Lawyers of Distinction wishes to welcome Louis M. Leibowitz, Esq. of Rockville, Maryland. Mr. Leibowitz focuses his practice on civil litigation, family law and criminal defense in the state and federal courts of Maryland and the District of Columbia.
Before founding the Law Offices of Louis M. Leibowitz, Mr. Leibowitz was a Public Defender in Montgomery County where he tried hundreds of bench and jury trials. His remarkable record earned him recognition as the Public Defender of the Year in 2007 and Outstanding Assistant Public Defender in 2003. During his time as a Public Defender, Mr. Leibowitz handled nearly every type of criminal matter including minor traffic tickets, DUI/DWIs, drug cases and major felonies.
Following his tenure as a Public Defender, Mr. Leibowitz was a Senior Litigation Attorney in one of the largest law firms in Montgomery County where he represented individuals, businesses, community associations and municipalities in a variety of litigation matters including land use litigation, complex business disputes, employment cases and collections matters.
Mr. Leibowitz was an adjunct professor of Trial Practice at American University, Washington College of Law. He began his career as a law clerk for the Honorable Gerald I. Fisher in the District of Columbia Superior Court.
Mr. Leibowitz’s Bar admissions include: Maryland, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, United States District Court of Maryland, and United States District Court for the District of Columbia. His Professional Associations include: Maryland State Bar Association, The District of Columbia Bar, Montgomery County Bar Association, and the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys’ Association.
As an active member in his community, Mr. Leibowitz is Vice President of his synagogue and is a former member of the Board of Directors. He also served on the Board of Directors of Kid Power, a nonprofit organization that provides academic, artistic, nutritional and service-learning opportunities for youth in underserved communities in Washington, D.C. Mr. Leibowitz also is a past volunteer, tutor and mentor for disadvantaged youth at LINK: Linking Communities for Educational Success. In 2003, he received the Volunteer of the Year award for his outstanding service to the organization.