Debra Saltz

Law Office of Debra A. Saltz, LLC
3201 Rogers Ave Ste 301
Ellicott City, MD 21043

With broad experience in Maryland and the District of Columbia courts, Debra Saltz has over 22 years of experience in criminal defense and civil litigation. Before forming the Law Offices of Debra A. Saltz, LLC, Debra served as an Assistant Public Defender for Baltimore County and also as an Assistant State's Attorney for Howard County. She has spent several years in private practice handling criminal and civil cases.

Debra Saltz graduated from Simmons College in Boston and received her Juris Doctor from the University of Baltimore. After graduating from law school, Debra Saltz clerked for the Honorable Chief Judge Joseph F. Murphy, Jr. on the Court of Special Appeals. She is a member of the Maryland State Bar and several local bar associations.

Debra is an avid runner and triathlete. She has completed two Ironman triathlons as well as several shorter distance triathlons. Debra has run a marathon (26.2 miles) in every state. She completed this goal in August, 2018 in Alaska. In her free time, she volunteers for local organizations, and enjoys reading, kayaking, and hiking.

Areas of Practice
Criminal Law
Personal Injury
Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions
Maryland, 1994
District of Columbia, 2004
Massachusetts, 2004

University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland, J.D., 1994
Simmons College, Boston, MA, B.A. in English and Communications, 1990

Professional Associations and Memberships
Maryland State Bar Association, 1994 - Present, Member
Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney's Association, 2000 - Present, Member; 2007-2008, Treasurer; 2008-2009, Secretary; 2009-2010, Second Vice President; 2010-2011, First Vice President; 2011-2012, President-Elect; 2012-2013, President
National College for DUI Defense, 2014 - Present, Member
Howard County Bar Association, 2000 - Present, Member
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2004 - 2009, 2014 - present, Member
Maryland Superlawyer, 2011 - present
National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Lawyers in Maryland, 2014 - present
Prince George's County Bar Association, 2004 - 2013, Member
Montgomery County Bar Association, 2004 - 2009, Member
Baltimore County Bar Association, 2000 - 2012, Member
Maryland State Bar Association's (MSBA) Statewide High School Mock Trial Competition - Judge, 2008 - 2015

Past Employment Positions
Judicial Law Clerk, The Honorable Joseph F. Murphy, Jr., Court of Special Appeals, 1994-1995
Baltimore County Public Defender's Office, Assistant Public Defender, 1995-1996
Howard County State's Attorney?'s Office, Assistant State's Attorney, 1996-2000