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Sydney M. Patterson Esq. - Greenbelt, MD

6411 Ivy LaneSuite 116 Greenbelt, MD 20770- 1405

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Updated: 03/02/2023

Greenbelt Criminal Defense Lawyer

About Sydney M. Patterson Esq.

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense
  • Civil Litigation
  • Appellate Advocacy


  • 80%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner


  • Spanish


Bar Admissions

  • Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit

Other Affiliations

  • Appellate Panel for the Maryland Office of the Public Defender
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys’ Association
  • Maryland Hispanic Bar Association
  • Hispanic National Bar Association
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Prince George’s County Bar Association


  • American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, District of Columbia, 2011
    Honors: Dean’s Fellow: Research & Writing Assistant to Professor David E. Aaronson
    Law Review: Administrative Law Review, Senior Staff Member
  • Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2008
    Honors: Dean’s List
    Major: Political Science
    Major: Spanish

Past Positions

  • The Honorable Gary E. Bair, Circuit Court for Montgomery County (Jan. 2012–Sept. 2013), Law Clerk
  • David E. Aaronson, Maryland Criminal Jury Instructions & Commentary (2011), Research Associate
  • The Honorable Peter C. Schaumber, Board Member, National Labor Relations Board (2010), Legal Intern



  • SuperLawyers®: Criminal Defense (2023)
  • SuperLawyers® Rising Star: Criminal Defense (2019-2021)
  • The Best Lawyers in America®: Criminal Defense (2023) Commercial Litigation (2022-23)
  • Court of Appeals Advisory Committee to Explore the Feasibility of Maryland's Adoption of the Uniform Bar Examination, Member

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Office Information


6411 Ivy LaneSuite 116 Greenbelt, MD 20770- 1405


  • 301-441-3003

Offers Free Initial Consultation


Office Hours

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.; weekends by appointment



  • David E. Aaronson & Sydney M. Patterson, Modernizing Jury Instructions in the Age of Social Media, 27 ABA CRIMINAL JUSTICE 26 (Winter 2013)
  • Super Slot Swap: Delta, U.S. Airways Slot Swap Approved By DOT, ABA TRANSP. COMMITTEE Q., Winter 2012, at 9, 18–19

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