Joseph D. Gallagher

Earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland in 1973 and a juris doctor from the Washington College of Law at American University in 1978. He is a member of the Maryland and District of Columbia bars After serving a one-year clerkship for the Honorable C. Awdry Thompson in the Maryland Court of Special Appeals, he entered private practice in 1979 in Rockville, Maryland with the firm of Wieseman and Wieseman. Mr. Gallagher joined Gill & Sippel in 1983 and has been a partner since 1986. He has an active civil litigation practice at both the trial and appellate levels in the areas of contracts, estates and trusts, real estate, commercial transactions, and personal injury. His practice also includes advising individuals and businesses in the areas of business formation and investment, licensing, employment, commercial transactions, real estate, estates and trusts.