Linowes Opens Frederick Office

June 21, 2011
Press Release

Linowes and Blocher LLP, one of the Washington region's leading full-service real estate and business law firms, has announced the opening of its Frederick, Maryland office. The Frederick office, located at 8 West Third Street, will be primarily overseen by new Partner, Bruce N. Dean, formerly of locally based McEvoy & Dean. Mr. Dean, a City of Frederick resident, has been practicing in the areas of land use and commercial real estate development for nearly 25 years in Frederick County and western Maryland. In announcing the opening of the Frederick office and the addition of Mr. Dean, Linowes and Blocher’s managing partner, Richard M. Zeidman, said “Linowes and Blocher has a strong regional brand in the areas of land use, zoning and real estate transactions, and with the continuing rapid growth of Frederick County, when the opportunity came about to add a Partner of Bruce’s caliber to our firm and strengthen our local presence, we jumped at it. We couldn’t be more excited about the future of this area.”

Mr. Dean has guided real estate developers and owners through the development and approval process in the development of corporate office parks, residential subdivisions, commercial retail centers and mixed-use projects throughout the region. Mr. Dean also represents developers and banks in complex real estate and business transactions. In joining Linowes and Blocher, Mr. Dean says “Having access to the wealth and depth of expertise that Linowes and Blocher has will enable me to expand my practice in Frederick County, the municipalities of Frederick County and into western Maryland.” In addition to his real estate practice, Mr. Dean is currently President of the Frederick County Land Use Council of the Frederick County Builder’s Association and has numerous other strong ties to business, civic, charitable and religious causes in the area. “The commitment of Linowes and Blocher and its attorneys to the communities they work in outside of the normal work day is another important reason for me to join forces with the firm”, says Mr. Dean. “It is a great fit for me and my family.”

Among those joining Mr. Dean in the Frederick office will be Bob Dalrymple, a senior partner with Linowes and Blocher who has represented many clients in the Frederick region for the last 25 years and who is a life director of the Frederick County Land Use Council, and Debra Borden, an associate with the firm and a Frederick County resident, who currently serves on the Frederick County Charter Review Board and who is on the Board of Trustees of Frederick Community College. For additional information on Linowes and Blocher, visit You can reach Mr. Dean, Mr. Dalrymple or Ms. Borden at: 301.620.1175.