Maureen Sentman Danos
Maureen Sentman Danos joined the firm in August 2014. She is a magna cum laude graduate of Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland, where she was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society, Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society, and received the Holstein Prize for Ethics. She received her Juris Doctor degree jointly with a Master's Degree in Environmental Law and Policy, cum laude, from Vermont Law School in May of 2013.
Before joining Brown, Brown & Young, Ms. Danos was a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable William O. Carr, Administrative Judge of the Circuit Court for Harford County, where her duties included processing motions, managing dockets, drafting judicial opinions, orders and judgments, and handling chambers correspondence. She also served as an auxiliary law clerk during extended jury trials.
Her prior experience also includes serving as a Law Clerk to the Maryland Office of the Attorney General, Department of Natural Resources Unit, where she assisted staff attorneys in land acquisition and planning, and worked with the Maryland Environmental Trust. For the Trust, she drafted enforcement policies and letters of notice, reviewed and analyzed conservation easements, conducted field monitoring projects and assisted in the land trust accreditation process, among many other responsibilities.
While in law school, Ms. Danos also served as a full-time extern with Brown, Brown & Young, handling the drafting of letters, pleadings and contracts, and assisting with estate planning matters, business and contract law, and civil discovery. She also has experience in family law and domestic relations, having served as a Domestic Relations Intern to Master Jane C. Murray (now the Hon. Jane C. Murray) of the Circuit Court for Cecil County.
A native of Cecil County, Maryland, Ms. Danos is an active supporter of Ducks Unlimited and the Eastern Shore Land Conservancy and serves on the board of the Cecil County Arts Council.
At Brown, Brown & Young, Ms. Danos concentrates her practice in the fields of estate planning, land use, land conservation, the preservation of family holdings through conservation easements and trusts, non-profit law, and general land transaction law.
Ms. Danos is licensed to practice law in the State of Maryland.