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Daniel J. Guenther
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Daniel J. Guenther
Leonardtown, MD Business Law Attorney with 37 years of experience
(301) 475-3106 41620 Fenwick St.
PO Box 623
Leonardtown, MD 20650
Business, Bankruptcy and Family
Potomac School of Law, Washington, D.C.
As a practicing Bankruptcy Attorney in Maryland for 32 years, Daniel Guenther has helped hundreds of clients in obtaining debt relief and a fresh start through bankruptcy. He has assisted clients in becoming debt free through Chapter 7 or chapter 13, and has helped homeowners avoid foreclosure and save their home through Chapter 13 as well. He has also successfully represented clients and stopped wage garnishments and attachments of assets through protection under the Federal Bankruptcy Laws. To better serve his clients, he has three offices in Southern Maryland, one in Leonardtown (St. Mary's County), one in Waldorf...
Christopher Longmore
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Christopher Longmore
Lexington Park, MD Business Law Lawyer with 23 years of experience
(301) 862-3764 22738 Maple Road
Suite 210
Lexington Park, MD 20653
Business, Collections, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Georgetown University Law Center
Chris is a partner at the firm, Dugan, McKissick & Longmore, LLC, whose practice areas include complex civil litigation, estate planning, zoning/land use and related real estate matters, and government contracts. His litigation practice focuses primarily on business and partnership disputes, construction-related contract disputes and other real estate related matters. He also represents clients in personal injury matters and leads the firm’s collections practice. Chris received his law degree, magna cum laude, from the Georgetown University Law Center in 1997 where he was Editor-in-Chief of the American Criminal Law Review and a Writing Law Fellow. Chris joined Dugan, McKissick and...
Bill D. McKissick
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Bill D. McKissick
Lexington Park, MD Business Law Attorney with 30 years of experience
(301) 862-3764 22738 Maple Road
Suite 210
Lexington Park, MD 20653
Business and Real Estate
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Bill is a founding partner of Dugan, McKissick and Longmore, LLC, and has been practicing business, corporate, real estate, zoning and other transactional law since 1989 . He earned his law degree with honors from the University Of Maryland School Of Law and attended Franklin and Marshall College. He grew up in Baltimore City and moved to St. Mary’s County after spending summers clerking at a local law firm while in law school. He has been involved with numerous local boards and task forces concerning issues affecting the business community and community at large and has been active with the...
Darlene Cocco-Adams
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Darlene Cocco-Adams
Lusby, MD Business Law Attorney with 16 years of experience
(410) 326-7151 P.O. Box # 684
Lusby, MD 20657
Business, Criminal and Family
Rutgers University - Camden
Samuel H. Wiest
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Samuel H. Wiest
Lexington Park, MD Business Law Lawyer with 7 years of experience
(301) 862-3764 22738 Maple Road
Suite 210
Lexington Park, MD 20653
Business and Real Estate
Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson School of Law
Sam is an associate with Dugan, McKissick & Longmore, LLC whose practice focuses on real estate transactions and related litigation. He also assists clients in the creation and management of homeowners associations and condominiums, foreclosures, tax sales, and drafting contracts, loan documents, and leases. Sam earned his law degree from the Penn State Dickinson School of Law and a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University. Upon graduation from law school he served as law clerk to the Honorable Robert C. Nalley of the Circuit Court for Charles County, after which he joined the firm. Sam speaks Spanish and enjoys travelling...
Ellen Lorrayne McCurdy
Leonardtown, MD Business Law Lawyer with 20 years of experience
(253) 278-2555 23597 Margrave Dr
Leonardtown, MD 20650
Business, Administrative, Estate Planning and Military
John Mattingly
Lexington Park, MD Business Law Attorney with 24 years of experience
(301) 862-4400 22335 Exploration Dr
Lexington Park, MD 20653
Business
Keith Allen Lotridge
Prince Frederick, MD Business Law Lawyer with 15 years of experience
(410) 535-0708 30 Industry Ln
Prince Frederick, MD 20678
Business
Heidi Elizabeth Dudderar
California, MD Business Law Attorney with 22 years of experience
(301) 863-0101 44731 St Andrews Church Rd
California, MD 20619
Business
Joan Irene Harris
California, MD Business Law Lawyer with 34 years of experience
(443) 986-1044 22934 3 Notch Rd
California, MD 20619
Business and Insurance Defense
Suren Adams
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Suren Adams
Bowie, MD Business Law Attorney with 17 years of experience
(301) 805-5892 4201 Northview Drive, Suite 401
Bowie, MD 20716
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatBusiness, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Probate
The George Washington University Law School
Suren G. Adams is an attorney with a passion for organization and excellence. She founded Adams Law Office, LLC, over 14 years ago to help her clients get their financial houses in order and find peace of mind. She is an experienced member of the Maryland Bar Association, the District of Columbia Bar Association, the Alliance of Black Women Attorneys, the Christian Legal Society, and the Prince George’s County Bar Association. Suren obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland in 1994 and then completed course work for a Master of Arts...
Jason T. Fowler
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Jason T. Fowler
Prince Frederick, MD Business Law Attorney with 5 years of experience
(301) 799-5529 35 Duke Street
PO Box 2709
Prince Frederick, MD 20678
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Estate Planning and Tax
Georgetown University Law Center and St. Thomas University School of Law
Jason Fowler attended Georgetown University Law Center and St. Thomas University, School of Law for his JD. Jason received a MBA during his time in law school. Upon graduation in 2014, Jason pursued a LLM Degree in Tax at Georgetown University Law Center and later graduated in 2015. Jason was selected to be commencement speaker at his graduation. Jason was admitted to practice in the State of Maryland in 2014. Jason was admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia in 2017. He is a member of the Tax, Estate Planning, and Business Sections of the Maryland Bar Association....
Karl Lawrence Chen
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Karl Lawrence Chen
Largo, MD Business Law Attorney with 24 years of experience
(301) 358-3981 9701 Apollo Dr #337
Largo, MD 20774
Business, Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Securities
University of Baltimore School of Law
Unique and Unconventional.

Unlike many other lawyers, I had the privilege of working outside the legal profession, giving me the perspective of real world issues from the lenses of my clients.

Before becoming a lawyer, during the late 1980s and early 1990s, I held several positions in sales for various Fortune 1000 companies. I gained significant insight and experience that to this day, cultivates the manner in which I deliver legal services to my clients. I believe that consultative guidance is necessary, whether it's resolving a business transaction or litigating a personal injury claim.

I am a son, husband, father, "pops", friend,...
Lynda Joy Striegel
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Lynda Joy Striegel
Chesapeake Beach, MD Business Law Lawyer with 43 years of experience
8347 Bay Crest Court
Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732
Free ConsultationBusiness and Estate Planning
Antioch School of Law
MD-DC licensed. Practicing for 35 years. Former securities attorney in DC, New York, Philadelphia. Moved to Calvert County 13 years ago and established private practice focused on estate planning and business law. Author, LIVE SECURE: FINANCIAL PLANNING FOR WOMEN. Regular columnist, Chesapeake Current's "Your Money Matters".
William C. Fanning, Jr.
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William C. Fanning, Jr.
La Plata, MD Business Law Attorney with 29 years of experience
(301) 934-3620 FANNING LAW, LLC
201 Centennial Street, Suite 2-A
La Plata, MD 20646
Business, Divorce, Employment and Family
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Attorney Bill Fanning has focused on family law in Maryland since 1993. He and the staff of Fanning Law, LLC understand the complexities associated with separation, divorce, custody, visitation, and other family law matters and will successfully help you and your family through these difficult issues. With over 20 years of experience handling family disputes, Bill Fanning has an in-depth understanding of the legal and emotional issues which affect you and your family. Looking to grow your family through adoption? Fanning Law, LLC can ably assist you and your family through the adoption process...
Dr. John Christopher Belcher
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Dr. John Christopher Belcher
Oxon Hill, MD Business Law Lawyer with 36 years of experience
(301) 749-7306 6188 Oxon Hill Road
Suite 811
Oxon Hill, MD 20745
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Tulane University
30 years experience as lawyer--10 years as a federal prosecutor employed by Tax Division of the United States Department of Justice and 20 years as solo practitioner in Oxon Hill, Maryland concentrating in family law, criminal law, tort law (including personal injury/auto accidents), civil rights, business counseling & litigation, and appeals. Reasonable fees and very high rate of satisfaction among former clients.
Timothy Patrick Leahy
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Timothy Patrick Leahy
Bowie, MD Business Law Attorney with 19 years of experience
(301) 464-7448 14300 Gallant Fox Ln, Suite 120
Bowie, MD 20715
Free ConsultationBusiness, Elder, Family and Personal Injury
University of Baltimore School of Law
Timothy P. Leahy practices law in Maryland and the District of Columbia and is a member of the American, Maryland, D.C, and Prince George’s County Bar associations. He received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Baltimore Law School in May 2000, earned his M.B.A. in 1993 at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, and his B.S. in Transportation & Logistics at Maryland in 1990. Timothy brings over 10 years experience in business to his over 11 years of law practice and focuses on litigation and general practice matters. A former licensed home improvement contractor and...
Erica R. S. Hunt, Esq.
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Erica R. S. Hunt, Esq.
Camp Springs, MD Business Law Attorney with 28 years of experience
(301) 702-3788 5847 Allentown Road
Camp Springs, MD 20746
Offers Video ChatBusiness, Bankruptcy, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Georgetown University Law Center
I am client focused and results driven. My goal is that each client will feel that they are my only client. I deeply care about people and their welfare. Many clients come to me quite broken, feeling as though they have no hope or solution to their problems. It is important to me that during my representation they be compassionately restored and made whole through my efforts as a lawyer. As I pursue legal results my clients become like family and are treated as such. Although I am a legal counselor to my clients I also find...
Mr. Phillip R Zuber
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Mr. Phillip R Zuber
Upper Marlboro, MD Business Law Attorney with 42 years of experience
(301) 627-5500 5407 Water Street
Suite 101
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Free ConsultationBusiness, Insurance Defense, Legal Malpractice and Medical Malpractice
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Phillip R. Zuber has been a “top 50” or "top 100" Maryland Super Lawyer for several years running and a “top 10” Washington, D.C. SuperLawyer, a Fellow in the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers, a member of the Maryland State Bar Association subcommittee on civil pattern jury instructions and a lecturer to the Maryland Judicial Institute. For 35 plus years, he has practiced in the complex areas of medical malpractice (especially obstetrical, neonatal and emergency medicine issues), electric utility accidents, attorney liability, highway fatalities and catastrophic personal injuries. He has acted as general products liability counsel for an...
Lorrianne Jeanette Rice
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Lorrianne Jeanette Rice
Bowie, MD Business Law Lawyer with 25 years of experience
(301) 262-6000 14300 Gallant Fox Lane
Suite 218
Bowie, MD 20715
Business, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Tax
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Martine A. Jean
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Martine A. Jean
Hyattsville, MD Business Law Attorney with 10 years of experience
(240) 505-5391 PO Box 223
Hyattsville, MD 20781
Business, Criminal, DUI and Estate Planning
University of Baltimore School of Law
Letoria Knight
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Letoria Knight
Upper Marlboro, MD Business Law Lawyer with 13 years of experience
(301) 627-7461 14513 Main Street, Suite C
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, DUI and IP
Letoria G. Knight is a graduate of Howard University School of Law, a former law clerk to a Prince George's County Circuit Court Judge, and a former Assistant State's Attorney for Prince George's County. Originally from the gulf coast area, Letoria Knight obtained a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Louisiana State University. She subsequently worked as a project engineer. Letoria Knight also holds a M.S. in Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. And has previously worked as a patent examiner for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Kurt W. Wolfgang
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Kurt W. Wolfgang
La Plata, MD Business Law Attorney with 35 years of experience
(301) 934-6000 9375 Chesapeake Street
Suite 113
La Plata, MD 20646
Business, Bankruptcy, DUI and Foreclosure Defense
University of Baltimore School of Law
Shawn Hrotic
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Shawn Hrotic
Waldorf , MD Business Law Attorney with 13 years of experience
(301) 870-1200 2670 Crain Hwy.
Suite 411
Waldorf , MD 20601
Business, Appeals, Collections and Criminal
Ohio Northern University
William F. Olmsted
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William F. Olmsted
La Plata, MD Business Law Lawyer with 28 years of experience
(301) 934-8434 211 East Charles Street
P. O. Box 1966
La Plata, MD 20646
Business, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Richmond School of Law
Law Practice: I am very lucky to work with my father, Franklin Olmsted, and my brother, Edward Olmsted, in our general practice. Most of my work is in the field of domestic relations, criminal law and personal injury cases while my brother does most of our wills and estate work. We practice mainly in the Southern Maryland area of Charles, St. Mary's, Calvert and Prince George's counties. Our office is located in La Plata, MD, directly across from the Charles County Courthouse. Education: I graduated from the University of Virginia in 1986 and the University of...
Christopher Wampler
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Christopher Wampler
Upper Marlboro, MD Business Law Attorney with 32 years of experience
(301) 736-5432 14452 Old Mill Road
Suite 301
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Business, Appeals, Bankruptcy and Collections
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Christopher R. Wampler is a graduate of Bridgewater College, Virginia, and the Catholic University School of Law. Chris has been practicing Bankruptcy Law since 1987 in Maryland, DC, & Virginia. In the past, Chris has served as President of the Wheaton Kensington Chamber of Commerce, served as a member of the Prince George's County Judicial Selections Committee, and was involved in the Montgomery County Bar Association Pro Bono Program. Chris has also worked on the Law Foundation of Prince George's County Homeless Project for which he received an award for his service to the community.
Gwen-Marie Davis
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Gwen-Marie Davis
Lanham, MD Business Law Attorney with 13 years of experience
(301) 769-6835 8855 Annapolis Rd., Suite 302
Lanham, MD 20706
Business, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
University of Baltimore School of Law
I have been practicing since 2006. I fight hard for my clients. I care about each one of them, and I believe my clients can feel that along the way. I work hard to get favorable results for them. As a result I have received several awards.
Awarded for National Trial Lawyers
Awarded for Super Lawyers
Awarded for Lawyers of Distinction
Awarded Avvo Client Choice Award
Sylvia Adams
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Sylvia Adams
Bowie, MD Business Law Attorney with 22 years of experience
(301) 809-0410 2407 Kegwood Lane
Bowie, MD 20715
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning and Real Estate
American University Washington College of Law
Attorney Adams, born in Montgomery, AL, graduated from Oberlin College in Ohio, and moved to Washington, DC to attend American University's Washington College of Law. Following graduation from American, Attorney Adams became a member of the Maryland and DC bars. Her primary areas of practice are Real Estate, Corporate, Contracts, Probate, and, recently, Civil Litigation. Her philosophy is "I will always work diligently and in good faith to protect, advise and educate my clients."
Darryl Kelley
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Darryl Kelley
Temple Hills, MD Business Law Attorney with 22 years of experience
(301) 449-6200 6944 Allentown Rd
Temple Hills, MD 20748
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy and Criminal
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
James J. Gorney
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James J. Gorney
La Plata, MD Business Law Attorney with 36 years of experience
(301) 753-1800 101 E Charles St
Suite 202
La Plata, MD 20646
Business, Collections, Insurance Claims and Landlord Tenant
George Mason University School of Law
JAMES J. GORNEY, a former insurance adjuster, is a graduate of George Mason University School of Law in Arlington, Virginia. He has been practicing law for over 25 years. His practice is primarily civil litigation with an emphasis in real estate, personal injury, commercial litigation, title insurance litigation, wills and estates. Mr. Gorney is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association and currently serves as treasurer of the Charles County Bar Association. He is on the Board of Directors of the Charles County Chamber of Commerce and the Kiwanis Club of Laplata, is a member of the Attorney Grievance...
Nakia Gray
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Nakia Gray
Largo, MD Business Law Attorney with 13 years of experience
(301) 358-3980 9701 Apollo Drive
Suite 100
Largo, MD 20774
Business, Divorce, Entertainment & Sports and Trademarks
Howard University School of Law
Dennis Starks Esq
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Dennis Starks Esq
Accokeek, MD Business Law Attorney with 40 years of experience
(301) 292-4863 14203 Cold Harbour Dr
Accokeek, MD 20607
Business, Antitrust, Communications and IP
Over twenty years of experience representing small, medium, and large businesses before state, federal, administrative tribunals and courts. Specializing in business modelling, corporate governance, finance and revenue, mergers and acquisitions, economic regulation, antitrust, transportation, and communications law.
Rose Crunkleton
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Rose Crunkleton
Dunkirk, MD Business Law Lawyer with 26 years of experience
(410) 257-1057 3150 West Ward Road
Suite 301
Dunkirk, MD 20754
Offers Video ChatBusiness, Estate Planning and Probate
Angela D. Hall
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Angela D. Hall
Indian Head, MD Business Law Lawyer with 14 years of experience
(301) 744-5604 3824 Strauss Avenue
Indian Head, MD 20640
Business, Administrative, Employment and IP
Brian Michael Timian
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Brian Michael Timian
Hyattsville, MD Business Law Lawyer with 24 years of experience
(240) 487-7560 4301 Garden City Drive, Suite 410
Hyattsville, MD 20785
Business, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Jewell Parker
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Jewell Parker
Upper Marlboro, MD Business Law Attorney
(888) 411-9340 P.O. Box 717
Upper Marlboro, MD 20773
Business, Criminal, Divorce and IP
The Parker Firm is a boutique law firm dedicated to advancing the goals and objectives of its clients. The firm handles a wide range of matters and prides itself on client service and sensitivity to each clients individual needs. We look forward to working with you.
Nicholas Ferrante Esq
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Nicholas Ferrante Esq
Prince Frederick, MD Business Law Lawyer with 24 years of experience
(410) 535-6100 141 Main Street
Suite G1
Prince Frederick, MD 20678
Business, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Reginald Morris Sealey
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Reginald Morris Sealey
Upper Marlboro, MD Business Law Lawyer with 38 years of experience
(866) 952-8809 14412 Old Mill Road #101
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Business, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
LCDR Reginald M. Sealey, USCG (Ret) Immediate Past President, Prince George’s County Chapter MOAA LCDR Sealey is born and raised in Augusta, Georgia. He is a 1974 NROTC graduate of The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, with a BA degree in History. He led a Cadet Platoon, played on the Basketball team, achieved the Dean’s List, won the Kelly Award while a cadet Sargent in H Company, and was a member of the 1974 Summerall Guards. He was first commissioned a second lieutenant United States Marine Corps and served on active duty as a communications...
Ronan Jay Gulstone
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Ronan Jay Gulstone
Upper Marlboro, MD Business Law Attorney with 15 years of experience
(301) 952-0763 14513 Main St.
Suite C
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Business, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Robert Damalouji
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Robert Damalouji
Prince Frederick, MD Business Law Attorney with 21 years of experience
(410) 535-1450 135 W Dares Beach Rd
Prince Frederick, MD 20678
Business and Real Estate

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