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I am an experienced attorney specializing in the areas of Bankrupcty and Probate Laws.  With more then 30 years of experience, I can help take the pain and fear out of the bankruptcy and probate process.  You will find your problems are not too hard to fix when you have an experienced attorney on your side. 



Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 40%
    29 years, 250 cases
  2. Probate: 30%
    36 years, 200 cases
  3. Estate Planning: 20%
    36 years, 500 cases
  4. General Practice: 10%
    36 years, 1.5 thousand cases


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Contact info

595 Main St Ste 233
Laurel, MD, 20707-4352

Ste 233
595 Main St
Laurel, MD, 20707



DCInactive 198807/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerGale & Walthall1997 - Present
PartnerPelagatti, Gale & Walthall1993 - 1997
PartnerHaskell, Duley & Gale1986 - 1993
AssociateHaskell & Duley1981 - 1986
Association namePosition nameDuration
Bankruptcy Bar Association for the District of MarylandN/A1994 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationN/A1982 - Present
Prince George's County Bar AssociationN/A1982 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company v. Ruby, 312 Md 413, 54 A.2d 482 (1988)Vacated and Remanded
Thomas M. Pelagatti v. Board of Supervisors of Elections for Calvert County et al.,Affirmed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Catholic University of America, School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
Catholic University of America, Columbus School of LawPoliticsBA - Bachelor of Arts1978