Baltimore, Maryland Business Lawyers

Jonathan M. Herbst
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Kerri Smith
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I am committed to aggressive representation for all types of business law needs! I will tirelessly advocate for your business rights and interests! Visit my website to see case results or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Joseph F. Murphy Jr
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I provide aggressive and skilled legal representation for business law matters. I am committed to protecting business rights and interests! Visit my website for verdicts and settlements. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Andrew G. Slutkin
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I am a successful and skilled Maryland business law attorney. I will work tirelessly to protect clients’ rights and interests! Visit my website for case settlements and verdicts. Call for a free consultation today! Read More »
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Mr. G Randolph Rice Jr.
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(800) 470-7423 6914 Holabird Avenue
Suite A
Baltimore, MD 21222
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Loyola University New Orleans
The Law Offices of Randolph Rice provides experienced and trusted legal knowledge and advise to individuals and businesses in the Baltimore Maryland region. Concentrating in the areas of Criminal Defense, DUI/DWI, Personal Injury, Injury Law, Medical Malpractice, Wills, Estates, Domestic Matters. Providing personal service to each client. Handling Drug Crimes, Assault Crimes, Domestic Violence, Driving Violations, Traffic Citations, and all other criminal and traffic charges.
Joseph F. Murphy Jr
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Lawyer with 50 years experience
(800) 385-2243 201 N Charles St
26th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and IP
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Stephen John Reichert
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(410) 299-4959 100 International Drive
Baltimore, MD 21202
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
A motivated and relentless advocate for his clients, Stephen J. Reichert personally handles all aspects of each case from consultation to resolution. Mr. Reichert is a dedicated listener who understands the unique legal needs of his clients and helps them meet their needs in the most effective ways possible. Mr. Reichert received a degree in philosophy at Trinity College before receiving his Juris Doctorate from the University of Maryland School of Law. He has served on the Maryland Journal of International Law and Trade and The Federal Circuit Bar Journal, and directed and advised student attorneys working...
William Sinclair
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Attorney
(800) 385-2243 201 N Charles St
26th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Free ConsultationBusiness, IP, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
University of Virginia School of Law
Justin Esworthy
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Towson, MD Business Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(410) 567-0694 29 W. Susquehanna Ave.
Suite 402
Towson, MD 21204
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Tulane University School of Law
Justin W. Esworthy is a founding Member of TBH&E with extensive litigation experience, having tried hundreds of cases throughout the State of Maryland and Commonwealth of Virginia. Justin has obtained favorable results for both civil and criminal clients through both pre-suit representation as well as trial victories. Prior to law school, Justin studied in Buenos Aires, Argentina and obtained his B.B.A from Hofstra University. He earned his J.D. from Tulane University Law School and then began his law career in the courtroom as an Assistant Public Defender representing clients on charges ranging from minor misdemeanors to serious felonies that...
Joseph Michael Schnitzer
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Pikesville, MD Business Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(410) 602-0060 6 Reservoir Circle
Suite 102
Pikesville, MD 21208
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Health Care and Tax
University of Baltimore School of Law
Focus on estate & trust matters, estate planning, administration, litigation and mediation, as well as business transactions, entity formation, purchase and sale transactions and tax controversy matters. Certified Public Accountant (1981). Frequent lecturer for National Business Institute, Inc., Member - The Baltimore Estate Planning Council
Steven D. Silverman
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(800) 385-2243 201 N Charles St
26th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and IP
University of Baltimore School of Law
Andrew C. White
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(800) 385-2243 201 N Charles St
26th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Communications
Georgetown University Law Center and Syracuse University College of Law
Mark Edelson
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Lawyer
(800) 385-2243 201 N Charles St
26th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Business, Appeals, Bankruptcy and Estate Planning
University of Maryland School of Law
Hasson Barnes
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(443) 423-0548 1330 Smith Ave
Suite 200
Baltimore, MD 21209
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Family
American University Washington College of Law
Attorney Hasson Barnes practices in the areas of civil and criminal litigation, with a focus on the following areas: Real Estate, Landlord Tenant, Contract Disputes, Criminal Defense, and Family Law. Attorney Barnes also prepares Wills, Power of Attorneys, Deeds, and Health Care Directives, and has extensive experience as a mediator.
Ramsay M. Whitworth
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I am an experienced and successful business lawyer. I provide exceptional legal representation in a vast array of business law areas. Visit my website to see case verdicts and settlements, or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Phillip J. Closius
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I advocate for business interests with dedication and expertise. I work tirelessly for the best possible outcomes for business law needs! Visit my website for case settlements and verdicts. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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William Zerhouni
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(800) 277-0150 1 South Street, Ste 2300
Baltimore, MD 21202
Free ConsultationBusiness, Administrative and IP
Harvard Law School
As a partner at Murphy, Falcon & Murphy, Will specializes in civil litigation, criminal litigation, and intellectual property cases. In addition to his experience as an attorney, he has extensive experience in the corporate realm of software and life sciences. Contact him today to set up a free consultation to discuss the specifics of your case.
Pierce Murphy
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Attorney
(800) 385-2243 201 N. Charles St
26th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Business, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Bankruptcy
University of Baltimore School of Law
Charles T. Dillon
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Towson, MD Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(410) 321-7696 502 Baltimore Avenue
Towson, MD 21204
Business, International and Tax
Georgetown University Law Center and University of Baltimore
Charles Dillon is an internationally recognized Maryland tax attorney with an LL.M. degree in tax law from Georgetown University Law Center. He provides tax resolution services to individuals and businesses regarding their IRS tax problems, international tax law planning, IRS criminal investigations, and compliance with State of Maryland taxes.

For nearly 20 years, clients from all over the world have hired Charles Dillon to help them as their tax attorney because of his reputation for excellence and achieving outstanding results with IRS tax problems.

Charles Dillon is a Maryland tax attorney who has been recognized by world...
Dana Whitehead McKee
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(410) 962-1030 120 E.Baltimore St
Suite 1700
Baltimore, MD 21202
Business, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Duke University
Dana McKee handles all aspects of family law, which includes divorces, separation agreements, custody and child support disputes, and prenuptial agreements. She is a tough but fair negotiator who has successfully handled numerous mediations, trials, and appeals. Dana serves as a Court Ordered Settlement Conference Facilitator for the Family Division of the Circuit Court for Baltimore City and has taught courses on custody issues for the National Association of Social Workers.

She is also trained as a collaborative family law attorney, a board member of The Collaborative Professionals of Baltimore, and a member of the Howard County Collaborative Professionals and the...
Barry Gogel
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(410) 769-8080 2002 Clipper Park Rd
Baltimore, MD 21211
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Entertainment & Sports and IP
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Barry L. Gogel represents professional athletes, politicians, artists, large institutions and litigants of all levels of sophistication. Throughout his career, Mr. Gogel has assisted in the litigation and mediation of a wide variety of complex business torts and employment related lawsuits. His array of experience includes professional malpractice, complex fraud, telecast rights disputes, Lanham Act, automotive product liability, trucking and condemnation acquisition cases.

Mr. Gogel is an adjunct professor of Negotiations and “Sports and the Law” at the University of Maryland Francis Carey King School of Law, where he also coaches the Law School’s Alternate Dispute Resolution Team. Trained in...
Vasilios Peros
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(410) 274-2053 25 S. Charles St., Suite 1400
Baltimore, MD 21201
Free ConsultationBusiness, IP, Real Estate and Trademarks
University of Baltimore School of Law
Founded in 2011, Law Office of Vasilios Peros, P.C. is a boutique law firm focused primarily on business, technology and intellectual property law. With over 25 years of experience in legal advisory, management and engineering roles, Vasilios Peros gained legal experience at premier Baltimore-based law firms and engineering and management experience at a Fortune 100 technology company. He founded the law firm to provide excellent legal services tailored to each client's needs, with personalized attention, and at competitive rates.

Our practice areas primarily include:

Business (including Corporate, Contracts, Mergers & Acquisitions, Debt...
Adam Rothwell
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(410) 662-8555 516 N Charles Street
Suite #300
Baltimore, MD 21201
Business and Immigration
Washington University in St. Louis
Stephen G. Grygiel
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(410) 385-2225 201 N Charles St
26th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Free ConsultationBusiness, Consumer, Products Liability and Securities
Harvard Law School
Steven N. Leitess
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(800) 385-2243 201 N. Charles St
26th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy and Products Liability
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Jason Wasserman
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(800) 385-2243 201 N Charles St
26th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
University of Cincinnati College of Law
Mark Edelson
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Lawyer

University of Maryland School of Law4th Circuit, District of Columbia, Florida, Maryland, United States District Court, District of Columbia, United States District Court, District of Maryland, United States District Court, Middle District of Florida,...
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Jason Wasserman
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I am an experienced and knowledgeable business law attorney. I am dedicated to skillfully advocating for those with business law needs. Visit my website for case verdicts and settlements or call for a free consultation! Read More »
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Steven J. Kelly
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(800) 835-2243 201 N Charles St
26th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Free ConsultationBusiness, Communications, Criminal and IP
Georgetown University Law Center
Amy B. Chappell
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(800) 385-2243 201 N Charles St
26th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Duke University School of Law
Benjamin F. Bruins
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Lawyer
(800) 385-2243 201 N Charles St
26th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Business, Criminal and White Collar Crime
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Gerard F. Miles Jr.
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Pikesville, MD Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(443) 589-0150 1777 Reisterstown Rd.
Suite 236 East
Pikesville, MD 21208
Business, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Washington and Lee University School of Law
Born and raised in the Baltimore area, Buddy Miles is proud to continue a family tradition of providing professional legal services to individuals and businesses in Baltimore County and throughout Maryland. As a foreclosure trustee and bankruptcy attorney, he is the firm’s contact attorney for creditors requiring foreclosure or bankruptcy services. His practice also includes personal injury, family law, guardianship, DUI defense, traffic ticket defense and collections. At top-25 law school Washington and Lee University, Buddy was on the Moot Court Board, directed the Mock Trial Team and served as treasurer for the Student Bar Association. He served as...
Matthew Esworthy
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(410) 385-4222 36 S Charles St
Baltimore, MD 21201
Business, Appeals, Criminal and DUI
Dickinson School of Law
Matthew A.S. Esworthy is a partner in the Firmâs litigation department. He concentrates on general civil and criminal litigation, including white collar criminal defense, complex commercial litigation, securities litigation, partnership disputes, employment law, and appeals. In recognition of his accomplishments, Martindale-Hubbell awarded Mr. Esworthy its AV Peer-Review Rating, the highest rating available. Mr. Esworthy has achieved favorable results in a number of high profile cases. In recent years, he has successfully defended a Baltimore law firm in a multi-million dollar defamation/invasion of privacy lawsuit brought by a public official; successfully represented minority shareholders of a Fortune 500 company in a complex...
E. Philip Hanlon
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Lawyer
(800) 385-2243 201 N Charles St
#2600
Baltimore, MD 21201
Free ConsultationBusiness, Personal Injury and Real Estate
University of Maryland - Baltimore
Phil Hanlon is Of Counsel to the Firm where he practices in the areas of corporate transactions, real estate, and general civil litigation.
Marlow Allen Henderson III
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Pikesville, MD Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(888) 625-6243 1829 Reisterstown Road
Ste 350
Pikesville, MD 21208
Business, Bankruptcy and Personal Injury
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Attorney Marlow Allen Henderson III is admitted to practice in U.S. Federal Court, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Maryland Court of Appeals and in all Maryland Local and County Courts - Outstanding ability to work with clients to achieve desired goals of representation - Dedicated to providing professionalism and excellence in the performance of assigned tasks - Tenacious attitude regarding the attainment of successful results - Focused on providing extremely high levels of customer service - Detail-oriented, organized and able to manage projects to completion
Jodie E. Buchman
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Lawyer
(443) 909-7523 201 N Charles St
26th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Civil Rights and Real Estate
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Ramsay M. Whitworth
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(800) 385-2243 201 N Charles St
26th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Construction and Securities
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Daniel Joseph Miller
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Attorney
(410) 529-3476 26 South St
Baltimore, MD 21202
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Entertainment & Sports and Securities
University of Baltimore School of Law
Principal of The Law Offices of Daniel J. Miller, LLC - - A "boutique" law firm, with a small firm atmosphere and large firm results. The firm handles all our cases with compassion, creativity, and aggressiveness when it's time to put on the gloves. We leave no stone unturned and strive forward as hard as we can to get the best possible result for our clients. We set the standard for thorough and zealous representation of our clients. In our Personal Injury division we handle all cases from Auto, Motorcycle, Trucking, Boating, and Aviation accidents, to Catastrophic Medical Malpractice, including Cerebral...
Anna Schultz Kelly
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience

University of Baltimore School of LawU.S. District Court of Maryland and Maryland
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Steven J. Kelly
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience

Georgetown University Law CenterMaryland, United States District Court, District of Maryland and United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
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Joseph H. Ostad
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(800) 320-0080 401 E Pratt St
#2233
Baltimore, MD 21202
Free ConsultationBusiness, Elder, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Saint Louis University School of Law and University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Thomas C. Valkenet
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(410) 323-0900 600 Wyndhurst Avenue
Suite 230
Baltimore, MD 21210
Business, Construction, Insurance Defense and Maritime
University of Baltimore School of Law
I am a 30 year veteran of the Maryland and District of Columbia court systems.
Ryan S. Kaufman
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(410) 385-2225 201 N. Charles St
26th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Free ConsultationBusiness, Communications and Entertainment & Sports
University of Baltimore School of Law and University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Alan Burton Neurick
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(410) 736-9367 400 East Pratt Street
Suite 800
Baltimore, MD 21202
Business, Collections, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
University of Baltimore School of Law
Neurick LLC is headed by Alan B. Neurick, an annually Rated Best Personal Injury Lawyer in Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, D.C., with a Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ peer review rating, a "Superb 10 out of 10" rating from AVVO, and is a recipient of the 2016 Clients' Choice Award.

Alan represents clients in personal injury, car accidents, litigation, breach of contract, insurance coverage, and judgment collections cases, and defends individuals and businesses in breach of contract and business disputes.
Abby Ticse
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
(410) 385-2243 201 N Charles St
26th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Business, Criminal and DUI
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Daniel P. Connors Esq.
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Lawyer
(800) 320-0080 401 E Pratt St
#2233
Baltimore, MD 21202
Business, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
State University of New York - Buffalo
Phillip J. Closius
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(800) 385-2243 201 N Charles St
26th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Criminal and Tax
Columbia University
Edward P. Parent
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(800) 385-2243 201 N Charles St
26th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Estate Planning
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Andrew G. Slutkin
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(800) 385-2243 201 N Charles St
26th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Free ConsultationBusiness, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Duke University School of Law
James Donald Cardea
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Baltimore, MD Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(888) 234-0001 1211 St Paul Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Business, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
James D. Cardea received his undergraduate degree from Western Maryland College and graduated cum laude from the University of Baltimore School of Law, where he received American Jurisprudence Awards in Legal Analysis, Research and Writing (1992) and Domestic Relations (1994). He was also a Staff Editor for the University of Baltimore Law Review from 1994-1995 and was awarded membership to the Heuisler Honor Society. Mr. Cardea has been selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America™ since 2011. Mr. Cardea has also been recognized as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Maryland™ by The American Trial...
Amy B. Chappell
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Andrew C. White
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Free Consultation! Business Law Attorney Committed to Exceptional Outcomes!

I have provided legal expertise and experience to those with business law needs for over 25 years. I will zealously represent your rights and interests! Visit my website for case results and call for a free consultation! Read More »
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