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Representing clients in the preparation

of wills, estate planning documents,

and other legal matters.

Representation that incorporates

the needs of your children.

 L A U R A  G.  D U N C A N 

A T T O R N E Y   A T   L A W


 

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ATTORNEY PROFILE:


Laura Duncan provides Estate Planning for clients, serving several Counties in MD. Laura practices Criminal Defense for the District Court of Maryland's Appointed Attorneys Program. Laura practiced Child Advocacy & Family Law at the law firm of Fait & DiLima, LLP from 2018 to 2023.


Ms. Duncan graduated from Hood College with a Degree in Business Management in 2007, she earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Hood in 2009. 


In her first year of law school, she worked as a legal intern for Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) in Washington, D.C.  Laura then worked as a Student Attorney in the UDC Low Income Taxpayer Clinic, where she represented 10 clients, and in the UDC Juvenile and Special Education Legal Clinic, representing minors.  She began working with William Poffenbarger and Chad Weddle in Frederick, Maryland in February 2013. 


Laura worked at the Mississippi Center for Justice in Biloxi, Mississippi in Spring

2013, completing heir title work for the

Katrina housing track.  

Ms. Duncan graduated from the University

of the District of Columbia (UDC) David A.

Clarke School of Law in Washington, D.C.

in 2013.  She joined Fait & DiLima, LLP in

early 2018 and is a Collaborative Attorney licensed to practice in Maryland and the

District of Columbia. 


DISTRICT COURT OF MARYLAND APPOINTED ATTORNEYS PROGRAM:

Attorney Duncan represents criminal defendants at their initial appearance before a District Court Commissioner at the Frederick County Detention Center to determine their eligibility for pre-trial release on personal recognizance or release on bond.  She counsels each client on their Constitutional rights and advocates for a reasonable bail.