Mariela C. D'Alessio

Mariela D'Alessio is the Chair of the Estates and Trust Department and focuses her practice on estate planning and estate and trust administration.

Ms. D’Alessio regularly meets with clients to implement an individualized and complete estate plan, which often includes a Last Will and Testament, Living Will, Medical and Financial Powers of Attorney, and Trusts.  In addition to the drafting of a client’s unique estate plan, Ms. D’Alessio is frequently retained to handle the administration of both estates and trusts.

Aside from her Estates and Trust practice, Ms. D’Alessio can assist clients with various transactional needs such as business formation, review and drafting of business contracts and agreements, real estate transactions such as deeds, contracts of sale, and leases, both commercial and residential.

Prior to joining SGS, Ms. D’Alessio worked initially as a paralegal and then as an associate attorney at the AV-rated firm of Bodie, Dolina, Hobbs, Friddell and Grenzer, P.C.  Ms. D’Alessio is a graduate of Florida Coastal School of Law and Villa Julie College, now known as Stevenson University.   While in law school, Ms. D’Alessio served as a judicial intern to Judge Peter O. Dearing, Probate Division of the Fourth Circuit of Duval County, Florida.

Ms. D'Alessio is licensed to practice law in Florida, Maryland and Pennsylvania. She is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA), Baltimore County Bar Association (BCBA), Baltimore County Estate and Trust Committee, and is an active member of the Young Lawyer Section of the Baltimore County Bar Association. Ms. D'Alessio is also a member of the following Florida Bar Sections: Business Law; Out-of-State Practitioners Division; Real Property Probate and Trust Law; and The Young Lawyers Division. Ms. D'Alessio is also a member of the following Pennsylvania Bar Sections: Pennsylvania Bar Association; and the York County Bar Association.

As a result of Ms. D’Alessio’s dedication and professionalism, she was named a Rising Star in the SuperLawyers Magazine in the annual list of top attorneys in Maryland for 2014, 2015  and 2016. Ms. D’Alessio was featured as the legal guest for a Webinar hosted by Phillip Dyer of Dyer Financial Advisory, titled “Caring for Aging Parents without Going Broke (or Crazy)”.  Ms. D’Alessio was also a presenter for a continued legal education course hosted by FoxMoor Continuing Education, titled “The Complete Trust Course."

Listen to her interview with Picket Fence Financial's Kurt Kinder here (Flash required):

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