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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.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

ADCVR Partners Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022

ADCVR partners, Ken Armstrong, Ben Vaughan, Eric Rhoades, Andy Marter, Erica Mudd, and Jeremy Krum were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022 (Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Litigation - Health Care). and Ben Laufer was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022 Ones to Watch. (Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants). Read More

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Carolyn Demougeot Obtains a Defense Verdict in Howard County

In June 2021, Ms. Demougeot represented a tow truck company in a hotly contested personal injury trial in the District Court for Howard County. The Plaintiff had alleged that the Defendant's tow truck driver broke his foot and ankle by running over them with his tow truck. Five witnesses and six hours later, the Judge returned a defense verdict and all claims were dismissed. Read More

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

ADCVR Attorneys Provide Lecture Series on The New Normal – The Physician-Patient Relationship in the Age of Covid

ADCVR attorneys are presenting several seminars in 2021 covering the physician-patient relationship in the age of Covid, including topics on patient communications, telehealth, and telemedicine for physicians and practitioners. Read More



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Rockville, MD 20850
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