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Joel L. Katz

  • Member
Annapolis, MD

301-261-8858 (Washington Area)

800-966-5333 (Toll Free)


Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Criminal Law
  • Products Liability
  • Wrongful Death
  • Administrative Hearings
  • Fraternal Order of Police / LEOBOR

Litigation Percentage

80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 1966
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
    • J.D. - 1966
    • Honors: cum laude
  • University of Baltimore
    • A.A. - 1963

Representative Cases

  • Gordon v. Miami Heart Institute, Medical Malpractice Case
  • Bailey v G.D. Serial , Products Liability – Drug Manufacturer
  • G. Anthony Gray v. State of Maryland , Wrongful Conviction


  • Professor, Trial Advocacy, University of Baltimore, 1974 to 1981
  • Adjunct Professor of Trial

Honors and Awards

  • Who's Who in American Law, 1995 and 1996
  • American Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers 2007, 2009 – 2013
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers of Maryland
  • National Registry of Who’s Who – 1998, 2007, 2010
  • What’s Up Annapolis, Leading Lawyers 2010
  • Rated A.V. Preeminent – Martin Dale Hubbell 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Strathmore’s Who's Who 1998, 1999
  • Bar Registry- Preeminent Lawyers 2004, 2007, 2012
  • Top Trial Lawyers for Public Justice 2004

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
  • Bar Association of Baltimore City, Member
  • Anne Arundel County Bar Association, Member
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Maryland Trial Lawyers Association, Member (Former Board Member)
  • American Association for Justice, Sustaining Member
  • Fraternal Order of Police – Annapolis Lodge #1, Legal Advisor
  • Fraternal Order of Police – Queen Anne’s County Lodge #108 , Legal Advisor
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America , Sustaining Member
  • National Association of Criminal Trial Defense Lawyers


  • Nu Beta Epsilon
  • Phi Beta Kappa

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serving clients throughout Maryland

including the Eastern and Western Shore

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Can an accident reconstruction help build your case?

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