Nicholas R. McDaniels, Esquire
Nick McDaniels is a solo practitioner in Maryland with a deep passion for assisting people in their times of need. McDaniels Law, LLC was founded in 2016 to turn that passion into practice. Mr. McDaniels spends his days teaching Law and Leadership to high school students in Baltimore City Public Schools and his evenings, weekends, and breaks providing legal services to his clients. In addition to teaching Law and Leadership to Baltimore’s next generation of legal workers and providing excellent advice and representation to his legal clients, Mr. McDaniels is also the co-owner of The Kerr Team of ExecuHome Realty, a full-service real estate team.
Mr. McDaniels was born in Buckhannon, West Virginia and moved to Westminster, Maryland when he was young. He is a proud product of Maryland Public Schools and a graduate of Westminster Senior High School. He received his Bachelor of Arts in English and Secondary Education from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, his Master of Science in Education, Administration and Supervision from The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, and his Juris Doctor from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law in Baltimore, Maryland.
Mr. McDaniels is licensed to practice law in the State of Maryland. He is a proud member of the National Lawyers Guild, Maryland State Bar Association, American Bar Association, National Association of Realtors, and the Baltimore Teachers Union. Mr. McDaniels serves on the Board of Directors of CLIA (Community Law in Action).
Mr. McDaniels lives in Thurmont in Frederick County, Maryland with his wife and daughter.
Curtis B. Cooper, Esquire, Of Counsel
A native of north Baltimore, Curtis Cooper graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2001. After working as the primary Social Security attorney at two small law firms in Charleston, West Virginia and Baltimore City, Curtis opened the Law Office of Curtis Cooper, LLC in 2007 to focus on providing top notch repre sentation to his own clients in employment and disability benefits matters. As a parent of a child with disabilities, he has special insight into the difficult situations which many of his clients face. Curtis is co-chair of the Disability Benefits Section of the Maryland Association for Justice (MAJ). He is a sustaining member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives and an active member of the Maryland Employment Lawyers Association.