Mary E. O'Byrne

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Lutherville, MD

O'Byrne Law, LLC
 | 1400 Front Avenue, Suite 303
Lutherville, MD 21093
Phone: 410-321-5800
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate (80%),
  • Government Relations (20%)
Attorney Profile

As the principal attorney at O’Byrne Law, LLC, Mary E. O’Byrne helps the people of Lutherville, Towson, Baltimore and the rest of Baltimore County successfully plan for the future. An estate planning attorney, Ms. O’Byrne passionately advocates for legislative and regulatory change that creates financial security for those who deal with disabilities. She also handles long-term care planning, estate planning, reformation of trusts and benefits for those with special needs, and she handles matters of elder law, including: guardianship and alternatives, benefits, and asset protection strategies and eligibility.

As a student, Ms. O’Byrne earned a Bachelor of Arts from Yale College, a Master of Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Juris Doctor from The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. A gifted lecturer and speaker, Ms. O’Byrne regularly speaks to family and professional groups at both the state and national level in matters of continuing legal education and is currently an adjunct professor at the University of Baltimore.

Ms. O’Byrne is a member of many professional organizations, including: the Baltimore County Bar Association, the elder law and disability rights section of the Maryland State Bar Association, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the Special Needs Alliance and the Governor’s ABLE Act Task Force. The Maryland/DC chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys also named her chapter member of the year in 2011.

An active member of the community, Ms. O’Byrne has also served as a board member for Planned Parenthood of Maryland, Inc, the vice president of The Murray Hill Community Association and is a current board member for the National Alliance of Mental Illness.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Estate Planning & Probate (80%): Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Government Relations (20%)

Focus Areas

Estate Planning & Probate: Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018

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About Mary O'Byrne

Admitted: 1999, Maryland

Honors and Awards:

  • Chapter Member of the Year, NAELA (National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys) MD/DC Chapter, 2011
  • Order of the Coif, University of Maryland School of Law, 1988

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Baltimore Country Bar Association
  • Member, Maryland Bar Association, Elder law and Disability Rights section
  • Member, National Academy of elder law attorneys caps lock MD bar DC chapter. Named chapter member of the Europe, 2011
  • Member, National Academy of elder law attorneys, Trusts and Special Needs Trust section, Member, Section steering committee
  • Member, Special needs Alliance, Board of Directors, 2014 - 2017
  • Member, Governor's able act task force, 2015
  • Maryland, June, 1999

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Appointed to the Governor's ABLE Act Task Force, 2015
  • Planned Parenthood of Maryland (PPM), Board Member, 1990-1995 and 2004-2006.
  • Murray Hill Community Association, Vice-President, 2015-2016
  • NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Metro Baltimore, Board Member, 2013-2019

Educational Background:

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Masters of Business Administration, 1985
  • Yale College, B.A., Majors: History, 1978

Industry Groups

  • Special Needs Alliance; National Academy Of Elder Law Attorneys
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    Office Location for Mary E. O'Byrne

    1400 Front Avenue
    Suite 303
    Lutherville, MD 21093

    Phone: 410-321-5800

     

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