Shahnam Yazdani


Tel.: (301) 699-0764


Practice Areas 

  • Criminal Defense 

  • Personal Injury

Shahnam Yazdani is the founder of Yazdani Law Group, LLC. As a former public defender, she  has the in-depth knowledge and extensive trial experience to craft a thorough strategy for your case. She has handled hundreds of criminal cases including felony charges, domestic violence charges, juvenile charges, probation violations, traffic cases, DUIs, and more.

We understand the impact your case can have on your life and the stress it can create. That’s why it’s important to us to listen to our clients and build a relationship with our clients so we can better serve them. 

From the first day we meet with you, we will be preparing your case for trial – conducting a comprehensive investigation and strategizing with trial in mind. When it’s time for you to decide between going to trial or taking a plea or settlement offer, you will be made aware of all of the evidence, strengths, and weaknesses of your case so you can make an informed decision with confidence

Shahnam has also served as an independent professional adviser in structured settlement sales. 

Call (30) 699-0764 to schedule your free consultation


  • University of Maryland, College Park, B.A.

  • Washington & Lee University School of Law, J.D.


Awards and Honors

  • National Trial Lawyers Association, Top 40 Under 40 - Criminal Defense 

  • American Association of American Trial Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40 - Criminal Defense



  • Bar Association of Montgomery County Leadership Academy Fellow 2018-2019

  • Bar Association of Montgomery County Leadership Academy Committee Member 2019-2020

  • Montgomery County Bar Foundation Pro Bono Clinic, Volunteer Attorney 

  • Bar Association of Montgomery County, Member

  • Prince George's County Bar Association, Member

  • Maryland Association for Justice, Member

  • Neighborhood Legal Services Program, Volunteer Attorney 

  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Former Member 

  • Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. Bar Association, Former Chair of Events & Social Media


Bar Admissions

  • Maryland 

  • District of Columbia 

  • Florida 

Cases Featured in Media & Press

(301) 699 - 0764 Office 

(301) 363 - 2870 Fax

6801 Kenilworth Ave.

Suite 202

Riverdale, MD 20737

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Criminal defense attorney, DUI attorney, personal injury attorney representing clients in Maryland (MD),  and Washington, DC including: Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Beltsville, Bethesda, Bowie, Chevy Chase, Clarksburg, College Park, Columbia, Damascus, Ellicott City, Forestville, Frederick County, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Greenbelt, Howard County, Hyattsville, Kensington, Lanham, Montgomery County, Montgomery Village, North Bethesda, Prince Georges County, Potomac, Rockville, Silver Spring, Towson, Waldorf, Wheaton, Upper Marlboro.