Michael G. Campbell

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Michael G. Campbell

Mr. Campbell leads the litigation practice of Miller, Miller & Canby and has been with the firm since 1997. He became an equity partner in the firm in 2005. He focuses his practice on real estate and construction disputes in state and federal courts in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia and before arbitration panels. He handles cases relating to commercial and residential construction projects, property disputes, property tax appeals, contract disputes, lease enforcement, and related matters. Mr. Campbell has resolved many such disputes through mediation and private negotiation and successfully tried more than 100 cases before judges, juries and arbitrators.


Mr. Campbell regularly pursues property tax appeals with local assessment offices, the Property Tax Assessment Appeals Board (PTAAB), and the Maryland Tax Court. He has successfully reduced tax assessments on many types of commercial properties, including office buildings, retail stores, industrial sites, medical buildings, assisted living facilities and apartment complexes. In the process, he has developed relationships with representatives of The State Department of Assessment and Taxation (SDAT), which help facilitate the appeal process.  


Before joining Miller, Miller & Canby, Mr. Campbell served as the judicial law clerk for the Honorable Paul A. McGuckian in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Aspiring Counseling,  the Board of Trustees for Virginia Beta, Inc., and as treasurer of the Montgomery County Inns of Court.


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Practice Areas
  • Business & Commercial Litigation
    Construction Litigation
    Estates & Trust Litigation
    Maryland Property Tax Appeals
    Real Estate Litigation
bar admissions
  • Maryland

    Virginia

    District of Columbia

    U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

    U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

    U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

    U. S. Tax Court


Professional Affiliations
  • Bar Association of Montgomery County (Member, Executive Committee 2000-2002; Co-Chairman, New Practitioner's Section, 2000-2002)

    Maryland State Bar Association

    Virginia State Bar

    Montgomery County Inn of Court (Barrister)

    Affiliate Member, Institute for Professionals in Taxation, (IPT)

education
  • University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., cum laude 1996

    University of Virginia, B.A., 1991

Reported Cases

Wachovia Dealer Services, Inc. v. Pohanka Imports, Docket No. 1442, Sept. Term 2009 (Md. App. 2010) (unreported) (automobile financing contract dispute)

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Binogol v. Bonilla, Docket No. 2119, Sept. Term 2008 (Md. App. 2010) (mortgage broker fraud)

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Barrie School v. Patch, 401 Md. 497 (2007) (liquidated damages in school contract)

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Inrecon v. Kuo, Docket 2113, Sept. Term 2003 (Md. App. 2005) (unreported) (commercial construction insurance dispute)


Friday-Spivey v. Collier, 268 Va. 384, 601 S.E.2d 591 (2004) (tort claim involving governmental immunity)

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"In our interactions, Mike Campbell was prompt, communicative, patient and instructive. He stayed solidly on-target, where the aim was to best help his client. He was a professional who explained the situation, requested input, outlined the options, provided a recommendation and sought a decision. Additionally, I appreciated that he was supportive of my thinking. I won't hesitate to recommend Mike."

Joshua Mills

"No matter whether he is reviewing a contract or representing the housing corporation in judicial proceedings, Michael Campbell's level of responsiveness, breadth of knowledge, and attention to detail has been superb. Since first retaining Mr. Campbell, the housing corporation has called upon his expertise to address an expanding array of legal issues. These issues have impacted the housing corporation's financial operations as well as ensuring its compliance with statutory regulations."

Carl Hyde
Community Manager,
Promenade Towers Mutual Housing Corporation
"Michael is an exceptionally talented lawyer with experience in the areas where my company most often seeks the help of reliable outside counsel. We have asked him to handle much of our litigation requirements and he has done so with very successful results. He is so versatile and reliable that he has essentially become another member of our legal department. His knowledge of the courts in all of the jurisdictions in which we do business is a huge asset to us. For a company like ours with limited in-house legal resources, Michael's ability to quickly understand our needs and get favorable results is of great value to us."

Robert McKew
Assistant General Counsel
Pohanka Automotive Group

"After months of negotiations in a difficult contract dispute with poor prospects of avoiding court, Michael Campbell was successful in negotiating a settlement in mediation at 10% of the plaintiff's demands.  Thanks MM&C!"

Phil Martin
President, Best Building Components, LLC