Kandace L. Scherr

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Elder Law Attorney in Lutherville, MD

Frank, Frank & Scherr, LLC
 | 1400 Front Avenue, Suite 200
Lutherville, MD 21093
Phone: 410-337-8900
Fax: 410-337-0031
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Elder Law (70%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (20%),
  • Military/Veterans Law (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Kandace L. Scherr is an elder law and estate planning attorney in Lutherville, Maryland. The managing partner of Frank, Frank & Scherr, Maryland LLC, Ms. Scherr serves clients throughout the Baltimore metropolitan region, central and Maryland statewide.

    Ms. Scherr advises Maryland residents on elder law and estate planning matters, including those involving estate and probate administration, health care planning, Medicare planning, special needs planning, trusts and wills. She has over 30 years of experience and provides compassionate and dedicated representation to every client, taking the time to understand each client’s unique situation.

    Outside of her law practice, Ms. Scherr regularly speaks on elder law topics to various groups and organizations. Active in the elder law community, she serves on the Maryland State Bar Association’s Elder Law & Disability Rights Section Council and belongs to the Maryland and Washington, D.C., chapters of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.

    Additionally, Ms. Scherr belongs to the Maryland State Bar Association, the District of Columbia Bar and the Baltimore County Provider Council. Her prior legal experience includes working as an associate attorney at two private Baltimore area firms before joining Frank, Frank & Scherr, LLC.

    Ms. Scherr earned a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art and received her law degree from the University of Maryland School of Law. She obtained her license to practice law in 1986. She is qualified to appear before all Maryland state courts, as well as in Washington, D.C. She is also an accredited attorney with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

    Practice Areas
    • 70%Elder Law
    • 20%Estate Planning & Probate
    • 10%Military/Veterans Law
    Focus Areas

    Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Military & Veterans Law, Veteran's Benefits


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    Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021

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    About Kandace Scherr

    Admitted: 1986, Maryland

    Professional Webpage: https://frankelderlaw.com/attorneys/kandace-l-scherr/


    • This award is based solely on client reviews and ratings., Gold Client Champion Award, Martindale-Hubbell, 2020
    • This award is based solely on client reviews and ratings., Client's Choice Award, Avvo, 2020

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified attorney with the Veteran's Administration Member National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • MD/DC Chapter of The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
    • Member National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
    • Secretary Maryland State Bar Association, Elder and Disability Law Section Council
    • District of Columbia Bar Association
    • Maryland Bar Association

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Frequent lecturer to community and professional groups on Elder Law and Estate Planning Current pro bono lectures include seminars to Catonsville Community Center, Maryland Retired Teacher's Association, Alzheimer's Association Support Group and Maryland Mensa, 2020
    • Board of Trustees Member of Maryland University of Integrated Health, 2020
    • Assisting disabled Veterans and surviving spouses obtain Veteran's benefits, 2020
    • Secretary of Section Council of The Elder Law and Disability Rights Section of the Maryland Bar Association., 2020

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Sheppard Pratt Conference - Shedding Light on Seniors: Guardianship
    • 26 – Elder Law, Maryland Association of Adult Day Services (MAADS), June 2019
    • 14 – Medicaid and Asset Protection, Maryland Association of Adult Day Services Conference, June 2019
    • 30 – Medicaid Planning, Asset Protection and the Five Documents Everyone Needs, MedStar Crawford Conference Center at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, May 2019
    • The Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers - “Practical Approaches to Adult Guardianship”
    • Maryland Guardianship Handbook- (Co-author)
    • Frederick County Department of Social Services Training Session
    • The Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers - Elder Law
    • PESI Continuing Education Conference - Maryland Elder Law
    • The University of Maryland School of Social Work- Training Workshop on Legal and Advocacy Issues for Elderly clients
    • Arden Courts Assisted Living, Towson
    • Lorman Education Services - Medical Assistance Planning
    • Baltimore County Department of Aging “Grandparents and Older Relative Caregiver’s Support Group” Guest – “Your Money and Business,” WMPT Television
    • Alzheimer's Association Greater Maryland Chapter Seminar on Long Term Care
    • The Pikesville Senior Center
    • The Baltimore County Department of Aging Caregivers Workshop


    • Successfully handled over one thousand Long Term Care Medicaid applications

    Representative Clients:

    • Persons needing long term care, persons with Special Needs and Veterans needing benefits, Persons wanting estate planning documents and those needing assistance with probate, estate administration

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Super Lawyers, 2020
    • Graduate of Maryland Leadership Class of 2018- participated in the professional development program dedicated to building a better Maryland by harnessing the strength of its local business and community leaders. Ms. Scherr is one of 52 individuals chosen for Leadership Maryland’s 26th class – the Class of 2018, who completed the eight-month hands-on learning program focused on the state’s most vital social, economic and environmental issues., 2020

    Educational Background:

    • Maryland Institute College of Art, Degree in Fine Arts, 1980

    Industry Groups

    • Nursing home residents
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    Office Location for Kandace L. Scherr

    1400 Front Avenue
    Suite 200
    Lutherville, MD 21093

    Phone: 410-337-8900

    Fax: 410-337-0031

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