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Leonard A Englander

Leonard A Englander

Law Office of Leonard A. Englander, Esq., LLC
  • Traffic Tickets, Collections, Landlord Tenant ...
  • Maryland
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Biography

Everyone should be able to afford justice. As a teacher for disadvantaged teens in Baltimore, it was clear to me that the lack of affordable legal representation is a problem for so many who seek a fair outcome in court. Making sure that everyone’s rights are honored, regardless of income, has always been my goal as an attorney. Starting with my work as a law student with University of Maryland’s JustAdvice Clinic, to volunteering with Legal Aid, to fighting for the rights of victims as an attorney for the nonprofit, SALI (Sexual Assault Legal Institute), I have represented clients in a variety of legal matters. Divorce, custody, peace/protective orders, immigration, housing, crime victim representation, employment law, and Title IX cases, are just some of the areas where I have successfully stood for my clients in court.

Over the years, it became obvious to me that non-profits cannot possibly fill the growing need for attorneys for those whose income is above the income and case-type thresholds for “free” help. If you need a qualified, Maryland barred lawyer who will represent you at a price that the fancy, high-overhead firms can’t match, you are the person that I had in mind when I built this practice. Click here to set up a free consultation.

You don’t have to fight the system alone.

Practice Areas
    Traffic Tickets
    Suspended License
    Collections
    Landlord Tenant
    Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Additional Practice Area
  • Civil Litigation - small & large claims
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    I provide a free legal consultation to all potential clients, regardless of whether they choose to retain me. The average consultation will go through your basic legal options and make recommendations regarding your case. No fee will EVER be charged to a potential client. A consultation will on average take about 30-45 minutes.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    I accept all major credit cards (ie. visa, mastercard, etc.)
  • Contingent Fees
    On certain cases, I will accept a contingency fee structure wherein I only get paid if I collect money for you. In such cases, in exchange for my services, I get a percentage of the judgment collected. The fee varies from approximately 25-35%. To put that in perspective, for every $100 I collect, I receive between $25-$35.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Maryland
Maryland Court of Appeals
ID Number: 201406170089
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Professional Experience
Lead Attorney/Principal
Law Office of Leonard A. Englander, Esq., LLC
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Law office centered around providing quality legal services at an affordable rate.
Staff Attorney
Sexual Assault Legal Institute
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Representing sexual assault survivors in a variety of legal issues.
Volunteer Attorney
Legal Aid Bureau, Inc.
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Representing and assisting indigent clients in a variety of court proceedings and issues.
Education
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
J.D. (2013) | Law
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Providence College
B.S. (2009) | Business
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Honors: Magna Cum Laude
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Maryland
Member
Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Legal Answers
45 Questions Answered
Q. Security deposit was put on a rental property, but found some issues
A: Sorry, just saw this. Everything is governed by the lease. If you are noting these issues now though and you haven't already signed a lease, I would see about getting out of this ASAP. These type of problems rarely get better.
Q. My landlord gave me a three day notice to vacate my apartment. She said because she my mother and myself had an argument
A: I will need a bit of clarification: Is she filing suit against you for unpaid rent or breach of lease or something similar?
Q. I live in MD and I have filed a breach of lease against the tenant who I am renting my house to.
A: That's a whole bunch of questions. In regards to the 14 days, if there is danger of imminent damage/harm, then yes, you could go for the 14 day notice. In regards to will the judge really look at the notice: it depends on the judge, but yes, they should certainly be looking at it. You can file a failure to pay rent action, but they are moving pretty slowly through the system. I would consult with a knowledgeable attorney so you can go through your options.
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Contact & Map
Law Office of Leonard A. Englander, Esq.
210 Legion Ave.
#6813
Annapolis, MD 21401
Telephone: (410) 236-5265
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: Closed