Semmes Welcomes Elizabeth Fitch

Semmes is pleased to welcome Elizabeth Fitch to the firm’s Baltimore office as counsel in the Estate Planning, Probate & Trusts Practice.

Elizabeth completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Maryland before graduating from the University of Baltimore School of Law with honors. Prior to her employment at Semmes, Elizabeth worked on the litigation side of complex and high-stakes business and fiduciary disputes involving trusts and estates at another prestigious firm in Baltimore. In addition to her experience litigating high-stakes cases, Elizabeth also served as a judge of the Orphans’ Court for Howard County from 2018-2023. In that role, she presided over and decided administrative and contested matters involving probate estates, including will contests. 

During law school, Elizabeth studied Estates & Trusts and Tax. In addition, Elizabeth served as staff editor of the University of Baltimore Law Review, was inducted into the Royal Shannonhouse Honor Society, and was awarded the Dean’s Citation. Elizabeth’s education, litigation practice, and experience on the bench has given her an understanding of what can go wrong, which enhances her ability to develop comprehensive estate plans and draft reliable planning documents.