Hebron, Maryland Business Lawyers

John K. Phoebus
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Salisbury, MD Business Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(410) 657-5775 110-B Baptist Street
Salisbury, MD 21801
Business, Criminal, DUI and Estate Planning
Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson School of Law
In 2014, solo practitioners James V. Anthenelli and John K. Phoebus joined with former State’s Attorney Kristy M. Hickman to create Anthenelli, Phoebus & Hickman, LLC. James V. Anthenelli was a former assistant state’s attorney with over 38 years’ experience. His practice has concentrated in the area of criminal defense. John K. Phoebus has been in private practice for more than 18 years and has focused on litigation including high-profile criminal defense cases and civil litigation. Joining the merger of these two firms is former State’s Attorney Kristy M. Hickman who brings with her the experience of having won all...
Erin Michael McCormack
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Salisbury, MD Business Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(443) 742-8330 119 West Main Street
Suite 101
Salisbury, MD 21801
Business, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
University of Baltimore School of Law
Erin Michael McCormack provides a wide range of legal services to clients throughout the Eastern Shore of Maryland with his case load centered in Worcester, Wicomico, Dorchester and Somerset Counties. As a former Assistant State's Attorney and Law Clerk in Worcester County, Mr. McCormack possesses a unique insight into the judicial process facing individuals that find themselves before the Court. Since entering private practice, Mr. McCormack has primarily devoted his time to the areas of criminal defense, traffic matters (DUI/DWI) and civil litigation (business & contract disputes, professional negligence, etc.). Despite those concentrations, he also handles a...
Susan Kathleen Hill
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Salisbury, MD Business Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(410) 742-3176 115 Broad St
Salisbury, MD 21801
Business
Salisbury, MD Business Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(410) 749-6052 212 W Main St
Salisbury, MD 21801
Business, Criminal and Personal Injury
Salisbury, MD Business Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(410) 543-2240 109 Camden St
Salisbury, MD 21801
Business, Bankruptcy and Estate Planning
Salisbury, MD Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(410) 749-9100 220 E Main St
Salisbury, MD 21801
Business
Salisbury, MD Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(410) 546-1750 313 Lemmon Hill Ln
Salisbury, MD 21801
Business and Municipal
Salisbury, MD Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(410) 742-3176 115 Broad St
Salisbury, MD 21801
Business and Insurance Defense
Salisbury, MD Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(410) 341-7575 110 Baptist St
Salisbury, MD 21801
Business, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Divorce
Fruitland, MD Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(410) 546-9105 104 N Fruitland Blvd
Fruitland, MD 21826
Business
Hurlock, MD Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(410) 943-0250 501 Penn St
Hurlock, MD 21643
Business and Employment
Jason T. Fowler
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Prince Frederick, MD Business Law Attorney with 5 years 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....
Lynda Joy Striegel
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Chesapeake Beach, MD Business Law Lawyer with 43 years 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".
Derek A. Hills
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Easton, MD Business Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(443) 239-4626 700 Elizabeth Street
Easton, MD 21601
Business, Construction and Consumer
Concord Law School
Derek A. Hills is a Maryland attorney whose practice focuses on the representation of homeowners in construction disputes. With twenty years of experience in the contracting industry, he understands how to navigate the relationships between contractors, subcontractors, and homeowners. He prides himself on excellent client communication skills and works with the client in a collaborative approach to evaluate all options and achieve the best outcome. As a result of his exposure to consumer protection laws concerning construction matters, he also represents consumers in cases involving harassment by debt collectors, debt buying cases, and auto fraud...
Crystal Sewak Richard
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Centreville, MD Business Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(410) 758-0877 124 N. Commerce St.
Centreville, MD 21617
Business, DUI, Family and Real Estate
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Bill D. McKissick
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Lexington Park, MD Business Law Attorney with 30 years 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...
Christopher Longmore
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Lexington Park, MD Business Law Lawyer with 23 years 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...
Douglas Samuel Walker
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Easton, MD Business Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(410) 820-0264 101 Bay St
Suite 2
Easton, MD 21601
Business and Real Estate
Douglas S. Walker represents businesses in a variety of corporate matters. His practice includes entity formation, mergers and acquisitions, sales, reorganizations, joint ventures, drafting and negotiating employment agreements and buy-sell agreements, and general business planning. Mr. Walker also represents individuals and developers in a variety of commercial real estate transactions. His real estate practice includes representing clients in real estate development, financing, acquisition and the preparation and negotiation of declarations, easements and other real estate development documents. Mr. Walker also represents numerous local and national financial institutions in commercial financing transactions.
Darlene Cocco-Adams
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Lusby, MD Business Law Attorney with 16 years 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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Lexington Park, MD Business Law Lawyer with 7 years 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...
Mayabanza S. Bangudi
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Snow Hill, MD Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
306 N. Washington St
P.O. Box 70
Snow Hill, MD 21863
Business, Family and Immigration
Georgetown University Law Center
Daniel J. Guenther
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Leonardtown, MD Business Law Attorney with 37 years 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...
Ralph Lohmann
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Ocean City, MD Business Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(410) 520-0006 7406 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842
Free ConsultationBusiness, DUI, Estate Planning and International
B.A., Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland J.D. (With Distinction) George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, Virginia. LL.M. (Magna Cum Laude) Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet, Mainz (Germany) Practice involves general civil litigation, including government-contract law; as well as estate planning (wills) and limited criminal defense. Admitted to the bars of Maryland, Virginia, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, U.S. Court of Federal Claims.
Jennifer Ward Treff
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Denton, MD Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(410) 479-2800 109 South Second Street
Denton, MD 21629
Business, Appeals, Collections and Consumer
Ryan Dowell Showalter
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Easton, MD Business Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(410) 820-0259 101 Bay St
Suite 2
Easton, MD 21601
Business, Agricultural, Construction and Real Estate
Tulane University School of Law
Marc Elliot Mandel Esquire
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Newark, MD Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
8305 Langmaid Road
Newark, MD 21841
Business, Administrative, Construction and Real Estate
Nicholas Ferrante Esq
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Prince Frederick, MD Business Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(410) 535-6100 141 Main Street
Suite G1
Prince Frederick, MD 20678
Business, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Robert Damalouji
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Prince Frederick, MD Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(410) 535-1450 135 W Dares Beach Rd
Prince Frederick, MD 20678
Business and Real Estate
Easton, MD Business Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(410) 819-0110 36 S Washington St
Easton, MD 21601
Business, Environmental and Real Estate
Centreville, MD Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(410) 758-2662 117 Lawyers Row
Centreville, MD 21617
Business and Health Care
Easton, MD Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(410) 822-8822 106 N Washington St
Easton, MD 21601
Business, Divorce and Family
Denton, MD Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(410) 364-5778 9590 Quail Run Rd
Denton, MD 21629
Business and Estate Planning
California, MD Business Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(301) 863-0101 44731 St Andrews Church Rd
California, MD 20619
Business
Easton, MD Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(410) 820-0257 101 Bay St
Easton, MD 21601
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Prince Frederick, MD Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(410) 535-0708 30 Industry Ln
Prince Frederick, MD 20678
Business
Centreville, MD Business Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(410) 758-4600 114 W Water St
Centreville, MD 21617
Business and Estate Planning
Chester, MD Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(410) 385-3782 1223 Parson Island Rd
Chester, MD 21619
Business and Insurance Defense
Ocean City, MD Business Law Attorney with 48 years experience
(410) 723-1400 6200 Coastal Hwy
Ocean City, MD 21842
Business and Real Estate
Chesapeake Beach, MD Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(703) 261-7460 2308 Cardinal Way
Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732
Business and Bankruptcy
Cambridge, MD Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(410) 221-1511 319 High St
Cambridge, MD 21613
Business and Estate Planning
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