Jennifer Alexander criminal defense, business disputes and business litigation lawyer

Office: greenbelt & annapolis


"I will always be the most prepared attorney in the courtroom and my clients will always know what is happening in their case. Honest communication, creative strategizing and client advocacy are critical in my representation style."

About Jennifer

Ms. Alexander is an experienced civil and criminal trial attorney who has tried hundreds of cases in her career, including more than 100 jury trials, in both state and federal courts.  Ms. Alexander’s trial practice includes defending local, national and international retailers, businesses and insurance companies throughout Maryland.  She is very experienced defending cases involving premises liability, general insurance defense, commercial transportation litigation and catastrophic personal injury litigation, and is often brought in to defend her clients outside of the State of Maryland in wrongful death and other complex cases.  Ms. Alexander has successfully briefed and argued on behalf of her clients before both the Maryland Court of Special Appeals and the Maryland Court of Appeals.  

Ms. Alexander began her career as a trial lawyer in the Anne Arundel County State’s Attorneys Office, where she was an Assistant State’s Attorney for six years.  While a prosecutor, she was on the felony Violent Crimes Trial Team, and regularly prosecuted high profile violent crimes that were frequently reported on by local, regional and statewide news outlets.  In addition, Ms. Alexander continues to train numerous police officers and agencies across the State of Maryland on various criminal law topics and trial practice techniques instructing on behalf of the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, Maryland State Highway Administration and University of Maryland DUI College since 2005.  

Ms. Alexander is a Fellow of the Maryland Bar Foundation for her “outstanding dedication and contribution to maintaining the honor and integrity of the legal profession.”  Membership as a Fellow is limited to not more than 2.5% of the Maryland State Bar Association membership, and is by invitation only.  Ms. Alexander is an active member of the Maryland State Bar Association, Anne Arundel County Bar Association, James C. Cawood American Inns of Court, and Attorney Grievance Commission Peer Review Panel.  

Jenifer is also a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, a close-knit, peer-selected, and aggressively diverse honorary society of 3,500 of the best trial lawyers you will find anywhere. Less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers, vigorously vetted for skills, expertise, and service; an invitation-only collegial network of lawyers who effectively represent clients across North America and around the world.

Ms. Alexander is a certified pet therapy dog handler and can be seen volunteering in the community with her rescue dog, Mac.  She and Mac are also a sworn Courthouse Dog Therapy Team in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County and volunteer to work with child witnesses to ease fears about testifying in a courtroom.  

When she is out of the office, Ms. Alexander enjoys volunteering with youth sports programs, international traveling and spending time with her husband and two busy teenagers.  

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Education

Affiliations

  • James C. Cawood Jr. American Inns of Court, Board Member
  • Crofton Athletic Council, Board Member
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Anne Arundel County Bar Association
  • Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association
  • Fellow Maryland Bar Foundation
  • United States Supreme Court

Admissions

  • 2001Maryland
  • 2002District of Columbia
  • 2002U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • 2002U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • 2002U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • 2014U.S. Supreme Court

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