Richard Steinmetz, Esq.


Richard J. Steinmetz, Jr. is a partner in The Law Offices of Baldwin, Briscoe & Steinmetz, P.C and heads the firm’s personal injury and criminal law practices. He joined the firm in 2011. Mr. Steinmetz’s practice includes personal injury, civil litigation and criminal defense.  He has significant experience handling many types of litigation including landlord-tenant, real property and business disputes.  Mr. Steinmetz also litigates cases before the Maryland appellate courts.

Mr. Steinmetz grew up in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. He attended East Stroudsburg University where he earned a Bachelor’s of Arts in Political Science in 1997.
After graduating from East Stroudsburg University, Mr. Steinmetz moved to Washington D.C. He attended the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, receiving his Juris Doctorate in 2001. At Catholic University, Mr. Steinmetz also earned a certificate in Law and Public Policy. Mr. Steinmetz was previously an associate attorney with Andrews, Bongar, Gormley & Clagett, P.A.

In Washington D.C., he gained experience working as a law clerk for the Republican National Committee, the National Association of HomeBuilders and the Law Offices of Patrick G. Senftle, P.C.

Mr. Steinmetz currently resides in La Plata, Maryland with his wife, Susan and his two daughters. He enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, reading, and running marathons and half marathons.

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia
  • United States District Court, District of Maryland


  • The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2001
  • East Stroudsburg University, Bachelor’s of Arts in Political Science, 1997

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • St. Mary’s County Bar Association
  • Rotary Club of Leonardtown