Criminal Defense

The State of Maryland vs. YOU. Sounds intimidating. It is meant to. Criminal charges are extremely serious. The State can put you in jail. Will you be able to keep your job? Who will take care of your children and/or your pets? How will you pay your bills? How will you rebuild your life?

Even a misdemeanor charge has the possibility to spiral out of control and to put you in a bad situation. You need an experienced Maryland criminal defense attorney by your side to fight for you.

William Cooke is an experienced criminal defense attorney. Having spent nearly ten years as a public defender in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court and nearly four years in Baltimore City as a prosecutor before that, he knows the criminal law.

If you are charged with any criminal offense, you need an experienced and dedicated lawyer who will fight for you. William Cooke has successfully handled everything from misdemeanor theft cases to murder. Whether he negotiates a good plea or goes to the jury, William Cooke will fight for you.

Call or email today for a free consultation.


Based in Annapolis, William Cooke, takes cases all over the State of Maryland.

Evening and weekend appointments are available.

Licensed in Maryland.