The Cox Law Group attorneys, Michele Manculich and Linda Cox and paralegal Christina Borman have served the Md. legal community more than 35 years. The law firm offers all facets of Estate Planning services, including drafting Trusts and Wills, Probate, Trust Administration, Fiduciary Litigation and an estate plan maintenance and support program to keep clients and advisors current with relevant laws and changing family dynamics.
Cox Law Group also represents families having Maryland school system disputes, attorney Linda Cox having defended local undergraduate and college school systems as Assistant County Attorney for Anne Arundel County and Baltimore County.
The Cox Law Group attorneys volunteer in many capacities, including as board members for the AAMC Charitable Gift and Planning Committee and Opportunity Builders Inc., as peer review panel member(s) for the Md. Attorney Grievance Commission and representation of disabled children and other pro bono clients for the Md. Legal Services Program and for Md. Volunteer Legal Services.
Linda T. Cox, Esquire
B.A., cum laude, Loyola University, Baltimore, Maryland
J. D., Dickinson School of Law, Penn State University, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Editor-in-Chief and Member Editorial Staff, the Dickinson Journal of International Law
Prior to beginning the “Cox Law Group” law firm, Ms. Cox initiated the Estates and Trusts division of the Annapolis law firm, Hyatt & Weber, PA. (“Hyatt”) Many of the systems Linda created for Hyatt & Weber have been refined and incorporated into Cox Law Group to offer Cox Law Group clients cutting edge legal services in the estate and business planning arenas.
Prior to joining the Hyatt firm, Ms. Cox maintained an Annapolis law practice from 2000 to 2008, focused on estate planning and litigation, including State and Federal commercial litigation and family law. Ms. Cox also served as an Assistant County Attorney in Anne Arundel County and Baltimore County from 1994-1997, where she defended the municipal Police Departments, Community Colleges, the Board of Education and the Detention Centers in tort actions and alleged constitutional violations, typically in United States District Court for the District of Maryland.
Ms. Cox’s complex litigation background provides her a unique understanding of how best to avoid estate planning pitfalls for clients, especially given individual family dynamics.
Ms. Cox has lectured on Business Law at Towson State University and Dundalk Community College, she taught a Maryland Bar Review Course for several years and English as a Second Language (“ESL”) at Prince George’s Community College. As a college student, Linda tutored French for the Baltimore County Home and Hospital School. Ms. Cox has presented many estate planning seminars and workshops on various estate planning topics since 2005.
Foremanye v. Bd. of Community College Trustees, 956 F. Supp. 574 (D. Md. 1996)
Pro Bono Service:
- Director/Board member, Opportunity Builders Inc. (“OBI”) 2010-2014.
- Member, Charitable Gift Planning Advisory Committee, Anne Arundel Medical Center Foundation, Inc. 2010-current.
- Member, Peer Review Committee, Attorney Grievance Commission of Maryland. 2005-current.
Memberships & Affiliations:
- Maryland State Bar Association, Estates & Trusts Section
- Anne Arundel County Bar Association
Bar and Court Admissions:
- United States District Court for the District of Maryland
- United States Supreme Court
- Maryland Court of Appeals
Michele Manculich, Esquire
B.A. Journalism and minor in English and Economics, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.A. English, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
J.D. University of Dayton, School of Law
Prior to joining Cox Law Group in 2015, Ms. Manculich worked many years as a contract attorney involved in complex litigation defense cases and responding to numerous governmental investigations for a Fortune 500 Company.
Bar and Court Admission
- Maryland State Bar Association
- Estates & Trust Section
- Family & Juvenile Section
- Real Property Section
Christina Borman, Paralegal
Mrs. Borman (Christina) was born and raised on Long Island, New York. Christina embarked on a humanitarian aid mission with the German organization, Cap Anamur, in the Balklans (formally known as Yugoslavia) during the early 1990’s during the height of the political unrest. Christina was recruited by the Head of Office, Jerry Hume, to establish an official presence for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees when the office in Mostar was bombed and the present staff within immobilized.
Upon returning to the United States, Christina took up residence at home to assist her father with her ailing mother. It was at this time that Christina took international economics and philosophy classes at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey. To support herself, Christina worked full time at a law firm in Morristown, New Jersey.
Following this endeavor Christina was provided the opportunity to enter the political arena as the Executive Assistant to the Essex County Executive in Newark, New Jersey. Thereafter securing a position with The United States House of Representatives.
Christina migrated to Washington D.C. where she excelled in a successful career fundraising for both political campaigns and non-profit 501(c)3 organizations. On or about 2000 Christina moved to Annapolis, Maryland to open her own fundraising firm. Departing this career, she obtained her Real Estate License and opted to stay home with her children in their formative years. Later, she enrolled in the paralegal studies program at Anne Arundel Community College.
For more than ten years Christina has been employed by some of the most prestigious law firms in Anne Arundel County and Baltimore City. Christina’s areas of practice include, but are not limited to, transactional law, litigation, land use, real estate, collections, bankruptcy, motor tort, personal injury, estate planning and maritime law.
Christina currently resides in Annapolis, Maryland with her husband Chris, her daughter Chase and her son Christopher. She enjoys the great outdoors with a zest and can often be found at the beach playing ball with “Canton,” her Chesapeake Bay Retriever, “Charlie,” her Black Labrador and the family’s newest addition, “Blue,” a Rottweiler. She and her family enjoy skiing, boating, hiking, kayaking, camping, crabbing, fishing and travelling. Christina always enjoys an adventure somewhere. In more quiet moments, Christina can be found curled up immersed in a good book.
Christina is dedicated to the needs of her clientele and works most diligently in representing their best interests. Please do not hesitate to contact her for any questions you may have.