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Strider L. Dickson

Strider Dickson is a former federal and state prosecutor with significant trial experience.  Prior to joining McAllister, DeTar, Showalter & Walker LLC, Strider served for more than three years as an Assistant Attorney General in the Maryland Office of the Attorney General.  During his time as an AAG, he prosecuted cases involving tax and procurement fraud, theft and embezzlement, and public corruption.  He also served as the Director of the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, where he oversaw the criminal prosecution of Medicaid fraud and opioid-related cases, as well as civil enforcement actions under Maryland’s False Health Claims Act.  Strider also served for nearly seven years as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of Florida, one of the nation’s largest and busiest federal judicial districts.  His experience as an AUSA included the successful prosecution of cases involving RICO conspiracies, public corruption, mail and wire fraud, tax fraud, identity theft, violent crimes, and drug trafficking offenses. 

Strider also has worked in private practice as an associate at an international law firm and a partner in a litigation boutique.  At those firms, he represented clients in criminal and complex civil matters, including cases involving public corruption, civil and criminal fraud, professional malpractice, ERISA, and toxic torts.  After graduating law school, Strider served as a law clerk to the Honorable J. Frederick Motz of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland.

Strider received his law degree from the University of Maryland School of Law, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Maryland Law Review, and his undergraduate degree from Brown University.

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland

Court Admissions

  • District Court for the District of Maryland
  • Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit


  • What’s Up? Anne Arundel County & Prince George’s County Leading Lawyer: Criminal Law; 2024-2025
  • What’s Up? Anne Arundel County & Central Maryland Leading Lawyer: Litigation, 2022-2023


  • University of Maryland School of Law, with honors  (J.D., 2002)