Stecco & Ward P.C.

Former medical malpractice defense attorneys with over 20 years combined experience.

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Carlos G. Stecco and Roxanne L. Ward are committed to providing highly effective representation to individuals injured as a result of medical malpractice and nursing home negligence. These attorneys have a combined 20 years of experience defending health care providers. As a result of that experience, they now have the unique advantage of utilizing the knowledge gleaned from their time as defense attorneys to vigorously represent those injured as a result of medical negligence.

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The Chester Building
8600 LaSalle Rd., Suite 323
Baltimore  MD  21286

  • (410) 616-2160
  • (410) 702-5429


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Medical Malpractice
Lawyers harnessing 20 years of defense experience to benefit medical negligence victims and their families in Maryland and Washington, DC
Carlos G. Stecco and Roxanne L. Ward each spent more than a decade defending doctors, hospitals and other health care professionals. Now, we fight exclusively for victims and their families. We know most of the defense attorneys, how they think and the strategies they likely will pursue in attempting to defeat a claim. We put that knowledge to work to help our clients get answers and results.

Carlos G. Stecco


Carlos G. Stecco represents individuals and families in medical malpractice and nursing home negligence cases. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Stecco defended medical negligence cases as a medical malpractice claims adjuster for a prominent malpractice carrier and later as in-house counsel for a local, world-renowned hospital. He earned his J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law, and is licensed to practice law in Maryland and Washington D.C. Mr. Stecco has been asked to lecture to students and health care providers on the subject of medical malpractice. He was recently re-appointed by Governor O’Malley to serve on the Judicial Nominating Commission for Baltimore County.





Roxanne Ward

Roxanne Ward has been named as a "Super Lawyer" for 2012 in Maryland Super Lawyers magazine. Ms. Ward concentrates her practice on representing plaintiffs in medical malpractice and nursing home negligence cases.She spent more than 10 years defending physicians, hospitals, and nursing homes. Ms. Ward has lectured widely at seminars for health care professionals and attorneys, speaking on such diverse topics as neurologically impaired infants and Group B Strep, as well as various nursing issues. Prior to beginning her career as an attorney, Ms. Ward gained extensive experience in claims and risk management while working for medical malpractie insurance carriers. Ms. Ward attended the University of Baltimore School of Law, and is licensed to practice law in the state and federal courts of Maryland and the District of Columbia.

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End of Life Considerations

Created On: 12/12/2011

It cannot be stressed enough to patients and their families alike the importance of having an advanced directive as well as a healthcare proxy, which is a durable power of attorney for healthcare.


End of Life Considerations

Created On: 11/12/2011

Unfortunately, even with such documents completed by the patient, these documents and the patient's wishes do not always end up in the patient's medical record, and therefore, there is no guarantee that the patient's wishes will be carried out.