Mr. Beard’s practice focuses on the corporate and general counsel needs of business clients, specifically including contracts, organizational structure, business and real estate transactions, employment policy and compliance matters. Mr. Beard has represented clients ranging from large technology companies and real estate developers to smaller businesses such as local construction contractors and consulting firms.
Mr. Beard was born in Annapolis, and raised in nearby Davidsonville. As a student-athlete at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Mr. Beard was a member of the varsity lacrosse team, earning his degree in Economics. After graduating from the University of Baltimore School of Law (Cum Laude) Mr. Beard joined the business law practice group of McNamee, Hosea, Jernigan, Kim, Greenan & Lynch, P.A. In 2012, Mr. Beard was engaged by Smartlink, LLC, a national wireless & IT services firm to serve as General Counsel and Vice President. In 2017, Mr. Beard returned to private practice with the Kagan Law Group.
Mr. Beard is actively engaged in the community as a member of local charity boards, and volunteers as a youth sports coach. Mr. Beard currently resides in Davidsonville with his wife, Meredith, and their three children.