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Richard Lance Gilman

Bankruptcy and debt Attorney at Landover, MD

5.0   4 reviews
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  • State Years
    Maryland - MD 23 years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 33 years
    New York - NY 34 years
  • Licensed for 23 years
    State MD
    Acquired 2000
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 33 years
    State DC
    Acquired 1990
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 34 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1989
    Currently Registered No misconduct found

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

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Richard L. Gilman is a Principal and Co-Founder of Gilman & Edwards, L.L.C. He works primarily with bankruptcy, tax controversy, credit counseling / debt solutions, general corporate, real estate/mortgage refinance, personal injury/auto accidents and general civil and criminal litigation matters. Mr. Gilman is a former federal trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, Tax Division, where he prosecuted civil tax cases throughout the United States District and Bankruptcy Courts. While serving in this capacity, he won the "Outstanding Attorney" award in 1996. Before working for the Tax Division, Mr. Gilman was a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Fair Housing Division. While at HUD, he issued informal opinions regarding the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) and prosecuted complaints of discriminatory housing practices on behalf of aggrieved persons.

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Gilman & Edwards, LLC
8201 Corporate Dr Ste 1140
Landover, MD, 20785-7203
Gilman & Edwards, LLC
401 N Washington St
Suite 110
Rockville, MD, 20850
Gilman & Edwards, LLC
1825 I St. NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC, 2006
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Posted by Jim | February 6, 2016
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Excellent Advice
If your are experiencing problems with debt or facing a difficult time in your life you must contact Mr. Gilman immediately. Our house is worth far less than the amount we owe on it and we must relocate. He listened intently to all of my complicated issues, completely understood them, explained ALL of my options, and gave sound advice on the best way to tackle my problems. After my initial consultation with Mr. Gilman I was able to sleep peacefully for the first time in a long time.
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Posted by Victor | December 3, 2014
Excellent Counsel
Rich has represented our family in several different litigation-related matters, and has done an excellent job on each and every case. He is very easy to work with, explains things in easy-to-understand terms, works efficiently on the things that are important to the issue, and does not run up his bill on "busy work". We would not hesitate to use him again (although we don't want any more legal cases!)
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Posted by Cheryl | December 3, 2014
Excellent and Ethical Attorney
Mr. Gilman has been my attorney since 2009. He has been very honest and ethical in his dealings with me when filing a Chapter 7 bankruptcy so that I could begin to rebuild my finances after a major job loss. He was able to secure a loan modification with my mortgage company when after repeated efforts I had been unable to. Through my subsequent financial upheavals he has continued to work with me to assess my situation and to determine reasonable options to help me regain my financial footing. He has become an invaluable resource for me, and I continue to rely on him for accurate information, ethical treatment, and expert legal representation.
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Posted by Ken | December 3, 2014
Excellent Attorney Review for Rich Gilman
Rich is straightforward, polite and instantly put me at ease in a very uncomfortable situation. He is well respected, came highly recommended and I absolutely trust that he will guide me through this situation and I will come out the other side. I would easily recommend Rich to anyone.


  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 6.8 (Good)

Work Experience

  • Founding Member
  • Gilman & Edwards, LLC
  • 2002 - 2014
  • Attorney
  • United States Department Of Justice
  • 1991 - 1998
  • Trial Attorney
  • Department Of Housing & Urban Development
  • 1989 - 1991


  • American University, Washington College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1988
  • State University of New York, Binghamton
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1985

Legal Cases

  • In Re Transgender Health Empowerment, Inc
  • Confirmed Chapter 11 case


  • Maryland Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1998 - Present
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Member
  • 1998 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Attorney
  • Department of Justice, Tax Division
  • 1996

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Landover Bankruptcy and debt Lawyer Richard Lance Gilman
Richard Lance Gilman
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
Landover, MD
Licensed for 34 years
Free Consultation
Virtual consultation available