J. Shawn Alcarese

Attorney At Law

About Me

As Senior Principal of the firm, Mr. Alcarese has extensive litigation experience in family law, traffic and criminal defense, DUI/DWI defense and personal injury claims, as well as lengthy experience drafting wills, estate plans, contracts and business plans. After serving as a prosecutor and legal counsel for Baltimore City, Mr. Alcarese decided to begin his own private practice, where he has helped hundreds of clients for the past 30 years.

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Practice Areas

Traffic & Criminal Defense

Being charged with a crime, even a minor one, can have a serious impact on your life. Read More

Personal Injury

Personal injury cases begin in all kinds of ways, but they all share one thing: the victim is left hurt, scared and anxious about medical bills, lost wages and more. Read More

Estates & Wills

It may be unpleasant to think about, but having a well-developed estate plan is critical for all people, no matter their age. Read More

Family Law

Divorce and separation are difficult for families, even if the marriage is ending civilly. Read More

Business Matters & Contracts

Whether starting a new business or leading an established one, the business world is a complex arena that requires an expert team assisting you. Read More


Maryland lawmakers have enacted harsher penalties on drivers convicted of DUIs. Read More