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Michael A Cuches
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Maryland - Annapolis Office
One Park Place, Suite 425
Annapolis, MD 21401

Tel:  (443) 263-2800
Fax:  (443) 263-2935
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Michael Cuches is a Partner in Kiernan Trebach's Annapolis, Maryland office. Michael is an experienced trial attorney who has taken nearly 50 jury trials to verdict and he regularly appears in state courts throughout Maryland on behalf of his clients. His practice is devoted to all areas of litigation and includes representation of both individuals and companies.

His broad experience as a judicial law clerk, prosecutor, and private attorney, enables him to analyze legal issues from all sides to represent his clients most effectively. Originally from Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts, Mr. Cuches began his Maryland legal career when he was appointed as the Judicial Law Clerk in the Circuit Court for Queen Anne’s County. Following his clerkship, Mr. Cuches served as an Assistant State’s Attorney, and later, was appointed to serve as Deputy State's Attorney. During his years as a prosecutor Mr. Cuches handled thousands of cases before judges and juries, including some of the most serious felonies.

Mr. Cuches was also previously a partner at Buck, Migdal & Cuches, Chartered in Annapolis, Maryland where he represented businesses and individuals in multi-party complex litigation, construction defect litigation, premises liability and personal injury claims, as well as advised businesses regarding daily management, human resource issues, and contracts. Mr. Cuches’ successful litigation practice earned him the respect of his peers as demonstrated by his receiving the honors of being named a “Leading Lawyer in Criminal Defense” by What's Up Magazine in 2012, and a Rising Star in Civil Litigation in 2014 and 2015 by Super Lawyers Magazine and published in Baltimore Magazine.

Mr. Cuches is an active member of the community and belongs to the Queen Anne’s County Bar Association, previously serving as its Vice President from 2017-2018 and as its President from 2019 - 2021. Mr. Cuches was also an adjunct professor at Washington College where he taught Business Management - The Legal Environment of Business.

Outside of work, Mr. Cuches enjoys spending time with his family and coaching his son's youth basketball and lacrosse teams.

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Massachusetts (ret’d.)
  • Past President, Queen Anne’s County Bar Association

Other Experience

  • Deputy State’s Attorney, Queen Anne’s County Office of the State’s Attorney
  • Partner, Buck, Migdal & Cuches, Chartered
  • Associate, Buck, Migdal & Myers, Chartered
  • Assistant State’s Attorney, Queen Anne’s County Office of the State’s Attorney


  • Roger Williams University School of Law, J.D.
  • Radford University, B.A., Political Science

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Maryland
  • Maryland Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland
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