Leonard Stamm has been a practicing drunk driving, DUI, DWI, and criminal defense lawyer in the District, Circuit, and appellate courts of Maryland since 1984. Stamm is recognized as an authority in the area of drunk driving defense and Motor Vehicle Administration hearings in Maryland and has lectured and written extensively on this topic in Maryland and around the country. He has been a speaker at and has organized numerous continuing legal education seminars since 1986.
He is presently a Regent of the National College for DUI Defense, serving on its Amicus Committee, and is former President of the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys Association. In September 2008, the first edition of Stamms book, Maryland DUI Law, was published by West Publishing Company.
He also serves on the Maryland Criminal Pattern Jury Instruction Committee of the Maryland State Bar Association. He has had a number of articles published in the Champion magazine, the magazine of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He has been qualified as a practitioner and an instructor in standardized field sobriety tests in accordance with standards set forth by the International Association of Chiefs of Police IACP and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration NHTSA and completed a certification class as an operator and maintenance technician for the Intoxilyzer 5000. He hosted a training seminar in the Intox EC/IR. Stamm holds a certificate of successful completion for the Robert F. Borkenstein Course on “Alcohol, Drugs, and Highway Safety: Testing, Research, and Litigation” based out of Indiana University at Bloomington.
He is one of the few lawyers in the country to have taken a two and a half day overview of the Drug Recognition Expert DRE program. Martindale-Hubbell gives him an “AV Pre-eminent” rating. He has also been listed in “Super Lawyers” and “Best Lawyers.”