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J. Garrett Sheller

J. Garrett Sheller

Salisbury, Maryland
888-749-6808 (Toll Free)

J. Garrett Sheller is a partner with Long Badger & Sheller LLP, and a native of Salisbury, Maryland. He received his undergraduate education from the University of Richmond and graduated from the University Of Baltimore School Of Law. Mr. Sheller also attained the rank of Captain while serving in the U.S. Army; and he is a veteran of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm in the first Persian Gulf War.

Mr. Sheller joined the firm of Long Badger & Sheller LLP in the year 2000. Since that time, Mr. Sheller has concentrated his practice in both Criminal Defense and Civil Litigation, as well as in Real Estate and Business Transactions.

His experience in civil litigation includes complex residential and commercial construction disputes; mechanics' liens; collections; foreclosures; contested wills; probate disputes; boundary line encroachments; access easement disputes; real estate title insurance claims defense; residential and commercial breach of lease and other landlord-tenant disputes; divorce; auto accidents; and related mediation and arbitration proceedings ("ADR").

As a criminal defense attorney, Mr. Sheller regularly represents people all over the lower Eastern Shore of Maryland in their defense of charges such as Driving While Impaired and Driving Under the Influence ("DWI / DUI"), Driving Suspended, Driving Revoked, Theft, Assault, Possession of Controlled Dangerous Substances (CDS); Disorderly Conduct; Underage Alcohol Possession; Peace Orders; Domestic Violence Orders; and Speeding Tickets. He also routinely assists his clients in Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration ("MVA") Hearings.

Mr. Sheller lives in nearby Hebron, Maryland with his wife and daughter.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Defense
  • Residential and Commercial Real Estate
  • Construction Law
  • Business Law

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 1997


  • University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
    • J.D. cum laude - 1997
  • University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia
    • B.S.B.A. - 1989

Representative Clients

  • Cato, Incorporated
  • First American Title Insurance Company
  • Misty Creek Homeowners Association, Inc.
  • G.N.I. Properties, Inc.
  • University Park Student Housing
  • Pohanka of Salisbury, Inc
  • Provident State Bank
  • Delmarva Veteran Builders, LLC
  • Pemberton Ponds Homeowners Association, Inc.
  • Colonial Village Homeowners Association, Inc.
  • Walker & Laberge of Delaware, Inc.
  • Milford W. Twilley, Inc.
  • Chesapeake Waste Industries, LLC

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Wicomico County Bar Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • Optimist Club International
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Long Badger & Sheller LLP
124 East Main Street
Salisbury, MD 21801

Toll Free: 888-749-6808
Fax: 410-749-8731
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