Salisbury & Ocean City Criminal Defense Attorney

Skilled DUI and Criminal Defense Attorneys Serving Ocean City, Salisbury and the Eastern Shore of Maryland

Andrew MacDonald and Cynthia MacDonald are criminal defense lawyers in Salisbury, Maryland.  The experienced trial lawyers at the MacDonald Law Office  have built their reputation as excellent trial attorneys with superior criminal defense on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Andrew MacDonald's practice is primarily focused on criminal defense in Salisbury and Ocean City.  His partner, Cynthia MacDonald, is an accomplished criminal defense attorney in her own right.  In addition, Cynthia MacDonald broadens the firm's services by representing clients in other practice areas such as estate planning, personal injury, business matters, and general civil litigation.  The firm can also help you with Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, divorce and child custody matters when you need an aggressive trial attorney to fight for your rights.


If you have been charged with a crime, including DUI, in Salisbury or Ocean City Maryland then you need to contact the defense lawyers at the MacDonald Law Office to represent you today.  Andrew MacDonald and Cynthia MacDonald are former Assistant State's Attorneys for Wicomico County with twenty years of experience in criminal law. Andrew MacDonald was a criminal prosecutor for 10 years until 2006 when he dedicated his career to defending the accused.  As a prosecutor he was in court every day trying all types of criminal case from DUI to Murder, including over 100 jury trials. There is no better training for a criminal defense attorney than working for a decade as a prosecutor.  Andrew MacDonald is a skilled trial attorney.  Cynthia MacDonald was an Assistant State's Attorney for 5 years before working for a large law firm in Salisbury as a partner where she learned a variety of legals skills.


We are local attorneys in Salisbury and Ocean City who have lived and worked on the Eastern Shore of Maryland for twenty years.  The MacDonald Law Office represents criminal defense clients in Salisbury, Ocean City, Snow Hill, Princess Anne and Cambridge.  Our main office is in Salisbury, the largest city on Maryland's Eastern Shore, only 30 minutes from Ocean City.  We have a satellite location in Ocean City for use during the busy tourist season.  We have easy access to the courthouses and State's Attorneys in Salisbury, Snow Hill, Ocean City and Princess Anne. Our local advantage in Salisbury and Ocean City and the surrounding area is that we are very familiar with the local system, judges, prosecutors, police officers and juror pool.  We work with the same small group of people every day.  Don't be misguided, many attorneys advertising online or by direct mail are not located on the Eastern Shore.


When you hire Andrew or Cynthia MacDonald to represent you in a criminal matter, you will get personal attention, regular communication, knowledgeable advice, and vigorous advocacy in the defense of your criminal charges.  We will return your phone calls promptly even on nights and weekends when necessary.  You will have personal contact with your chosen lawyer, not a paralegal.  Andrew and/or Cynthia MacDonald (depending on your preference) will personally handle your case from the initial consultation until the final disposition of your charges.  You will not be handed off to a less experienced associate.


When you hire Andrew MacDonald or Cynthia MacDonald you will get personal attention, regular communication, knowledgeable advice and vigorous advocacy in the defense of your criminal charges.  You are presumed innocent under the law when you are charged with a crime.  The State has the burden of proving your guilt.  We respect and share the presumption of your innocence, we will fight to make sure your rights are protected, and we are commtted to getting you the best result possible in your case.

Our experienced Salisbury criminal defense lawyers will provide you with vigorous advocacy. If you have any other type of legal issue, such as estate planning, personal injury or bankruptcy, you will also receive the counsel and dedication of a knowledgeable lawyer.


At the MacDonald Law Office, we offer skilled legal representation backed by in-depth knowledge of the local legal system in Maryland. We are devoted to responding promptly to people's questions and concerns, so do not hesitate to call us when you have questions about your case. Contact us anytime, day or night, and on weekends at 410-713-4465 or 866-242-3785 or , send us an email.  We forward calls and emails to a cell phone even when the office is closed.  Whether you are searching for a DUI charge attorney or an estate planning lawyer in the Ocean City area, you can turn to our law firm with confidence.

We have extensive local legal experience, giving us important insights into the system. Attorney Andrew MacDonald was a criminal prosecutor for 10 years. Attorney Cynthia MacDonald also practiced as a criminal prosecutor, was a partner at the largest law firm in Salisbury and an assistant city attorney.

Experienced Ocean City, Maryland, DUI Charge Lawyers — Protecting Your Rights

If you are facing criminal charges — from drunk driving DUI charges to a violent offense — or if you are involved in a business litigation or an administrative dispute, you can be confident that we can competently handle your case.

We are prepared to take your case to trial if necessary and will also explore all other options for resolving the situation in your favor. Contact our firm to discuss what we can do to help you meet your legal needs.