Laura Lynn Thomas

Laura Lynn Thomas

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Columbia, MD

Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny
 | 10211 Wincopin Circle, Suite 600
Columbia, MD 21044
Phone: 301-951-9336
Fax: 410-309-6161
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014, 2018 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate (80%),
  • Tax: Business (20%)
Attorney Profile

Laura Thomas focuses her practice on developing comprehensive estate plans to help clients preserve their legacies. She works with individuals at various stages in their lives, from young professionals to those dealing with the administration of an estate.   Laura believes everyone benefits from having an estate plan to guide their loved ones through a difficult period. 

Laura has a particular affinity for assisting multi-generational business owners preserve and protect the businesses they spent lifetimes building. The intersection of estate planning, business succession planning, and income tax planning requires special care and attention for these families.

Laura serves on various professional committees, including the Maryland State Bar Association Estate and Trust Section Council Legislative Committee and the American Bar Association Young Lawyers’ Division Real Property, Trust, and Estate Committee. She speaks frequently on the Maryland and federal estate tax.

About Laura Thomas

Admitted: 2011, Maryland

Professional Webpage: https://www.darslaw.com/laura-thomas

Honors/Awards:

  • I have been honored by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation as one of Howard County, Maryland's Finest Under 39.  The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is to assure the development of the means to cure and control cystic fibrosis and to improve the quality of life for those with the disease., Howard County's Finest Under 39, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 2012

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, American Bar Association Real Property, Trusts and Estates Section, Task Force on Fun, 2018
  • Vice-Chair, American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Real Property, Trusts & Estates Committee, 2018
  • Member, MSBA Estates and Trusts Section Council, Young Lawyers Representative and Membership Chair., 2016
  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association, 2012
  • Member, Howard County Estate Planning Council, 2015
  • Member, Maryland State Bar Association, 2011
  • Member, Young Lawyer's Section, Maryland State Bar Association, 2015

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Howard County Bar Association - Law Day, 2012
  • Maryland State Bar Association Young Lawyers Division - Wills for Heroes, 2012

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • CLE on preparation of Federal and Maryland estate tax returns, Presentor, Preparation of Gift and Estate Tax Returns, 2016
  • Presented a summary to fellow attorneys of changes to tax law that effect the practice of trusts and estates law., Speaker, Tax Reform Act of 2017 and its Impact on Estate and Trust Practitioners, MSBA Estate and Trust Study Group, 2018

Educational Background:

  • LL.M. in Taxation, Villanova University School of Law, Graduate Tax Program, 2015
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Office Location for Laura Lynn Thomas

10211 Wincopin Circle
Suite 600
Columbia, MD 21044

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Last Updated: 10/17/2019

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