MEET THE TEAM
Experienced and Strategic.
JUSTIN G. CAMERON, ESQ.
Bar Admissions: Maryland, District of Columbia, 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 enforcement, 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.
LINDA S. MERICLE, ESQ.
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' associations work, including collections, ACC covenants enforcement, easements, bankruptcy, and many other issues confronting associations and their boards.
Linda is an active member on the Washington Metropolitan Chapter of the Community Association Institute.
MICHELE D. WITHEROW-WILLIAMS, ESQ.
Bar Admissions: Maryland, US District Court of Maryland, District of Columbia
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. Prior to joining Cameron Mericle, P.A., Michele started her legal career as a paralegal and eventually an associate at an established and successful construction law firm in Rockville, MD. In 2015, Michele joined Cameron Mericle, P.A, and primarily handles community association law, general collections and landlord-tenant matters, successfully litigating cases in Maryland district and circuit courts, as well as the courts of the District of Columbia.
Michele is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, as well as the Real Property Section, and has been named to the Super Lawyers 2020, 2021 and 2022 Maryland Rising Stars. Additionally, Michele previously held a position on the Montgomery County Commission on Landlord-Tenant Affairs, appointed by County Executive Marc Elrich.
KEVIN THORNTON, ESQ.
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, ESQ.
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.