Law Offices of Fischer & Putzi, P.A.

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Law Offices of Fischer & Putzi, P.A.

Experienced Criminal Defense & DUI Attorneys. Our attorneys handle ALL types of criminal and serious traffic cases in state and federal courts throughout Maryland.

This lawyer is licensed to practice in Maryland and has no record of discipline from the Maryland bar association. *

Law Offices of Fischer & Putzi, P.A.

Law Offices of Fischer & Putzi, P.A.

Open for Business
Offers Video Calls

Experienced Criminal Defense & DUI Attorneys. Our attorneys handle ALL types of criminal and serious traffic cases in state and federal courts throughout Maryland.

This lawyer is licensed to practice in Maryland and has no record of discipline from the Maryland bar association. *

Firm Overview

At The Law Offices Of Fischer & Putzi, P.A., criminal law and DUI defense is our business. We have successfully defended thousands of cases for our clients throughout Maryland. We understand that being charged with, or being under investigation for, a criminal charge or DUI offense is a stressful and scary experience. The thought of incarceration or having a criminal record is everyone's worst nightmare. Allow attorneys David W. Fischer and David P. Putzi to handle your situation and assist you in successfully resolving your matter. Do not "bury your head in the sand" and ignore the problem. Contact us immediately to retain an experienced and aggressive criminal defense attorney and law firm that will help you fight to protect your rights.

We offer free consultations, call 410-787-0826 today.

Main Office

Empire Towers
7310 Gov. Ritchie Hwy.
Suite #300
Glen Burnie, MD 21061

Phone

(410) 787-0826

Fax

(410) 787-1853

Fees
Free Initial Consultation?

Yes

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Yes

Office Information
Office Hours

9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Criminal Defense

Our firms handle ANY and ALL criminal cases in Maryland. We also handle DUI and other serious traffic matters.

Our attorneys handle state and federal criminal cases throughout Maryland. We also handle DUI and serious traffic cases. Our office is small, which allows us to provide more personalized attention to your case.

What are your firm's strengths and style?

Our firm philosophy is simple: We fight tooth and nail to obtain for our clients the best possible outcome, even in the most difficult cases.

Law Offices of Fischer & Putzi, P.A.
David Fischer

Attorney David W. Fischer has been recognized as one of Maryland's best criminal defense attorneys. With 25 years of experience, Mr. Fischer has successfully defended thousands of state and federal criminal cases. Mr. Fischer has made numerous guest appearances on local and national television as a legal commentator and on behalf of clients, and he teaches continuing legal education courses for other attorneys. Mr. Fischer has been recognized by Baltimore Magazine as a "Top Attorney in Maryland," by Annapolis Magazine as a "Leading Lawyer," and by SuperLawyers as a top Maryland criminal defense attorney. Mr. Fischer and his law partner, David P. Putzi, won an acquittal in the most famous homicide case in the history of Anne Arundel County, State vs. Jacob Fortney (2006). He has won more than 500 acquittals in his career.

In 2003, Mr. Fischer was named to the prestigious Criminal Justice Act panel of the U.S. District Court, District of Maryland. He has appeared in every courthouse across Maryland, state and federal, and has also represented clients in federal courts in Virginia and Washington, D.C. His list of former clients includes professional athletes, Washington politicians, Maryland elected officials, lawyers, and, overwhelmingly, ordinary citizens who find themselves in trouble with the law.

Mr. Fischer is a 1995 honors graduate of the University of Maryland Law School, where he served as an editor of the Maryland Law Review. In 1992, he was selected as a NCAA Academic-All American basketball player, and received a NCAA post-graduate scholarship to attend law school.

Mr. Fischer is admitted to practice in all courts in Maryland, in the U.S. District Court (Maryland), the U.S. District Court (D.C.), the U.S. Court of Appeals (Fourth Circuit), U.S. Court of Claims, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals (D.C.), and the United States Supreme Court.

Education

University of Maryland School of Law
J.D., 1995

Oglethorpe University
BA: Honors in History, 1992

Law Offices of Fischer & Putzi, P.A.
David Fischer

Attorney David W. Fischer has been recognized as one of Maryland's best criminal defense attorneys. With 25 years of experience, Mr. Fischer has successfully defended thousands of state and federal criminal cases. Mr. Fischer has made numerous guest appearances on local and national television as a legal commentator and on behalf of clients, and he teaches continuing legal education courses for other attorneys. Mr. Fischer has been recognized by Baltimore Magazine as a "Top Attorney in Maryland," by Annapolis Magazine as a "Leading Lawyer," and by SuperLawyers as a top Maryland criminal defense attorney. Mr. Fischer and his law partner, David P. Putzi, won an acquittal in the most famous homicide case in the history of Anne Arundel County, State vs. Jacob Fortney (2006). He has won more than 500 acquittals in his career.

In 2003, Mr. Fischer was named to the prestigious Criminal Justice Act panel of the U.S. District Court, District of Maryland. He has appeared in every courthouse across Maryland, state and federal, and has also represented clients in federal courts in Virginia and Washington, D.C. His list of former clients includes professional athletes, Washington politicians, Maryland elected officials, lawyers, and, overwhelmingly, ordinary citizens who find themselves in trouble with the law.

Mr. Fischer is a 1995 honors graduate of the University of Maryland Law School, where he served as an editor of the Maryland Law Review. In 1992, he was selected as a NCAA Academic-All American basketball player, and received a NCAA post-graduate scholarship to attend law school.

Mr. Fischer is admitted to practice in all courts in Maryland, in the U.S. District Court (Maryland), the U.S. District Court (D.C.), the U.S. Court of Appeals (Fourth Circuit), U.S. Court of Claims, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals (D.C.), and the United States Supreme Court.

Education

University of Maryland School of Law J.D., 1995


Oglethorpe University BA: Honors in History, 1992


Law Offices of Fischer & Putzi, P.A.
David Putzi

Attorney David P. Putzi focuses his practice exclusively on criminal defense and DUI matters. Mr. Putzi has more than 25 years of experience and has successfully handled thousands of criminal cases, including some of the most high-profile cases in the history of Maryland. Mr. Putzi, along with his law partner, Mr. Fischer, won a 2006 acquittal in the case of State vs. Jacob Fortney, the most famous homicide case in the history of Anne Arundel County. Mr. Putzi has won more than 500 acquittals in criminal cases. His list of former client includes professional athletes, Division I athletes from power conferences, Maryland elected officials, Wall Street insiders, lawyers, doctors, and, overwhelmingly, ordinary citizens who find themselves in trouble with the law. Mr. Putzi has taught continuing legal education courses in criminal defense for other lawyers.

Mr. Putzi was recognized by Baltimore Magazine as a "Top Attorney in Maryland," by Annapolis Magazine as a "Leading Lawyer," and by SuperLawyers as a top criminal defense attorney in Maryland. He has made several appearances on television regarding his cases, and has been quoted numerous times by the Washington Post, Baltimore Sun, the Annapolis Capital, and other periodicals.

After graduating from law school, Mr. Putzi clerked for a judge on the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, and then spent 5 years as a prosecutor with the Anne Arundel County State's Attorney's Office, where he prosecuted hundreds of criminal cases. In 2019, he served as President of the Anne Arundel County Bar Association.

After majoring in accounting at Guilford College in North Carolina and receiving a Bachelor of Science in 1991, he went on to pursue his legal education at The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law. Mr. Putzi served as an editor on the Catholic University Law Review before being awarded his Juris Doctor in 1995.

Mr. Putzi's clients are people who are facing state or federal misdemeanor or felony charges, and he has been able to obtain positive results on their behalf, whether through dismissals, acquittals, reversals on appeal or the reduction of charges after his negotiation of a favorable plea bargain agreement with the prosecutor. His experience has encompassed a wide variety of allegations, including driving under the influence of alcohol, weapons violations, assault, domestic violence, robbery, sex crimes, shoplifting, manslaughter and homicide.

Mr. Putzi is admitted to practice before all Maryland state courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Law Offices of Fischer & Putzi, P.A.
David Putzi

Attorney David P. Putzi focuses his practice exclusively on criminal defense and DUI matters. Mr. Putzi has more than 25 years of experience and has successfully handled thousands of criminal cases, including some of the most high-profile cases in the history of Maryland. Mr. Putzi, along with his law partner, Mr. Fischer, won a 2006 acquittal in the case of State vs. Jacob Fortney, the most famous homicide case in the history of Anne Arundel County. Mr. Putzi has won more than 500 acquittals in criminal cases. His list of former client includes professional athletes, Division I athletes from power conferences, Maryland elected officials, Wall Street insiders, lawyers, doctors, and, overwhelmingly, ordinary citizens who find themselves in trouble with the law. Mr. Putzi has taught continuing legal education courses in criminal defense for other lawyers.

Mr. Putzi was recognized by Baltimore Magazine as a "Top Attorney in Maryland," by Annapolis Magazine as a "Leading Lawyer," and by SuperLawyers as a top criminal defense attorney in Maryland. He has made several appearances on television regarding his cases, and has been quoted numerous times by the Washington Post, Baltimore Sun, the Annapolis Capital, and other periodicals.

After graduating from law school, Mr. Putzi clerked for a judge on the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, and then spent 5 years as a prosecutor with the Anne Arundel County State's Attorney's Office, where he prosecuted hundreds of criminal cases. In 2019, he served as President of the Anne Arundel County Bar Association.

After majoring in accounting at Guilford College in North Carolina and receiving a Bachelor of Science in 1991, he went on to pursue his legal education at The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law. Mr. Putzi served as an editor on the Catholic University Law Review before being awarded his Juris Doctor in 1995.

Mr. Putzi's clients are people who are facing state or federal misdemeanor or felony charges, and he has been able to obtain positive results on their behalf, whether through dismissals, acquittals, reversals on appeal or the reduction of charges after his negotiation of a favorable plea bargain agreement with the prosecutor. His experience has encompassed a wide variety of allegations, including driving under the influence of alcohol, weapons violations, assault, domestic violence, robbery, sex crimes, shoplifting, manslaughter and homicide.

Mr. Putzi is admitted to practice before all Maryland state courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Firm Overview

At The Law Offices Of Fischer & Putzi, P.A., criminal law and DUI defense is our business. We have successfully defended thousands of cases for our clients throughout Maryland. We understand that being charged with, or being under investigation for, a criminal charge or DUI offense is a stressful and scary experience. The thought of incarceration or having a criminal record is everyone's worst nightmare. Allow attorneys David W. Fischer and David P. Putzi to handle your situation and assist you in successfully resolving your matter. Do not "bury your head in the sand" and ignore the problem. Contact us immediately to retain an experienced and aggressive criminal defense attorney and law firm that will help you fight to protect your rights.

We offer free consultations, call 410-787-0826 today.

Main Office

Empire Towers
7310 Gov. Ritchie Hwy.
Suite #300
Glen Burnie, MD 21061

Phone

(410) 787-0826

Fax

(410) 787-1853

Fees
Free Initial Consultation?

Yes

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Yes

Office Information
Office Hours

9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Criminal Defense

Our firms handle ANY and ALL criminal cases in Maryland. We also handle DUI and other serious traffic matters.

Our attorneys handle state and federal criminal cases throughout Maryland. We also handle DUI and serious traffic cases. Our office is small, which allows us to provide more personalized attention to your case.

What are your firm's strengths and style?

Our firm philosophy is simple: We fight tooth and nail to obtain for our clients the best possible outcome, even in the most difficult cases.

Law Offices of Fischer & Putzi, P.A.
David Fischer

Attorney David W. Fischer has been recognized as one of Maryland's best criminal defense attorneys. With 25 years of experience, Mr. Fischer has successfully defended thousands of state and federal criminal cases. Mr. Fischer has made numerous guest appearances on local and national television as a legal commentator and on behalf of clients, and he teaches continuing legal education courses for other attorneys. Mr. Fischer has been recognized by Baltimore Magazine as a "Top Attorney in Maryland," by Annapolis Magazine as a "Leading Lawyer," and by SuperLawyers as a top Maryland criminal defense attorney. Mr. Fischer and his law partner, David P. Putzi, won an acquittal in the most famous homicide case in the history of Anne Arundel County, State vs. Jacob Fortney (2006). He has won more than 500 acquittals in his career.

In 2003, Mr. Fischer was named to the prestigious Criminal Justice Act panel of the U.S. District Court, District of Maryland. He has appeared in every courthouse across Maryland, state and federal, and has also represented clients in federal courts in Virginia and Washington, D.C. His list of former clients includes professional athletes, Washington politicians, Maryland elected officials, lawyers, and, overwhelmingly, ordinary citizens who find themselves in trouble with the law.

Mr. Fischer is a 1995 honors graduate of the University of Maryland Law School, where he served as an editor of the Maryland Law Review. In 1992, he was selected as a NCAA Academic-All American basketball player, and received a NCAA post-graduate scholarship to attend law school.

Mr. Fischer is admitted to practice in all courts in Maryland, in the U.S. District Court (Maryland), the U.S. District Court (D.C.), the U.S. Court of Appeals (Fourth Circuit), U.S. Court of Claims, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals (D.C.), and the United States Supreme Court.

Education

University of Maryland School of Law
J.D., 1995

Oglethorpe University
BA: Honors in History, 1992

Law Offices of Fischer & Putzi, P.A.
David Fischer

Attorney David W. Fischer has been recognized as one of Maryland's best criminal defense attorneys. With 25 years of experience, Mr. Fischer has successfully defended thousands of state and federal criminal cases. Mr. Fischer has made numerous guest appearances on local and national television as a legal commentator and on behalf of clients, and he teaches continuing legal education courses for other attorneys. Mr. Fischer has been recognized by Baltimore Magazine as a "Top Attorney in Maryland," by Annapolis Magazine as a "Leading Lawyer," and by SuperLawyers as a top Maryland criminal defense attorney. Mr. Fischer and his law partner, David P. Putzi, won an acquittal in the most famous homicide case in the history of Anne Arundel County, State vs. Jacob Fortney (2006). He has won more than 500 acquittals in his career.

In 2003, Mr. Fischer was named to the prestigious Criminal Justice Act panel of the U.S. District Court, District of Maryland. He has appeared in every courthouse across Maryland, state and federal, and has also represented clients in federal courts in Virginia and Washington, D.C. His list of former clients includes professional athletes, Washington politicians, Maryland elected officials, lawyers, and, overwhelmingly, ordinary citizens who find themselves in trouble with the law.

Mr. Fischer is a 1995 honors graduate of the University of Maryland Law School, where he served as an editor of the Maryland Law Review. In 1992, he was selected as a NCAA Academic-All American basketball player, and received a NCAA post-graduate scholarship to attend law school.

Mr. Fischer is admitted to practice in all courts in Maryland, in the U.S. District Court (Maryland), the U.S. District Court (D.C.), the U.S. Court of Appeals (Fourth Circuit), U.S. Court of Claims, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals (D.C.), and the United States Supreme Court.

Education

University of Maryland School of Law J.D., 1995


Oglethorpe University BA: Honors in History, 1992


Law Offices of Fischer & Putzi, P.A.
David Putzi

Attorney David P. Putzi focuses his practice exclusively on criminal defense and DUI matters. Mr. Putzi has more than 25 years of experience and has successfully handled thousands of criminal cases, including some of the most high-profile cases in the history of Maryland. Mr. Putzi, along with his law partner, Mr. Fischer, won a 2006 acquittal in the case of State vs. Jacob Fortney, the most famous homicide case in the history of Anne Arundel County. Mr. Putzi has won more than 500 acquittals in criminal cases. His list of former client includes professional athletes, Division I athletes from power conferences, Maryland elected officials, Wall Street insiders, lawyers, doctors, and, overwhelmingly, ordinary citizens who find themselves in trouble with the law. Mr. Putzi has taught continuing legal education courses in criminal defense for other lawyers.

Mr. Putzi was recognized by Baltimore Magazine as a "Top Attorney in Maryland," by Annapolis Magazine as a "Leading Lawyer," and by SuperLawyers as a top criminal defense attorney in Maryland. He has made several appearances on television regarding his cases, and has been quoted numerous times by the Washington Post, Baltimore Sun, the Annapolis Capital, and other periodicals.

After graduating from law school, Mr. Putzi clerked for a judge on the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, and then spent 5 years as a prosecutor with the Anne Arundel County State's Attorney's Office, where he prosecuted hundreds of criminal cases. In 2019, he served as President of the Anne Arundel County Bar Association.

After majoring in accounting at Guilford College in North Carolina and receiving a Bachelor of Science in 1991, he went on to pursue his legal education at The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law. Mr. Putzi served as an editor on the Catholic University Law Review before being awarded his Juris Doctor in 1995.

Mr. Putzi's clients are people who are facing state or federal misdemeanor or felony charges, and he has been able to obtain positive results on their behalf, whether through dismissals, acquittals, reversals on appeal or the reduction of charges after his negotiation of a favorable plea bargain agreement with the prosecutor. His experience has encompassed a wide variety of allegations, including driving under the influence of alcohol, weapons violations, assault, domestic violence, robbery, sex crimes, shoplifting, manslaughter and homicide.

Mr. Putzi is admitted to practice before all Maryland state courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Law Offices of Fischer & Putzi, P.A.
David Putzi

Attorney David P. Putzi focuses his practice exclusively on criminal defense and DUI matters. Mr. Putzi has more than 25 years of experience and has successfully handled thousands of criminal cases, including some of the most high-profile cases in the history of Maryland. Mr. Putzi, along with his law partner, Mr. Fischer, won a 2006 acquittal in the case of State vs. Jacob Fortney, the most famous homicide case in the history of Anne Arundel County. Mr. Putzi has won more than 500 acquittals in criminal cases. His list of former client includes professional athletes, Division I athletes from power conferences, Maryland elected officials, Wall Street insiders, lawyers, doctors, and, overwhelmingly, ordinary citizens who find themselves in trouble with the law. Mr. Putzi has taught continuing legal education courses in criminal defense for other lawyers.

Mr. Putzi was recognized by Baltimore Magazine as a "Top Attorney in Maryland," by Annapolis Magazine as a "Leading Lawyer," and by SuperLawyers as a top criminal defense attorney in Maryland. He has made several appearances on television regarding his cases, and has been quoted numerous times by the Washington Post, Baltimore Sun, the Annapolis Capital, and other periodicals.

After graduating from law school, Mr. Putzi clerked for a judge on the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, and then spent 5 years as a prosecutor with the Anne Arundel County State's Attorney's Office, where he prosecuted hundreds of criminal cases. In 2019, he served as President of the Anne Arundel County Bar Association.

After majoring in accounting at Guilford College in North Carolina and receiving a Bachelor of Science in 1991, he went on to pursue his legal education at The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law. Mr. Putzi served as an editor on the Catholic University Law Review before being awarded his Juris Doctor in 1995.

Mr. Putzi's clients are people who are facing state or federal misdemeanor or felony charges, and he has been able to obtain positive results on their behalf, whether through dismissals, acquittals, reversals on appeal or the reduction of charges after his negotiation of a favorable plea bargain agreement with the prosecutor. His experience has encompassed a wide variety of allegations, including driving under the influence of alcohol, weapons violations, assault, domestic violence, robbery, sex crimes, shoplifting, manslaughter and homicide.

Mr. Putzi is admitted to practice before all Maryland state courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

This lawyer is licensed to practice in Maryland and has no record of discipline from the Maryland bar association. *

* Nolo has confirmed that every member attorney has a valid license and is in good standing with the state agency that licenses lawyers. Any past disbarments and suspensions (with possible exceptions for minor violations or nonpayment of dues, in our discretion) will be indicated accordingly in the badge. Member attorneys are required to notify Nolo immediately if they become the subject of any disciplinary action by any state licensing agency.

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This lawyer is licensed to practice in Maryland and has no record of discipline from the Maryland bar association. *

* Nolo has confirmed that every member attorney has a valid license and is in good standing with the state agency that licenses lawyers. Any past disbarments and suspensions (with possible exceptions for minor violations or nonpayment of dues, in our discretion) will be indicated accordingly in the badge. Member attorneys are required to notify Nolo immediately if they become the subject of any disciplinary action by any state licensing agency.