153 E. Main Street, Elkton, MD 21921
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Dwight E. Thomey

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Attorney Dwight E. ThomeyDwight 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.

Areas of practice

  • Personal injury
  • Commercial litigation
  • Municipal law
  • Zoning, planning and land use
  • Administrative law
  • Auto accidents
  • Probate administration
  • Estate planning

Admitted to practice

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

Awards and honors

  • BV® Distinguished™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® — a widely respected mark of achievement signifying quality legal work, professionalism and solid ethical standards

Education

  • Case Western Reserve University, J.D., 1975
  • Miami University, B.S., 1970

Biography

  • Born in Baltimore, Md.

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Jay C. Emrey III

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Attorney Jay C. Emrey IIIJay C. Emrey III graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey in 1972. He worked for the Baltimore County Department of Parks and Recreation upon graduation. Mr. Emrey subsequently attended the University of Baltimore Law School, graduating in 1981.

Mr. Emrey has developed a reputation as an aggressive and effective litigator in both criminal and civil cases. He has successfully concluded a wide array of legal matters for numerous clients and has developed a deeply loyal clientele. Mr. Emrey and his wife maintain a thriving horse breeding farm in Cecil County. Mr. Emrey is able to provide a Spanish language interpreter for those who require one.

Areas of practice

  • Criminal litigation
  • Civil litigation
  • Personal injury
  • Auto accidents

Admitted to practice

  • Maryland, 1981
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, 1983
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, 1984

Awards and honors

  • BV® Distinguished™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® — a widely respected mark of achievement signifying quality legal work, professionalism and solid ethical standards

Education

  • University of Baltimore, J.D., 1981
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University, B.A., 1972

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