Jonathan Scott Smith Top Rated DUI Lawyer Howard County MD

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Highly Rated DUI Lawyer Howard County MD Columbia MD

When you have been arrested for DUI, you need an experienced DUI lawyer like Jonathan Scott Smith to protect your rights. The consequences of a conviction can be severe. In addition to substantial fines, you could face incarceration and loss of your driver’s license. Your automobile insurance premiums could skyrocket, and you might even put your employment at risk. You need an experienced and aggressive DUI lawyer at your side who has successfully handled DUI charges and DWI charges just like yours.

Drunk Driving Defense – Top Rated DUI Lawyer

DUI lawyer Jonathan Scott 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.

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DUI Lawyer Over 35 Years’ Experience DUI Charges

Jonathan Scott Smith is a top rated DUI attorney and former prosecutor with more than 35 years of experience in criminal law and drunk driving cases. Before going into private practice, attorney Smith worked as a Maryland prosecutor. He has handled 1,000′s of drunk driving cases and DUI charges.

Defense of DUI Charges Howard County MD

We handle all matters related to DUI/DWI drunk driving charges, from the Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) hearing to determine the status of your driving privileges, to the criminal proceeding to establish guilt or innocence and punishment. We work with first-time as well as repeat offenders.

“I can’t say enough about what an incredible job Mr. Smith did for me. When I was arrested for DUI again, I was afraid of going to jail. I never even thought an acquittal would be possible, and I was surprised and grateful when I was found not guilty of all charges. He was phenomenal in the courtroom.”
K.B. – Hanover, MD


32-year-old construction superintendent arrested and charged with 3rd drunk driving offense. Client entered plea of not guilty and case proceeded to trial. Client found not guilty of all charges. Motor Vehicle Administration also notified client of its intention to suspend client’s driver’s license for 120 days for refusing to take alcohol test. Client requested hearing. After presentation of evidence and legal argument, administrative law judge declined to order any suspension and took no action.


Contact Top Rated DUI Lawyer Howard County MD Columbia MD

To schedule an appointment with an experienced and highly rated DUI lawyer, contact us online or call us at 410-740-0101. Put the skill and experience of a former prosecutor to work for you. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.

Attorney Jonathan Scott Smith represents clients in criminal defense matters, DUI / DWI, MVA Hearings, traffic offenses, domestic violence and child abuse charges throughout Maryland, including the cities of Columbia, Clarksville, Sykesville, Fulton, Elkridge, Frederick, Mt. Airy, Ellicott City, Laurel, Westminster, and Baltimore. Lawyer Smith also provides experienced legal representation for clients in Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County, Carroll County, Prince Georges (Prince George) County, Howard County and Montgomery County, MD.


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

  • Call for consultation 410-740-0101