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Bar Admissions

  • Maryland 


  • University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
    • D. – 2020
    • Honors: Cum Laude
  • Towson University, Towson, Maryland
    • Major: Criminal Justice
    • Minor: Political Science
    • Honors: Criminal Justice Honor Society (Alpha Phi Sigma)


Justin Ellis – Associate


Location: Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Phone:  410-685-2022 (Local)
Phone:  855-865-6185 (Toll free)
Phone:  410-543-5398 (Local)
Fax:        301-627-5911
Email:   E-mail Me

Areas of Practice

Labor & Employment Law

Civil Litigation

Criminal Defense

Appellate Litigation



Justin Ellis is an associate at SBWD Law, joining the firm in 2021.  His practice includes representing police officers in labor and employment matters, and in administrative proceedings.  Justin also assists with the firms civil, criminal, and appellate litigation.  He understands the challenges law enforcement officers face and is dedicated to resolving their issues through hard work to achieve the best results possible.

Justin received his law degree from the University of Baltimore School of Law and is licensed in Maryland.  During law school, he participated in several internships and clinics to better prepare himself to practice.  These opportunities included the Maryland Office of the Attorney General Organized Crime Unit, the Office of the State’s Attorney for Baltimore County, and the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland.  He additionally spent a summer working for the Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, learning valuable litigation skills during their investigation into Google.  While in school, Justin also served as an associate editor his law schools Law Forum publication.  After graduating from law school, Justin clerked for the Honorable Paul Hanley of the Circuit Court for Baltimore County.  For his undergraduate degree, he attended Towson University.

Prior to attending college, Justin served in the United States Marine Corps.  He enlisted after graduating from high school and served four years on active duty, including two deployments to Iraq, before receiving an Honorable Discharge.  Justin can relate to the challenges veterans face and looks forward to giving back to the community more as his career progresses.

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