Hammer of the Law

Practice Areas

  • Residential Real Estate Settlements for Purchases and Refinances
    (Full title, closing and escrow services).
  • Commercial Real Estate Settlements
  • Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney
  • Estate and Trust Administration

Who We Are

David P. Modell, Esq. concentrates his practice in the areas of Residential and Commercial Real Estate Settlements, AND Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning.  He has been licensed to practice law in Maryland and the District of Columbia since 1985 (which includes all real estate transactions), and is also licensed to handle real estate closings for Virginia properties.

He is an active member of the Real Estate and Estates & Trusts sections of the bar association.  Mr. Modell has previously served as chairman* for the Real Estate Section, the Legal Ethics Committee and Law School for the Public, and received the Community Service Award for Law School for the Public. He has also lectured in classes for the Maryland Institute of Continuing Professional Education and for the Montgomery County Bar Foundation.

Mr. Modell has substantial experience in estate planning and estate administration.  He is frequently appointed by the Court to serve as Personal Representative, Trustee, Special Master, Special Administrator and Mediator.

Mr. Modell received his juris doctorate from the Washington College of Law, American University in December 1984.  He was then a judicial law clerk on the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland and also a part-time judicial law clerk on the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland.

*All chairmanships were for the Bar Association of Montgomery County, Maryland

Our staff of experienced paralegals and closing administrators are here to provide expedient and personalized service.


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