W. Shepherdson Abell

Mr. Abell has been a founding partner of Furey Doolan & Abell since 1975. After service in the United States Navy as a Lieutenant from 1967 to 1971, Shep served as the Executive Assistant to the Lieutenant Governor of Maryland from 1970 to 1974, and briefly as Cabinet Secretary of the Maryland Department of Employment and Social Services.

Mr. Abell has frequently lectured on estate planning topics for lawyers and lay groups. Since 1985 he has been an Adjunct Professor at the Georgetown University Law Center where he has taught courses on legal ethics, the Supreme Court, estate planning, and lawyers and poverty.

A.B., Boston College, 1963
M.P.A., Harvard University, 1965
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1970
Estates & Trusts
Maryland, 1970
District of Columbia, 1975
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 1975
U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, 1975
U.S. Tax Court, 1981
U.S. Supreme Court, 1982

Contact W. Shepherdson Abell

Furey, Doolan & Abell, LLP
8401 Connecticut Ave.
Suite 1100
Chevy Chase, Maryland  20815
Phone: 301-652-6880
Fax: 301-652-8972


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