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Since 1987, Armstrong, Donohue, Ceppos, Vaughan & Rhoades, Chtd. has distinguished itself as a premier litigation firm of accomplished trial attorneys, handling a wide array of medical liability and healthcare law matters.


We are first and foremost a trial practice firm, with an imposing fund of trial experience in a variety of cases tried in state and federal courts in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.

Medical Malpractice Defense

We have earned our reputation based on our zealous and effective defense of health care providers, including physicians, hospitals, nurses, physician assistants, long term care facilities, HMOs and other health care delivery systems.

Hospital & Health Care

Hospitals, long term care facilities, rehabilitations centers and other health care institutions have special requirements that  Armstrong, Donohue, Ceppos, Vaughan & Rhoades, Chtd. fulfills.


Health Care professionals seek us out when issues arise with their respective licensing boards.  Our knowledge base, derived from our professional liability work, is a valuable asset in our representation of our professional clients in this area of licensing and discipline.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

ADCVR Welcomes Julie Anne MacKinney, BSV, RN, CPHRM

Julie Anne MacKinney, BSN, RN, CPHRM joined ADCV&R as a nurse paralegal in February 2018. Ms. MacKinney has 20+ years of experience as a critical care nurse, and she previously worked as a clinical risk manager for a large metropolitan medical center. She brings more than six years of experience as a legal nurse consultant to the firm. Read More

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Karen Ferretti Appointed to Bench

ADCV&R is proud to announce that our partner, Karen Ferretti, Esquire, has been appointed by Governor Hogan to fill a judicial vacancy on the District Court of Maryland for Montgomery County. Read More

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Ken Armstrong and Jeremy Krum Obtain a Defense Verdict in Howard County Circuit Court

ADCVR attorneys, Ken Armstrong and Jeremy Krum, recently obtained a defense verdict in a medical malpractice case in the Circuit Court for Howard County, Maryland. The plaintiff alleged a permanent phrenic nerve injury following an interscalene brachial plexus block. Following a six day jury trial, the jury found that the defendants complied with applicable standards of care and provided appropriate care and management to their patient. Read More



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204 Monroe Street #101
Rockville, MD 20850
Tel: 301.251.0440
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