Michael W. McGraw

Associate Attorney

Phone: 301.352.4951
Fax: 301.352.8691
Michael W. McGraw has been a practicing attorney since 2006, and joined DeCaro Doran's litigation team in January 2019.

Mike was born and raised in Prince George’s County, Maryland and attended Salisbury University, where he earned a B.S. in Management Information Systems and Business Administration.  He later earned his J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2005.

Following a clerkship with The Honorable Graydon S. McKee, III (Ret), Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, Maryland, he served as a Public Defender,  and then,  as an Assistant State’s Attorney in Prince George’s County, Maryland.  He subsequently spent a number of years in private practice before returning to government service as an Assistant State’s Attorney in Anne Arundel County, Maryland.
While with the State’s Attorney’s Office in Anne Arundel County, where he prosecuted violent and white collar offenses, as well as all motor vehicle and pedestrian fatalities arising from criminal conduct, Mike earned over 340 hours of training in collision reconstruction, which makes him well-qualified to defend his clients involved in motor vehicle accidents, DUI, and DWI.

Mike is barred in Maryland and the District of Columbia.  He also regularly appears before the Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH). The OAH conducts hearings in 500 different case types for over 30 state agencies such as the Department of Education, Department of Health, and Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation.

Mike currently lives with his family in Gambrills, Maryland.


  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Anne Arundel County Bar Association
  • Prince George’s County Bar Association
  • Court of Appeals of Maryland for the 4th Appellate Circuit – Character Committee
  • Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates
  • Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys Association

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Defense Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Law – Felony, Misdemeanor, Traffic (DUI)
  • Administrative Law
  • Professional Licensing
  • MVA Hearings
  • Employment
  • Education
  • Benefits


  • Salisbury University (B.S., Management Information Systems & Business Administration, 2001)
  • University of Baltimore School of Law (J.D., 2005)
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Graydon S. McKee, III, Prince George’s County Circuit Court (2005-2006)

Admitted to practice

  • 2006, Maryland
  • 2020, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia