Suzanne Simpson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Spencerville, MD

Simpson Law PA
 | 2000 Spencerville Rd, Spencerville, MD 20868
Phone: 301-658-7951
Fax: 301-476-7483
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate (80%),
  • Elder Law (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • German
Attorney Profile

Attorney Suzanne Simpson is the founder of Simpson Law, PA, in Spencerville, Maryland. Ms. Simpson focuses her practice primarily on estate planning and probate law and handles elder law matters. She serves clients throughout the state of Maryland.

Ms. Simpson has more than 35 years of legal experience. Her practice encompasses all types of contract and estate planning services including business succession plans, employment contracts, wills, power of attorney for health care and finances, premarital agreements, and trusts. She is committed to providing efficient and inclusive legal services to her clients.

Over the years, Ms. Simpson has served in many leadership roles within the legal community. She is a former co-chair of the estate planning section of the Howard County Bar Association, a past president of the Howard County Women’s Bar Association and served on the board of directors for the Olney Chamber of Commerce.

Ms. Simpson educates others on estate planning needs through lecturing for various groups and organizations. She continues to be an active member of the Howard County Estate Planning Council, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and the estate planning sections of the Maryland Bar Association and Virginia Bar Association. She volunteers her time drafting living wills for senior citizens on Law Day each year.

Ms. Simpson earned bachelor’s degrees in English and German from George Mason University. She received her law degree from George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School. She holds a law license in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia and is qualified to appear before the Supreme Court of the United States.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Estate Planning & Probate (80%): Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Elder Law (20%)

Focus Areas

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

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2020

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About Suzanne Simpson

Admitted: 1993, Maryland

Professional Webpage: https://www.simpsonlaw.biz/Attorneys/Suzanne-B-Simpson.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • Super Lawyers
  • Client’s Choice Attorney, AVVO, 2012, 2014, 2016-2017
  • AVVO Top-Rated lawyer, 2014, 2016-2018
  • Nominee, ATHENA Women's Leadership Award, Athena International
  • 10 Best Elder Law Attorney MD - AIOLC
  • Leadership Montgomery, Highly competitive selection process resulting in peer group of motivated and successful leaders to promote community goals, 2011
  • Superb Rating Client Top Choice, This award is based on client and peer reviews, AVVO, 2014
  • Client’s Choice Top Estate Attorney, Awarded Top Estate Attorney based on peer review and AVVO criteria, AVVO, 2012, 2014, 2016-2017

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Counsel for the Virginia State Bar, Inns of Court
  • Vice-Chair, Continuing Legal Education, Fairfax County Bar Association
  • Client’s Choice Attorney, AVVO, 2012, 2014, 2016-2017 
  • Washington Ski Club, General Counsel
  • Virginia Bar Association, Estate Planning Section, 2003 - Present
  • Maryland Bar Association, Estate Planning Section, 2003 - Present
  • Maryland Bar Association Special Needs Study Group, 2011 - Present
  • Fairfax Bar Association, CLE Committee, Co-Chair, 1998 - 2000
  • Virginia Bar Association, 1991 - Present
  • Maryland Bar Association, 1992 - Present
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, 2011 - Present
  • Howard County Women's Bar Association, Past President, 2008 - Present
  • Business Women’s Network of Howard County, 2017 - Present
  • Estate Planning Counsel of Howard County, 2017 - Present
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2012
  • Virginia, 1991
  • District of Columbia, 1992
  • Maryland, 1993
  • Past President of the Howard County Bar Association, Past Secretary to the Estate Planning Council of Suburban Maryland, 2007-Present; and was on the Board of Directors for the Olney Chamber of Commerce, 2009 - 2011, with service as Chair of the Legislative Affairs Committee. Co-chair of the Estate Planning section of the Howard County Bar Association, 2003 - Present

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Law Day--provided pro bono services to indigent senior citizens, Pro-bono work for local children's sport's association
  • Law Day-Prepare Living Wills for Seniors, 2010 - Present

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Beyond the Exam Room for Physicians, Estate Planning, 2016 - 2017
  • National Business Institute: Ethics in Estate Planning, 2014
  • National Business Institute: Advanced Medical Directives, 2014
  • Estate Planning, Women's Finance Group DC, 2012 Estate Planning, Montgomery Village International Moms Club, 2012 Estate Planning, Blog Radio, 2012 Estate Planning, Baltimore Veterans Affairs, 2012 Estate Planning, Think About It Cable TV Show, 2011 Estate Planning, Moms, Inc., 2011 Estate Planning, Estate Planning and Long Term Care Insurance, 2011 Estate Planning, Vegetarian Resource Group, 2010 Estate Planning, Real Estate Investment Society, 2010 Business Planning, Moms, Inc., 2010 Estate Planning, Moms Club International, 2009 Grantor Trusts, Howard County Bar Association Trust and Estate Section, 2009
  • Lecturer NBI, Advanced Directives, 2013
  • Lecturer NBI, slated to speak on Special Needs Trusts in May 2015
  • Lecturer NBI, slated to speak on Attorney Ethics Estate Planning in August 2015

Educational Background:

  • George Mason University, B.A. in English/German
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Office Location for Suzanne Simpson

2000 Spencerville Rd
Spencerville, MD 20868

Phone: 301-658-7951

Fax: 301-476-7483

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Last Updated: 11/13/2019

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