Amy A. Taylor

Amy A. Taylor

Accredited Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney
  • Criminal Law
  • Maryland
Claimed Lawyer Profile

I have 20 years experience defending people accused of crimes including major felonies in Circuit Court Jury and Bench Trials, sentencings, modifications, violations of probation, competency hearings, bond reviews and requests for Drug and Alcohol Abuse Evaluations. I have been the defense attorney for at least 100 jury trials. I will zealously advocate for my clients and pursue their goals at trial, in pleas and in mitigation. I have successfully negotiated with difficult prosecutors.

I graduated from The College of Williams & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia with a Bachelor of Arts in Government and from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas with a Juris Doctor Degree.

I have served as Secretary to the Washington County Criminal Defense Bar Association (liaison to the Bench and Detention Center), Board Member of the Washington County Bar Association, and served as the Pro Bono representative of the Office of the Public Defender for Washington County. I would love to have the chance to help you.

Practice Area
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    I accept cash and checks. I accept Visa, Mastercard and Discover credit and debit cards.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Maryland Court of Appeals
ID Number: Maryland State Bar Association
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Assistant Public Defender Level I
Maryland Office of the Public Defender
I have represented individuals charged with misdemeanors and felonies in the District and Circuit Courts of Maryland. I have been defense counsel for bench trials, modifications, violations of probations, preliminary hearings and bond reviews. I have represented clients in the Circuit Court for jury trials and de novo appeals. I have represented clients in violation of probation appeals and modifications in the Circuit Court. I manage an extremely active caseload with a short turnaround while keeping clients informed.
Sole Practitioner
Amy Alexzandra Taylor, Attorney at Law
I represented and advised citizens under investigation for the violation of local ordinances, state and/or federal laws in trial and appellate arenas. I practiced family law (divorces, child support and custody modifications) and general civil litigation.
Contract Attorney
Howrey, LLP
I handled document reviews in a Sherman Act antitrust conspiracy case. I assisted trial attorneys in deposition preparation. I utilized Concordance Software to review documents for relevance and code for significance.
EEO Consultant
Bashen Consulting
I interviewed witnesses, drafted Executive Summaries, Fact Finding Reports, and Internal Memoranda for clients and drafted and filed Position Statements with the EEOC I investigated and managed internal claims and charges filed with federal, state and local fair employment practices agencies I analyzed complex discrimination and harassment claims
Associate Attorney
Parker, White, Shaver, Martin & Walker
I deposed over 500 plaintiffs, experts, fact witnesses, corporate and personal representatives. I assisted attorneys in trial preparation for products and premises liability cases. I attended hearings, docket calls and settlement conferences. I prepared presentations and represented corporate clients in court-mandated mediations. I researched various toxic tort and insurance law issues concerning products liability and premises liability cases.
South Texas College of Law
J.D. (2001)
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Professional Associations
Washington County Bar Association
Board Member
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Washington County Criminal Defense Bar Association
Liaison to the Bench and Detention Center
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Maryland State Bar Association
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Office of the Public Defender for Washington County
Pro Bono Representative
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Contact & Map
82 West Washington Street
Suite 100
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Telephone: (301) 739-3600