Drug Possession Distribution

Top Rated Drug Possession Distribution Lawyer | Howard County Drug Possession Charges | Drug Distribution Charges | Arrested for Drug Possession Distribution

Recent arrest statistics from the Federal Bureau of Investigation reveal that there were 1,638,846 arrests for drug violations annually in the United States. Many of these involved charges for drug possession and drug distribution.

What is Drug Possession?

Under Maryland law, it is a criminal violation to possess a controlled dangerous substance. The definition of controlled dangerous substance includes marijuana, cocaine, heroin, and many other drugs. Possession may either be “actual” or “constructive.” Actual possession means that the drugs on located on your person. Constructive possession means that the drugs may not be directly on your person, but you have knowledge of the drug’s existence and the ability to exercise control over it. More than one person can be guilty of constructively possessing the same drugs.

If you are facing drug possession distribution charges, you should seek an experienced Maryland criminal defense lawyer.

Top Rated Drug Possession Distribution Attorney Howard County, MD

Jonathan Scott Smith is a top rated drug possession distribution attorney and former prosecutor with more than 35 years of extensive trial experience. Attorney Smith has handled thousands of criminal cases in the local courts, including numerous drug possession distribution charges. With a solid and longstanding reputation for personal service and thorough preparation, we get many of our new cases as referrals from existing or former clients, or from other attorneys. Mr. Smith fights hard for his clients. That’s why many satisfied clients think so highly of him.

Mr. Smith’s extensive trial experience — and track record of successful results — has earned him the recognition of his peers and clients:

  • Maryland Super Lawyer (Past 5 consecutive years), and selected within Top 100 in Maryland.
  • AV-Preeminent™*” (Highest peer rating for legal ability and ethics by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory (every year since 1988).
  • Client Distinction Award (Client Review Rating of 4.5 or higher on 5.0 scale – less than 4% of 900,000+ attorneys listed by Martindale-Hubbell).
  • “Client’s Choice Award” by AVVO, based on average client reviews of 5 stars — the highest client review possible.
  • Client Satisfaction Award, 10 Best Law Firms, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys.
  • 10.0 Superb” attorney rating by AVVO.

These are the highest ratings possible for legal skill, ethical practice, a lawyer’s years in practice, disciplinary history, professional achievements, and industry recognition.

Contact Top Rated Drug Possession Distribution Lawyer Columbia MD

To schedule an appointment with a top rated drug possession distribution criminal defense lawyer, contact us online or call us at 410-740-0101. Put the skill and experience of a former prosecutor to fight for you.


  • Jonathan Scott Smith 10490 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 200 ,Columbia, MD 21044-4960

  • Call for consultation 410-740-0101