Barrett R. King

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate & Trust Litigation Attorney in Ellicott City, MD

King Hall LLC
 | 5300 Dorsey Hall Drive, Suite 107
Ellicott City, MD 21042
Phone: 443-574-7464
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (40%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (40%),
  • Elder Law (20%)
Attorney Profile

Barrett R. King is a co-founder of King | Hall LLC. Located in Ellicott City, Maryland, and providing representation to clients in the greater Baltimore metropolitan area and throughout the state, he focuses his practice on estate and trust litigation, planning, guardianships and elder law. Mr. King has frequently served as a personal representative, trustee or guardian. He advises clients on how to protect their companies, their intellectual properties and their digital assets through estate planning as well as how to protect and preserve the inheritances for children from a previous marriage.

Majoring in philosophy, Mr. King attended Salisbury University as an undergraduate and received a Bachelor of Arts in 2002. Remaining in the state, he pursued his legal education at the University of Baltimore School of Law, where he was awarded his Juris Doctor cum laude in 2006. While in law school, he served internships with the Circuit Court for Baltimore City and the Maryland Court of Special Appeals. After graduation, Mr. King was a lease negotiator with CitiFinancial before entering private practice in 2008. Admitted to practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, the United States Tax Court, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Mr. King has been an adjunct professor at the Community College of Baltimore County for several years, teaching courses in philosophy and ethics. A member of the Section of Estate and Trust Law of the Maryland State Bar Association, Inc., he is also an active participant in The Bar Association of Baltimore City and the Howard County Bar Association.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Estate & Trust Litigation (40%): Will Contests

Estate Planning & Probate (40%): Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Probate & Estate Administration

Elder Law (20%)

Focus Areas

Estate & Trust Litigation: Will Contests

Estate Planning & Probate: Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Probate & Estate Administration

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

Rising Stars: 2014 - 2018

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About Barrett King

Admitted: 2006, Maryland

Professional Webpage: http://www.kinghall-law.com/index.php/attorneys/barrett-r-ki...

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Accredited by the Veterans' Administration to provide representation to clients before the VA., 2017

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States Tax Court
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland
  • District of Columbia
  • Court of Appeals of Maryland
  • Women’s Law Center of Maryland, Judicial Selections Committee
  • President of the Board of Directors of the Women’s Law Center of Maryland

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Howard County Estate Planning Council
  • Women's Law Center, Judicial Nominating Committee Member, 2015-present
  • Ellicott City Business Association, Treasurer, 2012-2013
  • Ellicott City Partnership, President, 2013-2016
  • Ellicott City Partnership, Immediate Past President, 2016-present

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Starting A Successful Business, SCORE Baltimore, 2010
  • Elder Law and Medicaid Planning: What You Need to Know Now, NBI Seminar Faculty, 2013
  • Protecting Assets While Qualifying for Medicaid, NBI SeminarFaculty, 2014
  • Estate Planning from A to Z, NBI
  • Estate Administration From Start to Finish: Complex Issues in Estate Administration, NBI Seminar Faculty, 2016
  • Estate Administration From Start to Finish: Distributions and Closing of the Estate, NBI Seminar Faculty, 2016
  • Probate Boot Camp: Legal Ethics in Estate Administration NBI Seminar Faculty, 2016
  • Probate Boot Camp: Probating Business Assets in Estate, NBI Seminar Faculty, 2016
  • The Ultimate Guide to Probate: Beneficiary Distributions, Final Account and Closing of the Estate, NBI Seminar Faculty, 2016
  • The Ultimate Guide to Probate: Ethical Practice Considerations and Concerns in Probate, NBI Seminar Faculty, 2016
  • Trusts from A to Z: What are Trusts? Main Trust Principles, NBI Seminar Faculty, 2016
  • Use of LLCs in Asset Protection and Estate Planning: Legal Ethics, NBI Seminar Faculty, 2016
  • Advanced Trusts and Estates: A "How-to" Guide, Estate and Trust Litigation in Maryland, NBI Seminar Faculty, 2017

Educational Background:

  • Salisbury University, B.A. in History, cum laude
  • American University, M.A., International Affairs, School of International Service
Office Location for Barrett R. King

5300 Dorsey Hall Drive
Suite 107
Ellicott City, MD 21042

Phone: 443-574-7464

 

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Last Updated: 9/7/2017

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