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Maryland Estate Planning
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International Estate Planning
IRA and Tax Planning
Power of Attorney
Reformation of Trust
Special Needs Planning
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Our legal team understands the unique complexities of each case and will work with you to find the right approach.
Founder and Principal Attorney
Gary Altman is the Founder and Principal Attorney of the estate planning law firm, Altman & Associates, practicing law since 1980.
Managing Attorney, Probate
With the firm since 2008, Melissa is experienced in estate and trust administration and manages our probate practice area.
Brenda has been with Altman & Associates for over twenty years. Brenda oversees the estate planning practice area and mentors junior associates.
University of Maryland summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, Coryn’s practice includes drafting Wills, Trusts, Financial Powers of Attorney.
Attorney Of Counsel
Janelle S. Straszheim, Esq started her career in law working with various Washington DC law firms, the National Tax office of Price Waterhouse Cooper.
Leanne focuses her practice on estates, trusts, and international tax compliance for individuals. Leanne works with clients to develop and implement customized estate and asset protection plans.
Faith is an estate planning and tax controversy attorney. She is a member of the Bar Association of Baltimore City (YLD Public Service Committee), the Anne Arundel Bar Association, and the Maryland State Bar Association.
Jamie has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland, and a Paralegal Certificate from George Mason University.
Client Services Coordinator
Michele has over 10 years of administrative legal experience and joined the firm in August, 2007.
With over 30 years of professional, investment and legal/trust experience, Liz manages marketing and business development for the law firm.
Leyli joined the firm in 2014, with a strong finance & accounting background and international client exposure.
Legal & Admin Assistant
Having previously worked for a personal injury and civil law firm, Jackie brings over 10 years of administrative legal experience to the firm.
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Marketing & PR
Vanessa has been working with Altman & Associates since 2007, assisting with the firm’s public relations and marketing strategies.
“Very compatible and instructive first client/attorney contact. Zoom function worked well. Thank you Gary for the time and responsiveness……and please mention to Jackie and Michelle how much we appreciate their professionalism and assist!”
Carolyn and Bart G.