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CarneyKelehan’s Peter Fastow elected Real Property Section officer

Peter Fastow, an attorney with Columbia-based law firm Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr, was elected secretary and treasurer of the Real Property Section of the Maryland State Bar Association. The Real Property Section brings together professionals with an interest in real property and related law, including laws concerning eminent domain, foreclosure, land acquisition and… READ MORE

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  • Fulton Jeffers

    Fulton Jeffers

    Fulton Jeffers is of counsel to Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr and a member of the firm’s education and business and commercial law practices.

    Mr. Jeffers has 44 years of experience representing boards of education including the Wicomico County and Somerset County boards of education as well as the Worcester County Superintendent of Schools and the Talbot County Board of Education Ethics Panel.

    Mr. Jeffers has presented legal programs on school law for the Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers, and has served as President of the Maryland Local School Board Attorneys Association.

    A long-time resident of Salisbury, Md., Mr. Jeffers received the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce Award for outstanding community service and contribution to the advancement of the Salisbury-Wicomico Area. Returning to live in Salisbury after law school, he taught mathematics in the Wicomico County Public School System for two years. He was elected State’s Attorney for Wicomico County in 1970 and served one term, choosing not to run for re-election. He also opened his own law firm, Fulton P. Jeffers, PA, and now practices with CarneyKelehan as of counsel.

    Practice Areas:

    • School Law
    • Business Law
    • Commercial Law

    Bar Admissions:

    • Maryland, 1968
    • US District Court, District of Maryland, 1974
    • US Supreme Court, 1980

    Education:

    • Duke University School of Law, J.D.
    • University of Maryland, B.S., Magna Cum Laude

    Professional Associations:

    • Maryland State Bar Association Board of governors
    • Wicomico County Bar Association
    • National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys
    • Maryland Council of Local School Board Attorneys
    • Maryland School Board Attorneys Association Former president 

    Community Involvement:

    • Greater Salisbury Committees Current member and former chairman
    • Frederick W. Richmond Foundation Member and legal counsel 
    • Ward Foundation (operators of the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art) Former chairman of the board of directors and former acting executive director 
    • University of Maryland Eastern Shore Board of Advisors Former member 
    • O.U.R. Community Board of Directors Former member 
    • Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore Former legal counsel 
    • Richard A. Henson Foundation Former legal counsel and member
    • Bank of Maryland Former secretary, chairman of the board and member of the board of directors 
    • Maryland State Bank Former chairman of the board of directors 
    • Mid-Delmarva Family YMCA Former chairman of the board of directors 
    • Salisbury/Wicomico Economic Development Corporation Former chairman 
    • Peninsula Regional Medical Center Former board of trustees member and former chairman of the board