Experience Makes the Difference
Attorney Michelle Barnes Attorney At Law has more than 30 years of experience in a successful, litigation-based practice and has been at the top levels of the field. She limits the number of cases she will accept to ensure that she can take the time to research your situation completely. Every case is handled and prepared as if it will go to trial with the attention to detail that you deserve.
Michelle has handled thousands of cases in court and tried over 500 jury trials. She is not afraid to try your case. She has won cases on both sides of the table, in the civil arena, in family law, and in criminal cases. She knows how to handle your case. Whether the right outcome for you is by using kid gloves or a heavyweight and aggressive approach, she has the know-how to approach your case in a way that is in your best interest.
Michelle started out as a highly successful criminal defense trial attorney, winning cases of every kind from assault to rape to murder. She then turned the tables and ran for election, beating a 3-term incumbent to become State’s Attorney, a position went on to win for a second term four years later. As Dorchester County’s elected State’s Attorney, Michelle tried the most serious felonies and won every case she tried. She later accepted a position as a chief in the criminal division of the Maryland Attorney General’s Office. Throughout her time in government practice, she successfully handled many first-time cases, and she broke records of success in both the State’s Attorney’s Office and the Maryland Attorney General’s Office.
Michelle has now brought her decades of enormously skillful practice to private practice. She enjoys a reputation of hard work, dedication, honesty, and success in courthouses and legal offices throughout the Eastern Shore and beyond.
Michelle will bring all of that experience to your case. You don’t want to navigate the court system with anyone less qualified. Call Michelle today to help you through your matter.