Ayres, Jenkins, Gordy & Almand, P.A.
Practice Areas
Domestic Relations; Condominium Law; Litigation; Real Estate; Business Law.

James W. Almand

James W. Almand has been with the firm since 1977 following service in the Army Judge Advocate General Corps (1972-1975) and as an associate dean at the University Of Maryland School Of Law (1975-1977). His practice is concentrated in family law, real estate, general litigation, and condominium and HOA law. Mr. Almand has been recognized as a "Super Lawyer," and he is rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell. He graduated from the University of Florida with a BS degree in journalism (1969) and a juris doctor degree (1972). He was admitted to practice in Maryland in 1976, Florida in 1972 (inactive), U.S. Supreme Court (1980) and the Court of Military Appeals (1976).

Bar/community Activities

Worcester County Bar Association (President, 1984), Maryland State Bar Association (Chairman, Young Lawyers Section Council, 1983-1984; Member, Board of Governors, 1987-1989) and American Bar Association; Maryland Bar Foundation (Director, 1991-1997). Chairman, client protection fund of the Bar of Maryland 2011 to present. Chairman, Atlantic General Hospital Corporation, 1991-1995. Chairman, Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore, 1996-1998, 2012-2013.

Reported Cases

BEKA v. Worcester County Board of Education, 419 Md. 194, 18 A.3d 890 (2011); Dodson v. Dodson, 380 Md. 438, 845 A.2d 1194 (2004); Jurgensen v. New Phoenix Atlantic Condominium Council of Unit Owners, 380 Md. 106, 843 A.2d 865 (2004); Hickman v. Carven, 135 Md.App. 645, 763 A.2d 1207 (2000), affd, 366 Md. 362, 784 A.2d 31 (2001); Scott v. Scott, 103 Md.App. 500, 653 A.2d 1017 (1995); Kaouris v. Kaouris, 91 Md.App. 223, 603 A.2d 1350 (1992); Golden Sands Club Condominium, Inc. v. Walker, 313 Md. 484, 545 A.2d 1332 (1988); Regiec v. Stogo, 72 Md.App. 311, 528 A.2d 545 (1987); Miller v. Miller, 70 Md.App. 1, 519 A.2d 1298 (1987).

  • Attorneys for

    Security Title Guarantee Corporation of Baltimore
    Stewart Title Guaranty Company
    Commonwealth Land Title Ins.Co.

  • Location

    Ocean City MD
    6200 Coastal Highway, Suite 200
    Ocean City, Maryland 21842

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