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Joseph S. Welty

Joseph S. Welty

Joseph S. Welty is a principal in the firm's Frederick, Maryland, office. He served as the firm's president and chairman from 1996 to 2001. His legal experience includes representation in general corporate/commercial matters; negotiation and preparation of contracts, such as for the purchase of real estate and leases; representation in the purchase and sale of real property and businesses; establishment of various business entities, including corporations, limited liability companies, joint ventures and general/limited partnerships; business and estate planning and routine tax planning.

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Professional Involvement

  • Ausherman Family Foundation:  Board of Directors (2008-present)

  • Ausherman Family Trust: Trustee (2001-present)

  • BlueRidge Bank: Board of Directors (2008-present)

  • Family Heritage Trust Company:  Board of Directors (2008-present)

  • Frederick County Bar Association

  • Maryland State Bar Association

  • McLean Koehler, Sparks & Hammond: Advisory Board (2007-present)

  • St. John's Literary Institution at Prospect Hall, Inc.: Board of Directors (2002-present)

  • The Community Foundation of Frederick County, Maryland, Inc.: Board of Trustees (2003-2009)

  • The Merle Thorpe Charitable Trust:  Board of Trustees (2002-present)


  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating: AV Preeminent® Rated

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