Robert C. Bonsib, Esq. – A Battle-Tested Maryland & DC Criminal Defense Attorney

Robert C. Bonsib, Esq. & Megan E. Coleman, Esq. combine over 45 years of trial and legal experience as criminal defense lawyers. Call us now to discuss your legal issues. We are experienced in all state and federal criminal defense trial and appellate matters including complex federal fraud and white-collar cases, state and federal violent crime and narcotics cases as well as DUI and misdemeanor cases.

Please call us if you have questions or would like to discuss your case or to schedule a consultation.  When facing a criminal matter, early experienced advice is important.  Telephone calls are welcome and there is no charge for a telephone consultation.

ROBERT C. BONSIB - 301-509-5100 (cell)
MEGAN E. COLEMAN - 240-328-8378 (cell)

RCB Washingtonian 2015Best Law Firms 2016


SUPERLAWYERS names Robert C. Bonsib, Esq. as one of the top 100 lawyers in Maryland and one of the top 100 lawyers in the District of Columbia (2017)


Robert C. Bonsib,Esq.comments on CNN on the Comey firing.


Recent Trials / Cases - For case details - click here to go to News & Events

Federal manslaughter case dismissed

Probation for judge in criminal civil rights case

Reduced verdict in federal murder case

Probation in 1000 kilogram marihuana conspiracy

Probation in federal tax preparer fraud prosecution

Not guilty verdict in armed robbery prosecution

Probation in federal wire fraud case

Misdemeanor verdict and probation in 1st degree assault on police officer jury trial

Reduced verdict in home invasion jury trial

Robert C. Bonsib, Esq. Presentations

Maryland State Bar Association - Young Lawyers Meeting - Robert C. Bonsib, Esq. participated in a panel presentation on Competency and Criminal Responsibilty with Charles County Circuit Judge Jay West, Charles County States Attorney Tony Covington, Calvert County Deputy States Attorney Kathryn Marsh, Dr. Teresa Grant and MSBA Young Lawyers (May, 2017)


Robert C. Bonsib, Esq. & Megan E. Coleman, Esq. instruct at Bar Association Educational Program - "Effective Opening Statements & Closing Arguments" (March ,2017)

Opening Statement - Bench-Bar

Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys - Practice Pointers on Proffer Agreements (Oct, 2015)

Prince George's County Basic Investigator's School - The Role of the Criminal Defense Attorney (May, 2015)

Calvert County Bar Association - Courtroom Tips, Tricks & Tactics (Oct. 2015)


Practice Pointers And A Review of Maryland Law On Opening Statements and Closing Arguments (May, 2017)

Pre-Trial Identification Procedures & DOJ Guidelines  (Feb., 2017)

Uncorroborated Confessions - When Saying "I DID IT" Is Not Enough

On The Horizon - Cases Pending Before the Supreme Court & Maryland Court of Appeals (April, 2016)

Constitutional Vagueness - Approaching the "Outer Limits" (Jan. 2016)

Coram Nobis, Laches and Selected Coram Nobis Cases (Dec. 2015)

Advice Re Immigration Consequences - When "Maybe" May Be Ineffective Assistance of Counsel (Nov. 2015)

Authenticating Evidence Found on Social Media and Cell Phones (Oct. 2015)

Big Brother Tracking You and Your Activities in 2015 - Your Cell Phone Activities on Paper, In Electronic Data and "In the Cloud" (Sept. 2015)

Criminal Law Newsletter - Latest in Criminal Law News

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