About Attorney Ray Carignan

Attorney Raymond Carignan is an experienced criminal and civil trial attorney. Since being admitted to the bar in 1985, he has handled over 8,000 cases within state and federal courts in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

Few traffic lawyers in Maryland have the experience and level of local knowledge of the Howard County court system that Ray does. He routinely defends clients that are facing serious and minor traffic citations, as well as DUI and DWI charges. He is highly familiar with the local judges and district attorneys, and his reputation serves his clients well. Should you hire Attorney Carignan, he will meet with you in his office, which is only minutes away from the court house.

If you are facing a traffic violation of drunk driving charge, contact Ray today. You will immediately recognize his sincerity and easy-going personality. His ultimate goal is to please each of his clients by achieving a successful case outcome.


  • Attended University of Baltimore, School of Law, Baltimore, MD
  • Frostburg University, Center for Management Development Master of Science in Management (M.S.M.)
  • Frostburg University, B.S. in Political Science
  • Prince George’s Community College, A.A. in Secondary Education

Member: Maryland Association for Justice, Howard County Bar Association, Anne Arundel County Bar Association, and Lawyer Pilot Bar Association.