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Judge's Table

Legal Services in
Frederick, MD

Serving Frederick County, Washington County, Carroll County, Howard County, Montgomery County, and beyond.

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Comprehensive legal advice and representation for all businesses and individuals



Both David Weaver and Peter Fitzpatrick have been rated by other attorneys and the judiciary in their legal community at the highest possible score, AV Preeminent, through Martindale-Hubbell.

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Mr. David Weaver focuses his practice in the fields of business, transactional & commercial law, employment law, civil litigation, and estate planning & administration. He is a graduate of Lafayette College and West Virginia University College of Law, and served as Law Clerk for the Honorable Dennis M. Sweeney, Circuit Court for Howard County.  He is licensed in Maryland.

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Mr. Peter Fitzpatrick focuses his practice in the fields of civil litigation, business, transactional and commercial law, real estate law, estate planning & administration, and family law.  He is a graduate of Syracuse University and Widener University School of Law and is licensed in Maryland. Mr. Fitzpatrick also represents large public utilities in Maryland in cases involving negligence, property damages, and catastrophic injury. 



In Business Organization & Commercial Transactions, Commercial & Civil Litigation, Real Estate Law, Estate Planning and Administration, Mediation, Employment Law & Construction Law.

Business Organization and Planning

Solid businesses are created from the ground up. Good planning can help businesses avoid headaches and disputes later, saving time and money. We offer a wide range of business services to limited liability companies, corporations, and partnerships including contract drafting, buy/sell agreements, operating agreements, and corporate governance.

Commercial and Civil Litigation

There are times when litigation is the only available avenue to remedy a dispute between the parties. In these cases, our firm can provide the effective representation needed to protect your interests. Some examples of issues that Weaver & Fitzpatrick have litigated on behalf of their clients include contract disputes; real property disputes; construction disputes; etc.

Estate Planning and Administration

Your estate plan is one of the most important tools you have for managing your affairs, protecting your assets, providing for your family, and ensuring your legacy. It is not easy to contemplate death, particularly one’s own death, but it is an inevitable fact that we will all pass from this life. Although we cannot control when we pass from this life, we can control is what happens after we die by preparing in advance.

Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution

When a dispute arises, mediation and alternative resolution should be explored before embarking on expensive litigation. Our attorneys are designated mediators for the Circuit Court of Frederick County, the Circuit Court of Howard County, Circuit Court of Washington County, and the Association of Realtors, and have served as arbitrators for a variety of disputes.


We represent employers in carefully mapping out their relationships with their employees. We provide consultation in drafting employment manuals, and employment agreements containing confidentiality and non-compete provisions. We also provide consultation on the hiring, promotion, discipline, and termination of employees. 


Our firm offers residential, commercial, and government construction consultation on contracting and disputes. We use our wealth of experience and knowledge of the building industry to represent homeowners, contractors, developers, land owners, and government agencies. Our experience with construction projects from the planning to the completion of the construction.

Real Estate

We offer real estate services including consultation and overview of sales and refinance agreements. Additionally, we represent and advise sellers, buyers, lenders, and borrowers in a wide variety of matters including the drafting of contracts, leases, financing agreements, title examination, easements and covenants, and the resolution of title defects. 


Our attorneys offer their experience and knowledge to clients with regard to the negotiation and documentation of commercial transactions, including the drafting of legal documents, advising clients as to the appropriate structure for the transaction and as to their rights and potential liabilities related to the particular transaction.


We represent our clients with all of the knowledge, experience, and tools available to us and strive to achieve the goals of our clients in the most efficient, cost-effective, and pragmatic manner possible. We explore all possible options with our clients to select the most practical and cost-effective solution to achieving their objectives. From litigation to structured settlements and business or real property transactions, we work with our clients to develop strategies to minimize liability and maximize return on investment. When necessary we provide robust representation of our client’s interests in court. We guide our clients through the drafting and negotiation of business and real property contracts to help them avoid costly disputes and legal pitfalls in the future. 


Thank you again for the many hours you shared to ensure my wishes were fully addressed as I proceeded with the sale of this property.  I am so grateful that you left no stone unturned throughout this process.  I truly appreciate the time you spent listening to and fulfilling my request to legally preserve our family’s rights to the private burial ground.  


My partners and I feel like we now have an attorney that both listens to and understands our needs; and one each of us is comfortable calling on for all legal matters, both business and personal. It is with our heartfelt gratitude that we wish to thank you for working with us and explaining otherwise complicated matters in terms that we understand.


Since 2010, my wife and I have worked closely with Dave on an array of legal matters. He has advised and represented our family business and us personally. He possesses an immense depth of legal expertise, which is aptly complimented by his integrity, professionalism, and an unwavering commitment to his client. 

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