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Brian Wayne Ritter

Brian Wayne Ritter Jr.

also known as Brian Ritter, Jr.

Practice areas:

Elder Law, Estate Planning, Guardianship, Trusts, Probate

About Me

I focus my practice in the areas of elder law, estate planning and probate matters, while also handling estate litigation cases as well.  As part of my practice, I help people accomplish their estate planning goals, helps people protect and preserve their assets for the future, assist seniors in nursing homes qualify for Long-term Care Medicaid, and represent those involved in guardianships proceedings.  In addition to my elder law/estate planning practice, I also represent physicians in a wide array of legal matters, including employment contract review and negotiations.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2011

  1. Elder Law: 30%
  2. Trusts: 20%
  3. Guardianship: 20%
  4. Estate Planning: 20%
  5. Probate: 10%



Hourly ($215-250/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Amanda Lynn Vann

    I highly recommend and endorse Brian in Elder law and estate planning. He is extremely knowledgeable, professional, and courtesy when dealing with life planning. I have referred clients to him, have sought his expertise on elder law issues, and he is a true asset to the profession and field. He can provide you with the assistance and guidance that you need.


    Amanda Vann Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

14300 Gallant Fox Lane
Suite 120
Bowie, MD, 20715

30 Industry Lane
Prince Frederick, MD, 20678



DCActive 201207/19/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Assistant Managing EditorUniversity of Baltimore Law Forum2011
Annual Health Law AwardAmerican Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics2010

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyByrd & Byrd, LLC2012 - Present
Analyst in the Department of Appeals OperationsCenters For Medicare & Medicaid Services2010 - 2012
Law Clerkthe Johns Hopkins Hospital2010 - 2010

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Community Foundation of Southern MarylandMember, Board of Directors2015 - Present
Prince George's County Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Calvert County Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
National Association of Elder Law AttorneysN/A2012 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Baltimore School of LawLawJuris Doctor2011
University of South CarolinaPolitical ScienceBachelors of Arts2007

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Prince George's County Bar AssociationGuardianship and Medicaid and its Interplay2014
Medicaid and Elder Law in MarylandAll About Guardianship2014
Respect Your Elder LawsUnderstanding and Maximizing Your Social Security Retirement Benefits2013
What is Elder Law?Elder Law and Estate Planning2012
Presentation to the Charles County Senior CitizensWhat is Elder Law and What Does an Elder Law Attorney Do?2012
Learn about Estate PlanningEstate Planning Basics2012
Bowie Health FairUnderstanding and Maximizing Social Security Retirement Benefits2012