Louis Jay Ulman, Principal
Estate Planning And Asset Protection
Mr. Ulman is the Practice Group Leader of the Estate Planning and Administration Practice Group. His work as an estate planning attorney is concentrated on trust and estate administration, business succession planning, asset protection in connection with long-term care stays, and special needs planning.
- J.D., Washington College of Law of the American University, 1970
- B.A., Dickinson College, 1967
Bar and Court Admissions
- United States Supreme Court
- United States District Court for the District of Maryland
Points of Distinction
Mr. Ulman has an extensive background in working with families to solve their legal issues, including plans to minimize estate taxes and permit transfers of businesses to future generations. Mr. Ulman has handled very challenging family business disputes and business succession issues. He works with families which have special needs members in order to provide for their care and support after the senior family members are deceased. He assists families who have members needing long-term care in order to help them receive all appropriate benefits and protect their assets.
Mr. Ulman is a member and past chairman of the Maryland Racing Commission and serves as counsel to the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults. He has served as vice chairman of the Maryland Public Broadcasting Commission, member of the board of trustees of The Columbia Foundation, vice chairman of the Howard County Social Services Board, president of the Baltimore Junior Association of Commerce and president of Santa Claus Anonymous Inc. and numerous other boards of directors in community and nonprofit activities.
Mr. Ulman has been a columnist for The Business Monthly and has also written numerous articles for business and legal publications. Mr. Ulman has delivered more than 150 speeches on estate tax planning, elder law, and asset protection during the past ten years. He has served as an adjunct professor, teaching Wills & Estates to law students at the Washington College of Law of the American University.
Prior to joining Offit Kurman as an estate planning attorney, Mr. Ulman was a named partner at a 60-attorney law firm in Baltimore County, a partner in a 140-person law firm in Baltimore City and prior thereto practiced law with his father at Ulman & Ulman, Attorneys.
In 2001, Mr. Ulman received a Leadership in Law Award presented by The Daily Record. In 2006, he was named as one of Baltimore’s Legal Elite by Smart CEO Magazine. Mr. Ulman received the highest professional (AV) rating from his peers, as reported by Martindale-Hubbell. Additionally, Mr. Ulman was named a 2011 FIVE STAR Wealth Manager.