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Located in Columbia, Maryland

The Law Firm of ADDISON-DARDEN is firmly dedicated to achieving only exceptional results for its clients, serving the Mid Atlantic area, and upholding the principles of the legal profession. The firm’s reputation is based upon these values.

Our team of attorneys is committed to not only getting the best results for our clients but being there for them every step of the way. All communications are confidential and initial consultations are always free. Our firm in the following areas: Personal Injury, School Disciplinary Hearings, Estate Administration, Medical Malpractice, Estate Planning, and Criminal.




Over the past twenty-seven years, Evelyn O. A. Darden has handled a diverse field of cases including business and commercial matters, as well as civil and criminal matters on the federal and state level. Mrs. Darden has also served as lead counsel in a number of complex cases. She maintains a particular interest in drafting and negotiation of contracts and related instruments. Her practice still includes criminal and civil litigation and general practice matters. In recent years, she has gained recognition for her involvement in several major civil litigation matters in the State of Maryland against both private and public defendants. Ms. Darden, a resident of Western Howard County and a native of Annapolis, Maryland, is the founder of Addison-Darden and is a principal and managing partner in the firm . She completed the Harvard Law School Institute for Lawyers with a special emphasis and training in the areas of Class Action Torts and Constitution Law . She is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law and Morgan State University . Additionally, Mrs. Darden has served on various boards and organizations, including the Board of Directors of the YWCA of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County . She is also very active in her community and church.



Mark A. Darden III, began his legal career over fifteen years ago. Over the past several years he has handled a diverse field of cases including business and commercial matters, as well as civil, criminal, local and state matters. He serves as counsel to several business enterprises throughout the Greater Baltimore Area. He currently represents the firm as Co-Bond Counsel with Miles & Stockbridge, P.C. for all bond work required by Howard County government. Mr. Darden has also gained a reputation in Anne Arundel County as the proponent of students' and teachers' civil rights . He was retained to represent one of the brutalized victims of the highly publicized "Maryland Boot Camps." As a result of one (1) initial client contact, he and his firm subsequently were named co-class counsel in the Class Action Boot Camp case against the State of Maryland.