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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.

Looking for a Personal Injury Lawyer?

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.


Although this [criminal case] has been an overall negative experience, on the positive note, it’s been a pleasure having you to represent me and it’s been nice meeting you. I thought you did an outstanding job investigating my case and of course at trial. Thank you again, I’ll be sure to recommend you to others
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Latest Articles

  • 08Sep

    Criminal Law Hiring a lawyer for your criminal or DUI or DWI case.


    You should give some thought to your decision of hiring a lawyer for your criminal or DUI or DWI case.   Georgraphically convenient- if your case is filed in Montgomery County, Maryland, for example, do you want a Rockville criminal lawyer or Rockville traffic lawyer? Or is the location of your attorney’s office less important...

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  • 07Apr

    Police Use Spying Technology Behind Court’s Back


    With the pervasiveness of cell phones, police are using GPS coordinates of cell phones to track the location of crime suspects. However, in their zeal to make arrests, the police have been secretly and illegally using high tech equipment to capture criminals. Most recently, a Maryland high court struck down the seizure of a gun...

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  • 12Feb

    Citizen’s Arrest


    “Citizen’s arrest” is a concept that often appears in movies and TV series, but leaves many wondering: is it an actual legal principle? A citizen’s arrest is in fact a real concept, and it is legal in all states, except North Carolina.

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  • 08Feb

    Citizens’ Right to File Criminal Charges


    What steps can you take to enforce your rights if a crime is committed against you? When one falls victim to a crime, most people report the incident to the police, which is always an advisable first step. Usually, the police create an incident report, conduct an investigation, and file criminal charges against the perpetrator....

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  • 17Dec

    Black Box: Your Car’s Dark Secret


    Most of you know that planes have black boxes that record in-flight data such as aircraft speed and trajectory. But did you know that your car probably has a black box too? According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 96% of model year 2013 and newer cars already have a black box, or...

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