Washington and Lee University

B.A., summa cum laude, 1979 
Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Delta Phi

Washington and Lee University Law School

J.D., 1982  
Note and Comment Editor, Washington & Lee Law Review 1981-1982


Frederick County Bar Association
Maryland State Bar Association
Frederick County Estate Planning Council


201 Thomas Johnson Dr, Suite 200

Frederick, MD 21702


Attorney at Law

James R. Shoemaker


Mr. Shoemaker was admitted to the District of Columbia Bar in 1982 and practiced law with the firm of Doub & Muntzing in Washington, D.C. from 1982-1986.  He concentrated in federal and state energy regulatory law.  He was admitted to the Maryland State Bar in 1983, joined Shoemaker, Horman, & Clapp, P.A. in 1987, and later served as Principal & Managing Partner.  Mr. Shoemaker's practice has focused on estate planning and administration since 1990. He currently serves as the Trust Clerk for the Frederick County Circuit Court.