William Randolph Shump

William Randolph Shump

William Randolph Shump

Of Counsel
Annapolis, Maryland

W. Randolph Shump joined Frost & Associates, LLC, as Of Counsel in 2019 in the firm's Annapolis, MD office. Mr. Shump started his own firm, The Shump Law Firm, PC, in 2004 to provide legal services primarily focused in the areas of Tax Planning, Tax Controversy, Tax Litigation, Estate Planning and Administration, and Asset Protection.

Prior to starting his own firm, Mr. Shump worked as an Attorney for the IRS Chief Counsel's Office in Baltimore, MD performing litigation and field advisory services to Revenue Agents in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Prior to this, he worked for the IRS as a Revenue Agent in the Tax Exempt / Government Entities Division.

Mr. Shump served as a council member on the Maryland State Bar Association, Tax Section Council. In addition to his Juris Doctor, Mr. Shump holds a CPA license, an LL.M in Taxation and a Real Estate Broker's license (inactive).

Areas of Practice

  • Tax Controversy
  • Tax Preparation
  • Estate Planning and Administration
  • Asset Protection/Trusts

Litigation Percentage

  • 5% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Public Accountant, Maryland, 1992
  • Certification in Estate Planning, University of Baltimore School of Law, 2009

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 2000
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 2001
  • U.S. Tax Court, 2001


  • University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
    • LL.M. - 2009
    • Major: Graduate Tax Program
  • University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
    • J.D. - 2000
  • University of Baltimore
    • B.S. summa cum laude - 1992
    • Honors: Business Administration - Concentration in Accounting

Honors and Awards

  • Judge Morton P. Fisher Memorial Award for Income Tax, 1999 - 2000
  • Alpha Chi National College Honor Society
  • Beta Gamma Sigma - Business Honor Society
  • Beta Alpha Psi - Honor Society for Accounting

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • MSBA Estate & Trust Section
  • MSBA Taxation Law