Columbia, MD - Main Office

Columbia, Maryland Attorneys Serving Ellicott City & Surrounding Areas


2015 Litigator Award Winners - Portner & Shure

The main office of our law firm has been located in Howard County for approximately 25 years. Our auto accident attorneys have more than 100 years of combined experience in helping accident clients recover more than $250 million. Our staff and personal injury attorneys are Howard County residents, including Mr. and Mrs. Portner. Consequently, we understand the unique characteristics of the area and are familiar with the judges and prosecutors in court.

The trial lawyers in our injury practice group have litigated cases before Howard County judges for over 25 years. We think of ourselves as top accident attorneys. In fact, we are one of the most highly rated injury firms in Maryland with two attorneys as members of The National Top 100 Trial Laywers and possessing Avvo's highest 10.0 rating. Further, we have been awarded the 2015 Litigator Award four our outstanding results in personal injury law and we have been featured on CNN and in the Wall Street Journal. We believeour local connection gives our clients an edge when using our injury firm for Howard County automobile accidents. See, What Makes Portner & Shure Better Than Other Personal Injury Attorneys in Columbia and Ellicott City.

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Portner & Shure - our injury and criminal defense attorneys

Currently, Columbia alone has a population of 90,000, making it one of the largest cities in Maryland. Columbia has large Hispanic and Asian communities. Our staff is unique in that they can speak Spanish, Korean, and Chinese. Our exceptional results and success have been noted for years on both Univision and Telemundo in the Spanish community. In the Korean community, we are routinely featured for our success in the Korean Times, the Korean Daily News, and the Entertainment Weekly. The Chinese community newspapers, the World Journal and the Washington Chinese News also feature our results routinely.

All of our personal injury clients in Columbia have easy walk-in access to our personal injury paralegals and attorneys. In fact, even our Chinese, Spanish and Korean auto accident clients can meet with an attorney and legal assistant at 7226 Lee DeForest Drive, Suite 101, Columbia, Maryland 21046 at whatever time is convenient for them. We offer free consultations 24/7, and there is no attorney's fee if we do not win your case.


Portner & Shure is located right off of Robert Fulton and Snowden River Parkway situated next door to Life Time Fitness Gym.

Here are driving directions to help you find your way to Portner & Shure:

From:  I95-N take I-395 N towards Downtown/Inner Harbor, use the 2 right lanes to turn onto W. Conway Street, make a left onto Light Street, you will then make a right onto E. Pratt Street.  Use the right two lanes and make a right onto S. President Street.  When you reach the traffic circle, take the second exit onto International Drive.  Portner & Shure will be on the left.

From:  I-695 W travel approximately 5 miles and keep right at the fork to continue on I-83 S and follow the signs for Baltimore.  Continue onto N President Street and at the traffic circle, take the 2nd exit onto International Drive.

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