Douglas L. Burgess
Practice Areas: Real Estate Law, Land Use and Development Law, Alcohol/Liquor Law, Business Law, Wills, Trusts and Estates
Admitted: 1982, Maryland
Born in Baltimore and educated at The Manlius Pebble Hill School, Hamilton College (B.A., 1979) and the University of Maryland (J.D., 1982), Mr. Burgess concentrates in real estate and business transactions, wills and estates, land use regulation, and alcoholic beverages law. After serving as a law clerk to the Honorable Austin W. Brizendine in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County, Mr. Burgess practiced in Baltimore City and Baltimore County for several years before joining the firm in 1985. He was admitted as a Director and Shareholder of the firm in 1992. He is the past Chair of the Young Lawyer’s Committee of the Baltimore County Bar Association, and a past member of the Section Council of the Maryland State Bar Association Young Lawyers Section. He is also a member of the Real Property Planning & Zoning Section of the Maryland State Bar Association. Mr. Burgess’ clients include builders, developers, landlords, landowners, restaurants and business owners. He currently serves as a Chair of the Board of Directors of the Baltimore County Employees Federal Credit Union and is the past Chair of their Loan Policy Committee. He is a licensed title insurance agent and real estate broker and has conducted hundreds of commercial and residential settlements on behalf of buyers and lenders. He has represented many restaurants and other entities in the acquisition and sale of liquor licenses and related business transactions. He serves as general counsel for numerous family owned Baltimore businesses and assists them in business planning and estate transitions.
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