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Andrew D. Alpert

Andrew D. Alpert

Alpert Schreyer Poe, LLC
  • DUI & DWI, Criminal Law, Personal Injury ...
  • District of Columbia, Maryland
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Andrew D. Alpert is a partner with Alpert Schreyer Poe, LLC, a top rated law firm serving all of Maryland. A former prosecutor, Mr. Alpert has successfully represented thousands of individuals charged with Maryland DUI and other criminal offenses including but not limited to theft, weapons charges, drug crimes, assault, burglary and vehicular manslaughter. He is particular adept at representing repeat offenders. Mr. Alpert is also an experienced personal injury attorney who represents Maryland and DC residents injured and/or disabled due to car, truck and motorcycle accidents, boating incidents, and other types of personal injury events. He also represents family members and loved ones in wrongful death claims. Mr. Alpert is the recipient of numerous awards and certificates. He has been named to Super Lawyers in Maryland and the District of Columbia, carries the highest available rating from Martindale-Hubbell (AV Preeminent) and has received a rating of 'Superb' on AVVO.com.

Practice Areas
    DUI & DWI
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Insurance Claims
    Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
    Nursing Home Abuse
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free initial Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    VISA, MasterCard, Discover and American Express Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
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Maryland
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Partner
Alpert Schreyer, LLC
Current
Partner
Meng & Alpert, LLC
Current
Assistant State's Attorney
Charles County, Maryland
Current
Assistant State's Attorney
Prince George's County, Maryland
Current
Education
The George Washington University Law School
J.D.
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Franklin & Marshall College
B.A.
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Awards
Top Ten Ranking
National Academy Of Personal Injury Attorneys
Certificate of Appreciation
Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice Washington Field Division
Certificate of Appreciation
Charles County Sheriff
Maryland Super Lawyers - 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Publishers of Baltimore Magazine
Washington DC Super Lawyers - 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Publishers of DC Magazine
AV Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Superb Rating - 10 out of 10
Avvo
Top 100 Trial Lawyers - 2010 to Present
The National Trial Lawyers Association
Certificate of Appreciation - 2007, 2009
National College for DUI Defense
Professional Associations
The National Trial Lawyers
Member
Current
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The American Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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National College for DUI Defense
Sustaining Member
Current
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Maryland Association for Justice
Member
Current
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Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association
Vice President
Current
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Prince George's County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Society for Legal Advocates
Member
Current
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DUI Defense Lawyers Association
Founding Member
Current
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Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association
Member, Board of Directors
Current
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National College for DUI Defense
Maryland State Representative
Current
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Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association
Chairman, Legislative Group - Narcotics
Current
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
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Maryland Trial Lawyers Association
Member
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Maryland State Bar Association
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Speaking Engagements
NCDD Summer Session - Lecturer, Harvard Law School - NCDD Summer Session, Harvard Law School
Harvard Law School
Certifications
Drug Recognition Expert (Advanced)
NHTSA/IACP
NHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety Test Instructor Certification
NHTSA/IACP
Certified Technician (Intoxilyzer Models S-D2, S-D5, 400, 5000)
U.S. Department of Transportation Certified Technician Course
Forensic Lawyer Scientist
ACS-CHAL
Websites & Blogs
Website
www.AndrewAlpert.com
Website
Accused of a Crime in Maryland? EBook
Videos
When you come to us with a DUI case, we do an exhaustive background evaluation that includes getting the facts, your medical history and information that we need to defend your case. You may not know of a defense that exists in your case, but we do because we are trained in the science of breath testing and we understand what defenses are available to you, both as a result of breath tests and field sobriety exercises. Maryland DUI Lawyers | 301-262-7005 | DUI In Maryland

When you come to us with a DUI case, we do an exhaustive background evaluation that includes getting the facts, your medical history and information that we need to defend your case. You may not know of a defense that exists in your case, but we do because we are trained in the science of breath testing and we understand what defenses are available to you, both as a result of breath tests and field sobriety exercises.

It is important to prepare a DUI case to go to court. It is similar to being an athlete. I was a college athlete, and I know what kind of time and effort it requires in order to get ready for a game. However, being an athlete, also allows me to understand what happens at the last second, how to respond in the courtroom as things unfold. I know the concept of team and we apply the concept of team at Alpert Schreyer Poe, LLC to get good results for our clients. How does Alpert Schreyer prepare for court? ?Alpert Schreyer

It is important to prepare a DUI case to go to court. It is similar to being an athlete. I was a college athlete, and I know what kind of time and effort it requires in order to get ready for a game. However, being an athlete, also allows me to understand what happens at the last second, how to respond in the courtroom as things unfold. I know the concept of team and we apply the concept of team at Alpert Schreyer Poe, LLC to get good results for our clients.

At Alpert Schreyer Poe, we operate in a 'Team Manner'. That means that there are a number of people involved in defending a DUI case. There are attorneys who work in conjunction with each other to come up with the best defense, find the best experts in your case, and develop the facts and review the facts together in a 'Team Manner'. What is the Alpert Schreyer 'Team Manner'? ?Alpert Schreyer

At Alpert Schreyer Poe, we operate in a 'Team Manner'. That means that there are a number of people involved in defending a DUI case. There are attorneys who work in conjunction with each other to come up with the best defense, find the best experts in your case, and develop the facts and review the facts together in a 'Team Manner'.

At Alpert Schreyer Poe we are trained in field sobriety exercises and hold certificates as instructors in standardized field sobriety training, and because we have certification in breath testing, we can provide the best possible defense to our clients. We can ferret out those police officers who don't know what they are doing and who are trying to convict those who truly are not guilty of the DUI offense. How does Alpert Schreyer ensure justice is served in DUI case? ?Alpert Schreyer

At Alpert Schreyer Poe we are trained in field sobriety exercises and hold certificates as instructors in standardized field sobriety training, and because we have certification in breath testing, we can provide the best possible defense to our clients. We can ferret out those police officers who don't know what they are doing and who are trying to convict those who truly are not guilty of the DUI offense.

It's a common misperception that it is illegal to drink and drive. The bottom line is that it is not illegal to have a drink and get in your car and drive. It is illegal in the state of Maryland to be under the influence of alcohol or impaired by alcohol while driving. Is it illegal to drink and drive in Maryland?

It's a common misperception that it is illegal to drink and drive. The bottom line is that it is not illegal to have a drink and get in your car and drive. It is illegal in the state of Maryland to be under the influence of alcohol or impaired by alcohol while driving.

In Maryland you may be offered a disposition called probation before judgment which means that you're not going to receive the points and you don't have a conviction. However, it is not expugnable and often employers will have access to that information. What is difference between a deferred judgment and a DUI conviction?

In Maryland you may be offered a disposition called probation before judgment which means that you're not going to receive the points and you don't have a conviction. However, it is not expugnable and often employers will have access to that information.

When you hire a DUI attorney it is an investment in your future. You need to feel confident that the lawyer understands the science of breath testing and blood testing, standardized field sobriety testing, constitutional law, and how to cross examine in court. Why should I hire an attorney to defend my DUI case?

When you hire a DUI attorney it is an investment in your future. You need to feel confident that the lawyer understands the science of breath testing and blood testing, standardized field sobriety testing, constitutional law, and how to cross examine in court.

In the United States businesses, the military, government, are trending towards a 'No Tolerance' policy. You need to think long term about the collateral effect that a DUI conviction or even a deferred judgment can have on your future and plan accordingly. What if my employer has a 'No Tolerance' policy regarding DUIs?

In the United States businesses, the military, government, are trending towards a 'No Tolerance' policy. You need to think long term about the collateral effect that a DUI conviction or even a deferred judgment can have on your future and plan accordingly.

GERD can cause breath from your lungs to mix with alcohol from your stomach and result in a higher breath test score than what your actual blood alcohol content is. It is a DUI defense since it causes an insufficient breath test score and cannot be relied upon in a court of law. How can GERD affect my breath test results?

GERD can cause breath from your lungs to mix with alcohol from your stomach and result in a higher breath test score than what your actual blood alcohol content is. It is a DUI defense since it causes an insufficient breath test score and cannot be relied upon in a court of law.

I'm Andy Alpert of Alpert Schreyer Poe. If you want more information regarding DUI law or personal injury law, please visit us at our website. Alpert Schreyer-DUI Lawyer

I'm Andy Alpert of Alpert Schreyer Poe. If you want more information regarding DUI law or personal injury law, please visit us at our website.

Sometimes in order to defend your case it's important that your lawyer retain a scientific expert. These experts are important to your case because they present defenses to judges who may not be familiar with the actual defense that is being presented. Why is it important to have experts testify in a DUI case?

Sometimes in order to defend your case it's important that your lawyer retain a scientific expert. These experts are important to your case because they present defenses to judges who may not be familiar with the actual defense that is being presented.

There are many diseases that mimic alcohol intoxication or impairment; one of which is diabetes. Diabetes can falsely elevate breath tests. It is important to let your DUI attorney know have diabetes because it could provide a key defense to your case. How can diabetes affect someone suspected of a DUI?

There are many diseases that mimic alcohol intoxication or impairment; one of which is diabetes. Diabetes can falsely elevate breath tests. It is important to let your DUI attorney know have diabetes because it could provide a key defense to your case.

Checkpoints require many elements to be proven in court. If you have been stopped at a checkpoint as a DUI, you have many constitutional defenses available to you. Only a trained DUI attorney would understand what those constitutional defenses are. What should I know about sobriety checkpoints?

Checkpoints require many elements to be proven in court. If you have been stopped at a checkpoint as a DUI, you have many constitutional defenses available to you. Only a trained DUI attorney would understand what those constitutional defenses are.

When you hire a DUI attorney they should understand the science associated with breath testing. The reason that is important is that it enables that lawyer to catch the errors that are created by the police agencies in the course of breath testing Why is it important to know the science of breath testing?

When you hire a DUI attorney they should understand the science associated with breath testing. The reason that is important is that it enables that lawyer to catch the errors that are created by the police agencies in the course of breath testing

Breath testing is based on a series of assumptions. The breath testing device does not take into consideration the fact that people are different or can have ailments that affect the test results, so it's important to have a DUI attorney who understands DUI science. What is breath testing based on?

Breath testing is based on a series of assumptions. The breath testing device does not take into consideration the fact that people are different or can have ailments that affect the test results, so it's important to have a DUI attorney who understands DUI science.

DUI convictions can have devastating effects on one's future. Collateral consequences from a DUI are often greater than what happens at the courthouse and at the Motor Vehicle Administration, so it's important to have a good DUI attorney representing you. How can a DUI affect my future?

DUI convictions can have devastating effects on one's future. Collateral consequences from a DUI are often greater than what happens at the courthouse and at the Motor Vehicle Administration, so it's important to have a good DUI attorney representing you.

A trained DUI lawyer can help prepare you for litigation at the Motor Vehicle Administration. You might have medical or other issues which, with expert testimony presented, would deem test results unreliable and they would not take action against you. How can I win at the Motor Vehicle Administration?

A trained DUI lawyer can help prepare you for litigation at the Motor Vehicle Administration. You might have medical or other issues which, with expert testimony presented, would deem test results unreliable and they would not take action against you.

In the state of Maryland you have an absolute right to refuse a breath test. There are consequences that come from that refusal. However, in court, generally the refusal is good for you because there is no evidence of your blood alcohol content. Does refusing a breath test make matters worse?

In the state of Maryland you have an absolute right to refuse a breath test. There are consequences that come from that refusal. However, in court, generally the refusal is good for you because there is no evidence of your blood alcohol content.

The breath test is based on a number of assumptions and the average person. Unfortunately not everyone is average so a breath test can overstate your actual blood alcohol content; or a medical condition can interfere with the accuracy of the breath test. Are breath tests an accurate record of my blood alcohol content?

The breath test is based on a number of assumptions and the average person. Unfortunately not everyone is average so a breath test can overstate your actual blood alcohol content; or a medical condition can interfere with the accuracy of the breath test.

When charged with a DUI, everyone is told that they have failed the standardized field sobriety tests. Often police officers do not know how to score or interpret the tests, or a medical problem could be interfering with the administration of the tests. Does Failing a Field Test Mean I'll be Convicted of a DUI

When charged with a DUI, everyone is told that they have failed the standardized field sobriety tests. Often police officers do not know how to score or interpret the tests, or a medical problem could be interfering with the administration of the tests.

It is not true that because you have been charged with a DUI and provided a breath or blood sample value that is above .08 there is nothing you can do. There are many reasons why people charged with DUI cases don't end up being convicted of DUI. Difference between DUI Charge & DUI Conviction

It is not true that because you have been charged with a DUI and provided a breath or blood sample value that is above .08 there is nothing you can do. There are many reasons why people charged with DUI cases don't end up being convicted of DUI.

There are many misconceptions about DUI cases. The public thinks that because they have been charged with a DUI it means they're guilty. DUI cases can be fought and won by trained attorneys who know all the defenses and how to find them for their clients. DUI Misconceptions Intro-Alpert Schreyer, LLC

There are many misconceptions about DUI cases. The public thinks that because they have been charged with a DUI it means they're guilty. DUI cases can be fought and won by trained attorneys who know all the defenses and how to find them for their clients.

Alpert Schreyer Poe, LLC is a law firm with a great depth of trial and litigation experience. We have built our reputation in trials against large insurance companies, governmental agencies, state prosecutors, local, national and multinational corporations. In this video we discuss just a few things that make our firm different than the rest. Ask a Lawyer

Alpert Schreyer Poe, LLC is a law firm with a great depth of trial and litigation experience. We have built our reputation in trials against large insurance companies, governmental agencies, state prosecutors, local, national and multinational corporations. In this video we discuss just a few things that make our firm different than the rest.

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