Richard L. Adams

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Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Lutherville Timonium, MD

O'Byrne Law, LLC
 | 30 E Padonia Rd, Suite 306
Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093
Phone: 410-891-6685
Fax: 410-296-1290
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2017
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate (80%),
  • Elder Law (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Richard L. Adams is an associate with O'Byrne Law, LLC, in Timonium, Maryland. A top-rated and award-winning lawyer, Mr. Adams provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout Baltimore and across the state who have legal needs involving any of the following:

    ·       Elder law

    ·       Medicaid planning

    ·       Estate, probate and trust administration

    ·       Adult guardianships

    ·       Special needs planning

    As an attorney, Mr. Adams enjoys working with a diverse range of clients who have highly personalized needs regarding their estate planning and other end-of-life matters. He maintains a particular focus on helping members of the LGBTQ community with their unique challenges regarding same-sex estate planning, and he serves as board member of the Maryland LGBT Chamber of Commerce and on the advisory board for the LGBTQ Fund of the Baltimore Community Foundation.

    Mr. Adams is also a member of the National LGBT Bar Association and the LGBTQ Bar Association of Maryland, as well as the Baltimore County and Maryland State Bar Associations, the Baltimore Estate Planning Council and the Bar Association of Baltimore City. He is also actively involved with the Coalition of Geriatric Services, the Geriatric Assistance Information Network and the Maryland Gerontological Association.

    A 2012 graduate of the University of Maryland with degrees in gerontology and legal studies, Mr. Adams attended the University of Baltimore School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2017 with a concentration in tax and estate planning. He also earned his certificate in estate planning from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2020.

    Mr. Adams also serves as board member of the Baltimore County Provider Council, and he volunteers his time and services with various organizations in his area. Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, he received the 2018 Volunteer of the Year Award from the Bar Association of Baltimore City Senior Legal Services Committee, and in 2019, The Daily Record bestowed him with the Generation J.D. Leadership in Law award.

    Practice Areas
    • 80%Estate Planning & Probate
    • 20%Elder Law
    Focus Areas

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


    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

    Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021

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    About Richard Adams

    Admitted: 2017, Maryland

    Professional Webpage:


    • Volunteer of the Year Award, The Bar Association of Baltimore City, Senior Legal Services (2018), Volunteer of the Year Award, The Bar Association of Baltimore City
    • Super Lawyers Rising Star in Estate Planning and Probate in 2019 and 2020
    • Generation J.D. Leadership In Law, The Daily Record, 2019

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Baltimore Estate Planning Council
    • Maryland Gerontological Association
    • Geriatric Assistance Information Network
    • Coalition of Geriatric Services
    • LGBTQ Bar Association of Maryland
    • Maryland State Bar Association
    • National LGBT Bar Association
    • Baltimore County Bar Association
    • Bar Association of Baltimore City
    • Advisory Board for the LGBTQ Fund of the Baltimore Community Foundation
    • Maryland State Bar Association: Chair, Estate & Trust Study Group (2019-2020), Member, MSBA Editorial Advisory Board Committee, Member, Estate & Trust Law Section, Member, Elder Law & Disability Rights Section, Member, Young Lawyers Section
    • Board of Directors, Maryland LGBT Chamber of Commerce
    • Board Member, Baltimore County Provider Council
    • Maryland

    Educational Background:

    • University of Maryland University College, B.S., Gerontology and Legal Studies, 2012
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    Office Location for Richard L. Adams

    30 E Padonia Rd
    Suite 306
    Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093

    Phone: 410-891-6685

    Fax: 410-296-1290

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    Last Updated: 12/30/2020

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