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Will Hellams Named Principal at Lerch Early

Lerch, Early & Brewer is pleased to name attorney Will Hellams as a principal in the firm. Focusing his practice on estate planning, Will is experienced in trust and probate administration, estate litigation, taxation, business succession planning, and supplemental needs trusts in Maryland and the District of Columbia.

“Will is an integral part of Lerch Early’s Estates and Trusts practice,” said Steven A. Robins, Lerch Early’s managing partner. “He delivers a high level of service to clients who are dealing with very personal life transitions.”

Will regularly works with individuals, business owners, and families on estate planning strategies to reduce transfer taxation, protect and preserve assets, and facilitate the transfer of assets among family members. A major portion of Will’s practice includes advising personal representatives, corporate and individual trustees, and beneficiaries on all phases of the estate and trust administration process. He also has an active practice advising families with disabled family members, including preparation of supplemental needs trusts.

Will received his bachelor of history and political science at Clemson University and J.D. from Charleston School of Law. He earned an LL.M. in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center. He joined the firm's Estates and Trusts group as an associate in 2013.

For more about Will, visit (Download his vcard by clicking on the business card icon.)

Lerch Early’s estate and trust attorneys help people throughout the Washington, DC metropolitan area protect their assets while minimizing tax liability through sophisticated planning and administration. With 60 lawyers and more than half a century of experience in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Northern Virginia, Lerch Early helps companies, nonprofits, and individuals rise to every challenge in business, real estate, litigation, and life. For more, visit


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