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GWPLLC opens its doors on Chincoteague Island, representing clients on the Eastern Shore of Virginia and Maryland

October 27, 2018

Goodwin Weber PLLC is proud to announce its grand opening on Chincoteague Island, Virginia, in the heart of historic downtown Main Street.  Located on the second floor of old Boatman’s Bank Building, the oldest surviving structure in downtown Chincoteague, we are quickly becoming Chincoteague Island’s attorneys.  As one of the only law firms on the […]

Spooky Times on Chincoteague Island

October 27, 2018

Tonight was the Great Pumpkin Tour to benefit Chincoteague Elementary School.  Goodwin Weber PLLC’s David P. Weber, one of Chincoteague Island’s Attorneys, was excited to view all the fantastic entries from classrooms, Island businesses, individuals and families, and to vote for the best pumpkins.  What follow are some of our favorite entries into the pumpkin […]

GWPLLC attorney David P. Weber testifies in support of military service members, veterans and survivors before the Maryland Legislature

February 1, 2017

On Thursday, February 2, 2017, Goodwin Weber PLLC attorney David P. Weber, will testify before the Maryland Senate in opposition to Senate Bill 13.  SB 13, which was proposed by the administration of Governor Larry Hogan, proposes to eviscerate the due process that has been afforded to soldiers and officers within the Maryland Military Department […]

GWPLLC Attorney David Weber publishes A Prime Minister’s Guide to Money Laundering

July 17, 2016

Recently, Goodwin Weber PLLC attorney David P. Weber served as one of the two experts to review the Panama Papers, ultimately tying Vladimir Putin to a massive money laundering and corruption scandal.   Weber, in addition to serving as one of the founders of Goodwin Weber PLLC, serves as Academic Director of the University of […]

Attorney David P. Weber to be Recognized at First Congressional Celebration for Whistleblowers

July 29, 2015

On July 30, 2015, seven United States Senators will come together for the first time to publicly celebrate and recognize our nation’s whistleblowers. Among those being recognized tomorrow – and who will be present in the Senate – is Goodwin Weber PLLC attorney David P. Weber.  The celebration, hosted by the National Whistleblower Center, is […]

Ownership of digital assets: what happens to your Facebook account when you die?

May 21, 2015

Increasingly, a large portion of our assets are owned digitally rather than offline. What happens to your Facebook account after you pass away? Well, the answer depends on the actions you’ve taken to allow a loved one access to your account – whether to review its contents, close it, or create a memorial page for […]

Great day for pets in Maryland – Maryland Court of Special Appeals Recognizes Emotional Value of Pets

December 17, 2014

Despite Maryland’s progressive stance on many social issues, love and respect of pets, particularly dogs, has not been high on the list. Until today, MD Code § 11-110 of the Courts and Judicial Proceedings Article has been understood by attorneys to cap money damages on tortious injury to pets to a maximum of $7,500, no […]

GWPLLC Attorney David P. Weber featured as one of nation’s top 5 whistleblowers on National Whistleblower Appreciation Day

August 2, 2014

On July 30, 2014, by a unanimous resolution the U.S. Senate declared July 30 as “National Whistleblower Appreciation Day” for the second year in row.   The resolution comes on the anniversary of the first ever whistleblower protection law, enacted on July 30, 1778. Our revolutionary founders acted swiftly when they learned that two whistleblowers, Richard […]

IRS introduces new 501(c)(3) application process for certain prospective non-profits

July 15, 2014

On July 1, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service introduced a shortened application for organizations applying for 501(c)(3) status, known as the Form 1023-EZ, which is 3 pages long.  Those who have applied for 501(c)(3) status in the past or are familiar with the process know that the application (Form 1023) is upwards of 20 pages […]

Maryland Governor Signs Estate and Trust Bills Into Law

May 16, 2014

Today, Governor O’Malley signed two bills that will significantly affect estate planning in Maryland going forward.  House Bill 739 (Maryland Estate Tax – Unified Credit) increases the Maryland estate tax exemption from the currently $1 million to $1.5 million in 2015, $2 million in 2016, $3 million in 2017, $4 million in 2018, and eventually […]