Ron M. Landsman

Ron M. Landsman

Landsman Law Group

Recognized since 2008

Rockville, Maryland

Practice Areas

Elder Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Elder Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Elder Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Elder Law
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Ron M. Landsman has been practicing law since 1974, and elder law since 1984, and has held a variety of positions reflecting that experience, including president of the First Maryland Disability Trust, Inc., 2014-2015, which he co-founded with Jason Frank, Esq., and member, Board of Directors, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, 2011-2015, of which he is a Fellow and a member of the Council of Advanced Practitioners.

He has played a significant role in advancing the interests and welfare of the elderly and disabled, litigating cases or filing amicus briefs in the Third, Fourth, Eighth and Tenth Circuits (US Courts of Appeal), and in the Supreme Courts of Maryland, D.C., New Jersey and Montana.

He was initiating counsel, working with Cy Smith of Zuckerman, Spaeder, in Smith v. Colmers, a Maryland class action successfully settled that protects Medicaid beneficiaries from liability for old medical bills. As Class Counsel, he continues to monitor state compliance with the court order in that case.

His firm services individuals on Medicaid, guardianship, estate planning and other elder law matters in Montgomery, Frederick and Prince George's County, elsewhere in Maryl;and, and the District of Columbia.

He is a 1974 magna cum laude granduate of the University of Michitgan Law School and worked for the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Appellate Section, 1975-1980, where he worked primarily on United States v. AT&T.

Contact & Links


  • 200-A Monroe Street, Suite 110
    Rockville, MD 20850

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia, The District of Columbia Bar
  • Maryland, Maryland State Bar Association


  • D.C. Bar - Member
  • First Maryland Disability Trust, Inc. - President
  • Maryland State Bar Association - Member, Past Chairman, Elder Law Section
  • NAELA Journal - Editor for Quality Control
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys - Member, Board of Directors
  • Shares Horizons, Inc. - Counsel

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Elder Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Elder Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Elder Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Elder Law, Washington, D.C. (2021)
  • Elder Law, Washington, DC (2017)
  • Elder Law, Washington, DC (2012)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Elder Law

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"Attorney Ron Landsman has a lot of experience; he is articulate, efficient, and reliable."

- Michael Wilson (Michael M. Wilson & Associates)

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