116 E. Main St. Salisbury, MD 21801

Attorney Profile: Kenneth D.L. Gaudreau

Salisbury Trial Attorney Serving Clients Throughout Maryland

Ken Gaudreau

Kenneth D. L. Gaudreau is one of the most prominent lawyers on the Eastern Shore. The knowledge he has acquired over the course of his 33-year career allows him to provide clients with top-quality representation in state and federal courts and throughout the state. Ken started his legal career working as a staff member in the U.S. House of Representatives. He also attended the Johns Hopkins University at night in the Masters Program in Administrative Science. Soon thereafter, he made the decision to attend law school. He graduated from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1983, and served as a law clerk to the Honorable James L. Wray in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court. He then entered private practice, focusing on personal injury and criminal defense law.


In 1988 Ken became a part-time assistant Attorney General of Maryland for the Eastern Shore. He held this position for 15 years while also maintaining his private practice.


In 1990, he took the next step in his career and founded The Gaudreau Law Firm. He has spent more than 33 years proudly representing the people of Maryland in civil and criminal cases. Ken continues to use his talent and skill to help the people of Maryland find powerful solutions to their legal problems.



Ken has been selected as a member of Maryland Super Lawyers. Attorneys are selected using a rigorous, multi-phase process that includes peer nominations, evaluations, and independent research. No more than five percent (5%) of all lawyers in the State of Maryland Are selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers. Ken has been selected in the practice areas of Personal injury and worker’s compensation.


Ken Gaudreau

Attorney Kenneth D.L. Gaudreau’s Practice Areas:

  • Serious Personal injury
  • Truck and motorcycle accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Car Accidents
  • Workers compensation
  • Criminal defense


Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 1984
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, 1988
  • On special motion, admitted in Delaware and Virginia



  • J.D., University of Baltimore School of Law, 1983
  • M.A.S., Johns Hopkins University, 1979–1980
  • B.A., Franklin & Marshall College, 1979
  • Loyola Blakefield, 1975


Employment History

  • Founding Attorney, The Gaudreau Law Firm, 1990–present
  • Part-Time Assistant Attorney General of Maryland, 1988–2002
  • Law Clerk to Hon. James L. Wray, Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, 1982
  • Associate Staff, U.S. House of Representatives, 1979–1980


Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • Wicomico County Bar Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • The Maryland Association for Justice
  • Maryland Trial Lawyers Association
  • Board of Directors - Jobs, Housing, and Recovery, Inc.
  • Board of Directors - UMES – School of Arts and Professions
  • Executive Director - Tim Kennard River Run
  • President, Board of Directors - School of Arts and Professions, UMES



  • Rated by Maryland Super Lawyers
  • Maryland State Bar Association Pro Bono Award
  • Division I: Collegiate Wrestler
Total Years of
Workers' Compensation
Lawyer Ranking
(PINKBOOK Ranking)
Highest Average
Permanent Partial Award
(PINKBOOK Ranking)
Largest Verdict on
Lower Shore (Auto Crash)

The Gaudreau Law Firm

Gaudreau Law Firm

Effective Representation

If you have been injured in a car accident or on the job or charged with a crime, you need an experienced attorney who knows how to handle your claim and deliver results.

Gaudreau Law Firm

Over 33 Years of Experience

Attorney Kenneth D. L. Gaudreau has many years of experience handling civil and criminal cases. Attorney Gaudreau is a former part-time Assistant Attorney General of Maryland.

Gaudreau Law Firm

Contact Our Firm Today

If you need an experienced attorney on your side, call The Gaudreau Law Firm today at 410.860.5297 or contact the firm online to schedule an initial consultation.

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The Gaudreau Law Firm is located in Salisbury, Maryland and serves clients in Wicomico County and surrounding Eastern Shore areas including the following:
Ocean City, Snow Hill, Berlin, Ocean Pines – Worcester County |  Easton, St, Michaels, Trappe – Talbot County |  Princess Anne – Somerset County
Centreville, Chester, Stevensville, Grasonville – Queen Annes County |  Chestertown – Kent County |  Cambridge – Dorchester County |  Denton – Caroline County


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