Attorneys

attorney John
John R. Salvatore is a veteran attorney who has been practicing since 1972. A graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law, he is known for and specializes in criminal defense cases, he also handles business law, personal injury, civil litigation and a variety of other types of cases. He was formerly a police officer in Greenbelt, Maryland and a State’s Attorney in Washington County. He practiced law with various firms in the Hagerstown area until establishing his own firm in 1992. He has served as the President of the Washington County Bar Association, is a life member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and has served on the Board of Directors of the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys Association.

attorney Jason
Jason Morton is a graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law and was admitted to the Bar in 1994. Jason served as a law clerk in the Circuit Court for Washington County before practicing with Strite and Schildt, P.A. He was an adjunct professor of Civil Litigation, Employment Law, Constitutional Law and Legal Ethics at Kaplan University. He joined our firm in 2011. Jason’s practice emphasizes Family Law but he also handles cases that involve landlord/tenant issues, business disputes, collection matters, administrative law and business and transactional matters. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Washington County Bar Association, Habitat for Humanity of Washington County and other service organizations in Washington County

Attorney Amy A. Taylor
Amy A. Taylor comes to us from the Maryland Office of the Public Defender in Washington County, Maryland. Amy has represented criminal defendants for jury trials, bench trials, pleas, sentencings, modifications, violation of probation, restitution hearings, competency hearings and bond reviews for the last 21 years. She has represented clients facing life with and without parole in at least 25 cases and has at least 100 jury trials under her belt. Amy has also worked in private practice handling a variety of cases in general practice areas of the law, including contracts, equal opportunity and various other areas of civil litigation. Amy graduated from the College of William & Mary and received her Juris Doctor from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas.