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Law Offices of E. James Thompson, Jr. - Severna Park, MD

523 Benfield RoadSeverna Park, MD 21146

Updated: 09/25/2018

Severna Park Personal Injury Law Firm


With 29 years of experience in the practice of law, I recognize that each client, and each client's situation, is unique and deserves my personal attention. I believe that it is essential to consider every client's concerns and to provide appropriate advice and solutions for those concerns. I take time to work diligently for each client to attempt to obtain the best possible result in each and every case. I offer consultations in a friendly, comfortable atmosphere, with...


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