Our History – 54 Years of Service!

One of the oldest & largest law firms in Southern Maryland

In 2014 Andrews, Bongar, Gormley & Clagett celebrated our 50th anniversary! That is a very long time for any law firm to remain in business. It speaks to the character of the people who work at Andrews, Bongar, Gormley & Clagett, and to fact we have done very well representing our clients over the years. If we had not done well, we wouldn’t still be here!

50th anniversary photo

Our founder with the current partners

We were very honored to be featured in the Maryland Independent (our local paper) with a wonderful article about our 50 years in business. It tells the story of how George Andrews started Andrews, Bongar, Gormley & Clagett in 1964 and quickly became a Waldorf fixture.

We had our 50th-anniversary party in March of 2014, and you can also see a slideshow of photos showing our 50 year history here.

By 1966, George Andrews was joined by Bob Schick to form Andrews & Schick. These founding lawyers quickly gained a reputation for quality and service. 

Meeting All Your Legal Needs for 50 Years

Original ribbon cutting

Ribbon cutting in 1964

Our lawyers have been serving clients here for 50 years. Over that course of time, we have steadily added more lawyers and more practice areas to better serve our clients in Southern Maryland. The law firm was built on real estate in those early days, but quickly expanded into other general practice areas, like personal injury, criminal law, family law, and bankruptcy. 

Although we still do a lot of real estate settlements, we have many other areas of practice these days, including personal injury, bankruptcy, divorce, child custody, and more.

As Southern Maryland Has Grown – We Have Grown

Barley Building 1.0

The original Waldorf Office in the 1960’s

We were in on the “ground floor” of the explosive growth of Waldorf, Maryland in the 1960’s and 70’s.  And our firm has grown right along with Waldorf.

Waldorf is by far the largest community in Charles County, Maryland. It is also the largest community in all of Southern Maryland. Being located in Waldorf puts us at the heart of Charles County, and at the heart of the greater Southern Maryland community.

We also got in on the ground floor of growth in Lexington Park, Maryland in the 1990’s. Lexington Park has grown tremendously along with Patuxent River Naval Air Station. It is now the largest community in St. Mary’s County, Maryland. And we are right in the heart of it too.

Continuing to Grow with You

Waldorf offices

Our Waldorf Offices today

As more and more people call Southern Maryland home, we have continued to grow our practice to meet the needs of local residents.

Andrews, Bongar, Gormley & Clagett now has a wide range of lawyers, with diversity, youth, and experience. That means better service for all our clients.

Let us put that history behind your legal case. Contact us today.