Jonathon Scruggs - Member

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Baltimore, Maryland
410-497-8433 (Local)
877-736-1845 (Toll free)
410-543-5398 (Local)

The foundation of our law is quite simple. All persons deserve a competent defense.


Jonathon C. Scruggs, a partner with the law firm of Schlachman, Belsky & Weiner, P.A., represents individuals and corporations throughout the State of Maryland, both federally and locally. Mr. Scruggs joined our firm in 2012, and is principally engaged in the representation of Police and Correctional Officers in Administrative Disciplinary Matters, Contract Negotiation, and Collective Bargaining. Additionally, Mr. Scruggs has significant experience representing clients in all matter of Land Use actions and certain Real Estate actions.


Mr. Scruggs is a tireless attorney and his dedication to the clients of Schlachman, Belsky, and Weiner, is exhibited through his work ethic and his tenacity in the courtroom. He is a zealous advocate and strongly believes in protecting the rights and interests of each and every individual he encounters.


Mr. Scruggs received dual undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degrees from Western Maryland College (now McDaniel), wherein he studied both Political Science and European History. Shortly thereafter, he earned his Juris Doctorate from the Delaware Law School. While there, Mr. Scruggs participated in numerous curricular and extracurricular school activities, to include the Men’s Rugby Team, and Delaware Law School Veteran’s Assistance Clinic.


Prior to joining Schlachman, Belsky and Weiner, Mr. Scruggs clerked for the Honorable Thomas F. Stansfield in the Circuit Court for Carroll County, and practiced for several years as an Assistant County Attorney for Carroll County Maryland. There he represented numerous county agencies on day to day legal issues.


Outside of his day to day responsibilities here at the firm, Mr. Scruggs is an active member of the Maryland State Bar Association, and both the Bar Associations of Carroll County and Anne Arundel County.

Areas of Practice

  • Law Enforcement Officer's Bill of Rights
  • Correctional Officer's Bill of Rights
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Contract Negotation
  • Land Use/Zoning/Planning
  • Real Property Disputes
  • Employment Disciplinary Matters

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 2008
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 2009


  • Delaware Law School, Wilmington, Delaware
    • J.D. - 2007
    • Honors: Vice President/Captain Men’s Rugby Team
    • Honors: Veteran’s Assistance Clinic
    • Honors: Phi Delta Phi, Legal Fraternity
    • Honors: Superior Pro Bono Service Award
  • Western Maryland College (McDaniel), Westminster, Maryland
    • Dual B.A. - 2004
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: European History

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Maryland State Bar Association, 2008 - Present
  • Bar Association of Carroll County, 2008 - Present
  • Bar Association of Anne Arundel County , 2013 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Assistant County Attorney for Carroll County, Maryland 2009 - 2012
  • Judicial Law Clerk, Circuit Court for Carroll County 2007 - 2008