NEWS

Remembering the Work and Legacy of Thomas M. Meachum

It is with great sadness that the CarneyKelehan family announces that Thomas M. Meachum, our partner, colleague and friend for more than 26 years, passed away peacefully on March 12, 2022, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Over the years, Tom provided a balanced, measured, compassionate and highly intellectual approach to our firm.… READ MORE

History

Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr is a mid-sized law firm with offices in Columbia, Md.; Annapolis, Md.; Westminster, Md.; and Salisbury, Md. Our attorneys are known as consummate professionals who provide best-in-class service and collegiality that promote trust and earn the respect and admiration of our clients whether they are businesses, individuals or families throughout the state of Maryland.

By combining the legal expertise of the firm’s tested veteran attorneys with the know-how and energy of our vibrant young lawyers and professionals, CarneyKelehan has the ability to respond seamlessly and completely to the particular and changing needs of our clients and our community.

Formerly known as Reese & Carney, our law firm adopted the name Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr in 2008 in recognition of the contributions of its seasoned, active partners and to reflect the broad expertise and geographical reach of the law firm throughout Maryland.

CarneyKelehan has developed a thriving general law practice with several sub-specialties. CarneyKelehan attorneys are experienced in education, public school, administrative, construction real estate, land use and zoning, personal injury, employment, trusts and estates, taxation, business, labor, liquor licensing and litigation in state and federal courts.