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Main Office

Main Office
9505 Reisterstown Rd.
Suite 1 North
Owings Mills MD 21117


(410) 653-6000




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What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

Maryland laws are complex and often require professional interpretation. You do not have to risk anything to see if our team can help. We offer free legal consultations and fair fees. If you have thought about getting a lawyer, but are not sure how we can help, take some time out of your day to talk with us. A few minutes of your time could make all the difference. Cohen & Dwin can help clients get the compensation they are entitled to, clear their name, and set things right.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Experience. Experience. Experience. Harold Dwin, Esq. has been practicing law in Maryland for 50 years and is a well respected attorney in the areas of personal injury, worker's compensation and criminal defense. He has built a team that includes five other well trained attorneys, who fight hard for their clients every single day. The firm was built on a "family first" philosophy in 1977 and when you select Cohen & Dwin to represent you, you instantly become part of that family. Our attorneys and staff are dedicated to going the extra mile for clients until an acceptable resolution is reached.

Harold Dwin

Cohen & Dwin, P.A.

Attorney Harold P. Dwin, co-founder of Baltimore's premier law firm Cohen & Dwin, P.A., is proud to be able to help clients in need by simplifying complex legal matters and solving legal problems that cause immeasurable stress.

He explains why being a lawyer is so important: "I have always struggled with the concept of abuse of power, and this ultimately drove me to seek out a law career. I wanted to give people a fighting chance against the power of 'big government' and 'big business,' and to stop insurance companies from taking advantage of injured victims."€

Mr. Dwin dedicates his life to defending the little guy and representing the common man against intimidating and powerful forces. "There is nothing more satisfying than knowing that my legal efforts have made a difference to my clients and their families."€

After achieving his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Maryland in 1960. He attended Naval Officer Candidate School in Newport, Rhode Island, and served as Lieutenant, USNR.

Following his military service, Mr. Dwin achieved his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Maryland School of Law. He is currently permitted to practice law in Maryland, the United States District Court, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Dwin was an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Baltimore School of Law for fifteen years. He taught Trial Practice and Interview of Counseling and Negotiating.

Organizational Involvement
The Maryland State Bar Association
Maryland Trial Lawyers Association
Baltimore County Bar Association
Baltimore City Bar Association
Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association
American Bar Association
Fellow of the Maryland Bar Foundation
Dwin has served as President for the ACLU of Maryland, President of Baltimore Ostomy Association, Board Member for OPSAIL Baltimore, and Founding Board Member of the National Aquarium of Baltimore.

Career Notes
Mr. Dwin has successfully handled hundreds of civil and criminal trials. He began his legal career working as a Probation Officer managing child support cases for the Baltimore City Circuit Court. He worked as an insurance investigator, claims adjuster, and claims supervisor. He has been representing clients in the areas of workers' compensation, personal injury, criminal cases, and general litigation since 1968. From 1972 -1978, he served as Assistant Public Defender at all levels of the criminal court system in Maryland on both jury and non-jury trials.


University of Maryland
BA, 1960

University of Maryland
JD, 1968

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