Marc S. Levine

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Bethesda, MD

Handler & Levine, LLC
 | 4520 East West Highway, Suite 700
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 301-961-6464
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate (90%),
  • Closely Held Business (10%)
Attorney Profile

A partner at Handler & Levine, LLC, Marc S. Levine has over 25 years of experience representing clients in legal matters related to closely held business and estate planning and probate. The people of Bethesda, Maryland, and the Washington metropolitan area benefit from his experience in matters of trust administration, estate administration, business estate and succession planning, revocable living trusts and testamentary planning with wills. For his commitment to legal ethics and professional accomplishments, he earned the highest peer review rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell, and his reputation with clients has earned him an Avvo “Superb” rating and a Clients’ Choice Award.

Mr. Levine is admitted to practice in Virginia, the District of Columbia and Maryland. At Boston University in 1988, he earned a Bachelor of Science in journalism and obtained his Juris Doctor, graduating with honors from George Washington University National Law Center in 1992. 

Part of Mr. Levine’s practice includes working with the National Institute of Transition Planning to provide seminars related to estate planning, and he is a member of the board for the Estate Planning Council of Montgomery County. Other professional memberships include the estate and trust law section of the Montgomery County Bar Association; the estate, trust and probate law section of the District of Columbia Bar Association; the trust and estates section of the Virginia State Bar Association; and the estate and trust law section and estate and gift tax study group of the Maryland State Bar Association.

Committed to being involved in the community, Mr. Levine is the Planned Giving Committee’s co-chair for the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School, and at his synagogue, he is a member of the Board of Governors. Within his practice, Mr. Levine also represents small and medium-sized businesses.

* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Estate Planning & Probate (90%): Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Closely Held Business (10%)

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 1 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2018

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About Marc Levine

Admitted: 1992, Maryland

Professional Webpage: https://www.handlerlevine.com/attorneys/marc-s-levine/

Honors and Awards:

  • Avvo, Clients' Choice Award, 2017
  • AV Rated, Martindale Hubbell

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Virginia, 1996
  • District of Columbia, 1994
  • Maryland, 1992
  • Montgomery County Bar Association, Estate & Trust Law Section, Member
  • District of Columbia Bar Association, Estates, Trusts and Probate Law Section, Member
  • Virginia State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Section, Member
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Estate and Trust Law Section; Estate and Gift Tax Study Group, Member
  • Estate Planning Council of Montgomery County, MD, Board Member, 2016-Present

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, Board of Governors, B'nai Israel Congregation, Rockville, MD, 2016
  • Chair of the Planned Giving Committee, Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School, 2011

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • A summary of impotantat estate planning goals and actions, especially for government employees and retirees., Author, Taking Care of Each Other: Estate Planning for Federal Employees, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Federal Government, 2017
  • Presenter, Death Taxes - 2016 & Beyond, The Montgomery County Maryland American Inn Of Court, 2016
  • Presenter, What to Do First When a Loved One Dies, National Institute of Transition Planning, Inc., Federal Government, 2016
  • Presenter, Estate Planning and Digital Assets, Federal Government, 2016
  • Presenter, A Look Back at 2015 to Plan Ahead for 2016, National Institute of Transition Planning, Inc., Federal Government, 2015
  • Speaker, Estate Planning with Federal Government Benefits, 2008
  • Presenter, Estate Planning for Federal Employees, National Institute of Transition Planning, Inc., Federal Government, 2001

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Educational Background:

  • Boston University, B.S., Print Journalism, 1988

Industry Groups

  • Federal Government; Attorneys; Professionals
Office Location for Marc S. Levine

4520 East West Highway
Suite 700
Bethesda, MD 20814

Phone: 301-961-6464

 

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Last Updated: 12/27/2017

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