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Maryland Lawyer Raymond F. Anthracite

Raymond F. Anthracite is a Maryland lawyer focused exclusively on criminal defense and related areas of the law. Mr. Anthracite has kept hundreds of clients out of jail in Maryland over the course of his career, successfully defending clients facing everything from multiple decades in jail to driver’s license problems, and everything in between. A graduate of the prestigious University of Virginia School of Law, Mr. Anthracite has a reputation for aggressively defending his clients and using his broad knowledge of case law in order to win at trial or to have the charges dropped beforehand.

Bringing both legal and scientific experience to the courtroom, Mr. Anthracite is always prepared to handle digital evidence, expert witnesses, and scientific tests. Before going on to law school, he earned a scientific award from NASA, and performed experiments at the Center for Superconductivity Research at the University of Maryland, College Park, eventually earning a B.S. in Physics. Mr. Anthracite also has extensive training in mathematics and computer science, which he has used on behalf of clients to prove their innocence.

Mr. Anthracite has also given talks on legal matters at nonprofit conferences pro bono, and has successfully completed the National Trial Advocacy College.


  • University of Virginia School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2006
  • University of Maryland, College Park, Bachelor of Science, Physics, 2003


  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
  • Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney Association (MCDAA)
  • Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA)
    Criminal Law & Practice Section
  • Bar Association of Montgomery County, Maryland (BAMC)
    Criminal Law, Juvenile Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, and Federal Practice Sections
  • Prince George’s County Bar Association (PGCBA)