Attorney Patricia Cresta-Savage offers clients the assurance of nearly seventeen years of experience providing independent legal representation in civil and criminal matters in both Maryland and the District of Columbia.
Attorney Cresta-Savage was co-counsel in the case of John Doe v. MD Department of Public Safety and Corrections, decided by the Maryland Court of Appeals. The court concluded that application of the Maryland sex offender registration law to John Doe, as a result of the 2009 and 2010 amendments, “after the commission of an offense which . . . in relation to that offense, or its consequences, alters the situation of [Doe] to his disadvantage” violates Art. 17 of the Maryland Declaration of Rights.
In 2014 Attorney Cresta-Savage, completed seven years of service as President of the District of Columbia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (DCACDL). She remains active with the DCACDL as Past President, and is also active with the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.