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About me

 I still  enjoy getting up each day, spending time at home with my family and friends and practicing law.  About 50% of my work week is in court and the balance meeting with new clients and managing my office.  There is nothing to trivial for a client in need.  It is important to analyze the problem, find a solution and hopefully convey it quickly, efficiently and inexensively to a client.

Our clients come from all walks of life as referrals from other clients and other attorneys. Our firm has grown to 10 attorneys and 10 administrative assistants. If our full service law firm can assist you please contact me. 


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 50%
  2. Real Estate: 20%
    39 years
  3. Personal Injury: 10%
    39 years
  4. Criminal Defense: 10%
    39 years
  5. Administrative Law: 10%
    39 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Marietta B. Warren

    Sam Brown is an exceptional advocate and one of the most well respected domestic attorney's in the State. I have been lucky enough to begin my career in domestic practice working with Sam. His trial presence and insight on everything from complex domestic cases to city and county administrative actions to business matters is unmatched.


    Marietta Warren Child custody Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Brian David Lyman

    Sam Brown is an unparalleled advocate for his clients, overall. In particular, I've had the privilege of watching him practice and in assisting him in many matters involving local and administrative law, here in Anne Arundel County and Annapolis. His representation of clients in the local administrative agencies, hearings and boards of appeal is savvy and precisely calculated to maximize results for his clients.


    Brian Lyman Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Hillman, Brown & Darrow, P.A.

221 Duke Of Gloucester Street
PO Box 668
Annapolis, MD, 21404-0668


DCInactive 198507/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Power PLayerWashington CEO Magazine2013
Best Attorney in Annapolis, FinalistCapital Newspaper Readers poll2010
Leading LawyersWhat's Up Magazine2010
Leading Lawyer in Baltimore AreaSmart CEO Magazine2010
Leading LawyersWhat's Up? Magazine2009
Award of Excellence in EducationAnne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce2006
Oustanding Service AwardAnne Arundel County Circuit Court2005
Judicial Nominating Comission for Anne Arundel CountyGovernor of State of Maryland2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerHillman Brown and Darrow1976 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Maryland State Bar AssociationMember1976 - 2014
American Bar AssociationMember1976 - 2014
Maryland Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1976 - 2014
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1976 - 2014
Anne Arundel County Bar AssociationMember1976 - 2014
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Signing Bonuses for Financial institutionMonetary Awards for clients
Merrill v United States of AmericaVerdict of $1,050,000.00
A $720,000.00 Verdict for a Long Standing ClientVerdict of $720,000.00
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
American University, Washington College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
University of VirginiaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1973
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Keynote Alumni Speaker at 2005 Anne Arundel Community College GraduationWhat Graduates can expect2005
McCrone Annual Corporate MeetingContract Litigation and collections1990
Domestic ViolenceRights of a VBictim1985