Robert B. Owings

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Senior Associate

Location: Annapolis Office
Phone: 202-618-1873
Fax: 888-235-8405
Email: Contact Us

Robert joined Frost and Associates as an attorney in the Securities, Estate Planning, and Tax practices. He has an extensive background in both the securities and estates and trusts arenas. He spent more than ten years in the securities industry as a financial advisor, as well as a manager. During that time, he built an extensive knowledge base regarding the rules and regulations of the securities industry. In addition, he was responsible for firm compliance regarding securities regulations.

Robert also spent several years in the estate and trust field. He has in depth experience in the administration of trusts, as well as estate planning. He spent four years in fiduciary trust terminations, where he was responsible for final trust distributions in compliance with both Federal and Maryland estate tax laws. In addition, he spent six years as a wealth planner advising high net worth clients on complex estate and tax planning issues. During this time he built a strong knowledge base regarding estate planning techniques and their related tax consequences.

Robert is a father and enjoys spending time with his two children. He is also a certified boxing coach with USA Boxing. He spends time training fighters and participating in amateur boxing tournaments.

Areas of Practice

  • 70% Estate Planning
  • 10% Securities Law
  • 20% Tax Law

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Financial Planner, CFP Boards of Standards, 2002

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 2010
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2012
  • U.S. Tax Court, 2017
  • District of Columbia


  • University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
    • J.D. – 2010
  • Towson University, Towson, Maryland
    • B.A. magna cum laude – 1996
    • Major: Business Administration
    • Major: French


  • Being the Trustee, MSBA, 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Baltimore Estate Planning Council, Member
  • MSBA – Estates and Trusts and Taxation, Member
  • Bar Association of Baltimore City – Estates and Trusts, Committee Member
  • MSBA Estates and Trusts Study Group, Co-Chairman
  • American Bar Association – Taxation and Property, Member
  • Baltimore Bar Foundation, Fellow