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J. Garrett Sheller

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Practice Areas:

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

Biography

Garrett Sheller is a partner with Long Badger & Sheller, 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 is a former Captain in the U.S. Army; and 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 & Smith 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’s representative clients include: Cato, Incorporated; Delmarva Veteran Builders, LLC; Chesapeake Waste Industries, LLC; First American Title Insurance Company; Nithsdale Homeowners Association, Inc.; University Park Student Apartments; and Pohanka of Salisbury, Inc. 

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

Education

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

Bar Admission

  • Maryland, 1997

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Optimist Club International

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

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