Craig L. ZisselAssociate
J.D., University of Baltimore School of Law, 2005
B.S., Rollins College, Presidential Scholar, 2003
Jurisdictions Admitted to PracticeUnited States District Court, District of Maryland, 2009
State of Maryland, 2006
Professional & Bar Association Memberships
Maryland State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Baltimore City Bar Association
Baltimore County Bar Association
Maryland Association for Justice
Mr. Zissel also runs the firms workers’ compensation practice and routinely tries cases in front of the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission.
Additionally, Mr. Zissel handles all of the firm’s M.V.A. hearings at the Maryland State Office of Administrative Hearings and assists with criminal and traffic matters at the District Court level.
Following his graduation from law school, Mr. Zissel served as law clerk to the Honorable Louis A. Becker of the Circuit Court for Howard County. Upon completion of his clerkship, Mr. Zissel worked as an insurance defense attorney in the areas of personal injury and worker’s compensation defense.
In 2008, Mr. Zissel joined Silverman Thompson Slutkin & White. Having handled cases from both sides of the table has given Mr. Zissel a distinct advantage and helped hone the analytical and practical skills needed as a successful trial attorney.
Honors, Awards and Appointments
Mr.Zissel was nominated by his peers to be a Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2012 and 2013. Additionally he was named one of the Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 in the state of Maryland by the National Trial Lawyers Association in 2012 and 2013.
He is active in both local and state bar activities and regularly volunteers for many local charitable causes.