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The Capital Gazette’s Readers Choose Hillman, Brown & Darrow

What’s Up Annapolis Honors Hillman, Brown & Darrow’s Leading Lawyers

This year What’s Up? Annapolis magazine sent out over 1,500 Lawyer Peer Review surveys to lawyers practicing in Anne Arundel County and/or the Eastern Shore to nominate the top attorneys. Hillman, Brown and Darrow is proud to be represented by the following 2016 Leading Legal Professionals:

Leading Administrative Law/Liquor Law/Hearing Lawyers: Samuel J. Brown and Brian D. Lyman
Leading Appellate Lawyer: M. Evelyn Spurgin
Leading Business Lawyer: Daniel J. Mellin
Leading Construction Lawyer: Michael P. Darrow
Leading Criminal Lawyer: Crighton A. Chase
Leading Domestic Violence Lawyer: Samuel J. Brown and Crighton A. Chase
Leading Employment Lawyer: M. Evelyn Spurgin
Leading Family Lawyers: Samuel J. Brown and Marietta B. Warren
Leading General Practice Lawyer: Samuel J. Brown and Michael P. Darrow
Leading Juvenile Lawyer: Crighton A. Chase
Leading Litigation Lawyer: Samuel J. Brown and Michael P. Darrow
Leading Personal Injury Lawyer: M. Evelyn Spurgin
Leading Real Estate Lawyers: Daniel J. Mellin
Leading Trust & Estate/Wills & Probate Lawyers: Jonathan E. Pasterick
Leading Workers’ Compensation Lawyer: M. Evelyn Spurgin
Leading Zoning, Planning and Land Use Lawyer: Daniel J. Mellin

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HBD Named The Capital Gazette’s Readers Choice for Best Attorneys

The Capital Gazette’s Readers Choose Hillman, Brown & Darrow

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HBD Named Among Leading Lawyers for 5th Consecutive Year

Each year What’s Up? Annapolis magazine sends out over 800 Lawyer Peer Review surveys to lawyers practicing in Anne Arundel County to nominate the top attorneys in the county. Hillman, Brown and Darrow is proud to be represented by the following 2014 Leading Legal Professionals:

Leading Administrative Law/Liquor Law/Hearing Lawyers: Samuel J. Brown, Brian D. Lyman and Daniel J. Mellin
Leading Appellate Lawyer: M. Evelyn Spurgin
Leading Construction Lawyer: Michael P. Darrow
Leading Criminal Lawyer: Crighton A. Chase
Leading Family Lawyers: Samuel J. Brown and Marietta B. Warren
Leading Litigation Lawyer: Samuel J. Brown
Leading Personal Injury Lawyer: M. Evelyn Spurgin
Leading Real Estate Lawyers: Daniel J. Mellin and Jonathan E. Pasterick
Leading Trust & Estate/Wills & Probate Lawyers: Jonathan E. Pasterick
Leading Workers’ Compensation Lawyer: M. Evelyn Spurgin
Leading Zoning, Planning and Land Use Lawyer: Daniel J. Mellin

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Jonathan E. Pasterick Admitted as Partner

Hillman Brown & Darrow takes pleasure in announcing that Jonathan E. Pasterick has been made a partner in the firm. Do not miss the Capital Gazette’s announcement in their Business section this Sunday. Read full story

Evelyn Spurgin Rated as Maryland Super Lawyer

Partner, M. Evelyn Spurgin has been featured as a top rated family law attorney in Maryland Super Lawyers 2014 magazine publication. Read more about what it means to be a Maryland Super Lawyer and why you want an attorney with this achievement representing your case.

Helping Youth Navigate Their Futures

Hillman, Brown & Darrow’s senior partner and co-founder, Michael P. Darrow, was recently invited to speak at The Mastery Charter School’s Career Day in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Mike sat on a panel with public safety personnel, government officials and other attorneys. Each year the school recruits a diverse group of distinguished business professionals to educate and provide their high school students with extensive background about different careers that they might wish to pursue. Read full story

Samuel J. Brown Recognized by SmartCEO, Power Players Awards in D.C.

On November 18th, Washington SmartCEO acknowledged the top business elite in the area who symbolize leadership, innovation and philanthropy as “Power Players” at their Inaugural Smart CEO Power Players Awards Ceremony. According to SmartCeo, the few chosen professionals have made an outstanding impact amongst their professional industries and local communities. As stated by Jaime Nespor, the regional president of SmartCEO, “They represent the best of what the region has to offer and are committed to fostering the region’s success, now and in the future. We are proud to recognize them for their dedication and passion.”
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Top Annapolis Attorneys; Top Rated Attorneys

Brown Brothers’ Historic Documents

Traditionally, our grade school history text books teach us that George Washington was the first president of the United States. However, what most Americans do not realize is that he was the first president under the Second or “New” Constitution. A very important group of men came before George Washington and actually accepted his resignation from the army (in Annapolis’ Old Senate Chamber of the State House), paving the way for lasting civilian rule. These 14 men served our country from 1774-1784 under the United States Constitution; they are the “14 Forgotten Presidents of Congress”. Read full story

Samuel J. Brown Completes LAA Executive Leadership Series

Annapolis Attorney Sam Brown Graduates from LAA Executive Leadership SeriesFounding partner Sam Brown recently graduated from the 2013 Leadership Anne Arundel Executive Leadership Series. The Executive Leadership Series is a program designed to enhance community leaders’ awareness and knowledge of issues impacting the region.
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Hillman, Brown and Darrow, P.A. Receives Legacy Business Award

Annapolis Business Legacy Award for Annapolis Law Firm Hillman, Brown & DarrowHillman, Brown and Darrow, P.A was recently nominated and awarded a Legacy Business Award at the 2012 MainStreet Annapolis Partnership Business Legacy Awards Ceremony. We were one of just 25 businesses that have been operating in the traditional neighborhood commercial districts of Annapolis for over 50 years! The businesses honored on May 31st represented hundreds of years of experience, commitment, passion, trials and tribulations but more than anything else a dedication to family and community.

Photo L-R: Samuel J. Brown, Richard L. Hillman and Michael P. Darrow

Annapolis Leading Lawyers

Annapolis Leading Lawyer Hillman, Brown & Darrow, P.A.
What’s Up? Annapolis magazine recently reviewed the regional lawyers in their 2013 Leading Lawyer issue. Here is what they had to say:

“The work product, representation and level of detail that I receive from each of the people that I work with at Hillman, Brown & Darrow are impeccable. It is refreshing to work with first-rate attorneys who understand the needs of their client on personal and business matters.’ These are the words of one client of Hillman, Brown & Darrow, but are echoed by many. As the world becomes more complicated, fine print gets finer, details requiring attention multiply, scales of economies affect everyone, and consequences gain significance; securing proper legal representation has never been more important.” Read Full Article

Readers Choice Best Attorney in Annapolis

Annapolis Capital Best Attorney Award 2010 Best Lawyer in Annapolis Award 2011 for Michael P. Darrow 2013 Best Attorney in Annapolis Finalist Award for Samuel J. Brown
The Attorneys at Hillman, Brown & Darrow, P.A. have been named “Best Attorney” in Annapolis:
Michael P. Darrow “Best Attorney” Winner, 2011
Samuel J. Brown “Best Attorney” Finalist, 2010 and 2013

Annapolis Attorneys Recognized as Super Lawyers