Thomas Brown

Mr. Brown is a former Assistant State's Attorney for Cecil County and has been a trial attorney for his entire legal career.  He appears in court on a daily basis representing criminal and DUI defendants in trials, preliminary hearings, violation of probation, and bail reviews in District and Circuit Court in Elkton, MD.  In addition to his extensive jury trial experience, Mr. Brown has also defended clients in Kent County, Harford County, Baltimore County, Baltimore City, Prince George's County, and Ocean City, MD (Snow Hill).

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 1979
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States District Court District of Maryland
  • United States Bankruptcy Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit


  • University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland, 1979 J.D.
  • University of Delaware, 1974, B.A.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys Association
  • National Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Cecil County, Maryland, Assistant State's Attorney, 1980 - 1987
  • Partner, Semmes, Bowen & Semmes, Baltimore, MD
  • Founding Partner, Albright, Brown & Goertemiller, Baltimore, MD


Recent Blog Posts


  • Wonderful Attorney

    Mr. Brown was a delight to work with from the beginning. Aside from his exemplary skill in his field, he was not only highly professional but immensely understanding. I found comfort in his experience, character, and demeanor. It's evident that he cares about his clients and will work vigorously ...
  • Dwi DMV

    Mr Brown is an excellent lawyer. Will recommend him to anyone in need of a lawyer.
  • C. Thomas Brown-Highly-qualified Effective

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  • Mr Brown "Best Attorney in Town"

    Mr. Brown worked my son's case, he was very honest, forth coming and didn't make any promises he couldn't back up. He is very knowledgeable and dedicated. I spoke with three other attorneys before I chose him and am glad I did. You will too..
  • Doug Recommends Thomas Brown

    Tom Brown is very confident, respected by his peers, knows his way around the court room, I highly recommend Tom and I would use him again.
  • The real deal

    Attorney Brown is the one you want in your corner when you are in a legal bind. He uses his extensive knowledge of the law, his years of experience, along with his relationships and reputation to be a superior advocate for his clients. The way he walked me through the process and described his st...
  • USAF (RET.)

    He was recommended by a lifelong resident of Elkton. His representation paid off when a DUI and 5 other charges were dropped, leaving only a lesser, much more acceptable charge, that was ok with me! Seemed he had some connections in the courtroom and had some clout. Price was very reasonable.
  • Attorney Recommendation

    Mr. Brown provided exceptional client services during the time he represented me. From the initial consultation, he demonstrated a wealth of knowledge and subject matter expertise pertaining to local and regional legislation. His awareness of county policy and law enforcement agreements positione...
  • Doug Recommends Thomas Brown

    Tom, Very confident, respected by his peers, knows his way around the court room, I highly recommend to Tom and I would use him again.
  • Amy D. Recommends Thomas Brown

    I was lucky to have had the opportunity to have Tom represent me with my DUI charges. The outcome was more than what I expected. The process can be very upsetting and embarrassing. I went in feeling relaxed and confident having Tom there to guide me. Not only did I have a criminal court hearing I...
  • Expert Lawyer

    I recommend Thomas Brown as a Criminal Defense Lawyer. He has represented me with his experience and knowledge in the most professional way. He has treated me with the upmost respect. His knowledge in the legal justice arena was amazing. I was represented in a most respectful and dignified manner...
  • Mrs. Colleen Perkins Recommends C. Thomas Brown

    I first met C. Thomas (Tom) Brown 4 years ago in 2019 to request legal services for my son's criminal charges. He was recommended by the bail bondsman as “the best criminal defense attorney in Cecil County, Maryland”. Over the past 4 years I have been impressed by his tireless efforts to provide ...
  • C. Thomas Brown Recommendation from Business Man

    I had a DUI/DWI charge in MD, although I live in another nearby state. I retained Tom Brown because he was recommended by another attorney. Hiring Tom Brown was the best move I could have made for this case. His experience with these types of cases was vital in resolving this case. This case was ...
  • C. Thomas Brown- Great Results

    Tom was responsive, knowledgeable, and strategic in his approach to my case. I highly recommend him as a defense attorney in. His willingness to go the extra mile to fight for what is right is appreciated as well as his honesty in citing the facts of the case to his clients.
  • Recommend Thomas Brown for DUI Cases

    Tom does an excellent job and is nice to boot. He assisted me greatly in a dwi charge. I would highly recommend him.
  • C. Thomas Brown-Best Attorney in Maryland !

    I could like to take a minute and thank Mr. Brown for an exceptional representation for a traffic case i recently had. Mr Brown was very knowledgeable and took time to make me understand the circumstance of my case and the best strategy to pursue for the best outcome. I won a case Vs Motor Vehicl...
  • Awesome Attorney

    I recommend Thomas Brown to be the one who represents you for any legal issues. He is an outstanding lawyer who got me the lowest possible punishment for my case. Good man. If I were to ever get into trouble he would be the first one I called.
  • Another win!!

    Another win!! Tom Brown has represented me in numerous cases all of which we have won. Tom is well respected in the courts as well as the Barracks. When he makes a phone call things get done.His years of previously being an assistant states attorney show their weight in the court room halls as ne...
  • Roberto Morici Recommends Thomas Brown

    Mr. Brown was very professional,help me to solve my problems in a fast and easy way.His fee was very reasonable,I highly recommend to contact him for any kind of legal problem.
  • Great!

    Exceeded expectations. Down to earth and did a great job.
  • Chris & Melissa Thomas Recommends Thomas Brown

    Tom was very personal, persistent & followed through with everything he promised he would do! In the end Tom's persistence paid off. We would highly recommend Tom for any of your legally endeavors.
  • Steve M Recommends Thomas Brown

    Very professional, Job well done!
  • Sven Lundin Recommends Thomas Brown

    Thomas Brown did an excellent job defending me. He used every tool at his disposal to result in a sentence that was fair and wouldn't destroy my life, when the consequences could have been severe and cost me my freedom, driving privileges, and job. I am very happy with the verdict and would highl...
  • C. Thomas Brown Attorney at Law. Best Criminal Defense Attorney

    Tom Brown is an Expert in Criminal Law! His approach in defending my daughter during a trial was Beyond my expectations. In what seemed impossible w complex case... He blew me away! I not only suggest him but I'm telling you....if you ever need hope, help & best representation....this is YOUR onl...
  • Barbara Derr Recommends Thomas Brown

    Mr Brown has done an amazing job for both me and my husband. I highly recommend him. He goes above and beyond to ensure the best reults. He is very knowledgeable. You definitely want him in your corner.
  • Jordan Spicer Recommends Thomas Brown

    Tom is a very thorough and professional who always had my best interest in mind. He has excellent presentation and negotiation skills. Tom is a good listener and he is able to understand the situation and prepare an appropriate response. I highly recommend Thomas Brown as an attorney. 10/10
  • C. Thomas Brown-Best possible outcome

    I was facing some pretty serious charges that could have separated me from my family for a while. Mr Brown was available to address all of my concerns the entire the process. He was able to get me probation before judgement which seemed an impossibility. Would recommend him to anyone. 5 stars!
  • W E Recommends Thomas Brown

    I got into a bad situation and a friend recommended Tom Brown to me. I could tell right away that Tom knew the ins and outs of the judicial system. Tom represented me very professionally from start to finish all I basically had to do is show up. I would recommend him to anyone who gets themselves...
  • C. Thomas Brown Representation in traffic offense

    The first thing that impressed me with Mr. Brown was his brute honesty and candor. He spoke plainly and directly and explained everything clearly. It was evident he also took time even on evenings and weekends to thoroughly examine the case. I cannot say enough how grateful I am for all Mr. Brown...
  • Ron Johnston Recommends Thomas Brown

    I strongly suggest using Thomas Brown as an attorney. I know I will use him for any future needs. He represented my son in a case and was able to get a much better result than I expected.
  • TLMS Recommends Thomas Brown

    I worked with Thomas Brown on a DUI case. It was a bit scary being that I had a few in the past.. About 13 years ago. He assured me he would do his best but never said it would be perfect with my history. Well, he worked this case, and turned out I got the best outcome ever. It was perfect and I ...
  • Dawne Lucas Recommends Thomas Brown

    Highly recommend Tom Brown. OUTSTANDING attorney!
  • Pablo Resto Recommends Thomas Brown

    Thomas Brown is an excellent criminal attorney. His experience as a former Prosecutor is a valuable asset to his law firm.
  • Miss. Byron

    He is great at what he do and when he believes he will win the case trust him because he WILL DO EVERYTHING TO WIN YOUR CASE ! Great lawyer, very professional, and does outstanding work for you at the end of the day. He makes sure that you both are on the same page so just be completely honest ab...
  • C.M. Recommends Thomas Brown

    As an extremely satisfied client of Mr. Brown, I can personally attest to his expertise, experience, and determination to realize the most positive outcome for those he represents. His patience and perseverance as well as his proven ability to properly forecast potential outcomes are qualities wh...
  • Personable, Understanding and Vigilant

    Mr. Brown was an absolute pleasure to work with. He made getting through one of the most difficult times of my life much easier. He was so easy to talk with about everything that transpired. I would undoubtedly recommend Mr. Brown to anyone that was in my position.
  • Nickola P. Recommends Thomas Brown

    Mr. Brown provided excellent professional service to me. He is great lawyer. Thanks Mr. Brown!
  • Truck Driver

    Mr Brown is the real deal !! Represented me in court and at my MVA hearing . he saved my life TWICE …..More then happy with his performance..

Contact Us Today

Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you with the criminal charges you, a family member or a loved one may be facing. We offer a free initial consultation so you can have your case evaluated personally. Flexible appointment times and jail visits are also available.