Brown, Goldstein & Levy LLP
Joshua Treem represents individual and corporate clients in a broad spectrum of legal matters. He appears frequently in state and federal courts across Maryland and neighboring jurisdictions in cases involving every facet of criminal investigations and prosecutions. He is particularly well known for his aggressive representation of individuals, including public officials, lobbyists, and high-level state administrators, as well as businesses, in state and federal criminal investigations and grand jury proceedings.
Josh has extensive experience representing clients accused by the government of fraud involving the Small Business Administration, the Food and Drug Administration, and Medicare and Medicaid. He has also handled numerous cases involving controlled substances and related issues, including forfeitures.
Josh has successfully represented college students in campus disciplinary proceedings over charges of sexual misconduct. Results have included dismissal of sanctions and clients being cleared of any wrongdoing.
Josh also devotes substantial time to pro bono matters relating to important criminal and constitutional law issues, including successfully representing a woman charged with reckless endangerment for allegedly using illegal drugs while pregnant and a client charged with various crimes for sending “harassing” emails.
Since 2008 Josh has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America©. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 in the fields of Non-White-Collar Criminal Defense and White-Collar Criminal Defense. From 2007-2015, Josh has been chosen annually by his peers to the Maryland Super Lawyers. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are chosen for inclusion in Maryland Super Lawyers.
Josh has garnered extensive media notice for the following cases:
Before entering private practice, Josh began his legal career by participating in the United States Attorney General’s Honors Program, then serving as an attorney in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and as an Assistant United States Attorney in Baltimore from 1973 to 1978.
Josh has also served as lecturer at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) and the National Business Institute, and he serves on the CJA-Felony Panel, a federal court committee that administers the Criminal Justice Act in Maryland, appointing counsel to indigent defendants.