DeCaro Doran

Our firm is a regional leader, offering legal services to individuals and businesses alike. With three offices, we are minutes from the Nation's Capital, Baltimore, Annapolis, and Northern Virginia. We are dedicated to delivering cost-effective and exceptional legal counsel with individualized attention to every client.

LATEST NEWS

DeCaro Doran is proud to announce that our former Partner, Erik H. Nyce, has been elevated to the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, Maryland. Read more...

DeCaro, Doran is pleased to announce that Jennifer A. King has been elevated to Partner. She has been an associate with the firm since December of 2007, assigned to the General Business and Civil Litigation practice group. Her practice is concentrated in the areas of Insurance Defense Litigation, Construction Law and Defect Litigation, Workers’ Compensation, Business Law, Estates and Trusts, and Probate Administration. Read more...

DeCaro Doran is proud to announce that seven of our attorneys have received recognition by SuperLawyers magazine as being among Maryland’s top attorneys. Read more...
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During winter months in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia, residents cannot help but notice the “Emergency Snow Route” signs and the news reports of snow emergencies.  However, many do not know what snow emergencies really mean.  What are residents required to do in a snow emergency and what is the penalty for failing to take those actions? Read more...
 
In Garcia v. AA Roofing Company, LLC, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals was faced with the issue of whether the Superior Court erred in dismissing the Plaintiff’s action without prejudice on the grounds of forum non conveniens. Read more...
The recently issued opinion of Lisy Corp. v. McCormick & Co., Inc., No. 8, Sept. Term, 2010 (filed Nov. 23 2015) is a warning to all attorneys seeking a jury trial: a checked box is a checked box, and nothing more. Read more...
 
In Shevlin Smith v. McLaughlin, the Supreme Court of Virginia held that an attorney’s failure to anticipate an appellate ruling on an unsettled legal issue did not amount to legal malpractice. Read more...
The Maryland Court of Special Appeals recently entered into what it described as the “unchartered Maryland waters” surrounding the child visitation and custody rights of same-sex spouses.  In Conover v. Conover (decided August 26, 2015), the court considered a same-sex spouse’s claim for visitation with a child born to her spouse prior to their marriage. Read more...
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