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

  • Established in 1973
  • Firm Size 9
  • Since 1973, providing experienced, competent representation in criminal & civil trial litigation, family law, personal injury, real estate and business transactions, land use planning and zoning and estates and trusts.
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    4.7/5.0 (6)
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About this firm

History: 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 grown to include nine attorneys in two offices providing a wide variety of legal services including criminal and civil trial practice, 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.

The firm has two offices, one in Ocean City and the other in Ocean Pines. The firms Ocean City office is located at 6200 Coastal Highway (at the intersection of MD Route 90 and Coastal Highway).The Ocean Pines office, located at 11047 Racetrack Road, was opened in 1988.

Representative Clients: Town of Ocean City, Maryland; Ocean Petroleum Co., Inc.; Ocean Pines Properties, Inc.; Time Sharing Council of Maryland, Inc.; O.C. Real Estate Management, Inc.; Mann Properties, Inc.; Golden Sands Club Condominium, Inc.; Tyler & Company, P.A.; Atlantic/Smith, Cropper & Deeley Insurance Company; Bay Shore Development Corp.; Montego Bay Civic Association; White Horse Park Community Association; Worcester County Board of Education; RE/MAX Premier Properties; The Cordish Company; Shore Bank; Montego Bay Shopping Center; Farmers Bank of Willards; Bali Hi Cooperative Campground; ; Brittingham Landscaping and Construction, Inc.; Sunset Marina, LLC,; Ocean City Fishing Center, Martha's Landing, LLC; Percontee, Inc.; Steen Associates, Inc.; Tanger Outlets; Royal Plus, Inc.; O'Brien & Gere Engineers, Inc. and the Quay Condominium.

APPROVED ATTORNEYS FOR: Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Co., Security Title and Stewart Title Guaranty Co.

References: Calvin B. Taylor Banking Co. Ocean City, Maryland and Ocean Pines, Maryland; The Town of Ocean City; PNC Bank, Ocean City, Maryland and Ocean Pines, Maryland; Shore Bank, Ocean City, Maryland.

Areas of Practice (44)

Specific Practice Area and Industry Group Details across multiple offices:

  • General Practice
  • Trial Practice
  • Appellate Practice
  • Federal Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Business Law
  • Children
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Civil Litigation
  • Civil Practice
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Condominium Law
  • Condominium Timeshares
  • Construction Law
  • Contracts
  • Contract Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Felonies
  • Misdemeanors
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • Drugs And Narcotics
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Relations
  • Leases And Leasing
  • Litigation
  • Municipal Law
  • Negligence
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate
  • Probate Administration
  • Real Estate
  • Resort Timeshares
  • Torts
  • Traffic Violations
  • Trusts And Estates
  • Zoning Law
  • Planning Law
  • Land Use

People (9)

Municipal Law, Administrative Law, Real Estate, Civil Litigation

Peer Reviews
5.0/5.0

Criminal Law, Traffic Law, Driving Under the Influence, Motor Vehicle, Administrative Hearings, Drug and Narcotics, Assa ...

Peer Reviews
5.0/5.0

Domestic Relations, Condominium Law, Litigation, Real Estate, Business Law

Peer Reviews
5.0/5.0

Real Estate, Corporate Law, Business Law

Peer Reviews
4.4/5.0 (1) Review

Civil Litigation, Zoning Law, Land Use, Real Estate, Business Law

Peer Reviews
4.3/5.0 (4) Reviews

Civil Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Appellate Practice, Personal Injury, Municipal Law, Business Law, Real Estate

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No Reviews

Family Law, Criminal Law, Litigation, Appellate Practice, Real Estate, Trusts and Estates, Collaborative Law, Mediation, ...

Peer Reviews
5.0/5.0 (1) Review

Real Estate, Corporate Law, Estates

Peer Reviews
4.4/5.0

Peer Reviews

Bar Registry

  • Administrative Law

  • Civil Trial Practice

  • Criminal Trial Practice

  • Family Law

  • Land Use Law

  • Municipal and Zoning Law

  • Real Estate Law

  • Trusts and Estates, Wills and Probate

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