Anne E. Hoke, Esq.


Awards and Recognitions

  • While employed by the Justice Department Ms. Hoke was awarded Outstanding Performance Ratings in 1981, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987 and a special Achievement Award in 1982.
  • While attending law school at night, Ms. Hoke finished the four year program in three years.  During her time there she served as a member of the Moot Court Board and the editor of the Business Law Journal. 


  • B.A., Vassar College, 1977
  • J.D., The University of Maryland School of Law, 1993

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Since 1993 Anne E. Hoke has represented clients in workers' compensation claims, personal injury cases, traffic and criminal district court cases, and EEOC and other miscellaneous matters in State and Federal courts throughout Maryland.  Ms. Hoke has extensive, state wide, trial experience having tried over 200 jury trials (solo) all over Maryland.


Anne Hoke Attorneys (2003 - Current)

In July of 2003 Ms. Hoke opened a solo law practice in Baltimore, MD.  In just a few years that practice has grown into a multi-state law firm.  Today, several lawyers and support staff members work tirelessly representing clients in a variety of cases pending in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Washington D.C..

Ingerman & Horwitz, LLP (1994 - 2003)

Ms. Hoke handled Worker's Compensation appeals and tried over 200 jury trials. Additionally she handled numerous cases in the Maryland Court of Special Appeals and the Maryland Court of Appeals. 

Weinberg & Green (now Saul Ewing, L.L.P.) (1989 - 1993)
Ms. Hoke worked initially as a Litigation Support Specialist, later moving up to act as a Paralegal for the firm. She provided litigation support services for the Litigation Department, assisted with all aspects of trial and hearing preparations and the preparation and filing of motions and briefs.  She  supervised coding shops with up to 40 people in which automated databases, coding forms and document management procedures for complex securities cases were created. 

The Land and Natural Resources Division of the Department of Justice (1985 - 1989)
Ms. Hoke worked as a Litigation Support Specialist for complex, environmental civil actions brought by the Land and Natural Resources Division of the Department of Justice.

The Civil Division of The United States Department of Justice (1978 - 1985)
Ms. Hoke worked as a Paralegal, providing litigation assistance in government contract and federal personnel cases for the Commercial Litigation Branch of the Civil Division.  Drafting appellate briefs and supervising clerical contractor personnel.

Published Opinions

  1. Harris v. Howard County Bd. of Ed., 825 A.2d 365, 375 Md. 21 (2003). The decision in the case Harris v. Howard County Bd. Of Ed., was issued by Maryland's highest court, the seven-member Court of Appeals of Maryland.  The Court's decision in that case was unanimous.

    In that decision the Court of Appeals of Maryland reversed 75 years of case law.

    The ramifications of that decision continue, to this day, to affect each and every individual covered by Maryland's workers' compensation statute.

    To learn more about this groundbreaking decision, you can read The Daily Record's reporting on the case by clicking here

  2. Sealy Furniture of Md. v. Miller, 740 A.2d 594, 356 Md. 462 (1999)
  3. Stevens v. Rite Aid, 667 A.2d 642, 340 Md. 555 (1995)
  4. M.A. Chadderton v. Bongivonni, 647 A.2d 137, 101 Md. App. 472 (1994) 
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