Jenkins, M. Dean

M. Dean Jenkins

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Practice Areas:

  • Criminal
  • DUI


M. Dean Jenkins has defended criminal cases since 1970. He has been selected to the Maryland Super Lawyers in the area of criminal defense from 2008 to 2013, and from 2016 to 2019. He was selected as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers in 1999. Fellowship is limited to the top 1% of lawyers in the state. He is rated AV by Martindale-Hubble Law Directory, and since 1992 has been elected to the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. he has defended clients in over 45 jury trials. he is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys Association.


  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • University of Maryland in College Park

      Bar Admissions

      • Maryland, 1970
      • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1973
      • U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 1972
      • U.S. Supreme Court, 1974


      • Maryland Super Lawyers, 2008-2013, 2016-2019
      • Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, 1999
      • Rated AV by the Martindale Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers

      Representative Cases

      • Mumford v. State, Maryland Appellate Reports at 19 Md. App. 640, 1974

      Professional Associations

      • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
      • Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys Association, Member

      Current Employment Position

      • Partner