Reed P. Stadler
Associate Attorney

Reed joined the firm in August 2019. His practice focuses in the areas of real estate and business transactions, zoning and land use entitlements, and other real estate and business issues.

Nicholas C. Erickson
Associate Attorney

Since joining the firm in September 2019, Nicholas C. Erickson practices as an associate in the domestic relations practice area. 

Chris Chipman

Chris represents community associations as board counsel and litigation counsel. He serves as counsel to clients and community associations in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.

Jason E. Hickman
Managing Member

Jason assists both developers and individuals as they deal with the numerous issues surrounding ownership, development, purchase and sale of real estate.

Maryse C. Allen

Maryse Allen, a partner of Compton & Duling, L.C., is the head of the domestic relations practice at the firm, and she is a frequent speaker at legal education courses.

Thomas D. Duling
Of Counsel

A founding partner of the firm, Tom has devoted his practice to elder law, estate planning, estate litigation and business planning and transactions.

Geary H. Rogers

Mr. Rogers has expertise in commercial real estate transactions and real estate development, condominiums, homeowners associations, contracts, and more.

Sherman Patrick Jr.
Director of Zoning & Entitlements (Land Use Planner)

Assists businesses, property owners and developers with obtaining approval of rezoning, special use permits, site plans, and other government permits.

Margaret E. Turlington

Meg Turlington represents family law clients in divorce and custody matters. Her prosecution experience enhances her skills in protective order cases.

Katherine M. Waters
Of Counsel

Ms. Waters has represented numerous clients in formation of entities, shareholder and partnership agreements, financings, and general corporate law.

C. Lacey Compton Jr.
Partner, Retired

Lacey Compton has handled hundreds of rezoning requests during his 35 years of practice, providing representation in all facets of land use and permitting.