Jerry received his B.A. from Hampden Sydney College in 1997 and graduated from the University of Baltimore School of law in 2000. After completing his judicial clerkship with the Honorable Paul A. McGuckian of the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Jerry accepted an associate position with the law firm of Miles & Stockbridge, P.C. While at Miles & Stockbridge, P.C., Jerry has handled and managed several complex civil litigation cases involving all types of matters. In 2005, he established his own law practice then became a partner at Clifford Debelius from 2007 until 2019 practicing general litigation. In 2020, he opened his own law firm in Rockville, Maryland.
Jerry practices primarily in the areas of family law, business litigation, personal injury and criminal defense. In his extensive litigation background, Jerry has handled several types of cases, including high asset divorce cases, complex custody and support cases, business and construction disputes, criminal misdemeanors and has obtained litigated and recovered millions in compensation for personal injury and wrongful death clients.
Jerry was born and raised primarily in Montgomery County, Maryland. His family has been residents of Montgomery County for generations, with his father serving as a Judge for the District Court and Circuit Court for Montgomery County. Jerry is active on numerous committees and youth sports associations and spends time away from the practice of law with his wife and children.
Areas of Practice Family Law, Commercial & Business Litigation, Landlord Tenant, Personal Injury & Wrongful Death, Criminal law
Bar Admissions Maryland District of Columbia United States District Court for the District of Maryland United States District Court for the District of Columbia
Education University of Baltimore School of Law, Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2000. Hampden-Sydney College, Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, May 1997
Biography Montgomery County and Maryland State Bar Associations; Montgomery County Inns of Court; Law Clerk to Hon. Paul A. McGuckian, Judge, Circuit Court, Montgomery County, 2000-2001; Miles & Stockbridge, P.C, Associate, 2001-2005; The Law Office of Jerry W. Hyatt, LLC, partner, 2005-2007; Of Counsel at the McKeon Law Firm 2013-2017.