Bar Admissions

Maryland, 1989
District of Columbia, 1989
U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia, 1996
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 2001


Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law
Washington, D.C.
Juris Doctorate
West Virginia Wesleyan College
Buckhannon, W.V.

Associations & Memberships

Peer Review Panel, 2003 – Present
Knights of Columbus, 2009 – Present

Patrick J. Devine - Attorney - Sasscer, Clagett & Bucher

Patrick J. Devine

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Phone: 301-627-5500  Fax: 301-627-4156

Patrick J. Devine is a graduate of the Catholic University School of Law in Washington, DC.  After law school he took a clerkship with Judge Darlene Perry in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, Maryland.  Mr. Devine then joined the State’s Attorney’s Office for Charles County, Maryland, where for five years he tried a wide variety of criminal cases in both the Circuit and District Courts of Charles County.

Mr. Devine then went into private practice handling family law, criminal, and personal injury cases.  In private practice Mr. Devine worked on various boards and committees in the community to include; President of the Charles County Bar Association, the Charles County Ethics Commission, panel member of the Attorney Grievance Commission, and board member for the Center of Abused Persons.

Mr. Devine is married with four young children and lives in La Plata, Maryland.  Some of his past experiences include teaching law related classes at the College of Southern Maryland and serving in the United States Naval Reserves and the United States Coast Guard Reserves.

Litigation Percentage

80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Teaching Experience

Professor, College of Southern Maryland, 1997 – 2001

Honors & Awards

Theta Zi
Daniel O’ Connor Law Society

Pro Bono Activities

Family Law Pro-Bono Clinic
Charles County (Volunteer)
2002 – Present

Maryland Volunteer
Lawyer’s Association
2001 – Present

Past Employment

Devine and Fanning,P.A.
Partner, 2001 – 2013
Devine, Fanning & Greet
Partner, 1997 – 2001