Federal Court and Maryland Trial Law
Phillips Law Group litigates cases in the federal and state courts. Presenting a case to a judge and jury is often needed to obtain the best result for a client.
Attorney Douglas Phillips is skilled in the principles of trial advocacy -- from opening to closing, he is comfortable and dynamic and insightful. He has litigated in federal court as well as Maryland courts for Baltimore City, Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, Cecil County, Harford County, Howard County, Kent County, Prince George's County, Queen Anne's County, and St. Mary's County.
CIVIL & COMMERCIAL
Contracts, Landlords, Personal Injury Cases
Phillips Law Group handles cases involving business disputes and disputes between individuals. Examples of cases are employment law, the Americans with Disabilities Act, insurance coverage, real estate law, fraud and misrepresentation, breach of contract, privacy matters, intellectual property (copyrights and trademarks), and construction law.
Douglas Phillips has negotiated successful settlements for clients on a range of issues involving both important civil rights, contract rights, policy changes, and monetary damages.
CDS to DUI to Assault I and II and Homicide
Phillips Law Group handles potential criminal matters prior to the filing of charges, active criminal cases, and post-sentencing criminal matters. This includes handling statements made to law enforcement and handing arrest or bench warrants. During a case, Phillips Law Group puts its credibility to work for you when dealing with prosecutors, law enforcement, judges, and outside parties.
PLG clients often avoid jail time and benefit from significant reductions in fees, court costs, probation costs, motor vehicle "points", and probation terms as a result of excellent representation. This includes our defense of DUI and DWI cases.
TRUST WILLS & PROBATE
Estate Management, Property Management, Mortgages
Without a plan, how can you ensure that your goals and wishes are respected in the future? Phillips Law Group develops estate plans and wills that ensure a seamless and manageable resolution. We can establish various trusts and create limited or durable powers of attorney. We reduce the tax burden on your beneficiaries through basic tax planning. And we identify ways to avoid the probate process.
PLG also administers estates and handles all paperwork for executors.