Civil Litigation Attorney

An Experienced Court Room Lawyer Advocating for Your Rights in Court

Michael has argued appeals in the 2nd and 4th US Circuit Courts of Appeals, the Supreme Court of Maryland and Court of Appeals of New York.

From initial filing to trial and appeal, Michael is here to guide you through every stage of your civil court case.

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Civil Trials: Forceful Representation in Civil Court Cases

Michael is a litigator who knows how to build a compelling case and present it persuasively in civil court.

He will work closely with you to gather evidence, interview witnesses, and develop a strategic approach to your civil lawsuit.

In the courtroom, he will advocate zealously for your rights and interests, working tirelessly to achieve the best possible outcome in your civil suit.

Civil Appeals: Challenging Unfavorable Decisions in Higher Courts

If you’ve received an unfavorable ruling in civil court, you may have grounds to appeal the decision.

Michael has extensive experience handling appeals in complex civil cases.

He will carefully review the details of your case, identify any legal errors or oversights, and craft a persuasive argument to present before the appellate court.

With Michael, you can feel confident that your appeal is in capable hands.

No matter the nature of your civil lawsuit, an experienced attorney like Michael has the skills and resources to help you navigate the legal process and work toward a successful resolution.

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Trust Disputes

Our trust administration services include:

  • Breach of trust Claims
  • Trust modification and termination actions
  • Disputes over the interpretation of trust documents
  • Removal of trustees

Will Contests

We represent clients in will contests involving:

  • Undue influence
  • Lack of testamentary capacity
  • Forgery or fraud

Beneficiary Claims

We assist beneficiaries in pursuing claims for:

  • Wrongful distribution of assets
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Accounting and surcharge actions

 Michael S. Elder

If you’re facing a civil court case or considering an appeal, don’t wait to seek legal guidance. Michael Elder is an experienced civil litigation attorney who is here to help.

Contact him today to schedule a consultation and learn more about how he can advocate for your rights in civil court.