All attorneys at Lessans Praley & McCormick maintain a strong and varied litigation practice in both civil and criminal matters. Our attorneys routinely appear before State and Federal courts in Maryland, as well as administrative tribunals and panels.
Our attorneys have extensive experience handling a wide variety of criminal matters including but not limited to assault, theft, drug trafficking and possession. The firm takes pride in its diligent and tenacious representation of clients facing criminal charges. Additionally, the firm routinely represents clients in DWI (driving while intoxicated) cases and other traffic offenses.
Lawyers within our firm represent plaintiffs in all personal injury claims. Our attorneys have years of experience representing individuals who have been involved in motor vehicle accidents and other personal injury claims including medical malpractice, dog bites, and slip and falls.
Commercial and Business Law
The firm’s commercial and business law practice includes corporate, partnership, and limited liability entity law; contract law, commercial claims, employment law, and the structuring and documentation of sales and purchases of businesses.
The firm represents a growing roster of builder and developer clients in their real estate endeavors and has particular expertise in the areas of contract negotiation, zoning, land use law, leasing, subdivision law, construction matters, formation and registration of homeowner’s associations and condominiums, and the structuring and closing of real estate transactions. Members of the firm are also experienced in matters such as mechanic’s liens, mortgage foreclosures, landlord and tenant disputes, adverse possession claims, boundary disputes, and easements. The firm’s wholly-owned title company, Northco Title Corporation, annually closes hundreds of commercial and residential real estate transactions occurring throughout the region and handles all aspects of residential and commercial real estate transactions.
The firm handles separation, divorce, support, child custody matters, domestic violence cases, and guardianships. Our attorneys have experience with all aspects of family law ranging from simple uncontested matters to complex multi-million dollar divorces.
Wills, Powers of Attorney, and Estates
A routine area of practice of the firm is the preparations of wills, living wills, advance directives, and powers of attorney. The firm’s attorneys also handle the probating of estates and estate litigation in Orphans’ Courts and Circuit Courts throughout the state of Maryland.
Alcoholic Beverage Law and Liquor Licenses
Our attorneys assist individuals and businesses with the procurement, transfer, and management of liquor licenses. We possess experience handling a wide variety of matters related to alcoholic beverage law.
Homeowners’ Association Law
The firm represents a growing number of homeowners’ associations, condominium regimes, and other common ownership entities, not only in routine matters such as the review and amendment of covenants and bylaws but also in such matters as enforcement of covenant violations and foreclosure of liens for assessments. The firm also has expertise in representing mobile home park owners.