Stephen Patrick Shepard

The Law Office of Stephen P. Shepard, LLC

About Stephen Patrick Shepard

Stephen P. Shepard (who prefers to simply be called “Steve”) is best described as a criminal defense attorney who simultaneously helps ease the stress and discomfort of people who are accused of crimes while serving as an aggressive and passionate champion against injustice. But at the end of the day, Steve sees himself as simply a person who is trying to make the world a better place by using a mix of his experience, skills, and knowledge.


Work experience

The Law Office of Stephen P. Shepard, LLC
Principal Attorney & Counselor at Law | 2013 - Present
Maryland Office of the Public Defender
Appointed Defense Attorney | 2015 - 2018
Appointed Defense Attorney for the Howard County Drug/DUI Court Program.
Maryland Office of the Public Defender
Panel Attorney | 2013 - 2018


Appalachian School of Law
J.D. (2012), Law | Aug 2009 - May 2012
Activities: Articles Editor, Appalachian Journal of Law. Honors: Magna Cum Laude.
Cabrini College
B.A. (2009), Criminology and Philosophy | 2007 - May 2009
Activities: President, Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society President, Phi Sigma Tau International Honor Society for Philosophy Participant, Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program. Honors: Summa Cum Laude, President's List, Dean's List

Awards | 2021
Super Lawyers | 2021
Super Lawyers | 2020


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