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 DUI/DWI Personal Injury Civil Litigation
Bar Admissions Maryland, 1994 District of Columbia, 2004 Massachusetts, 2004
Education 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