Brassel Alexander, LLC, which traces its roots to the original founding firm more than 40 years ago in Annapolis, is a nationally recognized litigation firm. Our trial attorneys practice in the areas of medical malpractice, professional liability litigation, product liability litigation, personal injury, environmental litigation and all aspects of civil and criminal defense litigation. The firm's philosophy of representing each client with the highest respect and professionalism and an unrelenting work ethic has been the hallmark of the firm's success.
Our trial lawyers have consistently received recognition from their peers in the legal community for extraordinary accomplishments. In the past several years, the firm has been voted locally as the leading medical malpractice litigation firm, was recognized regionally as the leading environmental litigation firm and nationally selected by Newsweek as one of the top ten law firms in Maryland. The professional excellence of the firm and its experienced lawyers has been recognized by Martindale Hubbell by its AV rating, reserved for only the top 1% of lawyers in the United States, and inclusion in the Bar Register of Pre-eminent Lawyers. For 2014-2016 our firm has been voted as a Best Law Firm by U.S. News and World Report.
Jon Brassel opened his law practice in Annapolis in 1976. Since then, he has tried lengthy jury trials in state and federal courts in numerous jurisdictions all over Maryland and the District of Columbia, and has won million dollar verdicts for victims of medical malpractice and defective products. He is National Counsel for several corporations and he and his team of lawyers have successfully defended thousands of environmental cases throughout the country. Jon has been recognized as a Maryland "Super Lawyer" for the last nine years, the top medical malpractice attorney in Anne Arundel County for the last two years, and voted as one of the top 100 trial lawyers in Maryland.
Jennifer Alexander is an experienced criminal and civil trial attorney who has tried hundreds of cases in her legal career, in both state and federal courts. Ms. Alexander spent nearly six years working as an Assistant State's Attorney at the Anne Arundel County State's Attorney's Office. While a prosecutor, Ms. Alexander was a member of the Violent Crimes Trial Team, and regularly prosecuted high profile violent crimes including being the lead prosecutor on the Annapolis Mall shooting trial. In 2008, Ms. Alexander returned to the firm to resume practicing law with Jon Brassel. Since rejoining the firm, Ms. Alexander has focused her litigation practice in the areas of criminal defense, DUI/DWI defense, personal injury and civil litigation defense. In 2009, Ms. Alexander's peers voted her a "Leading Lawyer" in What's Up Annapolis magazine. In 2011 - 2013, Ms. Alexander has been recognized by "Super Lawyers" as a "Maryland Rising Star." Ms. Alexander has been voted by American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys as a 2015 "10 Best" Criminal Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction.
Kelly Kylis is an associate with the firm and primarily concentrates her practice in the area of general civil litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Kylis completed a two-year judicial clerkship with the Honorable Clayton Greene, Jr., of the Court of Appeals of Maryland. As a clerk for Judge Greene, Ms. Kylis assisted with a variety of civil and criminal cases. Her clerkship with the highest court of the state has provided Ms. Kylis valuable insight into judicial reasoning and the judicial process in Maryland. Ms. Kylis graduated cum laude from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law (J.D. 2013). Ms. Kylis is admitted to the Maryland State Bar. She is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, the Anne Arundel County Bar Association, and the Women’s Bar Association of Maryland.