Terrence C. McAndrews, Esq. announces for Howard County Register of Wills.

“I am pleased to announce that I am a candidate for the Office of Register of Wills for Howard County.”

Local attorney Terrence C. McAndrews has opened his campaign for the position of Register of Wills.

Terrence C. McAndrews has been a Howard County resident for over 40 years and has been a practicing attorney for over 25 years.

Before he was a lawyer, Terrence was employed at the Columbia Flier and the Howard County Times.  He attended law school while working full time at a law firm and spent 10 years working in Baltimore City. In 1999 he moved his practice to Howard County and has been here even since.

“In my law practice I have created wills, trusts and estate documents and administered   estates for families of loved ones who have died. I have been appointed as a Personal Representative by the Orphans Court of Howard County and have administered difficult estates and have handled cases involving will contests and trust and estate disputes.”

In addition to a solid legal background in estate work, Terry has an equally solid background in managing a law office as well a small business. Much of the work of the Register of Wills relies on the administrative skills of the Register.

Terry is well known and respected in the local legal community:  He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Bar Foundation and previously sat on the Board of Directors of the Howard County Bar Association. He has been named as a Super Lawyer multiple times, including the last five years in a row. He was twice the recipient of the Bar Association’s Presidents award and volunteers as a High School Moot Court Judge and as a District Court Facilitator. He lives in Columbia with his wife Angeline Nanni.

The Office of Register of Wills is a public office established under the Constitution of the State of Maryland. The purpose of the Register of Wills and the Orphans’ Court is to offer protection to those involved in the probate process which includes the decedent to the decedent’s heirs and legatees.

 Terry McAndrews