Family Law, Business matters and many others. In the field of Auto Accidents, Mr. LaMore has specialized experience which benefits his injured clients. He is a former lawyer for the Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund, and thus is familiar with the techniques insurance companies utilize to defend the claims of persons injured in Auto Accidents.
In the Family Law arena, Mr. LaMore vigorously represents clients in all types of cases, including Divorce, Separation Agreements, Child Custody, Child Support, Alimony, Property Disposition, Protective Orders, Peace Orders, Adoption, and Guardianship. Mr. LaMore’s skills in Domestic Law have been recognized by various Judges of the Anne Arundel County Circuit Court, who have appointed him in cases to represent the interests of minor children in Family Law proceedings.
In the Business field, Mr. LaMore has assisted many businesses with their legal needs, from initial formation, to litigation of disputes. Mr. LaMore regularly drafts, negotiates, reviews and litigates contracts and agreements on behalf of his clients.
Maryland State Bar
United States Federal Bar
Anne Arundel County Bar Association
Maryland State Bar Association
Litigation Section Member
Criminal Law Section Member
Family Law Section Member
· Member National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers
· Named Leading Lawyer in Anne Arundel County
As named by What's Up? Annapolis Magazine
University of Maryland School of Law
- Graduated with Honors
- Biology & Economics double major
London School of Economics & Kings College
- Educated abroad in London, England
Mr. LaMore represents clients throughout the State of Maryland, and he handles cases in every Maryland County and Federal Court. The majority of his clients are from the following general locations: Annapolis, Glen Burnie, Baltimore, Severna Park, Pasadena, Fort Meade, Towson, Columbia, Laurel, Crofton, Rockville, Upper Marlboro, Kent Island, Ocean City, Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, Baltimore City, Prince George’s County, Howard County, Queen Anne’s County, Montgomery County, Carroll County, Worcester County and Calvert County.