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Judson R. Arnold


Judson Arnold is an associate attorney in the firm's Criminal Defense practice, litigating in both federal and state courts. Mr. Arnold also works in conjunction with the firm's Business Litigation group, where he represents clients in a range of complex civil, appellate, and commercial matters.


J.D., University of Baltimore School of Law, 2011
Cum Laude

B.A., Emory University, 2008

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Maryland, 2011
U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland (pending)
Professional History

Prior to joining Silverman Thompson, Mr. Arnold worked in the Homicide Division of the State's Attorney's Office for Baltimore City. In his time as a prosecutor, Mr. Arnold regularly litigated jury and bench trials to verdict. Having also worked as an Assistant Public Defender prior to becoming a prosecutor, Mr. Arnold has experience on both sides of criminal litigation-ranging from misdemeanors to serious felonies.

Mr. Arnold completed his undergraduate education at Emory University, where he majored in both Political Science and History. After graduation, Mr. Arnold attended the University of Baltimore School of Law where he served on Law Review and graduated with honors. Immediately following, he had a judicial clerkship for the Honorable Ronald A. Silkworth of the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, Maryland.

Government Service
  • 2011-2012, Law Clerk, The Honorable Ronald A. Silkworth
  • 2012-2013, Assistant Public Defender, The Maryland Office of the Public Defender
  • 2014-2016, Assistant State's Attorney, The Office of the State's Attorney for Talbot County
  • 2016-2018, Assistant State's Attorney, The Office of the State's Attorney for Baltimore City

Maryland Super Lawyer (Rising Star) 2020

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Maryland State Bar Association

Bar Association for Baltimore City