Rene Sandler Recent Recognitions
Rene Sandler was named to Washingtonian Magazine's Top Lawyers list for 2015. Ms. Sandler is the only female criminal defense attorney selected from Montgomery County, Maryland. Ms. Sandler was previously named to Washingtonian Magazine's Top 30 Superstar Attorneys in the Washington Metropolitan Area.
Published in Maryland Super Lawyers 2014 - January 2014
Criminal defense attorney Rene Sandler has one job: defend
Rene Sandler named to Washingtonian Magazine's Best Lawyers for 2014.
Rene Sandler has consistently been named each year as a top criminal defense attorney in Washingtonian Magazine's list of the area's best lawyers.
Rene Sandler talks criminal defense in interview with Laws.com on March 22, 2013.
Rene Sandler was named to Maryland SuperLawyers Top 50 Women 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 and Top 100 Lawyers 2012, 2013, and 2014.
Rene Sandler, Esq. was named to Washingtonian Magazine's Top 30 Superstar Best Lawyers Ms. Sandler's photo and profile prominently featured in the magazine.
Rene Sandler was the only female criminal defense attorney named to the Top 30, only solo practitioner name to the Top 30, and the only Montgomery County, Maryland attorney named to the Top 30 list of Best Lawyers. Rene Sandler was again named as a top attorney in the Crime and Punishment category.
Rene Sandler and Colleen Coffman write featured article on Social Media and the Law published in the November/December, 2012 Maryland Bar Journal.
Rene Sandler, Esq. has been recognized on Wikipedia for uncovering police brutality in a case that received international attention. Ms. Sandler's client was beaten and then wrongfully charged by police following the Maryland vs. Duke Men's basketball game at the University of Maryland last year. All charged were dropped against Rene Sandler's client. read article
Gene Meyer’s article in the March/April Bethesda Magazine edition featuring Rene Sandler’s bomb and explosives case that has received international attention. read article (PDF)
Rene Sandler is featured in the July/August issue of Bethesda Magazine as a top woman in business in Montgomery County, Maryland. In this issue, Ms. Sandler is recognized for her success as a businesswoman and top trial lawyer in the metropolitan area. Rene Sandler handles many of Montgomery County's toughest criminal and civil cases and is known for her commitment and dedication to her clients and service to the community. read article (PDF)
Read her featured lawyer article (PDF)
Rene Went to Law School, Tony Went to Jail
Friends in school, their lives took very different directions. Then they met again.
By HARRY JAFFE
Rene Sandler wins victory in religious freedom case
in a published opinion
by the Maryland Court of Appeals.
Maryland's highest appellate court recognized that the trial judge had abused her discretion in denying the Plaintiff, an Orthodox Jewish man, an accommodation to strictly observe his religion during the trial which would have required a brief suspension of the trial. "This opinion recognizes a person's right to freely observe his religion and requires that the court put such observance before any administrative inconvenience of the court," says Sandler. View PDF