Ayres, Jenkins, Gordy & Almand, P.A.
Practice Areas
Domestic Relations; Condominium Law; Litigation; Real Estate; Business Law.
Location
6200 Coastal Highway, Suite 200
Ocean City, MD 21842

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.

  • Ocean City MD

    6200 Coastal Highway, Suite 200
    Ocean City, Maryland 21842

    Main: (410) 723-1400
    Fax #1: (410) 723-1861
    Fax #2: (410) 723-4730

  • Ocean Pines MD

    11047 Racetrack Rd
    Ocean Pines, MD 21811

    Main: (410) 641-5033
    Fax: (410) 641-6926