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James C. Praley

James Praley - legal services in Glen Burnie, MD
 
Bar Admissions:
 
  • Maryland Court of Appeals, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 1984
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland and U.S. Bankruptcy Court, 1982
Education:
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1976 Benjamin Franklin Scholar, Member: Friars Senior Honor Society, Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity, Mask and Wig Club
  • University of Maryland, J.D., 1981
Memberships:
 
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Trial Bar
  • Anne Arundel Bar Association
  • Maryland Land Title Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association
 
Learn More about Mr. Praley
James C. Praley practices in the areas of real estate, business and commercial law, representing clients in commercial litigation and a wide range of transactional matters, Mr. Praley received his undergraduate degree, with honors, from the University of Pennsylvania and received his J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law. He is admitted to practice before all Maryland trial and Appellate courts, the United States District Court and the United States Bankruptcy Court. Mr. Praley has been the attorney for Anne Arundel County Board of Election Supervisors since 1985.

 

R. Saul McCormick

R Saul McCormick - legal services in Glen Burnie, MD
 
Bar Admissions:
 
  • Maryland Court of Appeals, 1979
  • U.S. District Court
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals,1980
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Education:
 
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania, B.S.
  • University of Baltimore, J.D., Cum Laude
Memberships:
 
  • University of Baltimore, Heuisler Honor Society
  • Anne Arundel Bar Foundation, President 2009-10
  • William Paca Inns of Court, Trustee 1994-97
  • Attorney Grievance Commission, Peer Review Panel, 2002-Present
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Board of Governors, 2008-10
  • Anne Arundel Bar Association, President 2007-08
  • Settlement Conference Officer, Circuit Court, Anne Arundel County, 2000-2013
 
Learn More about Mr. McCormick
R. Saul McCormick maintains a practice that focuses primarily on civil law. He handles family law cases, personal injury, probating of estates, and preparation of wills and powers of attorney, along with a variety of small business matters. Mr. McCormick also has many years of experience representing individuals charged with misdemeanors, DUIs, and serious traffic offenses. Mr. McCormick is admitted to practice before all Maryland trial and appellate courts, as well as the District of Columbia Courts.

 

John H. Robinson, III

John H Ribonson, III - legal services in Glen Burnie, MD
 
Bar Admissions:
 
  • Maryland Court of Appeals, 1988
  • U.S. District Court
  • United States Supreme Court, 2006
Education:
 
  • University of Maryland, B.A., 1983
  • University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1987
Memberships:
 
  • Anne Arundel County Bar Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Attorney Grievance Commission, Peer Review Panel
 
Learn More about Mr. Robinson, III
John H. Robinson, III concentrates his practice in criminal matters in both state and federal courts. He graduated from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1987 and was admitted into the Maryland Bar in 1988. He is admitted to practice in all Maryland courts, The United States District Court for the District of Maryland and The Supreme Court of the United States. Mr. Robinson served as an Assistant State's Attorney for Anne Arundel County until 1995. Since that time he has defended clients in all matters from minor infractions to homicide in both trial and appellate courts. Mr. Robinson is a member of the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney's Association, Federal Bar Association and the Anne Arundel County Bar Association. Mr. Robinson has previously taught classes for law enforcement as well as lecturing at numerous continuing legal education seminars on a variety of topics including trial strategy and Fourth Amendment issues.

 

Bryan M. Hyre

Bryan Hyre - legal services in Glen Burnie, MD
 
Bar Admissions:
 
  • Maryland Court of Appeals, 1999
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, 2004
Education:
 
  • B.S., University of Baltimore, 1996
  • J.D., University of Baltimore School of Law, 1999
Memberships:
 
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Anne Arundel Bar Association
 
Learn More about Mr. Hyre
Bryan M. Hyre practices primarily in the areas of real estate, business and commercial law, representing clients in a broad range of transactional matters and litigation. Mr. Hyre also serves as the Vice-President of Northco Title Corporation, the firm's wholly-owned real estate title company.

Mr. Hyre received an undergraduate degree from the University of Baltimore, and also completed his legal education at the University of Baltimore School of Law, receiving his Juris Doctor degree. Following his graduation from law school, Mr. Hyre served as judicial law clerk to the Honorable Michael E. Loney in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County.

Mr. Hyre joined the firm in 2000 and became a partner in 2005. He is admitted to practice before all Maryland trial and appellate courts, the United States District Court, District of Maryland and the United States Bankruptcy Court. He is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association and the Anne Arundel Bar Association.

 

Martin B. Lessans,
Of Counsel

Martin Lessans - legal services in Glen Burnie, MD
 
Bar Admissions:
 
  • Maryland Court of Appeals, 1970
  • U.S. Supreme Court
 
 
 
Education:
 
  • University of Baltimore, J.D., 1968
  • Mediation Training (MICPEL)
  • Court Practice Institute, Chicago, Illinois, 1974, 1977
Memberships:
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Board of Trustees 1979-84
  • Trial Courts Judicial Nominating Commission, 1979-84
  • Inquiry Committee, Attorney Grievance Commission, 1982-88
  • Settlement Conference Officer, Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County
  • Master and Examiner, Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, 1980-2012
  • William Paca Inns of Court, President 1996
  • Anne Arundel Bar Association, President 1988-89
  • Review Board of Attorney Grievance Commission, 1987-90
  • Appointed to Attorney Grievance Commission by Court of Appeals, 1990-97
  • Attorney Grievance Commission, Peer Review Panel, 1997-2012
 

Associates

 

Molly Decker

Molly Decker - legal services in Glen Burnie, MD
 
Bar Admissions:
  • Maryland Court of Appeals, 2010
 
 
 
Education:
 
  • B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo, 2007
  • J.D., University of Baltimore School of Law, 2010
Memberships:
 
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Anne Arundel Bar Association
  • Northern Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce
 
Learn More about Ms. Decker
Molly K. Decker is an Associate Attorney with Lessans, Praley & McCormick, P.A., concentrating her practice primarily in the areas of real estate and property law, general civil litigation, business, and commercial law. She works closely with the firm's wholly-owned real estate title company, Northco Title Corporation, handling all aspects of residential and commercial real estate transactions.

Molly graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 2007 and the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2010, where she was a member, public relations and social chair of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, a member of the National Telecommunications Moot Court Team, as well as the Secretary and Treasurer of the Moot Court Board.

Upon graduation, Molly was admitted to practice law in the State of Maryland in December 2010. She worked as an Intern in the Narcotics Division of the Office of the State's Attorney for Baltimore City before joining Lessans, Praley & McCormick, P.A. in February 2011. She is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, Anne Arundel Bar Association, and Northern Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce.

 

James C. Praley, III

James Praley, III - legal services in Glen Burnie, MD
 
Bar Admissions:
 
  • Maryland Court of Appeals, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, 2012
 
 
 
Education:
 
  • J.D. with Honors, Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California, 2011
  • B.A., Tufts University, 2007
Memberships:
 
  • American Bar Association
  • Anne Arundel Bar Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association
 
Learn More about Mr. Praley
As an associate with our firm, Mr. Praley concentrates his practice primarily in the areas of general civil litigation, along with business, real estate, and commercial law. At the Thomas Jefferson School of Law, he was the captain of the school's mock trial team. After law school, Mr. Praley served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Nancy Davis-Loomis, Administrative Judge for the 5th Judicial Circuit in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County.

 

Adam McCormick

Adam McCormick - legal services in Glen Burnie, MD
 
Bar Admissions:
  • Maryland Court of Appeals, 2014
 
 
 
Education:
 
  • J.D. with Honors, University of Baltimore School of Law, 2014
  • B.S., University of Miami, 2010
Memberships:
 
  • Anne Arundel Bar Association
  • Co-Chair of Anne Arundel Bar Association New Lawyers Committee
  • Maryland State Bar
 
Learn More about Mr. McCormick
Adam McCormick joined our firm in 2015 following a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Paul G. Goetzke, Judge in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County. Mr. McCormick graduated from the University of Miami in 2010 with a degree in journalism and political science. After working as a writer and editor, Mr. McCormick decided to pursue a career in law. At the University of Baltimore School of Law, he served as a staff editor on the school's Law Review and graduated cum-laude. During law school he clerked for the Anne Arundel County State's Attorney and interned with the Major Investigations Unit of the Baltimore City State's Attorney. Mr. McCormick focuses his practice on criminal, traffic, and general civil matters.