Jerry W. Hyatt


Jerry received his B.A. from Hampden Sydney College in 1997, and graduated from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2000. After completing his judicial clerkship with the Honorable Paul A. McGuckian of the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Mr. Hyatt accepted an associate position with the law firm of Miles & Stockbridge, P.C. While at Miles & Stockbridge, P.C., Mr. Hyatt handled and managed several complex civil litigation cases involving a huge variety of legal issues all types of matters. In 2005, Mr. Hyatt established his own law practice before joining Clifford Debelius in 2007.

Jerry practices primarily in the areas of family law, business litigation, personal injury and criminal defense. In his extensive litigation background, Jerry has handled several types of cases, including high asset divorce cases, complex custody and support cases, business and construction disputes, criminal misdemeanors and has obtained, negotiated, litigated and recovered millions of dollars in compensation for personal injury and wrongful death clients.

Jerry is AV rated by Martindale and Hubbell, a national peer rating service. "A" represents competency and "V" represents ethics, both of which are the highest ratings an attorney can achieve.

Jerry was born and raised primarily in Montgomery County, Maryland. His family has been residents of Montgomery County for generations, his father having served as a Judge for the District Court and Circuit Court for Montgomery County. Jerry is active on numerous committees of the Montgomery County Bar Association, works with youth sports associations, and spends time away from the practice of law with his family.

Areas of Practice
Family Law, Commercial & Business Litigation, Landlord Tenant, Personal Injury & Wrongful Death, Criminal law

Bar Admissions
District of Columbia
United States District Court for the District of Maryland
United States District Court for the District of Columbia

University of Baltimore School of Law, Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2000.
Hampden-Sydney College, Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, May 1997

Montgomery County and Maryland State Bar Associations; Montgomery County Inns of Court; Law Clerk to Hon. Paul A. McGuckian, Judge, Circuit Court, Montgomery County, 2000-2001; Miles & Stockbridge, P.C, Associate, 2001-2005; The Law Office of Jerry W. Hyatt, LLC, partner, 2005-2007; Of Counsel at the McKeon Law Firm 2013-Present.