Renee Q. Boyd, J.D., CFP®


Practice Areas

Estate Planning, Elder Law, Tax Planning, Asset Protection

Practice Focus

Ms. Boyd partners with clients in the firm’s busy estate planning department to address all aspects of estate planning, including the initial drafting of wills, trusts, advance directives, and powers of attorney, as well as the continued revision and updates of those documents as changes occur in the laws and their lives. During the estate planning process she helps educate clients and provide them a perfect client experience throughout.  Ms. Boyd’s past work as a Certified Financial Planner® enables her to offer a unique perspective in working with clients during the estate planning process and she draws from her experience in helping clients achieve their financial planning goals.


J.D., University of Baltimore School of Law
G.P.A.: 3.54; Class Rank: 15 out of 178 (Top 9%)
MBA, Loyola University – Baltimore
BS, Towson University

Bar and Court Admissions

American Bar Association; Howard County Bar Association

District of Columbia Bar Association

Previous Work

During law school, Ms. Boyd began her work in law as a Family Law Attorney Extern with the Law Offices of Juliet Fisher.  During this experience she developed skills in the areas of client counseling, preparation of motions and briefs, legal research and strategy planning.  After that initial experience she transitioned to the Orphans’ Court of Baltimore County where she worked as a Mediation Coordinator and judicial assistant, overseeing the Mediation Program which strived to bring successful resolution to estate administration disputes through discuss as opposed to litigation.  At that same time she also provided research and administrative support to three probate court judges.  

Ms. Boyd’s prior professional experience tells a story of successful client relationship and business development in the financial services arena spanning 18 years.  As a Director of Strategic Services and College Savings Plan Business at T. Rowe Price, she oversaw and managed multiple enterprise-wide strategic initiatives designed to enhance growth, profitability, and overall client satisfaction for both internal and external clients.  Her focus on creating a strategy and business plan for 529 College Savings Plans helped create and deepen countless client relationships.

As a Managing Consultant and Program Manager at BridgePoint Group, she planned and led Financial Services clients projects in the area of employee benefits to ensure all business goals were achieved.  She also fulfilled the roles of coach, motivator and leader as she developed proposals for projects and performed risk analysis and managed change control.

Professional Activities and Achievements

  • University of Baltimore Law Forum, Staff Editor
  • Royal Graham Shannonhouse III Honor Society – Distinguished Scholar
  • Certified Financial Planner®
  • Graduate of the Greater Baltimore Committee Leadership Program
  • Serves or has served on the Board of Directors of Family & Children’s Services and the YMCA
  • Volunteers with Gilchrist Hospice and Paul’s Place

Presentations and Publications

  • Why Lieutenant Collins Needed His Own Law, U. Balt. L.F. (citation pending)
  • Baltimore City Police Department v. Potts, 51 U. Balt. L.F. (2020)

Associate Attorney

Elville & Associates, P.C.

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