Greenbelt MARYLAND

ABOUT Brennan McKenna & Lawlor, Chtd.

Brennan McKenna Mitchell & Shay, Chartered is committed to your privacy and to handling your legal matters personally, confidentially, and with the utmost discretion.


High-profile cases are effectively managed with sensitivity and discretion.

If you are arrested or charged with a crime, it's easy to feel overwhelmed, as though the world is crashing down around you. Fortunately, at this critical moment, the attorneys at Brennan McKenna Mitchell & Shay, Chartered are ready to provide highly professional and trustworthy defense representation. If you face criminal charges in either the federal or state court system anywhere in Maryland, our highly experienced legal professionals are prepared to mount a strong defense on your behalf.

Our distinguished and dedicated advocates serve the needs of clients throughout Maryland.

Our Greenbelt attorneys are held in high esteem by clients and colleagues alike for a variety of reasons, but most notably because they have found us to be:

Accomplished — Our attorneys have received numerous accolades, which include being AV® Preeminentš Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® for high ethical standards and professional ability, and being named one of the top 75 lawyers out of 90,000 practicing in the Washington, D.C., area by Washingtonian magazine.

Experienced — Our legal team has more than one hundred years of combined experience, ranging from state and federal court trial work to arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Results oriented — We focus our energy, ability, and resources on securing the best outcome possible under the facts of the case.

Brennan McKenna Mitchell & Shay, Chartered is committed to your privacy and to handling your legal matters personally, confidentially, and with the utmost discretion. We also provide immediate legal assistance before charges are even filed to clients who find themselves under state or federal investigation.

Our Greenbelt criminal defense attorneys fight to protect your rights.

The skilled criminal defense lawyers at Brennan McKenna Mitchell & Shay, Chartered have extensive experience defending a wide array of criminal charges. We have delivered positive results for clients charged with every type of crime, including:

DUI and traffic offenses — A DUI conviction can harm your reputation and burden you with criminal and civil penalties, including the loss of your drivers' license. Moving violations can also be costly, with fines, penalty points and higher insurance premiums. Motorists should always fight these charges, but only with an experienced attorney at their side.

Drug crimes — In simple possession cases, the loss of reputation is often worse than the sentence, but some drug crime convictions can mean decades behind bars. Whether you are alleged to have had possession of a small amount of a controlled substance, or enough weight to be charged with trafficking, we have the experience and resources to challenge the case against you.

Violent crime — Our attorneys have vast experience in a variety of assault, battery, domestic violence, extortion, robbery, and homicide cases.

White collar crime — Our firm helps clients charged with nonviolent economic crime, criminal conspiracies, RICO violations, money laundering, computer crimes, embezzlement, public corruption, and tax evasion.

Sex crimes — We have experience defending clients from charges of solicitation, human trafficking, sexual assault, rape, and possession of internet child pornography. When sex crime charges are made public, your reputation can be irreparably damaged even if you are absolved of the crime. Our attorneys take every precaution to contain the story as we work diligently to resolve the charges.

When you retain Brennan McKenna Mitchell & Shay, Chartered , an accomplished criminal defense attorney provides knowledgeable, supportive and confidential legal assistance throughout the course of the legal proceedings.

Contact a reputable criminal defense firm in Greenbelt, Maryland.

The lawyers of Brennan McKenna Mitchell & Shay, Chartered serve clients in the state and federal courts throughout Maryland. Our offices are conveniently located in Greenbelt, Maryland, two minutes off I-495 S/I-95 S at Exit 23, and just a stone's throw from the U.S. District Court and the U.S. Attorney's Office. Call Brennan McKenna Mitchell & Shay, Chartered at 240-241-7027 or contact us online to schedule a free, confidential consultation.

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  • Accident
  • Administrative
  • Bus Accident
  • Car Accident
  • Criminal Defense
  • Drunk Driving Accident
  • Estate Planning
  • Motorcycle Accident
  • Personal Injury
  • Truck Accident

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