Jack B. Rubin


Jack B. Rubin spent 52 years of his legal career as a private defense lawyer in Baltimore, Maryland.  He was a mentor to many, including Staci Pipkin who took over his practice in 2017.   He defended many murder cases, including capital punishment cases, in state and federal courts. He was on the faculty of The Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers and was a frequent lecturer on trial skills and cross-examination. He regularly served as a media analyst for national, high profile cases.

Now retired, he spends his time with his two daughters and his grandchildren.

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Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 1965
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 1965
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Maryland, 1965
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1965
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1971


University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland

  • LL.B. – 1964

University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland

  • J.D. – 1964

University of Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland

  • B.S. – 1961

Honors & Awards

  • First Member, Order of Barristers of Maryland, 1998 – 2014
  • Legacy of Excellence in Litigation, 2007 – 2014
  • ABA Approved Co-Author of How to Try A Murder case, 2011 – 2014
  • Chosen as Super Lawyer, 2010 – 2014

Classes & Seminars

  • Guest Lecturer, MICPEL, 2013
  • Seminar in Soviet Union, 2000
  • Seminar in Soviet Union, 1984

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Maryland State Bar Association Lawyers
  • Maryland Criminal Defense Bar

Published Works

Representative Cases

  • Harris v. State, 626 A.2d 946, 331 Md. 137 (Court of Appeals of Maryland 2014)

Pro Bono Activities

  • Former MICPEL Lecturer


  • Nu Beta

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