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Chester Henry Hobbs IV

About me

Mr. Hobbs serves as the Treasurer of Bodie, Dolina, Hobbs, Friddell & Grenzer, P.C. and manages the estate planning, estate and trust administration, tax, and bankruptcy departments of the firm.


Mr. Hobbs graduated from the University of Baltimore in 1987, receiving a Juris Doctorate Degree and was admitted to the Maryland Bar in 1987 and the District of Columbia Bar in 1988. Mr. Hobbs also received an L. L. M. Degree in Taxation from the University of Baltimore in December, 2003


Mr. Hobbs regularly advises clients regarding the establishment of business entities, including corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships. He represents businesses and individuals in estate planning and business continuation issues, as well as representing individuals and businesses in bankruptcy and credit workout situations. 


He is a recognized title agent for Chicago Title Company, and is also a certified mediator for the Orphans’ Court for Baltimore County.



Mr. Hobbs from 1990 until 2003 was a member of the faculty of Stevenson University, formerly Villa Julie College, in the Paralegal Department. He has also frequently lectured at seminars sponsored by the National Business Institute and has been a guest speaker at numerous educational events sponsored by accountants and financial planners in and around Baltimore.  He frequently appears as a guest on Savvi Investor radio and the Savvi Investor Television series.


He received the 10-year pro bono award from the Maryland Volunteer Lawyer Service and is a member of the Chesapeake Planned Giving Council, the Maryland State Planning Council and the Board of Directors of the Kennedy Krieger Planned Giving Council. He has also served as Chairperson of the Estates and Trusts Section of the Baltimore County Bar Association.


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Practice areas


  1. Commercial: 20%
  2. Corporate & Incorporation: 20%
  3. Bankruptcy & Debt: 20%
  4. Trusts: 20%
  5. Estate Planning: 20%



Free consultation (45 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Brad Michael Micklin

    Chester Hobbs is an experienced attorney whose participation and comments in Avvo show his commitment to serving clients as well as his level of experience. He is an excellent attorney that I recommend wholeheartedly.


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  • Mark Timothy Jensen

    I endorse this lawyer. I have worked with Chester my entire career and have found that when I refer clients to him they are always well represented and satisfied.


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Contact info

Law Office of Bodie, Dolina, Hobbs, Friddell & Grenzer P.A.

305 Washington Avenue
Suite 300
Towson, MD, 21204-5209


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Maryland Super LawyerMaryland Super Lawyers2014
MVLS 10 Year RecognitionMaryland Volunteer Lawyers Service2013
Maryland Super LawyerMaryland Super Lawyers2013
Super LawyersThomas Reuters2012
Maryland Super LawyerMaryland Super Lawyers2012
Maryland Super LawyerMaryland Super Lawyers2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerBodie, Dolina, Hobbs, Friddell & Grenzer, P.C.1986 - Present
FacultyStevenson University1990 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Maryland State Bar Association, Estate and Trust Law SectionMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Baltimore School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws2004
University of Baltimore School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
University of BaltimoreN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The Savvy Investor Radio ShowEstate Tax2009