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Mark G. Chalpin

Practice areas:

Litigation, Landlord & Tenant, Personal Injury, Discrimination, Probate, Appeals

About Me

I put a high priority on communicating with the client.  Not only do I return phone calls and emails promptly, but also I initiate contact to keep them updated and in the loop.  The attorney-client relationship is a team, and it works best where each understands their role and communication lines are open.


My rates are quite reasonable because I have a home office and resulting low overhead.  I also am very efficient in my work, which results in a smaller bill for the client.  Law firms typically bill twice as many hours as I do for the same quality work, and their hourly rates are higher to boot.

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Languages Spoken: French

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1982

  1. Litigation: 30%
    16 years
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
    17 years
  3. Landlord & Tenant: 20%
    12 years
  4. Appeals: 10%
    15 years
  5. Other: 20%
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Payment

Fees:

Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Ramesh Khurana

    I endorse this lawyer. Mark is very hardworking, highly ethical and a good team member.

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    Ramesh Khurana Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Timothy Patrick Leahy

    I endorse this lawyer's work. We worked together on a number of complicated litigation and expert cases. He's dedicated, cares about his clients, and is a great lawyer.

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    Timothy Leahy Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Mark G. Chalpin, Esq.

116 Billingsgate Lane
Gaithersburg, MD, 20877

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MDActive199907/14/2015
DCActive 198205/25/2015
TXVoluntary Resignation201108/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
BV ratedMartindale-Hubbell2013

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Sole PractitionerMark G. Chalpin, Esq.1997 - Present
Senior Procurement AnalystDepartment of Veterans Affairs1991 - 1993
Vice President, Government AffairsNational Constructors Association1987 - 1990
Government AffairsAmerican Institute of Architects1986 - 1987
Attorney-AdvisorGeneral Accounting Office1982 - 1985

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Montgomery County Bar AssociationN/A2000 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationN/A1999 - Present
District of Columbia BarN/A1982 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Lisa Russell v. Anthony PrincipiFavorable settlement
Viladegut v. Foulger-PrattFavorable settlement
Jenkins v. Capitol HeightsFavorable settlement

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
ABA: The Construction LawyerHostile Takeover - Japanese Style1988

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Stanford UniversityPolitical ScienceB.A. with Distinction1977

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
European Construction SymposiumJapanese unfair trade1988