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Duncan Lemp Case and Maryland's Red Flag Law

Attorney Rene Sandler and Jonathan Fellner represent the family and girlfriend of 21 year-old Duncan Lemp, who was shot and killed on March 12, 2020 during an attempt by Montgomery County Police Department SWAT officers to execute a search warrant for his home at 4:30 a.m. in Maryland. The Duncan Lemp case has highlighted Maryland’s tough firearms laws including its Red-Flag Law

Judicial Watch files lawsuit against Montgomery County Police Department for release of body camera video.  Read Article

Sandler said Lemp's family appreciates Judicial Watch for "pursuing accountability and transparency of police conduct" during officers' entry of their home. Sandler has criticized the police department for refusing to release any videos of the shooting or even confirm whether such evidence exists.

"For five months after police killed Duncan Lemp in his own bedroom, police have said nothing, revealed nothing, and have refused the grieving Lemp family any information about his death," she wrote in an email Tuesday.

One Year Later: The Police Still Won't Come Clean on Duncan Lemp's Death. Read Article

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Bethesda Magazine Top Attorney 2021
Rene Sandler again named 2023 Top Criminal Attorney in Bethesda Magazine.

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“The family hired a new legal team, headed by Rene Sandler, a powerhouse attorney and constitutional crusader well known in D.C. circles as a tenacious thorn in the side of law enforcement, even though she herself is a former prosecutor.” 
~ When They Come For You, David Kirby

Top 30 Best Lawyers
Rene Sandler named to Washingtonian Magazine's TOP 30 BEST LAWYERS "SUPERSTARS" of the legal community.

Super Lawyers
Rene Sandler was named to Maryland SuperLawyers 2011-2024,
Top 50 Women
2011-2018, 2020-2024
Top 100 Lawyers
2011-2018, 2020-2024

Washingtonian Top Lawyers
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.

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