Elville and Associates’ Stephen R. Elville and Meghan E. McCulloch Named to 2021 Maryland Super Lawyers List and Rising Stars Lists, Respectively
Authored by: Jeffrey D. Stauffer – Community Relations Director
Stephen R. Elville, Managing Principal and lead attorney of Elville and Associates, P.C., has been selected to the 2021 Maryland Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. This is Mr. Elville’s fifth consecutive year being named to the Maryland Super Lawyers list and sixth overall.
Meghan E. McCulloch, Principal and lead attorney of Elville and Associates’ Estate and Trust Administration practice group, has been selected to the 2021 Maryland Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. This is Ms. McCulloch’s sixth consecutive year being named to the Maryland Rising Stars list.
“I am humbled and blessed to named to this year’s Super Lawyers list, and to witness our law firm’s growth in 2020 despite the challenges of the COVID-19 health crisis,” remarked Mr. Elville upon hearing of his recognition. “Having had our best year ever, and having received this continuing recognition, I give credit to all the attorneys and staff members of Elville and Associates, to our client family and all of our referral and business partners, and to all of my teachers, mentors, and colleagues who have helped me along the way.”
Mr. Elville works with individuals and families to provide a unique attorney-client experience and peace of mind solutions to the challenges they face with estate planning, asset protection, and tax planning issues, and with disability and long-term care planning issues. Mr. Elville has extensive experience in working with clients involved in crisis situations, and also brings a unique and personalized approach to pre-crisis planning. Mr. Elville is currently a member of the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), Elder Counsel, Wealth Counsel, the Academy of Special Needs Planners, and the National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys. He is the past Chair of the Howard County Bar Association Estates & Trusts and Elder Law Sections and is the past President of the Coalition of Geriatric Services (COGS). Mr. Elville currently serves as Chair of the Elder Law and Disability Rights Section Council of the Maryland State Bar Association and is a member of the Charitable Gift Planning Advisory Committee for Anne Arundel Medical Center (CGPAC). He also serves as Chair for Law Day Maryland.
Ms. McCulloch manages the firm’s Estate and Trust Administration practice group. She also handles estate planning and elder law matters, with an emphasis on special needs planning, including handling claims for Social Security disability benefits and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, at every level of appeal, including representation before the U.S. District Court of Maryland. She has a wealth of experience in addressing the unique needs of individuals and families as the navigate through the disability process. Ms. McCulloch is also an Executive Board Member of the Maryland Association for Justice’s Disability Section and serves as a volunteer attorney with the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service.
Upon hearing of Ms. McCulloch’s Rising Star accomplishment again for 2021, Mr. Elville noted, “I am exceedingly proud of Meghan McCulloch on so many levels. Beyond her professional accomplishments, obvious talent, and abilities, I am proud of Meghan’s commitment to her profession, her law firm and colleagues, and to excellence in advocacy, client care, and pro bono work. Meghan is very capable and well-deserving of this recognition. She is also a wonderful person and committed to her family. I cannot say enough good things about Meghan, professionally and personally. She is a true credit to the legal profession.”
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