Edward V. Curry, III, has joined Brown Brown & Young!
BEL AIR MARYLAND: Augustus F. Brown and Albert J. A. Young, principal members of the Law Firm of Brown, Brown & Young, P.A., announce that Edward V. Curry, III, has joined the Harford County- and Cecil County-based firm as of June 2014.
Curry is a graduate of the University of Baltimore, and received his Juris Doctor degree Cum Laude from the University of Baltimore School of Law in May, 2003, where he placed in the top 20% of his class and won Highest Grade in Class Honors in Contract Law. Before joining Brown, Brown & Young, he was Senior Assistant State's Attorney, Circuit Court Division, in the Office of the State's Attorney for Howard County, Maryland, where he prosecuted defendants accused of felonies such as murder or arson, and where he served as Lead Counsel for all aspects of criminal litigation, including pre-trial and post-trial motions, witness interviews, plea negotiations and litigation strategy planning.
A vigorous and experienced courtroom attorney, Edward V. Curry, III, has also had significant experience in the Howard County District Courts, where from 2004-2007 he handled thousands of criminal citations and serious ("incarcerable") traffic cases such as DWI, DUI, reckless driving, endangerment, and more. His trial experience also includes prosecutions for assault, theft, drug-related matters and frauds of all kinds. Mr. Curry has drafted memoranda and recommendations for case dispositions for both criminal and civil cases, researched the law on motions and trial strategies, reviewed and calculated civil judgments, and has drafted judicial opinions. Prior to working in Howard County, Mr. Curry conducted mediations between businesses and the State as an intern with the Consumer Protection Division of the Maryland Attorney General's Office, and as a legal assistant in private practice, researched and drafted motions, discovery requests, complaints, and memoranda on various legal issues.
At Brown, Brown & Young, P.A. Mr. Curry concentrates on criminal defense and civil litigation, including product liability, accident law, personal injury law, and all matters related to motor vehicle misdemeanors and felonies.
"I am very much looking forward to getting to know the Harford County bar and courts," says Curry. "I have already met many of the fine members of the Harford County District and Circuit Courts, including David E. Carey, who was a member of this firm for many years, and who just last fall was appointed a Judge of the Harford County District Court, and I look forward to practicing in both Harford and Cecil County District and Circuit Courts, in both civil and criminal matters," he adds.
"We are very pleased Ned Curry has joined our firm," says principal member Albert J. A. "Jay" Young. "He has an absolutely first-class reputation and an impressive series of credentials." Agreeing, principal member Augustus F. "Gus" Brown states "I have no doubt that Ned Curry will positively and effectively represent accused persons in criminal matters, and advocate energetically and successfully on behalf of wronged or injured citizens in civil matters," Brown states.
Mr. Curry is licensed to practice law in Maryland, and before all Appellate Maryland Courts, including the Maryland Court of Appeals.
Founded in 1901 by Augustus Brown's grandfather A. Freeborn Brown, Jr., the law firm of Brown, Brown & Young, PA, with offices in Bel Air and Elkton, has been in practice longer than any other law firm in Harford or Cecil County. For more information on the firm, please visit lawbrown.com, or call 410-879-2220.