807 N. Calvert Street 2nd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202 

Call Now: 410-837-3570

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coronavirusWe are closely monitoring the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Persons over the age of 60 and people of all ages with severe underlying health conditions – such as immunodeficiency, heart disease, lung disease, and diabetes appear to be at a higher risk of developing a serious COVID-19 illness. If you have an office appointment with us, or if you are scheduled to appear in court and you fall into one of these high-risk groups, or if you are experiencing any flu-like symptoms, and may need to be excused, please email us at admin@swcarterlaw.com, or if necessary call our office at (410) 837-3570 before your scheduled appointment or court date.

We have one location in Baltimore City, Maryland at 807 N. Calvert Street, 2nd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202;

Additional location details – We are located in the heart of Baltimore’s historic Mount Vernon Cultural District, one block North of the Center Stage.  Located at the corner of East Madison Street and North Calvert Street, on the east side of North Calvert Street, on the same side of the Street as the Mount Vernon Children’s Park. We are located in the same building as the Artisan Title Company.

Hours of operation – Generally, 9 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. EST. 

By appointment only.  You may book an appointment directly with the Receptionist or by clicking Schedule Consultation on the Home Page.  

Entry – Visitors must ring the doorbell (a black box located to the right of the doorknob) and respond to the Receptionist to gain entry.  The office has one flight of steps. Arrangements can be made to meet on the first floor, if necessary.

Dropping off documents: You may arrange delivery of documents by calling the office at 410-837-3570 or by calling Artisan Title Company, 807 N. Calvert Street at 410-783-0700.    

How to make a payment –Payments may be made in cash, by check or money order made payable to S.W. Carter, LLC or electronically at Click here.

Our services – We provide legal services to clients in Chapter 7 and 13 consumer bankruptcy, including individuals who have already filed a case.  In the area of Estate Planning and Administration, we help clients prepare their Will, Power of Attorney, and Advance Directive. We represent clients in the estate administration process.  We prepare and review contracts for sale. We prepare and record deeds. We represent home buyers and home sellers in every aspect of the real estate transaction.

Consultation Fee(s)– Bankruptcy and Deed Preparation $0.00 for the first 30 minutes, $295 per hour thereafter; Estate Planning/Administration and Other Residential Real Estate Matters – $80 for the first 30 minutes, $295 per hour thereafter; All other areas – $295.00 per hour with a 30-minute minimum.

Holiday Closure
Our office will be closed in observance of the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day  
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday
  • Presidents Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day July 4th
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving and the following Friday
  • Christmas Day


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Attorney Shawn W. Carter is responsible for the content of this website. The information on this website is provided for educational and advertising purposes for the public.  The information is not intended as, and should not be construed as, legal advice. The use of the information provided in these pages does not form any contractual or other form of attorney-client relationship with the reader or user of the information.   Please consult with an attorney regarding your particular factual and legal circumstances.  An attorney-client relationship cannot be created before the firm has accepted the representation and confirmed the representation in writing. 

Please do not send us any confidential information about any matter that may involve you unless we have agreed that we will be your lawyers and represent your interests. The best way for you to initiate a possible representation is to contact the office so that we can explain the steps that must be followed. When you enter into a retainer agreement from us, you will be our client, and we may then exchange information freely.

Nothing on this website is intended to state or imply that the quality of the legal services to be performed by Shawn W. Carter is better than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.  You must be a resident of, or authorized to do business in, the State of Maryland in order to use the legal services offered by this website and the law firm. 

We are a federally designated debt relief agency.  We help people file for bankruptcy under the Bankruptcy Code.  This statement is required by 11 U.S.C. § 528(a)(4), however, it does not state the full range of services available from this firm. 

Note: each case is different and the past record of a lawyer is no assurance that the lawyer will be successful in reaching a favorable result in any future case.