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Finder Editorial Review Board Member: Randolph Rice, JD

An assistant state's attorney turned trial lawyer, Rice has tried thousands of cases over his 15-year career.

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Randolph Rice, JD

  • Partner at Rice, Murtha & Psoras Trial Lawyers
  • Former assistant state’s attorney for Baltimore County, Maryland
  • Featured on The Washington Post, BBC, AP News, Inc. and more
  • Legal expert in criminal defense, administrative law, medical malpractice, wills and estate administration


Randolph Rice earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and a law degree from Loyola University School of Law, including a year of instruction at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law.


Rice started his legal career as an assistant state’s attorney at the Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s Office. During his tenure, he tried thousands of cases in front of judges and juries on everything from misdemeanors to felonies.

He went on to found a private practice Rice, Murtha & Psoras in 2009, where he specializes in criminal defense, as well as DUI/DWI cases, traffic tickets, administrative law, personal injury, medical malpractice, wills and estate administration.

Publications and accomplishments

When Rice isn’t in the courtroom, you can find him lending his expertise to publications throughout the country.

    Featured publications

    • AP News
    • BBC
    • Bustle
    • The Daily Record
    • The Denver Post
    • Inc.
    • Reader’s Digest
    • The Washington Post

    Professional and bar association memberships

    • American Bar Association
    • Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney’s Association
    • Maryland State Bar Association
    • Bar Association for Baltimore County
    • Lead Counsel Rated


    • Rising Star in Maryland Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI by Super Lawyers, 2013–2018
    • Baltimore’s Best Lawyer by CitySpur, 2010 and 2012
    • Baltimore’s Best DUI/DWI Defense Attorney by CitySpur, 2009–2012
    • Baltimore’s Best Criminal Defense Lawyer by CitySpur, 2011
    • Best Baltimore Criminal Defense Law Firm by CitySpur, 2009–present

    Industry insight from Randolph Rice

    We asked Rice to flex his expertise about legal trends he predicts for 2021.

    Do you see a move toward more automated legal services in response to the COVID-19 pandemic?

    “I do see some legal work moving online and being more automated, but I think people still want an in-person experience with their lawyer on matters that are important or involve large sums of money.”

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