About Anthenelli, Phoebus & Hickman, LLC

In 2014, solo practitioners James V. Anthenelli and John K. Phoebus joined former State’s Attorney Kristy M. Hickman to create Anthenelli, Phoebus & Hickman, LLC. Our goal is to provide our clients with the high-quality legal representation they need in order to be successful, both inside and outside of the courtroom. James V. Anthenelli was a former assistant state’s attorney with more than 38 years of experience. His practice concentrated in the area of criminal defense. John K. Phoebus has been in private practice for more than 20 years and has focused on litigation, including high-profile criminal defense cases and civil litigation. Joining the merger of these two firms is former State’s Attorney Kristy M. Hickman who brings with her the experience of having won all 16 murder trials she prosecuted during her time as State’s Attorney for Somerset County.

Together, our legal team brings a Decades of combined experience to the table. Our firm concentrates our practice to the areas of criminal defense, family law, and personal injury. Our firm practices in the state and federal courts of the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland including Somerset County, Wicomico County, and Worcester County. We have office locations in Salisbury and Crisfield.

If you need legal assistance with a legal matter, our firm has the resources and insight you need to help you reach a favorable resolution. With a proven track record and countless satisfied clients, we can assist you with your legal needs, no matter how complex.

  • AV Preeminent
  • Super Lawyers
  • Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney Association
  • MSBA
  • Client-Centered Certified

Why Choose Our Firm?

We Will Fight For Justice 
  • Decades of combined experience

  • AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®

  • Thousands of clients represented

  • Proven track record of success

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