Premier Legal Services For Harford County

Clients have relied on the expertise and advice of the attorneys of Snee, Lutche & Helmlinger, P.A. to help them navigate a wide array of complex and challenging legal issues.

Harford County Department of Planning and Zoning is now accepting applications for Comprehensive Rezoning. The deadline to file an application is August 2, 2024.

For Harford Countians, this is the only opportunity for Comprehensive Rezoning until the next cycle – 10 years away.

SLH attorneys are eager to assist you with the application. For further information please contact Joe Snee or Megan Sheldon at 410-893-7500.

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BSYLH attorneys have mutually agreed to demerge their prior respective law firms. Effective April 29, 2024, Augustus F. Brown, IV, Esq. and Albert J.A. Young, Esq. will no longer be attorneys of BSYLH and BSYLH shall change its name to SNEE, LUTCHE & HELMLINGER, P.A.

SNEE, LUTCHE & HELMLINGER, P.A. shall continue to provide premier, exceptional and unsurpassed legal services for every client, every day. We advise entrepreneurs and organizations on an extensive range of issues that contribute to their success. Our core practice areas are business, criminal and civil litigation, real estate, land use and development, business formations, mergers and acquisitions, liquor licenses, commercial lending, estate planning and administration, government relations, and personal injury. Our attorneys are committed to providing our clients exceptional, efficient service that makes a difference.

Stephanie Schneider will continue as the CFO and Firm Administrator of SNEE, LUTCHE & HELMLINGER, P.A.
Our office is located at 112 South Main Street in Bel Air, Maryland 21014. For more information, please contact Stephanie Schneider at 410-893-7500.

We Handle Many Types Of Legal Issues

Our attorneys are not limited to one or two practice areas. We represent clients ranging from individuals and families to local and national companies on a wide range of legal matters, including business formations, conversions pursuant to new laws, mergers and acquisitions, liquor licenses, trademarks, estate planning and administration, real estate development, civil and criminal litigation, government relations, commercial law (finance), criminal defense, personal injuries, administrative law and alternative dispute resolution.

We receive referrals from professionals and families for a variety of situations. Our clients do not have to worry about looking from firm to firm if they have more than one legal dispute in Maryland they need resolved. We can help business owners form their company and find land for the business. We can help someone license their product and obtain a liquor license. We hope to help you and your family with any of your legal needs.

Meet Our Attorneys

Joseph F. Snee Jr.

Joseph F. Snee


Stephen W. Lutche

Stephen W. Lutche


Colleen Ferg Helmlinger

Colleen Ferg Helmlinger


Justin Daniel DeMichael

Justin Daniel DeMichael

Associate Attorney

Taking The Right Steps To Make The Future Bright

We strive to provide clients with comprehensive solutions with an emphasis on avoiding future legal problems. Recognizing the deadlines and stress associated with many legal matters, we pride ourselves on our accessibility and ability to respond quickly to our clients’ legal needs.

When we meet with our clients, we make sure that they are aware of options that will help them in both the short and long term. If they are preparing a will or trust, we make sure that it is up to date and minimize any problems their friends and family may run into when inheriting assets. If they are creating a business, we will show them which formations aligns with their vision and help them review any crucial contracts. While nobody truly knows what the future holds, we can help ensure that our clients our prepared for it.

Lexis Nexis Martindale-Hubbel AV Peer Review Rated 2013
2013 Top Ranked Films AV Preeminent

A Community Focused Firm

Our attorneys are heavily involved in Harford County’s legal community and have served several different boards, memberships and professional organizations for decades. We love to call this place home and participate in any events that benefit local charities.

We also keep up to date on our cases and any changes towards Maryland law in our legal blog. It’s beneficial for those who want to see recent news for the firm or look for advice relating to their potential case.