Education & Admissions

  • LL.M. in taxation, University of Baltimore, 2005
  • J.D. (cum laude), University of Baltimore School of Law, 1998
  • B.S. in economics, Washington University, 1992
  • Maryland


  • Member of the Maryland State Bar Association
  • Member of the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member of the Baltimore Estate Planning Council and the Howard County Bar Association -- Estates & Trusts Section
  • Commissioner for the Howard County Commission on Aging


"The Weekly Scenario: Three Common Estate Planning Mistakes"

Estate planning attorneys frequently see certain common mistakes in an estate plan. Here are the three estate planning mistakes that…

"The Weekly Scenario: Estate Tax Liabilities – Protecting a Personal Representative When There are Retirement Plan Accounts"

In certain situations where a person has a large retirement plan account, such as an IRA, and a substantial estate…

"The Weekly Scenario: How to Avoid Unintentionally Disinheriting a Family Member"

When an account owner dies, the assets go directly to the beneficiaries named on the account. This overrides the will…

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