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Ayres, Jenkins, Gordy & Almand, P.A.

About AJGA Law

The law firm of Ayres, Jenkins, Gordy & Almand, P.A., has been providing legal representation on the Eastern Shore of Maryland for over forty years. During that time, the firm has attorneys providing a wide variety of legal services including criminal and civil trial practice, administrative law, family law, personal injury, real estate, business, and zoning.

The law firm was established on June 1, 1973 by Guy R. Ayres III, M. Dean Jenkins, and Harold B. 'Chip' Gordy, Jr.

In 1977, James W. Almand left his position as Assistant Dean with the University of Maryland School of Law and joined the firm. In 1991, William E. Esham III joined the firm after completing his judicial clerkship for the Honorable William R. Buchanan, Sr. of the Circuit Court for Baltimore County, Maryland. That same year, Mark Spencer Cropper joined the firm at the conclusion of his clerkship with the Honorable Theodore E. Eschenburg and the Honorable Thomas C. Groton III, both of the Circuit Court for Worcester County, Maryland.

In 2001, Bruce F. Bright came to the firm after having practiced law in Annapolis and Washington, D.C. Heather E. Stansbury, joined in 2005 at the conclusion of her clerkship with the Honorable Joseph F. Murphy, Jr., Chief Judge for the Maryland Court of Special Appeals.

In 2020, Maureen F. L. Howarth came to the firm after having served at the Worcester County Attorney. Ryan D. Bodley, joined in 2017 after leaving his position as Assistant State's Attorney at the Office of State's Attorney for Worcester County, which was preceded by a clerkship with the Honorable Kathleen L. Beckstead in Wicomico County Circuit Court.

The firm's Ocean City office is at 6200 Coastal Highway (at the intersection of MD Route 90 and Coastal Highway).

Coastal Style Best of since 2014

  • Attorneys for

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

  • Location

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

  • Contact Us

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