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Choosing an attorney can be an intimidating experience. Not only are you dealing with a legal issue which is causing you considerable stress and anxiety, you must also choose the right person to help you with that issue, adding yet another layer of stress and anxiety. Attorney Scott MacMullan wants to make the entire process as easy as possible for you. He understands your feelings and makes it his personal goal to give every single client the most aggressive legal representation possible.
Whether you are facing criminal charges—misdemeanor or felony—a traffic offense, have been injured by the negligence of another, or are simply considering a will or other estate planning document, Scott will put you at ease, comprehensively reviewing the facts and circumstances of your issue, then honestly and directly explaining your options.
Scott MacMullan has most recently been named a 2022 “Super Lawyer” and is the winner of the overall “Best Attorney” award in the 2017 Capital Gazette. Scott’s clients include a former Mayor and a National Basketball Association player. As a native of Anne Arundel County, Scott is the owner and founder of Scott MacMullan Law, LLC. Scott’s connections to the local community, as well as his background working for two of the preeminent judges in Maryland, give him a unique perspective in court. These connections place Scott’s clients in a premier position regarding the facts of their case.
Scott focuses his practice on personal injury and criminal defense matters. He is passionate about helping his clients solve their problems, providing them with the maximum level of compensation they are entitled to under the law following a personal injury. Scott fully understands the potential consequences of a criminal conviction and will explore every option for your defense.
Communication and responsiveness are the hallmarks of Scott MacMullan Law, LLC. Scott believes that the ability to freely communicate between client and attorney is extremely important.
When you can communicate with your attorney, it naturally builds trust between the client and attorney. You should never be intimidated by your attorney, rather you should view him or her as a trusted advocate—the person who is always in your corner, who always has your back, and who has the experience, skills, and knowledge to assist you with your legal issue.
Scott MacMullan is extremely responsive to the needs of his clients, always responding promptly to client concerns. In short, Scott MacMullan Law offers “Local Knowledge You Can Trust.” While Scott focuses in personal injury and criminal law, he is also extremely knowledgeable regarding estate planning issues. Attorney Scott MacMullan was drawn to the legal profession because of its ability to make a difference in everyday, ordinary lives, and he still believes strongly that he can make a difference in the lives of his clients—in your life.
How Scott MacMullan Law, LLC, Can Help
Criminal Defense: Being charged criminally is one of the most frightening experiences you may ever face. You need an extremely strong legal advocate in your corner—one who will be by your side from start to finish, fighting aggressively on your behalf. Scott MacMullan will make sure your rights are totally protected. Attorney Scott MacMullan can help you with any of the following Maryland criminal offenses:
- Assault Cases
- Reckless Endangerment
- Driving Under the Influence (Drugs or Alcohol)
- Reckless or Negligent Driving
- Bail Review Hearings
- 8-505 Hearings
- Marijuana Possession or Intent to Distribute Marijuana
- Heroin Possession or Intent to Distribute Heroin
- Opioid Possession or Intent to Distribute Opioids
- Subsequent Offender
- Naval Academy and Federal Jurisdiction Representation
- School Disciplinary Hearings
Personal Injury Claims—Injuries sustained due to the negligence of another are, unfortunately, all too common. One moment you are driving home on a Friday evening, thinking about the upcoming weekend, and the next a negligent driver hits you, leaving you seriously injured, possibly unable to work, and dealing with the damages to your vehicle. Or, perhaps you are at your local grocery store, when you slip in a spilled substance, falling and causing significant injury to yourself. There are many other instances when you could end up severely injured, through no fault of your own.
If your injuries prevent you from working, you not only face mounting medical expenses, you may also be unable to pay your normal monthly expenses. Such a situation can leave you in despair, unsure of where to turn or what to do. Scott MacMullan can help you through such a situation, helping you get the medical attention you need, as well as an equitable settlement for your injuries, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages. Some of the more common types of personal injury claims include:
- Auto Accidents
- Slip and Fall Accidents
- Wrongful Death
- Workers’ Compensation
Traffic Cases—Far too many people receive a traffic citation, and either throw it into a drawer and forget about it or decide just to write a check, put it in the mail and be done with it. When you forget a traffic citation, you could end up being held in contempt of court, even having a warrant for your arrest put out. When you pay a traffic citation, you have effectively pled guilty to the offense and may receive points on your driving record. Since those points can add up much more quickly than you might imagine, you could then find yourself facing the loss of your driving privileges.
Or, perhaps your traffic issue is much more serious—you have been charged with a DUI or DWI, eluding or fleeing, or driving on a suspended license. Anyone of these charges is extremely serious and can lead to the loss of your driving privileges, significant fines, and even jail time. You never want to leave such an issue to chance. Having a strong legal advocate fighting for you can truly make a huge difference in the eventual outcome to anything from a minor traffic infraction to a more serious traffic issue. You would never want to end up behind bars for a DUI or DWI, driving with a suspended license or fleeing or eluding the police. Scott MacMullan can help you through these difficulties. Scott MacMullan can help you determine the way to proceed for any of the following issues:
- Driving on a Suspended License
- Fleeing and Eluding
- DUI and DWI
- MVA Points Hearings
Estate Planning Services—Most adults put off estate planning as long as they possibly can. Some put it off too long, and once they pass, their loved ones are left with a mess to deal with, while they are grieving. If you want to ensure your loved ones are never left in this position, it could be time to consider having an estate plan prepared. Scott MacMullan can help you determine what level of estate planning you require. Perhaps you need only a simple will, or you need a comprehensive estate plan. You may only be interested in having a health care directive prepared so that in the event you were to become incapacitated, your loved ones would know your wishes. Whatever you need in the way of estate planning, Scott MacMullan Law can help, including with any of the following estate planning documents:
- Power of Attorney
- Health Care Directive
Business Law-It's not uncommon for a business owner to have the need for consistent, quality legal advice. From new offices to contracts, document drafting the list goes on. Scott MacMullan has a program that can be a part of your benefits package for you and your employees for personal litigation for a flat monthly rate so you don't have to stress over hourly fees. Our firm wants to make sure that you have what you need to run your business without legal worry or constant questions.
Scott MacMullan is experienced in Business Law Services and can help you and your business in a variety of ways:
- Drafting and reviewing commercial and residential leases
- Drafting and reviewing commercial and residential construction documents
- Drafting and reviewing contracts and other business agreements
- Legal proceedings on behalf of the company, including mediation, arbitration, and litigation
- Negotiating and/or acting on behalf of your company in business transactions
- Corporate governance including entity formation
Contact Scott MacMullan
Having a strong legal advocate in your corner from start to finish can truly make all the difference in the outcome of your case. If you have been charged with a criminal offense, not only is Scott MacMullan knowledgeable regarding the laws and rules of law, he is also familiar with the judges and prosecutors, which instantly gives you an advantage. Scott is both a highly skilled negotiator as well as an aggressive litigator, when the situation warrants. This translates into benefits for you, whether your case is criminal or personal injury.
It is virtually never a good idea to attempt to negotiate a settlement on your own following a personal injury or to attempt to represent yourself in a court of law following criminal charges. It would be the rare individual who has both the legal knowledge as well as the confidence to represent himself or herself in court. After all, you would never attempt to perform surgery on yourself, repair your car’s engine, or repair the plumbing in your home without specialized knowledge.
Personal injury attorneys and criminal defense attorneys have the knowledge you require, as well as the experience to represent you in court. Scott MacMullan will review the facts and evidence in your case, then will carefully explain your options, listening to your input, then working with you to choose the next step. Contact Scott MacMullan Law, LLC, today by calling (443) 494-9775 or email [email protected] for a free case assessment.
“Scott was outstanding in assisting me. It was a stressful situation and he was understanding and very professional. I would highly recommend him to anyone and will use him for all of my future legal needs.”