DeLeonardo, Smith, & Associates, LLC, is a law firm comprised of attorneys dedicated to serving the diverse business and personal legal needs our clients encounter. The Firms attorneys bring a wealth of experience to their representation of clients in four primary areas: Business Law, Criminal Defense, Estate Planning, and Family Law.
There are situations where our clients are in need of someone to aggressively fight for their interests, both in and out of court. In those situations, clients need a very experienced trial lawyer to ensure that their rights and interests are protected. The Firms attorneys include a former Assistant Attorney General for the State of Maryland, former Senior Assistant States Attorneys, and a former police officer. This extensive trial experience is essential in our representation of our clients in various areas, including divorce, child custody, serious traffic offenses, criminal defense, and appeals.
The Firm, however, knows the importance of proper planning to avoiding litigation or other serious unintended and unexpected consequences. That is why the Firm is committed to counseling its clients so that the can pro-actively plan their affairs so they do not find themselves in this situation. The Firm regularly advises small business owners in how to properly navigate the legal issues they often confront, ranging from ensuring their personal liability is limited in business transactions to ensuring that contracts protect their rights. Moreover, the Firm also employs this type of planning for clients who wish to ensure their affairs will be handled, and their families provided for, the way they desire if they are no longer able to make those decisions through the use various estate planning tools such as wills, power of attorney designations, and trusts. To that end, an ounce of prevention is truly worth a pound of cure.
Our Firm is client oriented. We are committed to providing the best possible legal services to help individuals overcome troubling legal issues in a cost-effective manner. We are prepared to put our experience to work for you, and strive to protect your interests and explain all your legal options, no matter what situation you find yourself facing. If you have any questions or legal concerns, please feel free to contact us for a free consultation.