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Attorney Dwight E. Thomey

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Municipal Law
  • Zoning, Planning and Land Use
  • Administrative Law
  • Auto Accidents
  • Probate Administration
  • Estate Planning


Dwight E. Thomey obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Miami University, where he graduated with honors in 1970. After working in a bank in Cleveland, Ohio, for two years, he attended Case Western Reserve University Law School. He received his Juris Doctor degree in 1975 and was inducted into the Order of the Coif for achieving high academic honors. 

Mr. Thomey began practicing law in Cecil County, Md., in 1975 with the law firm of Baker, Lockhart, Russell and Herman, which subsequently became known as Baker, Thomey & Emrey, P.A. In addition to practicing law, Mr. Thomey has served as president of the Cecil County Board of Education, president of the Cecil County Chamber of Commerce, member of the board of trustees of Union Hospital and chairman of the board of trustees of the Maryland Association of Boards of Education Self Insurance Pool.

Mr. Thomey has served as counsel to the Cecil County Board of County Commissioners, the municipality of Perryville, and Cecil College. He has recovered millions of dollars for his clients in personal injury cases while also developing a reputation for handling complex litigation in the areas of zoning, land use law and commercial litigation. He has successfully completed numerous cases in Maryland's appellate courts, leading to important published decisions. His clients vary from some of the largest employers and wealthiest individuals in the county to those who cannot afford legal assistance but have a legitimate need. He has received acclamation from the Maryland Volunteer Legal Service for pro bono service to clients.


  • Case Western Reserve University Law School, Cleveland, Ohio
    • J.D.
  • Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
    • B.S.

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 1975
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 1982


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