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Welcome to the Law Offices of Gary W. Desper

As a former Assistant Attorney General for the State of Maryland, Gary W. Desper is committed to helping people protect themselves, their families and their futures with Excellence, Integrity and Dedication.

I'm attorney Gary W. Desper. At my law office in Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland, I provide trusted counsel and representation for a wide range of legal matters to individuals and business clients in Carroll County, Frederick County, Howard County, Baltimore County and throughout Maryland. I represent clients with cases involving family law, divorce, separation, child custody, domestic violence, estate planning and administration, wills and trusts, criminal defense, dui / dwi defense, drunk driving, traffic, drug charges, business matters, personal injury, real estate law, mediation services, automobile accidents, MVA traffic defense, and more. My Westminster, MD law office is conveniently located next to the Carroll County courts, law enforcement, and local government offices with easy access to parking.

I take a personal interest in each client. When you are dealing with a legal issue that affects you as an individual or business, you need an attorney who will take the time to listen to you and understand your unique situation. You deserve a lawyer who will treat you honestly and fairly, someone who will stand by your side and guide you through the legal process while working to protect your rights. When you walk through my door, you will speak directly with me. You will never have to wonder who is working on your matter or who you should contact with any questions.

Using my experience, knowledge and skill, I will identify creative solutions that will allow you to move forward in life in the most positive manner possible. Mindful of the expense and time involved in litigation, I will explore all avenues of dispute resolution. However, if your case is best served by going to trial, I will be fully prepared to fight for your interests in the courtroom.

If you are seeking the undivided attention of a dedicated lawyer in Carroll County, Maryland, who provides trusted counsel and representation at affordable rates, please call the Law Offices of Gary W. Desper to schedule a FREE 30 minute consultation.

Gary W. Desper
Attorney at Law

Maryland Legal Services:

Business Lawyer, Carroll County, MD

  • Agreements
  • Business Formation
  • Contracts
  • Commercial Debt Collections
  • Employment Contracts
  • Maryland State Procurement Law


    Criminal Defense Lawyer, Carroll County, MD

  • Assault and Battery
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Charges
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • MVA Hearings
  • Theft and Property Crimes
  • White Collar Crimes

    Employment Lawyer, Carroll County, MD

  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Contracts
  • Discrimination Cases
  • EEOC Complaints
  • Employment Laws
  • Family Medical Leave Act

    Estate Administration Lawyer, Carroll County, MD

  • Estate Administration
  • Probate

    Family Lawyer, Carroll County, MD

  • Family Law
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support Enforcement
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Estate Planning
  • Guardianships
  • Mediation
  • Protective Orders
  • Separation Agreements

    Guardianship / Adoption Lawyer, Carroll County, MD

  • Adoptions
  • Adoption Petitions
  • Guardianships
  • Guardianship of Person
  • Guardianship of Property
  • Private Placements
  • Step Children / Step Child

    Mediation Services, Carroll County, MD

    As an experienced and skilled mediator, I can assist you in resolving your dispute through mediation. In mediation the parties control the process and outcome rather than having an impersonal judge set the terms for you.


    Personal Injury Lawyer, Carroll County, MD

  • Automobile Accidents
  • Bicycle/Pedestrian Accidents
  • Defective Products
  • Negligent Security
  • Personal Injury Law
  • Premises Liability

    Real Estate Lawyer, Carroll County, MD

  • Closings
  • Contracts
  • Landlords
  • Property Laws
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Short-Sale Negotiations
  • Tenants
  • Titles

    Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning Lawyer, Carroll County, MD

  • Advanced Care Directives (Living Wills)
  • Estate Planning
  • Power of Attorney
  • Trusts
  • Wills

    Areas We Represent:

    Carroll County Legal Services

    Carroll County Attorney Serving: Alesia, Carrollton, Carrolltowne (21784), Detour, Eldersburg (21784), Finksburg (21048), Frizzelburg (21158), Gamber (21048), Gaither, Greenmount, Hampstead (21074), Harney, Henryton, Jasontown, Keymar, Lineboro, Linwood, Louisville, Manchester (21102), Marriottsville (21104), Middleburg, Millers, Mount Airy (21771), New Windsor (21776), Sykesville (21784), Taneytown (21787), Union Bridge (21791), Uniontown, Westminster (21157, 21158), and Woodbine (21797).

    Frederick County Legal Services

    Frederick County Attorney Serving: Adamstown (21710), Ballenger Creek (21703), Bartonsville (21704), Bonosboro, Braddock Heights (21714), Brunswick (21716), Buckeystown (21717), Burkittsville (21718), Clover Hill (21702), Discovery (21793), Emmitsburg (21727), Frederick, Graceham (21788), Green Valley (21770), Hasonville, Ijamsville (21754), Jefferson (21755), Knoxville (21758), Ladiesburg (21759), Lewistown (21701), Libertytown (21762), Lake Linganore (21774), Linganore (21704), Middletown (21769), Monrovia (21770), Mount Airy (21771), Mt Airy (21771), Myersville (21773), New Market (21774), New Midway (21775), Petersville, Point of Rocks (21777), Rocky Ridge (21778), Rosemont (21758), Savillasville(21780), Spring Garden (21793), Sunny Side, Thurmont (21788), Tuscarora (21790), Urbana (21704), Utica (21702), Walkersville (21793), Wolfsville (21773), and Woodsboro (21798).

    Howard County Legal Services

    Howard County Attorney Serving: Clarksville (21029), Columbia (21044, 21045, 21046), Cooksville (21723), Dayton (21036), Elkridge (21075), Ellicott City (21042, 21043), Fulton (20759), Glenelg (21737), Glenwood (21738), Guilford (20763), Hanover (21075, 21076), Highland (20777), Marriottsville (21104), Owen Brown (21044), Savage (20763), West Friendship (21784), and Woodbine (21797).

    Baltimore County Legal Services

    Baltimore County Attorney Serving: Catonsville (21228), Cockeysville (21030), Granite (21163), Homeland (21212), Lutherville (21093), Milford Mill (21244), Monkton (21111), Mount Washington (21209), Owings Mills (21117), Parkton (21120), Phoenix (21131), Pikesville (21208), Randalstown (21133), Reisterstown (21136), Roland Park (21210), Ruxton (21204), Timonium (21093), Towson (21204, 21252, 21284, 21285, 21286), Upperco (21155), and Woodstock (21163).

    Anne Arundel County Legal Services

    Anne Arundel County Attorney Serving: Annapolis (21401, 21403, 21409), Arnold (21012), Brooklyn Park (21225), Crofton (21114), Crownsville (21032), Deale, Edgewater, Ferndale, Fort Meade, Gambrills (21054), Germantown, Gibson Island, Glen Burnie (21060, 21061, 21062), Hanover (21076), Jessup (20794), Linthicum, Odenton, Pasadena (21122), Rivera Beach, Severn (21144), and Severna Park (21146).

    Montgomery County Legal Services

    Montgomery County Attorney Serving: Ashton (20861), Aspen Hill (20853, 20906, 20916), Bethesda (20814, 20815, 20817), Barnesville (20838), Brookville (20833), Burtonsville, Cabin John (20818), Calverton, Chatsworth, Chevy Chase (20815), Clarksburg, Cloverly, Damascus (20872), Derwood (20855), Fairland, Forest Glen, Gaithersburg (20882, 20878, 20879), Garrett Park, Germantown (20876), Glen Echo, Kensington (20895), Laytonsville, Montgomery Village, Olney (20832), Poolesville, Potomac (20854), Rock Creek, Rockville (20850, 20851, 20853), Silver Spring (20904, 20905, 20906), Takoma Park (20903, 20910, 20912, 20913), and White Oak (20904).

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