Wood Law Offices, LLC

Experienced, Trial Tested and Proven

William T. Wood, Esq.

Wood Law Offices, LLC has over 35 years of civil and criminal trial experience in State and Federal Courts. We concentrate on litigation involving serious personal injury including professional malpractice, wrongful death, brain injury, spinal injury, anesthesia injury, product liability and birth defects. Other fields of significant interest involve appellate representation, automobile accidents, aircraft crash litigation, Federal Tort Claims, criminal defense, estate litigation and related matters and issues surrounding the delivery of higher education.

Mr. Wood is an active member of the Maryland Association of Justice (formerly the Maryland Trial Lawyers Association). He was elected President (1999-2000), President-Elect (1988-1999), Vice-President (1997-1998), Secretary (1996-1997), Treasurer (1994-1996) and has been chair and member of numerous MTLA committees.

Mr. Wood has lectured extensively to legal organizations concerning related litigation topics and has been a periodic live guest commentator on Channel 5 Fox Television News in the Washington Metropolitan area and on MSNBC nationally pertaining to legal issues of local and national interest. He has represented adults and children in many State and Federal Courts.

He is listed following peer review in The Best Lawyers in AmericaThe Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersSuper Lawyers Magazine, 2016 and is AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He is listed in The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Maryland and in 2011 he was recognized by The Washington Post as one of Maryland's and Washington, D.C.'s Top Attorneys.

Wood Law Offices, LLC is ranked as amongst "The Best Law Firms" by U.S. News + World Report.

On November 13, 2010 he was amongst a group of 12 elected into the inaugural class of the Phi Delta Theta Hall of Fame at a ceremony held at the University of Maryland, College Park by his college fraternity brothers.

He has also served as Treasurer of the President's Council of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (1998-1999), as Delegate from the State of Maryland to ATLA (1992-1994), was elected Governor of the Maryland State Bar Association (1986-1987), elected Fellow of the Maryland Bar Foundation (1992-present), and elected Bencher, Montgomery County, Maryland Inns of Court (1985-present-now emeritus).

He was appointed in 1999 by Maryland's Democratic Governor and on July 1, 2018 by Maryland’s Republican Governor to the University System of Maryland Board of Regents. He has served on the Board of Visitors of the University of Maryland University College, as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation, Inc., and currently also serves on the Board of Directors of the University System of Maryland Foundation, Inc. He has served sitting judges as Treasurer and courthouse candidates as Campaign Manager for many elections.

He earned a B.S. degree in Economics from the University of Maryland, and L.L.B. degree from the University of Maryland School of Law.

We do not charge for an initial interview to assess your potential case and for you to get to know us. We welcome your inquiries!

Joan M. Canterbury

Joan holds a Paralegal Certificate from the University of Maryland University College, is a Past President of the National Capital Area Paralegal Association and is a former member of the National Federation of Paralegal Associations. She has served the Chief Judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals as Executive Administrative Assistant and has vast law office litigation experience.

Robert N. Wood, III, Esq.

Robert holds a JD Degree from Villanova University and a BS Degree from N.C. State. He is a member of the N.C. Bar only and serves as Of Counsel to Wood Law Offices, LLC.

John T. Wood, M.S.

John manages the Information Technology and secure Document Management needs of Wood Law Offices, LLC. He received his Bachelors of Arts degree in History from the University of South Carolina, and his Masters of Science degree in Cybersecurity from the University of Maryland University College.

Alice Thomas, C.P.A.

Alice has been with Wood Law Offices, LLC since March, 2007. She received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, magna cum laude from Southern Arkansas University, her Masters of Accountancy from the University of Mississippi, and is a Certified Public Accountant.