CAMERON MERICLE, P.A.

(301) 474-2044

(301) 474-7601

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7875 Belle Point Drive
Greenbelt, MD 20770

MEET THE TEAM

Experienced and Strategic.

LINDA MERICLE

Founding Partner

Bar Admissions: Maryland, US District Court of Maryland


Linda Mericle graduated magna cum laude from the University of Baltimore School of Law, where she served as Associate Editor of the Law Review and was a member of the Heuisler Honor Society. Linda has been in private practice for over 20 years with a concentration in Condominium and Homeowners’ Association work, including collections, ACC covenants enforcement, easements, bankruptcy, and many other issues confronting associations and their Boards.


Linda is an active member of the Washington Metropolitan Chapter of the Community Association Institute.

JUSTIN CAMERON

Managing Partner

Maryland, District of Columbia, Michigan, US District Court of Maryland

Justin Cameron obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy with a concentration in ethics from Central Michigan University and obtained a Juris Doctorate from Ave Maria School of Law in 2012. Justin started his legal career as a paralegal and law clerk working at a variety of firms throughout Michigan, Florida, and eventually Maryland, where he gained significant experience in condominium and homeowners’ association law. Starting as an associate as Linda S. Mericle P.A. during 2012, he quickly rose through the ranks to become a name partner as of the beginning of 2015.


Justin is actively involved in handling collection matters, violation enforcements, contract disputes, real estate transfers, drafting opinion letters, and advising condominium and homeowners’ associations and their Board members.


Justin is an active member on the Board for Rosaria Communities on which he serves as Treasurer.

BETTY HILEMAN

Of Counsel

Bar Admissions: Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, New York, US District Courts of Maryland, the District of Columbia, Virginia, and New York, US Supreme Court


Elizabeth L. Hileman (Betty) has been providing quality community association legal services in the Washington Metropolitan area since 1988. Betty founded and managed Hileman & Associates, P.C., a firm with a focus on community association law, for many years, until becoming Of Counsel to Cameron Mericle, P.A. during 2015.


Betty is an active member of the Washington Metropolitan Chapter and Chesapeake Chapter of the Community Association Institute.

KEVIN THORNTON

Senior Associate

Bar Admissions: Maryland, District of Columbia, US District Court of Maryland, US Supreme Court


Kevin Thornton graduated from the University of Baltimore School of Law where he received the AmJur Award for Torts and UCC and served as an award-winning member of the Law Review. Before joining Cameron Mericle, P.A. at the beginning of 2015, Kevin was an attorney at the Law Offices of Kaplan & Kaplan, P.A. for over thirty years where his focus centered around condominium and homeowners’ association law including, but not limited to: Covenant Enforcement; Amendments to Association Documents; Rule and Regulation Review; Collection of Delinquencies; Warranty Enforcement, Construction Litigation and Zoning cases. Kevin has successfully litigated cases in the US District of Maryland and the Maryland state district and circuit courts. He has also successfully handled appellate cases before the Maryland Court of Appeals, Maryland Court of Special Appeals, the US Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and the US Supreme Court.

CECILIA FRANKS

Associate

Bar Admissions: Maryland, District of Columbia, North Carolina, US District Court of Maryland


Cecilia Franks graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Finance and obtained her Juris Doctorate from North Carolina Central University School of Law in 2013. Cecilia primarily handles sheriff sales, estate planning, and bankruptcy matters.

STEPHANIE ABRASHOFF

Associate

Stephanie Abrashoff has worked in estate planning, community association law, and title work and continues to assist with a variety of legal matters.

ANGELA TONELLO

Associate

Bar Admissions: Maryland, US District Court of Maryland


Over the course of several years, while concurrently working as a paralegal for a Maryland law firm specializing in community association law, Angela Tonello completed her studies and obtained a Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies from the University of Maryland, University College, followed by a Juris Doctorate from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2011. Thereafter, Angela founded her own small, private practice based in Annapolis which she managed for several years until joining Cameron Mericle, P.A. in 2017, where she now primarily handles community association law, bankruptcy, landlord-tenant, and general collection matters.


Angela is an active member of the Maryland State Bar Association, Solo & Small Firm and Family Law sections.

C. RYAN COHILL

Associate

Bar Admissions: Maryland, District of Columbia, US District Court of Maryland


Charles Ryan Cohill (Ryan) obtained a Bachelor of Science in Integrated Science and Technology from James Madison University followed by a Juris Doctorate from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2013, where he competed in the moot court program. After graduating from law school, he served as law clerk to the Honorable Judge Sylvester B. Cox in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City.  Ryan handles primarily community association law, bankruptcy, landlord-tenant, and general collection matters. 


Prior to joining the firm during 2017 where he primarily handles community association law, bankruptcy, landlord-tenant, and general collection matters, Ryan gained significant experience as a litigator on a wide variety of matters but especially in representing creditors in commercial, real-estate litigation, representing both creditors and debtors in bankruptcy court, and representing individuals in personal injury cases. He has successfully litigated cases in Maryland state district and circuit courts, US Bankruptcy Court and has also successfully handled appellate cases before the Maryland Court of Special Appeals.


Ryan is an active member of the Montgomery County Bar Association, Real Estate section, and has been named a 2018-2019 Maryland Super Lawyer for Landlord-Tenant and Creditor Debtor Rights.

MICHELE WITHEROW-WILLIAMS

Associate

Bar Admissions: Maryland, US District Court of Maryland

 

Michele Witherow-Williams received a Bachelor of Arts in Government and Politics and Women's Studies from the University of Maryland - College Park in 2008, followed by a Juris Doctorate from the University of the District of Columbia in 2011. Michele joined Cameron Mericle in 2015 and primarily handles community association law, collections and landlord-tenant matters, successfully litigating cases in Maryland state district and circuit courts.