Of Counsel Richard Winelander

Baltimore Lawyer Richard Winelander

Contact Information

  • The Winelander Law Group
  • 217 North Charles Street/ 3rd Floor
  • Baltimore, Maryland 21201
  • E-mail: rw@rightverdict.com
  • Website: RightVerdict.com
  • Office: 410.576.7980
  • Fax: 443.378.7503

Bar Admissions

  • Court of Appeals of Maryland 5/24/79
  • U.S. Customs Court 5/30/79
  • Baltimore City Bar 6/12/79
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland (Bar #00045) 8/8/79
  • U.S. Court of International Trade 5/1/81
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit 7/20/81
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America 8/20/82
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals (Bar #420697) 10/17/89
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit 4/9/90
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia 3/1/93
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit 8/10/93
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit 4/14/94

Published Opinions

  • Maryland v. Donaldson, 211 Md. App. 134 (2015)
  • Painter’s Mill Grille, LLC v. Brown, 716 F2d 342, 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 10530 (4th Cir. Md., May 24, 2013)
  • U. S. v. Ortiz, 669 F.3d 439 (4th Cir. 2012)
  • Fisher v. McCrary Crescent City, LLC, 186 Md.App. 86, 972 A.2d 954, cert. denied, ___ Md. ___ (2009), cert. denied, 131 S. Ct. 637 (2010)
  • Doe v. Geller, 533 F.Supp.2d 996, 2008 WL 314498 (N.D. Cal. 2008)
  • Sykes v. State, 166 Md.App. 206, 887 A.2d 1095 (2005) cert. denied, 393 Md. 162, 900 A.2d 207 (2006)
  • Wyatt v. State, 149 Md. App. 554, 817 A.2d 901, 2003 WL 1145427 (2003)
  • Fare Deals Ltd. v. Glorioso, 217 F.Supp.2d 670 (D. Md. 2002)
  • Fare Deals Ltd. v. World Choice Travel.Com, Inc., 180 F.Supp.2d 678 (D.Md.2001)
  • Geller v. Randi, 40 F.3d 1300, 30 Fed R. Serv.3rd1304, 23 media L. Rep. 1401(D.C. Cir.1994)
  • Traverso v. State, 83 Md. App. 389, 574 A.2d 923 (1990)
  • U.S. v. Meitinger, 901 F2d 27 (4th Cir 1990)
  • U.S. v. Sheffer, 896 F2d 842 (4th Cir 1990)
  • Franklin v. Gupta, 81 Md. App. 345, 567 A.2d 524 (1990)
  • Burris v. Richards, 79 Md. App. 557, 558 A.2d 750, cert. denied, (1989)
  • Melnick v. C.SX., 312 Md. 511, 540 A.2d 1133 (1988) affd 68 Md. App. 574, 493 A.2d 385 (1988)
  • Cemiglia v. Pretty, 674 F. Supp. 1167 (D. Md. 1987)
  • U.S. v. Crews, 813 F.2d 1310 (4th Cir.) cert. denied, 484 U.S. 834 (1987)
  • Falise v. Falise, 63 Md. App. 574, 493 A.2d 385 (1985)
  • U.S. v. Callazo, 732 F.2d 1200 (4th Cir. 1984)
  • U.S. v. Lutz, 666 F.2d 69 (4th Cir. 1981) cert. denied, 102 S. Ct. 1642 (1982)
  • Thomas v. Ford Motor Credit, 48 Md. App. 617, 429 A.2d 277 (1981)
  • Lee v. State, 47 Md. App. 367, 423 A.2d 267 (1980)

Recognized by Baltimore Magazine in 2015 & 2016 as a Maryland Super Lawyer based on peer recommendations by the State’s most effective lawyers.

Richard Winelander is a trial and appellate defense lawyer who practices in the State and Federal courts of Maryland as well as the District of Columbia. He is listed in the current edition of Who’s Who in American Law and he teaches Law at Towson University. Over the years he has been sought out for TV and radio commentaries. Mr. Winelander is a Major in the Maryland Defense Force. He developed and courses in Cyber Law and International Business Law at Towson University.

Mr. Winelander has substantial experience in defending state and federal criminal cases. He is skilled in all aspects of criminal defense, including pre-indictment investigations, bail hearings, motion practice, plea bargain negotiations, jury trials, sentencing hearings, and appeals. He has handled hundreds of cases in the District, Circuit, and Federal Courts.

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