Michael J. Belsky - Member

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

The true warrior understands and seizes that moment by giving an effort so intense and so intuitive that it could only be called one from the heart. - Pat Riley

Michael Belsky, a partner at SBW Law, is a seasoned and accomplished trial attorney who has achieved many million dollar-plus verdicts and settlements. Strength coupled with compassion define Belsky’s practice.


Belsky has over 20 years of experience as a trial attorney having handled some of the most complicated and highly publicized cases in Maryland history. His practice focuses primarily on catastrophic personal injury, cases involving sexual and child abuse, human trafficking, sexual assault, medical negligence, automobile negligence and cases involving premises liability.


While known for his skills in the courtroom, Belsky has also built a reputation as an educator and activist. Belsky has been an adjunct professor of Trial Advocacy at the University of Baltimore Law School for over ten years and regularly lectures practicing lawyers regarding trial skills in the courtroom. He is a frequent commentator on local and national news programs regarding high profile trials and legal issues. Belsky is the recipient of the Lee Kaplan Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award for his volunteer work with the House of Ruth, helping battered women navigate their way through the court system.


His accomplishments have also earned him recognition as one of the best attorneys in Maryland, including Super Lawyers for the past ten years.


Most importantly, Belsky genuinely cares about his clients. His work representing vulnerable victims of sexual abuse and medical negligence.

Areas of Practice

  • Catastrophic Personal Injury

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers
  • Lee Kaplan Pro Bono Attorney of the Year