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Reginal W. Bours, III

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Mr. Bours is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.


Practice Areas


  • Maryland, 1968
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, 1969
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1974


  • University of Baltimore, J.D., summa cum laude, 1968
  • Hampden-Sydney College and George Washington University, B.A., 1964

Special agencies

  • Office of Administrative Hearings, Motor Vehicle Administration, Medical Advisory Board

Associations and memberships

  • Montgomery County Bar Association (Member, Executive Committee, 1981-1982)
  • Maryland State Bar Association (Member, Section Council, Section on Criminal Law, 1980)
  • American Bar Association (Member, Criminal Law Section)
  • Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys’ Association
  • Maryland State’s Attorneys Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Representative cases

  • Motor Vehicle Administration v. Atterbeary, 368 Md. 480, 796 A.2d 75
  • Wadlow v. State, 335 Md. 122, June 8, 1994
  • Liichow v. State, 288 Md.App. 502, September 10, 1980
  • Hutchinson v. State, 38 Md.App. 160, December 7, 1977

Biographical details

  • Listed as one of Washington D.C.’s Top Lawyers for 2007, Washingtonian Magazine
  • Law Clerk to the late Honorable Joseph M. Mathias, 6th Judicial Circuit of Maryland, 1968-1969
  • Assistant State’s Attorney, Montgomery County, 1969-1973
  • Deputy State’s Attorney, 1973-1974
  • Member, Montgomery County Criminal Justice Commission, 1981-1993
  • Fellow: Maryland Bar Foundation, 1993
  • Montgomery County, Maryland Bar Foundation, Bar Leader 1998-present

Reginald W. Bours, III, P.C. serves clients in Montgomery, Frederick, Howard and Prince Georges Counties
and throughout Maryland.