A native of Maryland, Eric attended Bucknell University graduating with
a B.A. in 1987. Following some time off to attend military training at
Fort Benning, Georgia he attended Dickinson School of Law at Penn State,
graduating with a
juris doctordegree in 1991. After passing the bar exam he was admitted to the Maryland
Bar in December 1991 and has been practicing law in Maryland ever since.
From 1991-1994 Eric was employed as an Assistant Public Defender for the
State of Maryland. While there he handled numerous misdemeanors, felonies
and juvenile cases in the Circuit and District courts of Frederick and
Washington counties. In late 1994 he was hired by the Frederick County
State’s Attorney’s Office. As a prosecutor he handed all felony
cases in Circuit Court.
Initially he was a member of the felony trial team specializing in white-collar
and property crimes. After that assignment he became part of the two-attorney
homicide/violent crime unit. For almost three years Eric was responsible
for handling homicides and major violent crimes in Frederick County. He
was successful in getting a murder conviction in every homicide case he
handled. Eric finished up his career with the prosecutor’s office
as Chief Narcotics prosecutor for Frederick County. He was responsible
for overseeing all drug prosecutions in Frederick County. He was also
legal advisor to the Frederick County Narcotics Task Force.
Since 1999 Eric has been in private practice with the firm he co-founded.
For his clients he has successfully handled a large variety of courtroom
work, including criminal defense, divorce and custody, automobile accidents,
personal injury and other civil litigation.
A former infantry officer in the United States Army and Maryland National
Guard, Eric is also a past elected member of the State Republican Central
Committee. He is currently a member of the Frederick County Bar Association,
The Frederick County Defense Bar Association and the Maryland Criminal
Defense Attorney’s Association.
Eric lives in Frederick County with his wife and two children.