Gabriel J. Christian, Esq.
An attorney in Maryland and a Georgetown Law School graduate, attorney Gabriel Christian is a highly-skilled veteran trial lawyer. He is deeply involved in community service, offering his time to the citizens of Maryland, business organizations, religious organizations, the school system, and the Caribbean community.
Admissions: Admitted to the Maryland bar, 1991; U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, 1992; U.S. Supreme Court, 1997.
Education: University of the District of Columbia (BBA, 1986); Georgetown University (J.D., 1991).
Professional Associations and Memberships: J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association, Prince George's County Bar Association, Maryland Bar Association, National Bar Association, Alan J. Goldstein Inns of Court, American Bar Association, Dominica Academy of Arts & Sciences, Tuskegee Airmen Association- East Coast Chapter, Board Member- Caribbean Research & Policy Center.
Areas of Practice: Criminal Defense, Personal Injury Litigation, Church and Religious Organizations, Insurance Defense, International Law, Commercial Law, Business Organizations, Family Law, Criminal Defense, Environmental Law and Sustainable Energy Law.
Published Works: In Search of Eden: Dominica, The Travails of a Caribbean Mini-State, 1992; Rain On A Tin Roof, 1999; Death by Fire - The Explosive Story of the 1963 Carnival Tragedy, 2007; For King & Country - The Service and Sacrifice of the Dominican Soldier, 2008; For King & Country-The Service and Sacrifice of the British West Indian Military, 2009; Mamo! The Life and Times of Dame Mary Eugenia Charles, 2010.
Appointments: Appointed a Judicial Commissioner on the Maryland Courts of Appeals Nomination Commission in 2007 by Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley; Appointed a Commissioner on the Governor's Commission on Caribbean Affairs in 2012 by Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley.
Troy Lowe, Esq.
Mr. Lowe began practicing law after graduating from Western Michigan University, Cooley Law School. During law school he participated as a member of the school’s moot court organization, as well as holding leadership positions with the Black Law Student’s Association. Mr. Lowe strengthened his litigation skills while serving as a law clerk to the United States Department of Justice.
In 2011, Mr. Lowe opened his private practice in Upper Marlboro, Maryland where he focuses on family law matters and personal injury litigation. His representative clients include residents from Prince George’s, Charles, Anne Arundel, and Baltimore Counties. Mr. Lowe prides himself on the level of service and attention he provides to each client. His top priority is to ensure each client is confident that their best legal interests are represented.
Mr. Lowe is a product of Prince George’s County, Maryland. He matriculated through St. John’s Catholic school, then Surrattsville Senior High School, both in Clinton, Maryland. He was a four year letterman in football in high school as well as during his college tenure at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina. In 2014, Troy was appointed to the Prince George’s County Human Relations Commission where he serves to protect the civil rights of the residents.
Education: Western Michigan University, Thomas M. Cooley Law School; Lansing, Michigan Juris Doctor; Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, North Carolina Bachelor of Arts
Bar Admissions: Maryland Court of Appeals; United States District Court, District of Maryland
Professional Associations: Maryland State Bar Association Prince George’s County Bar Association J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association
Prince George’s County Human Relations Commission
Edward J. Leyden, Esq.
Edward James Leyden is a litigator who represents clients on contingent-worker and other labor and employment-law matters in court and before administrative agencies. As a tax attorney, he also represents clients on general tax-controversy matters, which may or may not involve contingent workers.
Admitted to the Maryland Bar (1991), District of Columbia Bar (1994), and the United States Tax Court (2000). He is a graduate of Drexel University (B.S. Commerce & Engineering, 1981), University of Baltimore (J.D., 1991), and Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M. Taxation, 1995).
Mr. Leyden is a member of the American Bar Association (Chairman, Employment Tax Committee of the Section of Taxation 2008-2010), Maryland State Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Sports Lawyers Association, and City of Bowie Economic Development Committee (Chairman Emeritus). He has published articles in several legal and tax publications, including BNA, Inc., WG&L, and the American Bar Association.
Admission: Admitted to the Maryland Bar (1991), District of Columbia Bar (1994), and the United States Tax Court (2000).
Education: Graduate of Drexel University (B.S. Commerce & Engineering, 1981), University of Baltimore (J.D., 1991), and Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M. Taxation, 1995).
Professional Associations and Memberships: Member of the American Bar Association (Chairman, Employment Tax Committee of the Section of Taxation 2008-2010), Maryland State Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Sports Lawyers Association, and City of Bowie Economic Development Committee (Chairman Emeritus).
Published Works: He has published articles in several legal and tax publications, including BNA, Inc., WG&L, and the American Bar Association.
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