Steve has a well-deserved reputation of excellence in providing smart, sensible, and affordable legal solutions.


DUI/DWI, Criminal, Traffic, and

Civil Litigation

Licensed in Maryland and Ohio*. 

*currently inactive in Ohio

Steve will provide effective and aggressive representation. 


Make sure you get the representation you deserve.

Steve Rakow (pronounced "Ray-koh") fought for his country as a Marine Officer and now he'll fight for you. Whether you were charged with a minor traffic offense or a major felony, have a construction law matter, civil litigation case, or simply a contract review, Steve's experience can help you solve your legal issue.

A 1987 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Steve served for 20 years as a Marine Officer (5 active/15 reserve), which included combat operations in Kuwait during Desert Storm.

Steve began his legal career in 1996 when he graduated from the Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University. Since then, he's tried hundreds of cases, including dozens of jury trials. Steve also argued cases in both the Ohio Supreme Court, Ohio's First District Court of Appeals, the Maryland Court of Appeals, and the Maryland Court of Special Appeals.

Steven W Rakow, Esquire
Law Office of Steven W. Rakow, LLC


Steve's at the forefront of ever-changing laws and is fully committed to exceeding client expectations.

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