Skip to main content
Frederick R Franke Jr
Avvo
Pro

Frederick R Franke Jr

Practice areas:

Probate, Litigation, Estate Planning

About Me

Photos and Videos

1545036 1381429671

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1973

  1. Probate: 34%
    39 years
  2. Estate Planning: 33%
    39 years
  3. Litigation: 33%
    39 years

Attorney Endorsements

No endorsements

Endorsements from fellow lawyers are an important consideration for many when selecting the right attorney. Be the first to endorse your colleague!

Endorse this lawyer

Contact Info

Law Office of Frederick R. Franke, Jr., LLC

151 West Street
Suite 301
Annapolis, MD, 21401

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MDActive197407/14/2015
VAAuthorized to practice law197303/11/2014
PAInactive198408/03/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Best Law FirmsU.S. News and World ReportN/A
Top 100 Attorneys in MarylandAmerican RegistryN/A
Top 50 Attorneys in MarylandBaltimore MagazineN/A
Leading LawyersWhat's Up Annapolis?N/A
Best LawyerBest LawyersN/A
Super LawyerMaryland Super LawyersN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorUniversity Of Baltimore School Of Law1991 - 2001
InstructorUniversity Of Maryland University College1990 - 1994
AttorneyLaw Office of Frederick R. Franke, Jr.1976 - Present

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American College of Trust and Estate CounselFellowN/A
Anne Arundel County Bar Association, Estate Planning CommitteeMemberN/A
Anne Arundel County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Maryland State Bar Association, Estate and Trust Law SectionPast ChairN/A

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel JournalResisting The Contractarian Insurgency: The Uniform Trust Code, Fiduciary Duty, and Good Faith In Contract2010
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel JournalAsset Protection and Tenancy by the Entirety2009
Maryland Journal of Contemporary Legal IssuesPerfect Ambiguity: The Role of the Attorney in Maryland Guardianships1996

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington UniversityTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1983
Washington and Lee University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1973
Kenyon CollegeHistoryAB - Applied Baccalaureate1969

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Maryland State Bar AssociationAsset Protection: An Overview for Maryland Estate and Trust Lawyers2010
Maryland State Bar AssociationA Match Made in Heaven - Using Tenancy by the Entirety for Creditor Protection Without Sacrificing Estate Planning2009
Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of LawyersBack to the Future, Schoukroun and the Spousal Election2009
MICPEL Advance Estate Planning InstituteAsset Protection - A Guide for Maryland Estate and Trust Lawyers2006
Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of LawyersRevocable Inter Vivos Trusts2004
Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of LawyersValuation Discounting2003
Maryland State Bar AssociationValuation Discounting2002
Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of LawyersBusiness Valuation1998
Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of LawyersFamily Partnerships1996
Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of LawyersAvoiding Probate - Will Substitutes1996
Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of LawyersBasic Estate Planning1993