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Criminal Defense

If you have been arrested or charged with a crime in Maryland, you need an experienced Rockville criminal defense attorney who will passionately protect your rights.

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Restraining Orders

There are important factors to consider with a peace or protective order. Emden Law is highly skilled in handling peace and protective orders in all courts in Maryland.

How to Get a Restraining Order


Traffic Violations

Traffic charges in Maryland, in DC, and on Federal Property can be complicated. Ensure that a skilled trial attorney with an effective defense strategy handles your case.

Traffic Charges in Maryland Courts

Personal Injury

An injury due to another’s negligence raises complex legal questions. Don’t let uncertainty affect your recovery. Work with an established and experienced personal injury attorney.

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Meet Marc Emden

Emden_video_ProfileMarc Emden is an experienced litigator with more than 30 years of experience. As the firm’s sole practitioner, you can trust Emdenlaw to listen to your unique situation, handle your case with priority attention and work tirelessly to protect your rights, and win your case. He handles criminal defense cases, traffic violations, personal injury cases and peace and protective orders. He represents individuals and corporations that have filed lawsuits or are being sued in the District of Columbia, and throughout Maryland. Marc Emden is a trusted champion who provides quality representation with compassion.


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Latest Articles

  • 09Nov

    Problems with Maryland’s “Revenge Porn” Law


    Taking nude photographs and sharing them with your partner may be a fun way to express yourself or add variety to your relationship, but when these photographs remain in the hands of an ex-lover, it may have dire consequences. An ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend angry with the fact that the relationship has ended, may post these...

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  • 20Oct

    Maryland’s Traffic Laws


    When a traffic accident occurs, the question becomes: who is at fault. In this article Emdenlaw discusses three Maryland traffic laws that are frequently implicated in car accidents.

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  • 14Oct

    Expunging, Sealing, and Shielding Your Record


    There are several ways to remove data from your court records in Maryland: they are shielding, sealing, and expungement. The laws related to these methods are quite complicated, and there are additional laws and amendments that went into effect October 1, 2015. Add to that the fact that what happens in practice is not exactly...

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  • 06Oct

    Maryland’s County Commissioners: Good or Bad?


    Legal systems vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. One of the aspects that sets the Maryland judicial system apart from those of its tristate area neighbors is its use of District Court commissioners. Commissioners are judicial officers who are appointed by the Chief Judge of the District Court of Maryland. They are not judges and thus...

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  • 29Sep

    A La Carte Legal Representation


    As you may know, a lawyer’s actions are guided by the ethics rules called Rules of Professional Conduct (RPCs). The Model RPCs are written by the American Bar Association (ABA), a national volunteer organization with nearly 400,000 members, including judges, lawyers, and law students. The Model RPCs are meant to be a guide, and every...

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