About Us


Weaver & Fitzpatrick, P.A., a law firm located in Frederick, Maryland, represents clients across a broad spectrum of practice areas in both transactional law and civil litigation.  Our mission is to provide the highest caliber of professional legal representation by drawing from the knowledge, skills and experience of our attorneys to craft individualized solutions for each client in a cost-effective and pragmatic manner.  Weaver & Fitzpatrick is Peer Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and both David Weaver and Peter Fitzpatrick are rated AV Preeminent.  Our attorneys represent clients throughout Maryland in matters including civil litigation, business and corporate law, employment law, estate planning, estate administration, divorce and child custody, guardianship, real estate transactions, planning and zoning, and foreclosure.

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Attorney at Law



David Weaver is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.  David Weaver is a graduate of Lafayette College, Easton, PA. He received his J. D. in 1995 from West Virginia University College of Law where he was Law Clerk to General Counsel for the University. In 1996, Mr. Weaver served as Law Clerk for the Honorable Dennis M. Sweeney, Circuit Court for Howard County. Read More

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Attorney at Law



Peter D. Fitzpatrick is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.  Peter D. Fitzpatrick is a long-time resident of Frederick County, Maryland who presently resides in Frederick. He graduated in 1991 from Syracuse University with a dual major in International Relations from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, and in Spanish Language, Literature and Culture from the School of Arts and Sciences. Read More

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James E. Rippeon II

Attorney at Law

James Rippeon, a native of Frederick County, received his undergraduate degree from Lafayette College in Easton, PA with a dual major in Government & Law and Anthropology & Sociology.  He received his Juris Doctor from The George Washington Law School where he worked as an Articles Editor for the Public Contract Law Journal.  

William "Jeff" Holtzinger

Of Counsel

William “Jeff “ Holtzinger is a native of Frederick, and an involved civic leader. Mr. Holtzinger draws on his experience and knowledge from three formidable areas of his professional life in order to effectively serve his clients. Read More