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John Alexander Butler

P.O. Box 550
104 West Street
Annapolis, Maryland 21404-0551


Communication Center
Phone: (410) 263-5900
E-mail: jab@wlekn.com
Fax: (410) 263-6583


Mr. Butler is an associate with the firm whose practice concentrates on the defense of medical malpractice claims. While attending law school, Mr. Butler was a clerk in the Homicide Division of the Baltimore City State’s Attorney Office. After that, he clerked for the Honorable Timothy J. Doory in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. In 2015, Mr. Butler became an Assistant State’s Attorney in Baltimore City where – after being detailed to a heavily litigated national case – he was a founding member of the Gun Violence Enforcement Division.

Mr. Butler is a graduate of Towson University (B.S. 2004), University of Baltimore (M.A. 2009), and a cum laude graduate of University of Baltimore School of Law (J.D. 2014), where he served as the Symposium Editor of the University of Baltimore Law Review. In addition to his duties for the firm, Mr. Butler serves on the Board of Directors for Beyond Limits, a non-profit that helps parents of children with disabilities navigate the special education system of public schools in the State of Maryland.


Current Employment Position(s):

Associate


Bar Admissions:

Maryland, 2014


Education:

University of Baltimore School of Law, 2014 J.D.
Honors: Cum Laude
Member: University of Baltimore Law Review, Symposium Editor


University of Baltimore, 2009 M.A.


Towson University, 2004 B.S.


Professional Associations and Memberships:

Beyond Limits, Board of Directors, 2015-Present


The Bar Association of Baltimore City, Co-Chair YLD Membership Committee, 2015-2016


Maryland State Bar Association, Member, 2014-2015