Alan Legum received his B.A. from Johns Hopkins University in 1968 and his J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1971. He started his general litigation practice in Annapolis, Maryland in 1972. For more than 40 years Alan Legum helped people receive the full amount the law allows, particularly in cases of serious personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice and electrical injury. Mr. Legum served as a member of the Juvenile Services Advisory Board from 1972-1976 and of Governor's Commission on Landlord Tenant Laws from 1978-1984. He has also sat on the Anne Arundel County Trial Court's Judicial Nominating Commission and has served as a trustee for the Anne Arundel County Bar Association. Mr. Legum had a long and storied career of public service and fighting for the little guy. At his memorial service he received commendations from the Annapolis City Council, the Maryland House of Delegates, and the Anne Arundel County NAACP. Our firm is committed to carrying on Mr. Legum's legacy of service and excellence.
Shane Nikolao graduated from Eastern Michigan University in 2003 with a B.S. in Psychology and Political Science. He received his J.D from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 2006. While attending Hastings, Shane worked as a law clerk for the Hassell Law Group, P.C. in San Francisco, where he assisted in personal injury litigation for two years. After graduating law school Shane moved to Maryland where he was admitted to the state bar and began working for the personal injury firm Rosen & Esterson in Baltimore. In January 2008 Shane joined what was then the firm of Alan Hilliard Legum, P.A. where he practiced law under the guidance of Alan Hilliard Legum. In 2014 Shane became a partner in the firm. Since joining the firm, Shane has represented individuals with personal injury, medical malpractice, discrimination, and general litigation claims throughout Maryland in both state and federal courts. Shane is a member of the Maryland Association for Justice, the Maryland State Bar Association, and the Anne Arundel Bar Association. Shane is also a Life Member of the Anne Arundel County NAACP.
Darla Watts has worked in the legal field since the 1970s taking a few years off to be with her children. She earned a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Maryland-Baltimore County in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus on juvenile justice. Darla has worked for law firms handling several different types of legal work. Darla has been with our firm for over 16 years where she has focused on auto accidents and personal injury cases. When not working Darla enjoys spending time with her family, especially her granddaughter.