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Richard Lee Adams III

O'Byrne Law, LLC
  • Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate
  • Maryland
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Summary

Ricky is an attorney with O'Byrne Law, LLC, focusing his practice in the areas of Estate Planning, Elder Law, Medicaid Planning, Estate, Probate & Trust Administration, Adult Guardianship, and Special Needs Planning. Ricky’s practice includes assisting with the legal needs of same-sex couples and other members of the LGBTQ community.

Ricky has significant experience in his practice areas, having worked for almost twenty years in the legal field, ten of those years as a paralegal. Prior to becoming an attorney, Ricky would work hand-in-hand with clients and other professionals to achieve results and meet objectives. Thus, Ricky is able to leverage his ample practical expertise to benefit his clients.

As part of his Estate Planning practice, Ricky prepares various documents, including Last Will and Testaments, Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts, Financial Powers of Attorney, Health Care Powers of Attorney/Living Wills, and Deeds, among others. Ricky is also able to skillfully protect assets while obtaining Long Term Care Medical Assistance benefits for clients, allowing for an improved quality of life and peace of mind for the applicant and their family.

Ricky is also available to counsel and advise on the proper administration of Estates and Trusts, providing legal advice to Personal Representatives and Trustees as they work to perform their fiduciary obligations, and to heirs and beneficiaries as to their distributions and associated rights. Ricky has experience in administering Trusts and Estates in a cost-effective manner, working to preserve the assets for the heirs, beneficiaries, and other family members.

Ricky enjoys working with clients of all ages, backgrounds, and needs. His approach to the practice of law incorporates a holistic and compassionate form of advocacy.

Practice Areas
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
Additional Practice Area
  • LGBTQ Law Issues
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    We give free telephone consultations.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Maryland
Maryland Court of Appeals
ID Number: 1712130004
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Professional Experience
Associate Attorney
O'Byrne Law, LLC
- Current
Associate Attorney
Rosenberg Martin Greenberg, LLP
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Education
University of Baltimore School of Law
J.D. (2017) | Tax and Estate Planning
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University of Maryland - University College
B.S. (2012) | Gerontology and Legal Studies
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Awards
Generation J.D. Award
The Daily Record
Senior Legal Services Volunteer of the Year
Bar Association of Baltimore City
Professional Associations
Bar Association of Baltimore City
Member
- Current
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Baltimore County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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LGBTQ Bar Association of Maryland
Member
- Current
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Maryland State Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Your Home, Your Deed, Your Legacy: Ensuring Community Stability in Baltimore City Through Legal Services
Maryland State Bar Association
The Importance of LGBTQ Estate Planning
Maryland Bar Journal
Speaking Engagements
Elder Law and Estate Planning, University of Maryland - Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
Presentation to Gerontology PHD students on topics.
How to Administer an Estate, NBI, Baltimore, MD
Estate Administration 101, Maryland Legal Aid, Hanover, MD
Presented on Estate Administration topics.
Trusts 101, Baltimore, MD
NBI
Focused on Special Needs Trusts and Ethics.
Websites & Blogs
Website
O'Byrne Law, LLC
Contact & Map
O'Byrne Law, LLC
30 E. Padonia Road
Suite 306
Timonium, MD 21093
USA
Telephone: (410) 321-5800