Waldorf Criminal Defense Lawyers with Skill & Experience

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At Andrews, Bongar, Gormley & Clagett, we have been handling criminal law cases in Waldorf, Lexington Park, and all of Southern Maryland for over 40 years. We have helped many, many people get through this crisis. We want to help you with your criminal defense case too.

Hire Experience: Chances are we have handled a criminal defense case similar to yours in the past. That knowledge and experience is what you get when you hire an experienced local criminal defense attorney to handle your criminal case.   Click here to see our Free Legal Consumer Guide to Criminal Defense in Maryland  and get answer to your questions today. Know your options. Be informed. Protect yourself.

Hire Local Knowledge: We are truly local criminal defense lawyers – serving clients in Charles County, St. Mary’s County, and Prince George’s County. Find out more about us here. We know the local court systems in La Plata, Leonardtown, and Upper Marlboro. We don’t drive down to Southern Maryland to handle occasional criminal cases. We live here.

If you meet with us for your criminal defense case, we will assess your case, explain the law, and give you options to choose. There are always options in any type of criminal case. You should know each one, and be able to choose the option that is right for you and your family.

What Do I Do Next?

Don’t wait to discover what you need to know about your criminal law case. We wrote the Free Legal Consumer Guide to Criminal Cases so you can get answers to your legal questions today.


Read that guide now. You can learn a lot in about 15 minutes. Then call us for a free consultation with a criminal defense lawyer to discuss the particular facts of your case.


If you are facing a criminal case, things you do now will affect your legal case later. You should be informed and know your options before you make decisions. Our Free Legal Consumer Guides will show you what you need to know now. 

Choosing A Team

When you hire our firm for your criminal defense case, you don’t just hire a single criminal law attorney – you hire a team.


Ryan Posey is your lead attorney. He has handled hundreds of difficult criminal cases in several years at a busy criminal defense practice, where he was in court almost every day. Dave Gormley has also been handling criminal cases for his entire career. Melissa and Ashley will be your lead paralegals.


Our criminal law department functions as a team, and that means better service for you.

Getting A Consultation

Contact us today for a free consultation. Each case is different and you really need a personal consultation with a criminal defense lawyer to discuss the particular facts of your case. 


Our consultations for criminal law cases are always 100% free and there is no obligation. We can do them in person or over the phone. We will listen to the unique facts of your case and explain the law as it applies to you. We will give you options so you can make the best decision on what to do. 


We will make it convenient for you to get answers and identify your next steps.

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