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Practice Areas

Attorney Debbie Hines is an experienced trial lawyer who handles criminal defense and civil litigation. Her extensive trial work has taken her to court rooms across the country.

Criminal Law

As a former Baltimore City prosecutor, Debbie Hines understands the ins and outs of criminal law and the criminal justice system.  Having worked as a misdemeanor and felony prosecutor and in the Grand Jury unit, she is fully capable of handling most areas of criminal law for her clients.  Whether it is one’s first experience with the criminal justice system or subsequent encounter, as a criminal defense trial lawyer, she provides her clients with the best possible legal defense and representation.  She is licensed in Washington, DC and Maryland, including  District of Columbia federal court and the Supreme Court of the U.S.


Personal Injury

Before opening her boutique law practice, Ms. Hines worked for several law firms in Washington, DC and Baltimore where she litigated cases involving injury to persons due to the negligence of another person or company. In that capacity, she also handled cases involving injuries due to exposure to lead and other toxic substances.


Family Law

Family law issues can be challenging for anyone dealing with domestic violence, divorce, separation and child custody or child support issues.  Having a knowledgeable, empathetic and understanding attorney will help to ease the uncertainty of the legal process.  Ms. Hines handles family law matters in Washington, DC and all counties in Maryland.


Please contact her through the Contact tab or by emailing to schedule an appointment.