Mr. Horman co-founded Horman Nichols in 2016.  His practice areas include estate planning, family law, civil litigation, collections and real estate law.    

Mr. Horman was admitted to the Maryland State Bar in 2002.  He served as a Law Clerk for the Office of General Counsel for the General Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists from 2000-2002.  From 2003-2004 he served as a Law Clerk for the Honorable Julie S. Solt in the Circuit Court for Frederick County.  Upon completing his judicial clerkship, Mr. Horman began work with Shoemaker, Horman and Clapp as an associate and became a partner in 2009 and continued as partner until the formation of Horman Nichols in 2016.  

Since returning to Frederick, Mr. Horman has been active with the Bar Association of Frederick County and has served on the Executive Committee as Bar Association Secretary, Treasurer, and President. 

In addition to representing individual and corporate clients, Mr. Horman is a certified mediator and is often referred cases by the Circuit Court for Frederick County to assist the parties in resolving their disputes.

Law Degree

  • University of Baltimore J.D., 2002; L.L.M. in Taxation, 2003


  • Andrews University, B.B.A. (Finance) 1999


  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Collections
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Real Estate Law
  • Real Estate Settlements
  • Mediations


  • Committee member on the Resolution of Fee Disputes for the Maryland State Bar Association.
  • Children’s Attorney:  Approved panel attorney to represent minor children for the Circuit Court for Frederick County, Maryland since 2005.  
  • Mediation: Over 100 hours of training in the area of mediation since 2004. 
  • Former Member of the Bar Association of Frederick County's Executive Committee.
  • Bar Association of Frederick County.
  • Maryland State Bar Association.
  • Member of the National Creditors Bar Association (NARCA).


  • Maryland, 2002


  • Former Member of the Highland View Academy Board of Trustees and Executive and Personnel Committee.
  • Former Member of the School Facilities and Information Technology Committee for Highland View Academy.
  • Volunteer mock trial judge for the Annual Mock Competition for the State of Maryland.
  • Honored as one of Frederick's Finest, recognizing young professionals in the community in conjunction with fundraising for the Maryland Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
  • Member on the Planned Giving & Trust Services Certification and Accreditation Committee for the General Conference, Worldwide Headquarters.
  • Member on the Constitution and Bylaws Committee for the Chesapeake Conference.

Marshall T. Horman​