Ocean City, MD Attorney
Kenneth D. L. Gaudreau is one of the most prominent lawyers in Ocean City. The knowledge he has acquired over the course of his 33-year career allows him to provide clients with top-quality representation in both Maryland and Federal courts.
Ken graduated from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1983, and served as a law clerk to the Honorable James L. Wray in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court. He then entered private practice, focusing on personal injury and criminal defense law in Ocean City and surrounding areas of the Eastern Shore of Maryland.
In 1988 Ken became a part-time assistant Attorney General of Maryland for the Eastern Shore. He held this position for 15 years while also maintaining his private practice.
Ken has spent more than 35 years proudly representing the people of Ocean City, Maryland in civil and criminal cases. Ken continues to use his talent and skill to help the people of Maryland find powerful solutions to their legal problems.
Years of legal experience
Workers' Compensation Attorney
Largest award - Partial Permanent Disability
Largest automobile accident verdict on the lower shore
Attorney Kenneth D.L. Gaudreau’s Practice Areas:
Attorney Kenneth D.L. Gaudreau’s Practice Areas:
- Serious Personal injury
- Truck and motorcycle accidents
- Wrongful Death
- Catastrophic Injury
- Car Accidents
- Workers compensation
- Criminal defense
- Maryland, 1984
- U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, 1988
- On special motion, admitted in Delaware and Virginia
- J.D., University of Baltimore School of Law, 1983
- M.A.S., Johns Hopkins University, 1979–1980
- B.A., Franklin & Marshall College, 1979
- Loyola Blakefield, 1975
- Founding Attorney, The Gaudreau Law Firm, 1990–present
- Part-Time Assistant Attorney General of Maryland, 1988–2002
- Law Clerk to Hon. James L. Wray, Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, 1982
- Associate Staff, U.S. House of Representatives, 1979–1980
Professional Memberships and Affiliations
- Wicomico County Bar Association
- Maryland State Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- The Maryland Association for Justice
- Maryland Trial Lawyers Association
- Board of Directors – Jobs, Housing, and Recovery, Inc.
- Board of Directors – UMES – School of Arts and Professions
- Executive Director – Tim Kennard River Run
- President, Board of Directors – School of Arts and Professions, UMES
- Rated by Maryland Super Lawyers
- Maryland State Bar Association Pro Bono Award
- Division I: Collegiate Wrestler
If you have been injured in a car accident or on the job or charged with a crime, you need an experienced attorney who knows how to handle your claim and deliver results.
More than 35 Years of Experience
Attorney Kenneth D. L. Gaudreau has many years of experience handling civil and criminal cases. Attorney Gaudreau is a former part-time Assistant Attorney General of Maryland.
Choose Ken Gaudreau as your Ocean City, Maryland Attorney
Maryland Super Lawyer
Recognized By Comp Pinkbook
|Achievement: A Top Workers’ Compensation Lawyer in Ocean City, including the Highest Average awards for clients in the State. From The Comp Pinkbook: “workers’ compensation lawyer Ken Gaudreau is the number one workers’ compensation lawyer on the Eastern Shore. According to the The Comp Pinkbook, Gaudreau obtained more awards for injured workers than any other lawyer on the Shore. In addition to his tremendous success on the whole, Gaudreau had a few standout awards. He had the third highest PP award in back and shoulder combo cases, obtaining more than $160,000 for one client. He had the highest final settlement award in an elbow injury case, getting $135,000 for his client. Finally, Ken Gaudreau had the second highest final settlement in a case combining shoulder and arm injuries.”|
Attorney Ken Gaudreau takes pride helping people overcome their problems. Whether that person was injured on the job or in an accident, they deserve to be represented by an experienced attorney who can provide them with the personal attention and respect.
Ken Gaudreau works closely with his clients to evaluate their cases and alleviate their concerns. He thoroughly investigates every detail of their case for evidence he can use at trial.
Attorney Ken Gaudreau, a well-known Ocean City trial attorney, has earned a reputation among clients and peers for his abilities in the courtroom and willingness to take cases to verdict. He holds the distinction of securing the largest jury award for an auto accident case in Wicomico County in the last 25 years. Insurance companies are familiar with his talents and often try to settle to avoid facing him in court. Having a powerful attorney on your side can be the difference between victory and defeat. When you need results, you need The Gaudreau Law Firm.
About Kenneth D. L. Gaudreau
Kenneth D. L. Gaudreau is one of the most prominent lawyers in Ocean City. The knowledge he has acquired over the course of his 33-year career allows him to provide clients with top-quality representation in state and federal courts. Ken started his legal career working as a staff member in the U.S. House of Representatives. He also attended the Johns Hopkins University at night in the Masters Program in Administrative Science. Soon thereafter, he made the decision to attend law school. He graduated from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1983, and served as a law clerk to the Honorable James L. Wray in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court. He then entered private practice, focusing on personal injury and criminal defense law.