Are you facing a serious legal matter that infringes upon your rights or threatens your future? You need representation on your side that understands the difficulties associated with your situation and has experience helping people who faced similar situations in the past.
You need an attorney who not only has experience in the issue that you face, but can also draw from other experiences that relate and can use this background to help in your situation. You need the assistance of an attorney from Trunnell Law, LLC.
How Trunnell Law, LLC Can Help You
The lawyers at Trunnell Law, LLC have years of experience representing the residents of Anne Arundel & Surrounding Counties, and you can be sure that we will put this to work for you if you choose to retain our legal services. One of our attorneys, Rich Trunnell, was twice named leading lawyer by What's Up Magazine and is a former prosecutor.
This background is a tremendous advantage to our clients that few other law firms can match. Those who have been arrested and charged with a crime may look to our firm for criminal defense representation that is specifically designed to combat the accusations made by the prosecution.
We also assist those who wish to file a personal injury lawsuit or claim to pursue money damages for injuries they have suffered. It is important to understand that, if you have suffered an injury due to the negligent acts of another, you may be able to file a lawsuit to pursue monetary compensation. You could be suffering from financial hardships caused by hospital bills, loss of wages, and other circumstances.
At Trunnell Law, LLC, we are dedicated to providing excellent representation for our clients who are facing a variety of legal matters. We see ourselves as a one-stop-shop due to our wide range of practice areas and believe that this enables us to serve our clients more effectively.
Those who have been injured by the negligence of another, are considering divorce, or have been arrested and charged with various criminal offenses may retain the individualized attention of our firm to pursue the results that they need. When you choose our firm, you can be sure that you will receive extensive attention from your attorney, not just a paralegal.
Richard R. Trunnell
Richard R. Trunnell is the founder of Trunnell Law, LLC. With over 30 years of legal experience, Mr. Trunnell understands how to best advance his clients' interests in a wide range of legal matters. Mr. Trunnell is widely respected in his field of work, having been named a Leading Lawyer by a peer-reviewed survey in 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2018.
Mr. Trunnell has been in over fifty (50) jury trials, hundreds of bench trials, numerous arbitrations and trained as a mediator to conduct general civil, divorce and custody mediations.
Mr. Trunnell is happily married and is the father of two children.
Court of Appeals, Maryland 1987
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1987
United States District Court for the District of Maryland, 1988
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 2012
University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland, May 1987
Honors: Class of 1987
Honors: Representative to the Honor Board
Law Journal: Maryland Journal of International Law and Trade
Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, May 1984
Bachelor of Arts
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Anne Arundel County Bar Association, 2005 - Present
Member, Family and Juvenile Law Section Counsel of the Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA), 2015 to Present
Legislative Co-Chair of the Legislative Affairs Committee for the Family and Juvenile Law Section Counsel of the Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA), 2016 to Present
Maryland Judiciary Juvenile Justice Standards and Training Workgroup, 2016 to Present
Author, “How Well Does the System Serve Our Kids? A View of Juvenile Justice in 2016, Maryland Bar Journal, Volume XLIX, No. 5, September/October 2016
Pro Bono Best Interest and Privilege Attorney for the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County
Pro Bono Domestic Violence Attorney for the YWCA of Annapolis & Anne Arundel County
Judicial Nominating Commission for the 7th District in Maryland Appointed by the Govenor to vet potential circuit and district court judges 2015 - 2019
Instructor “Hot Tips in Family Law” MSBA CLE 2016
Instructor “Representing Children in Juvenile Court” MSBA CLE 2016
Instructor on Complex Issues for Best Interest Attorneys, Anne Arundel Community College, 2012
Trained Mediator since 1995 and on the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel Circuit Court Custody/Visitation and Property Panel since 2012
Crofton Special Tax District, 2000 - 2002
American Heart Association, Anne Arundel County Chapter, 1998 - 2000
Vice President of the Crofton Special Tax District, 1996 - 1998
Fifth District Representative to the Crofton Special Tax District, 1994 - 1996, 1999 - 2000
Maryland State Bar Association Family and Juvenile Law Counsel
Board of Trustee
Board of Directors
Judicial Nominating Commission for the 7th District in Maryland
Past Employment Positions:
Whitworth & Trunnell, P.A., 1999 - 2010
Law Offices of Richard R. Trunnell, 1996 - 1999
Wilson, Goozman, Bernstein and Markuski, Senior Litigation Associate, 1993 - 1996
Prince George's County State's Attorney's Office, Assistant State's Attorney, 1988 - 1993
The Honorable Calvin R. Sanders, Associate Judge of the Sixth Circuit Court of Maryland, Judicial Law Clerk, 1987 - 1988
Miller, Miller, and Canby, P.C., Law Clerk, 1986 - 1987
The Honorable Norman P. Ramsey, Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, Judicial Internship, 1986
Youth Athletic Coach, Crofton Athletic Council, 2002 - 2009
President of the Crofton Special Tax District, 2000 - 2002
Board of Directors of the American Heart Association, Anne Arundel County Chapter, 1998 - 2000