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CarneyKelehan ranked among 2020 ‘Best Law Firms’

Columbia-based Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett and Scherr LLP was ranked among the “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report magazine and Best Lawyers, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession. CarneyKelehan was ranked in Baltimore’s first tier for real estate law and second tier for business organizations law and construction law. “We’ve… READ MORE

CarneyKelehan ranked among 2020 ‘Best Law Firms’

Columbia-based Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett and Scherr LLP was ranked among the “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report magazine and Best Lawyers, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession. CarneyKelehan was ranked in Baltimore’s first tier for real estate law and second tier for business organizations law and construction law.

“We’ve been honored to be ranked among the ‘Best Law Firms’ year after year,” said Kevin Kelehan, a partner with CarneyKelehan, “but at our heart, we’re just a team of people who want to provide the very best in legal expertise, professionalism and customer service. We’re proud of our work, and we appreciate the recognition.”

The “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on client and lawyer evaluations, peer reviews and additional information provided by law firms. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in “The Best Lawyers in America,” which recognizes practicing attorneys in the U.S. The publication selected Kelehan and Tom Meachum for 2020.

Kelehan’s real estate practice focuses on representing lenders and borrowers throughout the acquisition, development and lending process. In addition, Kelehan has an active construction law practice, representing several of the region’s contractors, and serves as a resource to national firms for both local representation and work in government contracting. He lives in Columbia.

Meachum focuses on zoning and development law, general real estate, business law, employment law, estate administration and litigation and alcohol beverage licensing. Meachum lives in Westminster and has offices in the firm’s Columbia and Westminster offices. He is managing partner of the Westminster office.

CarneyKelehan named 2019 Small Business of the Year

Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr LLP, a law firm headquartered in Columbia with offices in Annapolis, Westminster and Salisbury, received an Award for Chamber Excellence as 2019 Small Business of the Year from the Howard County Chamber of Commerce. “A strong and vibrant business community for Howard County has always been important to CarneyKelehan,”… Continue Reading

CarneyKelehan attorneys recognized in Best Lawyers 2020

Kevin Kelehan and Tom Meachum, partners with Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr LLP, were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2020, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession. Kelehan was listed in the publication’s construction law and real estate law practice areas. His real estate practice focuses… Continue Reading

Former Deputy State’s Attorney Claude de Vastey Jones joins CarneyKelehan

Claude de Vastey Jones has joined Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr as an attorney with a practice focusing on litigation. With more than 20 years of experience in law, including as deputy state’s attorney for Anne Arundel County, de Vastey Jones will focus on cases involving litigation before federal and Maryland courts and administrative… Continue Reading

CarneyKelehan ranked among 2019 ‘Best Law Firms’

Columbia-based Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett and Scherr LLP was once again ranked among the “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report magazine and Best Lawyers, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession. CarneyKelehan was ranked in Baltimore’s first tier for real estate law and second tier for business organizations law and construction… Continue Reading

Patricia Ursprung joins CarneyKelehan focusing on education law

Patricia A. Ursprung joined Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett and Scherr LLP as an attorney with a practice focusing on education law. Ursprung expands the team of firm lawyers representing boards of education, local superintendents and school systems generally in Maryland. The team provides counsel and representation in a variety of matters, including student and employee… Continue Reading

CarneyKelehan attorneys recognized in Best Lawyers 2019

Kevin Kelehan and Tom Meachum, partners with Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr LLP, were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2019, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession. Kelehan was listed in the publication’s construction law and real estate law practice areas. His real estate practice focuses… Continue Reading

Kevin Kelehan receives 2018 Leadership in Law Award

Kevin Kelehan, a partner with Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr LLP, has received the 2018 Leadership in Law Award from The Daily Record. The award recognizes Maryland lawyers and judges dedicated to their occupations and communities. The Daily Record selected Leadership in Law Award honorees based on their career accomplishments, community involvement and mentoring… Continue Reading