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Since its founding in 1975, Furey, Doolan & Abell, LLP has earned a reputation as one of the leading law firms in the region. We offer personalized and effective representation in a broad base of civil law practices to clients across Maryland and throughout the D.C. metro area.


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We have built our success from the experience gained in over 40 years of serving clients. We are committed to—and recognized for—understanding your specific challenges and tailoring our solutions to fit your needs.


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We’re the attorneys you want in your corner, whether you need us for a sensitive estate matter or a complex corporate dispute. You’ll have the undivided attention of a team that values relationships over profits and makes your problems their own.

News & Articles

Several of the firm’s estate planning attorneys were again recognized as among the best in the region by Washingtonian magazine

Congratulations to Charles Abell, Mary Beth Beattie, Rachel Burke, and Phil O’Donoghue. Washingtonian compiles this list every other year by soliciting recommendations from other top attorneys in the field, and then following up with its own research and reporting. December 2020 issue of Washingtonian Magazine

Select Estate & Trusts Provisions, Ways & Means Mark-Up dated 9/13/2021

A gift tax is imposed on certain lifetime transfers, and an estate tax is imposed on certain transfer at death. A generation-skipping transfer tax generally is imposed on transfers, either directly or in trust or similar arrangement, to a "skip person" (i.e., a beneficiary in a generation more than one generation younger than that of the transferor). Transfers subject to the generation-skipping transfer tax include direct skips, taxable terminations, and taxable distributions.

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Phil O’Donoghue, Charles Abell & Robert Grant were featured in the November/December 2019 issue of Bethesda Magazine.

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Montgomery County Bar Estates & Trusts Section on “Will Caveats: An Overview”

On March 4, 2019, Rob Grant spoke to the Montgomery County Bar Estates & Trusts Section on “Will Caveats: An Overview,” and discussed the grounds for filing a will caveat, drafting a petition and response, and procedural issues to consider including the statute of limitations; transmission of issues to the Circuit Court; and the interplay between a caveat and other estate-related litigation. The presentation also covered a litigator’s view of considerations for scriveners including in terrorem clauses and best practices for will executions.