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Gregory A. Szoka

Principal

Phone:  410.838.5522
Fax:  410.879.0688
Email: gszoka@starkandkeenan.com

Serving the people and businesses of Maryland since 1980

Gregory A. Szoka has been practicing law in Harford County since 1980. In 1986, his prior firm, Keenan, Carson and Szoka, joined with several of his current principals to form Stark and Keenan, P.A. He represents and has advised individuals and business owners regarding issues that occur either in the formation and continuation of business, in the sale and transfer of the business, or in civil litigation. Greg is also involved in real property sales, acquisitions, leases and financing of all types, from single-family homes to complex commercial financing. He is a title insurance agent for Chicago Title Insurance Company. He also sits as a hearing examiner in education cases throughout the state.

Bar admissions

  • Maryland Bar – All Courts
  • Federal District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Education

Community involvement

  • Community Foundation of Harford County, Inc., Founding Director
  • Union Memorial Hospital, 1993-2004; Vice Chair, 1997, Chairman, 1999-2004
  • Forest Hill State Bank, Director, 1996-2005
  • Mercantile County Bank, Director, 2005-2007
  • PNC, National Association, Advisory Board, 2008-2010
  • Susquehanna Region Private Industry Council, Inc., Director 1984-2002, member of Executive Committee, President, 2001-2002; President, 1999
  • Harford County Bar Foundation, Inc. Founding Member, President, 1995
  • Presenter: 2011 Maryland Negotiation Service Annual Conference – "How Do They See Your 4-205(c) Hearing – An Inside Look at the Role of a Hearing Examiner."

Honors

  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Omicron Delta Kappa, Honorary Society for Scholarship and Leadership
  • Maryland State Bar Foundation Award for Professional Legal Excellence for the Advancement of the Rights of the Disadvantaged, 1994
  • Maryland Leadership in Law Award, 2001