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Waldorf, Maryland accident & injury law firm

  • Accident & Injury
  • Bankruptcy
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Estate & Trust
  • Criminal Defense
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Real Estate
  • Wills
  • DUI & DWI
  • Elder law
  • Juvenile Cases
  • Tort Law
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Prenuptials
  • Adoption
  • Drug Posession
  • Foreclosure
  • Landlord & Tenant Law
  • Slip & Fall Accidents
  • Wrongful Death

We are one of the oldest & largest law firms in Southern Maryland – serving clients in Waldorf & Lexington Park since 1964.

With more attorneys than other local law firms, we can help you in a wider variety of legal matters. Each attorney concentrates his or her practice in a few key areas, so you can be assured of the expertise you need.
But we are not so big that we forget about personal service. Your legal matter is unique, and requires a personalized approach. At Andrews, Bongar, Gormley & Clagett, we will always remember that.
We try to be different from the usual lawyer stereotype. We are friendly and helpful – not dull and stuffy. A legal problem is stressful enough. Your attorney should decrease that stress – not make it worse.
At Andrews, Bongar, Gormley & Clagett, we can help you with the most common legal issues. See the list in the services menu above.
If you need more specialized help, we can usually refer you to a trusted attorney in Waldorf or Lexington Park who can help you.

Our Attorneys

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Dave Gormley

Dave Gormley is a Partner at Andrews, Bongar, Gormley & Clagett and is the head of our bankruptcy and real estate departments. He has been handling bankruptcy cases since the 1990s – even before the bankruptcy laws changed so dramatically in 2005. Dave has been very active in stopping the wave of foreclosures in Maryland that occurred after 2008 when the financial crisis hit. There isn’t much related to bankruptcy or foreclosure he has not already seen.

Dave is admitted to practice in Maryland and the Federal Courts, including the U.S. Bankruptcy Court and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Dave is a life long resident of Maryland. He came to our firm in 2002 after many years in another local law firm, handling thousands of bankruptcy, family law, and criminal cases. He is a familiar face in the Southern Maryland courts.

Dave was born & raised in Annapolis. His wife is a teacher, and manages a nursery school.

  • JD
    University of Baltimore
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Tucker Clagett

Tucker Clagett is a Partner at Andrews, Bongar, Gormley & Clagett. He has one of the largest Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation practices in Southern Maryland. He is an experienced litigator, winning jury trials in courts around the state, and successfully litigating appeals in Maryland’s Appellate Courts.

Tucker is very active in the community and loves to serve through various community groups and non-profit agencies, some of which he created. Tucker has served on the Board of Directors of multiple agencies trying to improve conditions for those living without running water in Nanjemoy. He is also a member of the Mason Springs Conservancy, which purchased an environmentally sensitive piece of land along the Mattawoman Creek to protect it from pollution while leaving it open to local fisherman who have been fishing there for decades.

Tucker was born & raised in Upper Marlboro. He lives with his family in La Plata.

  • JD
    University of Maryalnd
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D'Erra Jackson

D’Erra Jackson is an Associate Attorney at Andrews, Bongar, Gormley & Clagett. She is our family law attorney. She has several years experience handling family law cases, including divorce, child custody, child support, and adoption cases.

She also prepares wills and handles estate matters, as she has a lot of past experience with estate administration. Since 2010, she has served in multiple capacities as an attorney, paralegal and intern.

Before joining our firm, D’Erra was in her own practice representing clients in Southern Maryland. She also served with several legal aid organizations. There she developed the skill of cultivating positive relationships with clients to counsel them through difficult, emotional issues.

Before going to law school, D’Erra was a paralegal working with wills and estates. She knows the estate administration process very well. She works with Dave Gormley in our wills and estates department.

D’Erra was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. She now lives in Waldorf.

  • JD
    Western Michigan University
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Kendall Knight

Kendall Knight is an Associate Attorney at Andrews, Bongar, Gormley & Clagett. He is our primary litigator for non-family law cases. He concentrates his practice in personal injury litigation, workers’ compensation, and civil litigation.

While in law school he worked as a summer associate for prestigious law firms in New Orleans and Baton Rogue. He also completed a Judicial Externship with the Honorable John DeGravelles of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana.

Kendall was born and raised in Louisiana and moved to D.C after graduating from law school.

  • JD
    Southern University Law Center

Our Locations

Waldorf Office
11705 Berry Road Suite 202
Waldorf, MD 20603
(301) 645-4100
(301) 843-2351
Lexington Park Office
22196 Three Notch Road, Suite 104
Lexington Park, MD 20653
(310) 863-7480
(301) 843-2351
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