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Frank Campbell

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Trusts, Wills & Living Wills, Probate

About Me

Frank earned his B.A. degree from Towson University in 1993 and was awarded his J.D. degree from Hofstra University School of Law in 1996.  In 2012, Frank earned a LLM (Master of Laws in Taxation) and a Certificate in Estate Planning from the University of Baltimore.  He is admitted to practice law before the Bars of New York, Maryland, and Virginia. Frank is the former chairman of the Estates and Trusts Committee of the Anne Arundel Bar Association. He has served as a lecturer to the Maryland State Bar Association and the Anne Arundel County Bar Association. Mr. Campbell began his legal career as a Judge Advocate in the United States Marine Corps and attained the rank of Major in the reserve component. Immediately, prior to associating with Holden & Campbell, Mr. Campbell served as the General Counsel for the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction, an agency designated to oversee and report to Congress on the reconstruction of Iraq. Mr. Campbell focuses his entire practice in the areas of Estate Planning and Administration, including the use of trusts and other entities for probate avoidance, estate and gift tax savings and planned giving strategies. Frank has served on the Boards of several local charitable organizations, including the Boys and Girls Club of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County. He actively supports the YWCA of Anne Arundel County, and on behalf of the YWCA, has provided pro bono legal services to victims of domestic violence. Frank has been selected by the Anne Arundel County Circuit Court to serve as independent counsel for disabled children and adults during guardianship proceedings. He currently lives in Severna Park with his wife and 3 sons.


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1996

  1. Estate Planning: 42%
    17 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Trusts: 22%
    17 years, 2 thousand cases
  3. Wills & Living Wills: 21%
    17 years, 2 thousand cases
  4. Probate: 15%
    17 years, 2 thousand cases

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Andrea Padley Montini

    I highly recommend Frank for estate planning - an important and complicated area of law. I trust him with my clients', as well as my own, estate planning needs.

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    Andrea Montini Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael L. McCafferty

    I recently had the opportunity to work with Frank on a matter in the Kansas City Area. He not only impressed me with his knowledge in estate and tax planning but more importantly, he showed me that he knows how to listen to his clients. That all too rare quality puts Frank a cut above his peers. I highly recommend Frank.

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    Michael McCafferty Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Holden & Campbell LLC
716 Melvin Avenue
Annapolis, MD, 21401

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MDActive200306/08/2015
VAAuthorized to practice law200203/11/2014
NYCurrently registered 199608/27/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Preeeminent Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerHolden & Campbell, LLC2007 - Present
General CounselSpecial Inspector General For Iraq Reconstruction2005 - 2007
Judge AdvocateUnited States Marine Corps1996 - 2005

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Anne Arundel County Bar Association, Estate Planning CommitteeChairman2010 - 2012
Anne Arundel County Bar AssociationBoard of Trustees2009 - 2012
WealthCounselMember2008 - Present
Anne Arundel County Bar Association, Estate Planning CommitteeMember2005 - Present

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Baltimore School of LawEstate PlanningCertificate in Estate Planning2012
University of Baltimore School of LawN/ALL.M - Master of Laws - Taxation2012
Hofstra University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Towson State UniversityEconomics & Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1993

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Estate Plannin after the 2012 American Taxpayer Relief ActEstate Planning2013
Anne Arundel Medical Center Foundation Charitable Giving PresentationEstate Planning & Chartiable Giving2013
Anne Arundel County Bar Association, Law Day CommitteeEstate Planning and Administration2013
Tax DayEstate Planning2012
Anne Arundel County Bar Association, Law Day CommitteeEstate Planning and Administration2012
Anne Arundel County Bar Association, Law Day CommitteeEstate Planning and Administration2011
Financial Planning Class Anne Arundel Community CollegeEstate Planning and Adminstration2010
Anne Arundel County Bar Association, Law Day CommitteeEstate Planning and Administration2009
Anne Arundel County Bar Association, Law Day CommitteeEstate Planning and Adminstration2008
Legal Issues Arising in the Reconstruction of IraqIraq Reconstruction2006