Jacob W. Deaven joined Parker, Simon & Kokolis, LLC as an associate in 2017 to work on the firm’s high volume estate administration practice. A majority of Mr. Deaven’s practice involves serving as personal representative on behalf of an estate’s largest creditor, but also includes fiduciary litigation, estate planning, and assisting families with estate administration. He makes regular appearances at Orphans’ Courts throughout the state of Maryland. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Deaven served as law clerk for Chief Judge Lewyn Scott Garrett and Associate Judges Michele Lowenthal and Charles Bernstein of Baltimore City Orphans’ Court.
Mr. Deaven is originally from New Mexico, but moved to the east coast to attend law school and be closer to his extended family. While not at work, Mr. Deaven enjoys trying new local restaurants, performing and attending concerts, and visiting breweries throughout the country.