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John R. Roche

John R. Roche

Focus, Preparation, Dedication, Results
  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability ...
  • Maryland
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Mr. Roche founded Ballenger & Roche, LLC in 2019 with a mission to help seriously injured clients achieve exceptional results.

Mr. Roche represents plaintiffs across the State of Maryland in trial courts, the appellate courts and in federal district court. Mr. Roche has received numerous awards and have earned the trust and respect of their peers through representing countless individuals in automobile accidents, medical malpractice, slip and falls, and from defective products. Mr. Roche has recovered millions for his clients and has received legal honors, including but not limited to the prestigious Super Lawyers “Rising Star” designation for 2017-2019 and 2021-2024. Mr. Roche’s appellate cases have resulted in reported opinions that formed new legal precedent in Maryland.

Mr. Roche attended University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. After graduating University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law with honors in 2012, Mr. Roche began his career with a reputable regional defense firm serving as a defense attorney for other professionals, and was frequently the lawyer’s lawyer. Mr. Roche next worked at a Baltimore based plaintiff’s civil litigation firm from 2013-2019. Mr. Roche quickly assumed an active leadership role to develop that firm’s civil litigation and personal injury practice before ultimately departing to open Ballenger & Roche.

Mr. Roche currently resides with his wife and two children in Severna Park, Maryland.

Practice Areas
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Medical Malpractice
Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
Products Liability
Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Workers' Compensation
Consumer Law
Class Action, Lemon Law
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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4th Circuit
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
J.D. (2012) | Law
Honors: Cum Laude
Activities: Business Journal - Articles Editor
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University of Delaware
B.A. (2009) | Political Science; History
Honors: Honors Degree; Cum Laude
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Rising Star
Super Lawyers
This peer designation is awarded only to a select number of accomplished attorneys in each state. The Rising Stars selection process takes into account peer recognition, professional achievement in legal practice, and other cogent factors.
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Ballenger & Roche, LLC
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Ballenger & Roche, LLC
401 E Pratt St
Suite 2341
Baltimore, MD 21202
Telephone: (410) 837-9150
Fax: (410) 837-9152
Monday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Notice: All calls or emails during off hours are still received and will be promptly returned.