Warren Alperstein Quoted in WBAL-TV Breaking News Story

Alperstein & Diener attorney and legal analyst Warren S. Alperstein was quoted in WBAL-TV’s breaking news story regarding The Court of Appeals decision involving Officer William Porter. Maryland’s highest court ruled that the Officer Porter can be compelled to testify at the trials of the five other officers in the case surrounding the death of…

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Procedures Following a Hit-and-Run Accident

The attorneys at Alperstein & Diener explain the procedures that individuals should follow if they are a victim of a hit-and-run car accident. The term “hit-and-run” refers to being involved in a car accident and leaving the scene without stopping to identify yourself, exchange insurance information and provide assistance to anyone who may be injured.…

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The Difference Between a Felony and a Misdemeanor

The criminal defense attorneys at Alperstein & Diener explain the basic differences between a felony and a misdemeanor as it pertains to criminal law. A felony and a misdemeanor are two classifications of crimes used throughout the United States. When an individual gets arrested, he or she could be charged with a felony or a…

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When to Hire a Lawyer as a Tenant

The attorneys at Alperstein & Diener explain the various scenarios that may warrant a need for a renter to hire a lawyer regarding their rights. Many legal issues surface between landlords and tenants, yet they often get disregarded due to a lack of understanding around tenants and landlords’ rights. The majority of these issues are…

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Warren Alperstein to Present on Remaining Ethical While in the Public Eye at Upcoming BABC Event

Alperstein & Diener criminal defense attorney and former Baltimore City prosecutor, Warren S. Alperstein will speak at the upcoming Bar Association of Baltimore City (BABC) event, “Professional Responsibility, Publicity and the Public Eye: Maintaining Ethics in High Profile Cases.” This event is part of the BABC’s Continuing Legal Education series. Mr. Alperstein will present along with Adam Sean…

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Warren Alperstein Explains 'Legal Limbo' in Officer Goodson's Pending Trial

Warren S. Alperstein recently spoke to Mary Beth Marsden on Maryland’s News Now regarding the current state of Officer Caesar Goodson’s trial after Maryland’s Court of Special Appeals, Maryland’s second highest court, delayed his circuit court trial date. Officer Goodson drove the van that transported Freddie Gray, and he faces the most serious charges in connection with his…

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What to Do After a Vehicle Accident While Riding a Bicycle

Whether it’s a routine fender bender or a serious collision, being involved in a car accident is an overwhelming and frightening experience. This situation can be intensified if you were riding a bike when the accident occurred, but your rights are substantially the same. Safety is the biggest priority immediately following the crash, so if…

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Impact of Officer Porter's Mistrial on Officer Goodson's Upcoming Trial

Warren S. Alperstein was quoted in a recent article published by The Greyhound regarding the anticipated outcomes of Officer Caesar Goodson, Jr.’s trial for charges in connection with the death of Freddie Gray. Prosecutors had planned on having Officer Porter testify in Officer Goodson’s trial, but since Officer Porter’s trial was rescheduled for June 13, 2016 after a declared…

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