William R. Hall, Esq.

I have been practicing law for over 18 years, and have won hundreds of cases for people just like you. Whether it is a case of mistaken identity, or being in the wrong place at the right time, I promise to listen to your story and build a strong case to defend you. I am also well-qualified to stand up for those who have been injured by another's negligence.

As one of the leading attorneys in Maryland's Lower Eastern Shore, I know what needs to be done to win your case. With reasonable fees and a dedication to professionalism, you won't feel rushed or belittled in my office. I promise that and my staff I will treat you with the courtesy and respect that you deserve. We promise to deliver nothing but a thorough, professional criminal defense and personal injury representation when handling your case. This is the type of personalized advocacy that you can expect when you come into my office.

If you would like to schedule an interview or want more information, please feel free to contact me in any way that you feel comfortable, either by calling my office at (410) 205-1684 or by emailing me.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal defense
  • Personal injury
  • Traffic defense & violations

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland
  • U.S. District Court of Maryland


  • J.D., University of Baltimore School of Law
  • Honors: Research Assistant for Professor Byron L. Warnken, Spring 1996
  • Honors: Who's Who
  • Honors: American Law Students 1995, 1996, 1997
  • Honors: President, Criminal Law Society
  • Honors: Executive Board, Student Trial Lawyers
  • Honors: Member, Honor Court
  • Honors: Student Bar Association
  • Honors: Sigma Delta Kappa
  • B.A., Salisbury University (Political Science with a minor in English)
  • Honors: Pi Sigma Alpha
  • Honors: Member, Habitat for Humanity
  • Honors: Official Citation Legislative Intern, Maryland General Assembly 1992 Session
  • With Honors

Awards & Recognitions

  • 10.0 "Superb" Avvo Rating
  • National Association of Distinguised Counsel (2015)
  • Current Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the United States (2012)
  • Current Voted “Best Lawyer” by readers of Eastern Shore Magazine (2012)
  • Top Maryland Lawyers (2011)
  • Leading Lawyers of Maryland's Eastern Shore (2010 - 2011)
  • Award of Recognition for Successful Prosecution (2004)

Professional Memberships

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney Association

Past Employment

  • Circuit Court for Wicomico County, Salisbury, Maryland – Law Clerk
  • Assistant State’s Attorney, Cambridge, Maryland – Drug Task Force Prosecutor
  • Board Attorney for both Wicomico and Somerset Counties Boards of License Commissioners
  • Campaign Treasurer for Somerset County State’s Attorney, Daniel Powell
  • Corporate Attorney for Delmarva Collections
  • 18 years of proven trial experience

Call me at (410) 205-1684 to discuss your case.

What are some reasons to choose my Salisbury defense & injury law firm?

  • Top 1% of Attorneys - voted by National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • Invited to the National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Former prosecutor with trial-tested insights for your defense
  • Rated a perfect 10.0 "Superb" by Avvo for experience & professionalism