Paul Mark Sandler is an attorney Of Counsel in the law firm of Shapiro, Sher, Guinot & Sandler, P.A. and has represented notable clients in a variety of trials and appeals, civil and criminal, in state and federal courts in Maryland and throughout the United States. He has tried cases for more than 50 years.
Sandler is a frequent lecturer on trial and appellate practice, founder and former chair of the Litigation Section of the Maryland State Bar Association, and past secretary of the Litigation Section of the American Bar Association. He is also a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and Chair of the College’s one-day trial training program for young lawyers.
In addition to writing a monthly column for The Daily Record newspaper in Maryland, Sandler is the author, co-author, or co-editor of numerous books on trial advocacy including “The Fine Art of Trial Advocacy: A Young Lawyer’s Resource for Success,” “Discovery Problems and Their Solutions,” and “Maryland Discovery Problems and Solutions.” He is also the author of the play “The Murder Trial of Al Capone and the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre,” which has been presented in Chicago’s Goodman Theater and elsewhere.
Sandler earned his undergraduate degree from Hobart College and his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center. He serves as a member of the board at Stevenson University and the Legal Aid Bureau and has held multiple leadership positions in legal and charitable institutions. A full bio is available online.
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