Associate

James Crosland

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • Arizona

Background & History

James counsels clients on tax and estate planning, and trust and probate administration matters. In his hybrid position, James provides businesses with practical planning through an estate lens. He enjoys helping people create an estate plan tailored to their needs and goals, today and into the future. He listens carefully and works thoughtfully in coordination with other members of the estate team to create a thorough estate plan to provide peace of mind for families and businesses.

James received his law degree (J.D.) from The George Washington University Law School in 2016. He earned his undergraduate degree (B.A.) from Claremont McKenna College in 2007. During law school, James worked as a litigation law clerk at a boutique employment law firm that protected both public and private-sector employee rights in the workplace. Before joining the Altman and Associates team, James served as general counsel to a variety of small businesses and guided individuals through the estate administration and probate process.

James is a member of the Maryland State Bar, the Virginia State Bar, the District of Columbia Bar, the Arizona State Bar, and the Montgomery County Bar Association. He lives in Rockville, Maryland and enjoys spending his time traveling and exploring the outdoors with his family, often with a fishing rod in hand.

Education

  • The George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C.
    - 2016
  • Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, California
    - 2007

Speaking engagements

Publications

Professional Organizations & Memberships

  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Virginia State Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Arizona State Bar Association

Awards and Honors

Background & History

James counsels clients on tax and estate planning, and trust and probate administration matters. In his hybrid position, James provides businesses with practical planning through an estate lens. He enjoys helping people create an estate plan tailored to their needs and goals, today and into the future. He listens carefully and works thoughtfully in coordination with other members of the estate team to create a thorough estate plan to provide peace of mind for families and businesses.

James received his law degree (J.D.) from The George Washington University Law School in 2016. He earned his undergraduate degree (B.A.) from Claremont McKenna College in 2007. During law school, James worked as a litigation law clerk at a boutique employment law firm that protected both public and private-sector employee rights in the workplace. Before joining the Altman and Associates team, James served as general counsel to a variety of small businesses and guided individuals through the estate administration and probate process.

James is a member of the Maryland State Bar, the Virginia State Bar, the District of Columbia Bar, the Arizona State Bar, and the Montgomery County Bar Association. He lives in Rockville, Maryland and enjoys spending his time traveling and exploring the outdoors with his family, often with a fishing rod in hand.

Education

  • The George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C.
    - 2016
  • Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, California
    - 2007

Speaking engagements

Publications

Professional Organizations & Memberships

  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Virginia State Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Arizona State Bar Association

Awards and Honors

Background and History

James counsels clients on tax and estate planning, and trust and probate administration matters. In his hybrid position, James provides businesses with practical planning through an estate lens. He enjoys helping people create an estate plan tailored to their needs and goals, today and into the future. He listens carefully and works thoughtfully in coordination with other members of the estate team to create a thorough estate plan to provide peace of mind for families and businesses.

James received his law degree (J.D.) from The George Washington University Law School in 2016. He earned his undergraduate degree (B.A.) from Claremont McKenna College in 2007. During law school, James worked as a litigation law clerk at a boutique employment law firm that protected both public and private-sector employee rights in the workplace. Before joining the Altman and Associates team, James served as general counsel to a variety of small businesses and guided individuals through the estate administration and probate process.

James is a member of the Maryland State Bar, the Virginia State Bar, the District of Columbia Bar, the Arizona State Bar, and the Montgomery County Bar Association. He lives in Rockville, Maryland and enjoys spending his time traveling and exploring the outdoors with his family, often with a fishing rod in hand.

Past Employment Positions

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Education

  • The George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C.
    - 2016
  • Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, California
    - 2007

Professional Organizations & Memberships

  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Virginia State Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Arizona State Bar Association

Awards and Honors

Languages

Background and History

James counsels clients on tax and estate planning, and trust and probate administration matters. In his hybrid position, James provides businesses with practical planning through an estate lens. He enjoys helping people create an estate plan tailored to their needs and goals, today and into the future. He listens carefully and works thoughtfully in coordination with other members of the estate team to create a thorough estate plan to provide peace of mind for families and businesses.

James received his law degree (J.D.) from The George Washington University Law School in 2016. He earned his undergraduate degree (B.A.) from Claremont McKenna College in 2007. During law school, James worked as a litigation law clerk at a boutique employment law firm that protected both public and private-sector employee rights in the workplace. Before joining the Altman and Associates team, James served as general counsel to a variety of small businesses and guided individuals through the estate administration and probate process.

James is a member of the Maryland State Bar, the Virginia State Bar, the District of Columbia Bar, the Arizona State Bar, and the Montgomery County Bar Association. He lives in Rockville, Maryland and enjoys spending his time traveling and exploring the outdoors with his family, often with a fishing rod in hand.

Past Employment Positions

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Education

  • The George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C.
    - 2016
  • Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, California
    - 2007

Professional Organizations & Memberships

  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Virginia State Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Arizona State Bar Association

Awards and Honors

Languages

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