Accused of a Violent Crime? We're Ready to Go the Extra Mile for You.

Silver Spring Violent Crime Lawyer

Fighting for Peoples' Rights Throughout Maryland

Law enforcement officials do not take alleged violent criminals offenses lightly, and prosecutors work hard to ensure that criminally accused individuals receive the highest amount of penalties available in these types of cases. Being accused of a violent offense can be devastating and can have long-term negative effects. If you have been arrested, or a loved one is facing this type of charge, act quickly to combat the efforts of the prosecution.

At the Law Offices of Maria Mena, we are proud to offer legal counsel backed by more than 25 years of collective experience as we help clients obtain favorable outcomes for their cases. Our team can tenaciously pursue the best possible outcome for your case as well. If you were arrested and charged with a violent crime, consult a Silver Spring criminal defense lawyer from our firm immediately to protect your future and defend your freedoms.

Featured Result

Our client was facing charges of First Degree Murder. Attorney Maria Mena was able to secure a DISMISSAL of the charges for her client.

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Types of Violent Offenses

In the state of Maryland, there are numerous offenses that can be charged as violent crimes. Representation from the Law Offices of Maria Mena could be the difference between life in prison and a life of freedom.

Retain our team if you have been arrested for any of the following:

  • Homicide, including murder and attempted murder
  • Kidnapping
  • Manslaughter
  • Vehicular manslaughter
  • Assault
  • Domestic violence
  • Carjacking
  • Armed robbery
  • Burglary
  • Illegal possession of a weapon
  • Arson

Defense for Violent Crimes in Maryland

Any crime that uses violence as a means to an end or as the objective will be charged as a violent offense. These crimes hold the highest level of penalties, including life in prison without possibility of parole, steep fines, and a lifelong, permanent criminal record. It is absolutely essential that you contact a Silver Spring violent crime attorney from our firm. We stand ready to provide quality representation, aggressive defense, and personalized, one-on-one attention to each client. If you have questions or concerns regarding your situation, the penalties you may be facing, and how working with our team can benefit your future, contact the Law Offices of Maria Mena.

What Our Clients Are Saying

Helping our clients navigate the difficult legal process is what we do best.
  • “Maria handled my custody case and she won both the legal and physical custody.”

    Diana B.

  • “She fights in court and the judges know her.”

    Justina E.

  • “I could tell when she talked with me about my case that her experience was deep.”


  • “Never thought that my wife would file DV charges against me. Thanks to Attorney Mena, my wife lost and I won.”


  • “Thanks to my friend who told me about Maria. She really saved me.”

    Marcie P.

  • “Thanks, Maria and know I will not be drinking and driving again!”


  • “I'm so happy that I hired you, and will tell all my friends about you.”

    Kevin R.

  • “You are the best attorney ever.”

    Roselle M.

  • “She is very professional, very aggressive in court, sweet, humble, kind. You can never go wrong with best!”

    Dee Lopez

  • “You truly saved my life.”

    Erick S.

  • “I was so pleased with my attorney.”

    Gerber M.

  • “She cleared my name because the jury believed us and found me not guilty.”

    John M.

  • “My family is very appreciative of your help and success in his case.”

    Jennifer V.

  • “Even the judge looked impressed when you were talking.”

    Joanne G.

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  2. Over 25 years of legal experience
  3. An established reputation within the Maryland court system
  4. Rated by Avvo as a Top Criminal Defense Attorney
  5. Selected for Super Lawyers
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