Present. Richard S. Lurye, Attorney at Law, Rockville, Maryland. Private
practice of law exclusively devoted to criminal,
drunk driving defense, juvenile law, MVA
administrative hearings and civil rights.
I have defended everything from capital murder to misdemeanors, in State
and federal courts.
Assistant State Attorney General, New York State. Deputy Chief, Prisoner
Litigation. Chief litigating attorney for the New York State Department
Inspector General, New York City Department of Environmental Protection.
Chief legal officer prosecuting fraud and other criminal activities.
Assistant District Attorney, Queens County, New York. Prosecution of
homicide, organized crime, street crime, drunk
driving, juvenile offenses and appeals.
University Law School, 1980, Master of Laws in Criminal Justice.
Law School, 1975, Juris Doctor.
of New York at Stony Brook, 1970, B.A., Fine Arts.
Negotiation Project, Harvard University Law School. Intensive clinical
negotiation skills program.
Institute for Trial Advocacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel
Hill. Intensive clinical advocacy program for trial attorneys.
University Institute on Organized Crime. Intensive clinical training
program for white collar and organized crime prosecutors.
Faculty, Montgomery College, Department of Criminal Justice. Criminal
Law, Evidence and Procedure. 1989-91.
National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Georgetown University Continuing
Legal Education, 1982-1985.
Criminal Practice Institute, District of Columbia, 1983-84.
(State and federal), New York (State and Southern and Eastern Districts
of New York), and U.S. Supreme Court.
County Bar Association
served on the Professionalism Committee, Designated Conciliator Program
Committee [Chair], Lawyer to Lawyer Committee [assisting attorneys with
substance abuse and other problems], Federal Court Task Force, many
years on the Bar Revue. The Revue is an annual entertainment for Bar
Members, which raises money for the Montgomery County Bar Foundation.
College for DUI Defense, Founding Member.
Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Lifetime Member.
Criminal Defense Attorney's Association.
State Bar Association.
I am licensed to practice law in the States of Maryland and
New York, and before the United States Supreme Court. The information
on this website is not a substitute for legal advice from a licensed
attorney who is fully familiar with the law and facts of your case.
This website does not create an attorney client relationship between
us; such a relationship can be created only by a signed
written agreement for the provision of legal services.