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Gary S. Bernstein - Towson, MD

215 Washington AvenueSuite 700 Towson, MD 21204

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Updated: 01/03/2023

Towson DUI Lawyer


I am former Assistant State's Attorney for Baltimore City and have been in the private practice of criminal and drunk driving law for 30 years. My tag says "No Plea" because I am known for trying cases. Many lawyers look to get in and out of court as quickly as possible. My objective is to secure the best possible outcome for my clients. I'm no pallbearer. I handle all state and federal criminal and traffic matters, including appeals to the Court of Special Appeals and the Court of Appeals.


Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1976
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 1976
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1980

Other Affiliations

  • Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys Association, 1986 - Present (Director)

Classes and Seminars

  • Handling the DWI Case, Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers, Inc., 1982 - Present
  • Criminal Practice & Procedure in the District Court of Maryland, Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers, Inc., 1982 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Criminal Code Revision Committee, 2000 - 2001
  • Criminal Law Revision Committee, 1997 - 2004
  • Board of Directors Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney's Association

Past Positions

  • Assistant State's Attorney, Baltimore City


  • University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
    Honors: cum laude
  • University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 1972
    Major: Accounting

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Zeta Beta Tau


Offers Free Initial Consultation

Accepts Credit Cards


Published Works

  • Criminal Practice & Procedure in the District Court of Maryland, Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers, Inc. 1982 to present
  • Handling the DWI Case, Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers, Inc. 1982 to present
  • Defending DUI, MICPEL, 1984-2002

Office Information


215 Washington AvenueSuite 700 Towson, MD 21204


  • (410) 823-0610


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Past Lists

  • 2022 Maryland Super Lawyers list
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  • 2020 Maryland Super Lawyers list
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  • 2010 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Maryland Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Gary S. Bernstein on Super Lawyers


  • Maryland Super Lawyer for Criminal Defense: DWI/DUI, 2007 - 2023
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2008 - 2023
  • AV Peer Review, Martindale-Hubbell, since 1990

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