Michael J. Halter, Esq.
210 E. Main Street
Elkton, MD 21921
Phone: (443) 907-3473
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After serving six years in the United States Marine Corps as a machinegunner, Michael attended and graduated from the Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware.
While attending law school he worked full-time at the prestigious law office of Richards, Layton & Finger in Wilmington as a corporate bankruptcy paralegal.
also worked part-time for renowned criminal defense attorney Joseph A. Hurley, Esq.
worked on several high profile criminal matters and authored many successful motions and appeals.
Following graduation from law school, Mr.Halter worked briefly for a firm in Baltimore County and then opened his
own practice with offices in both Baltimore City and Elkton, Maryland.
It was at that time that Michael
was retained as defense counsel in a double homicide case in Cecil County
After a short period of time, Michael
was able to secure a dismissal of all chargfes in that matter.
Between 2003 and 2007, Michael worked as an assistant State's Attorney in the Office of the State's Attorney for Cecil County.
He was promoted to Deputy State's Attorney in 2007.
successfully prosecuted a varying degree of cases from DUI's to robbery to homicide.
During the years of 2009 and 2010, Michael
once again operated a private practice concentrating in criminal defense.
Following an unsuccessful election run for Cecil County State's Attorney, Michael returned to that office to prosecute under the newly elected chief prosecutor.
After realizing that criminal defense work was his
primary passion, Michael
left the prosecutor's office and began his
is a full service law firm handling all varieties of cases.
successfully defends clients on every degree of criminal charges and serious traffic charges.
also represents parties in landlord tenant and contract actions.
is passionate about his
work in CINA (child in need) cases for both the parent and intervening family members.
Michael also has vast experience and knowledge in special education law to ensure that children with special needs receive the approproiate educational services.