Timothy J. Oursler Joins MDSW as a Partner Expanding the Annapolis Office and Adding Depth to the Estates and Trust Practice

McAllister, DeTar, Showalter & Walker LLC (MDSW) is pleased to announce that Timothy J. Oursler has joined the firm as a partner in the Annapolis office.  Tim specializes in estate planning, trust & estate administration, real estate and commercial transactions.

Tim works with clients to develop comprehensive, tax-efficient estate plans, including lifetime gift planning, preparation of wills and many types of trusts, powers of attorney, medical directives, special needs trusts and life estate deeds. In addition, Tim advises his clients on probate and non-probate estate and trust administration.

Tim’s real estate practice includes representing owners, borrowers, private equity funds and lenders in all aspects of commercial and residential real estate transactions. Tim also regularly counsels businesses and developers in a variety of corporate and commercial real estate matters, including commercial transactions, commercial lending, business succession planning and foreclosures.

“Tim is widely respected in the legal community for his trust and estate work, and we’re excited that he chose to join our team,” said Sandy McAllister, Co-Founder of MDSW. “We’ve partnered with Tim on multiple projects over the years and have seen first-hand his ability to manage the complex needs associated with multi-generational family planning, including family owned businesses. In addition to his own robust client base, he will be an experienced resource for many of our existing clients throughout our geographic footprint. Additionally, his bank practice and experience compliments our existing strong network of bank clients. We are ecstatic to have him not only join the firm but to partner in our Annapolis expansion.”

Tim graduated from the Gilman School in Baltimore (1986), received his B.A. in Economics from the University of Virginia (1990), and J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law (1993, cum laude). Upon his graduation from law school, Tim concentrated on estates and trusts and civil litigation, including workers’ compensation, personal injury defense, and bankruptcy.  Prior to joining McAllister, DeTar, Showalter & Walker (MDSW), Tim was a partner at Royston, Mueller, McLean and Reid, LLP, where he practiced for over 20 years.

Tim currently resides in Lutherville, Maryland with his wife and three children. He enjoys spending time and traveling with his family.  Tim is based in the firm’s Annapolis Office and may be reached at (443) 496-3575.