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Daily Record Staff//August 31, 2023


By Daily Record Staff

//August 31, 2023

The Daily Record's 2023 Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Law Power ListOWNER

With four decades of experience, Ken Gaudreau is the owner of the Gaudreau Law Firm in Salisbury.

While focusing his practice on personal injury cases, the knowledge he has acquired over the course of his career allows him to provide clients with top-quality representation in state and federal courts and throughout the state.

Gaudreau 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 Hon. James L. Wray in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court. He then entered private practice, focusing on personal injury and criminal defense law.

In 1988, he 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.

Gaudreau has been selected as a member of Maryland Super Lawyers in the practice areas of Personal injury and worker’s compensation.

What’s the most important thing you do in your job?

I’m in a unique position to help people who are often in the worst circumstances of their lives

What is one aspect of your profession you would like to change?

For everyone to practice like us simple country lawyers.

If you weren’t in this profession, what would you be doing?

Builder. I enjoy renovating homes in my spare time.

This profile is part of The Daily Record's Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Law Power List for 2023. Information used in this profile was sourced from the honoree. See the full list at

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