If you’ve been in an accident, Expect More. If you’ve been injured on the job, Expect More. If you’ve lost a loved one, Expect More. If you have been denied justice, Expect More. If you’re seeking a better life, Expect More. Expect More With Portner & Shure.

Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. Trial Attorneys

Portner & Shure has established a hard-earned reputation for providing exceptional legal representation to residents of Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. We are highly respected by insurance companies, opposing counsel, judges, and court personnel. Through the passion, talent, and tenacity of our legal team, we have helped obtain hundreds of millions of dollars for our clients through personal injury verdicts and settlements, and secured dismissals and acquittals in the most challenging criminal cases. The best way to learn about your rights and legal options is to speak with one of our top-rated trial lawyers.

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A Proven History of Success

Over $300 Million Won for Our Clients

  • Maryland Medical Malpractice Attorney Settles Cerebral Palsy Case for $2.6 Million Dollars

  • Northern Virginia Personal Injury Attorney Settles Pedestrian Accident Case for 2.15 Million Dollars

  • $1 Million Settlement for the Family of a Pedestrian Fatally Killed While Exiting a Bus

  • Auto Accident Case Settled for the Family of a Passenger in a Fatal Car Crash

  • Wrongful Death of a Minor Child as a Result of the Negligence of a Nurse

  • Client Was Riding His Bike on Ox Road near the Intersection of Ashburton Road When He Was Struck by a Truck and Knocked off His Bike.

  • Traumatic Brain Injury Involving Minor Settled with 95% of Policy Going to the Child

  • Washington County Wrongful Death Settlement Arising from a Motor Vehicle Collision



why our clients say they can expect more with portner & shure
  • “Karen Williams guided me with the RFE process. She helped me throughout the difficult scenario, till I got my EAD card, staying calm and confident. Thank you Karen.”

    - D.N.S.
  • “Thank you so much, it worked out great. I am satisfied.”

    - E.N.
  • “I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you Sarah and John for helping me in this unfortunate situation. It was smooth and the only stress that I had is what I applied to myself. It turned out ...”

    - A.A.
  • “I just wanna say, thanks for everything! You guys are amazing! The whole team took care of everything!”

    - Former Client
  • “She was always going to be available to help me and explain yet again. I appreciate everything she has done. And I appreciate Mr. Portner going to bat for me. What a superstar team Portner and Shure are.”

    - Former Client

Why Hire Us?

  • We have offices in Maryland, Virginia & Washington, D.C.
  • We are top-10 rated lawyers.
  • We have received countless 5-star Google & Facebook reviews.
  • We have recovered over $300 million on behalf of our clients.
  • We offer legal representation in Spanish, Korean & Chinese languages.
  • We have aggressive litigation tactics, skill, and passion.

Awards & associations

  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
    Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100
    The National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • Super Lawyers
    Super Lawyers
  • Best Attorneys of America
    Best Attorneys of America
  • The National Trial Lawyers
    The National Trial Lawyers
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
    Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • 5-Star Google Reviews
    5-Star Google Reviews
  • Lead Counsel Rated
    Lead Counsel Rated
  • Maryland Association for Justice
    Maryland Association for Justice
  • 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award 2016-2021
    10 Best Client Satisfaction Award 2016-2021
  • 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award 2016-2021
    10 Best Client Satisfaction Award 2016-2021
  • American Association for Justice
    American Association for Justice
  • Avvo Rating Top Attorney
    Avvo Rating Top Attorney
  • Avvo Superb Rating Top Attorney
    Avvo Superb Rating Top Attorney
  • US News & World Report Best Law Firms 2019
    US News & World Report Best Law Firms 2019
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum - Jonathan Portner
    Million Dollar Advocates Forum - Jonathan Portner

Meet Our Team

  • Jonathan N. Portner Photo
  • Simran  Rahi Photo
  • Richard D. Shure Photo
  • Valerie F. Portner Photo
  • Karen  Williams Photo
  • Sarah  Sadler Photo
  • Elizabeth  Bermudez Photo
  • Norma  Guevara Photo
  • Jonathan N. Portner Photo
    Jonathan N. Portner

    Managing Partner

    Mr. Portner is the Managing Partner of Portner & Shure, P.A. and is licensed to practice law in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.
  • Simran  Rahi Photo
    Simran Rahi

    Senior Associate Attorney

    Simran Rahi is an experienced trial attorney with Portner & Shure. He represents clients in matters of personal injury and criminal defense throughout Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.
  • Richard D. Shure Photo
    Richard D. Shure

    Of Counsel

    Mr. Shure is licensed to practice in Maryland and Virginia, where he represents clients in matters of personal injury, including motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and workers' compensation.
  • Valerie F. Portner Photo
    Valerie F. Portner

    Of Counsel

    Valerie Portner has been an attorney licensed to practice in Maryland and Washington DC since 1989. She provides valuable input on all of the firm's larger personal injury cases.
  • Karen  Williams Photo
    Karen Williams

    Associate Attorney

    Karen Williams is an associate attorney at Portner & Shure. Her practice focuses exclusively on U.S. immigration and nationality law.
  • Sarah  Sadler Photo
    Sarah Sadler

    Criminal Department Manager, Director of Internet Marketing, Firm Operations Manager

    Sarah Sadler has been with Portner & Shure for 27 years and understands what's required to make the firm attentive to client needs while remaining competitive in the marketplace.
  • Elizabeth  Bermudez Photo
    Elizabeth Bermudez

    Personal Injury Claims Manager: MD/VA/DC, Immigration Department Manager, Office Manager: Tyson's Virginia Office, Marketing: In Charge of TV, Radio, and Facebook Advertising

    Elizabeth has been with the Firm for 14 years. During this time she has helped lead the Firm’s expansion from one to eight offices.
  • Norma  Guevara Photo
    Norma Guevara

    Wheaton Office Manager, Frederick Office Manager, Head of Human Resources, Marketing: In Charge of Physician/Chiropractor Referrals

    Norma has been with the Firm for 14 years. As a paralegal she recovered over a million dollars for her clients yearly for over eight years.

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At Portner & Shure, P.A., we litigate cases on behalf of clients who have been seriously injured in automobile and truck accidents or by the medical malpractice of a doctor. With over twenty-five years of experience litigating personal injury cases all over Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C., our firm is well-positioned to participate in Lawyer to Lawyer Referrals and fee-sharing agreements with referring attorneys and co-counsel.

Portner & Shure, P.A. is dedicated to providing all clients with excellent and personable service, and we treat co-counsel with the same respect and responsiveness. Click here to learn more.
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