Camara Mintz, a native Washingtonian is one of the founding partners of Gracia & Mintz. He is passionate about the criminal justice system and believes wholeheartedly in the right to counsel for each and every person accused of a crime. Camara's steadfast belief in that great principle has been strengthened over the years as a consequence of his unique professional experiences.
He earned a B.A. in criminal justice from Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania while playing basketball as a full scholarship athlete. Soon after graduation he went into law enforcement, serving as a deputy sheriff for nearly five years. During that time he served as an operator on the Sheriff's Emergency Response Team (tactical team), patrolled, responded to calls for service, investigated various crimes, worked in the adult detention center, and also patrolled and secured the county courthouse.
Camara later attended the Catholic University, Columbus School of Law where he received his J.D. After earning his J.D. he joined the Charles County State's Attorney's Office. As a prosecutor, Camara personally handled thousands of cases involving charges ranging from jailable traffic offenses to manslaughter. As a former law enforcement officer and former prosecutor, he possesses a unique and specific knowledge about how police go about investigating crime and how prosecutors prepare their cases that is unmatched by most.
Charismatic, personable, ethical, and dedicated, Camara is well respected by his peers and is passionate about aggressively defending the rights of his clients. If you find yourself, a friend or family member charged with a crime or even under investigation, you want an aggressive and experienced trial lawyer like Camara on your side. Don't wait to contact him so that he can help you protect your rights and your future.