Cumberland & Erly, LLC

Your Legal Staff at Cumberland & Erly, LLC

The highly qualified and experienced legal staff at Cumberland & Erly, LLC provides support to our attorneys and to our clients. Our team is professional, enthusiastic, and wholly committed to helping our Calvert County law office run effectively and efficiently. Please learn more about each staff member's role at the firm below.

Bonnie Lyons - Senior Legal Secretary. Start date: January 3, 1986. Bonnie has over 30 years of legal experience and assists in all legal matters handled by the firm.

Jennifer Buckmaster - Paralegal.  Start date: April 26, 2001.  Jennifer received her AA in paralegal studies on December 22, 1994 and has 23 years of legal experience.  Jennifer serves as the firm's office manager and also assists in all legal matters handled by the firm.

Jennifer Hinkston - Legal Assistant. Start date: October 2, 2006. Mrs. Hinkston received an Associate of Arts degree in General Studies: Criminal Justice and has 12 years of legal experience.  She assists in all legal matters and also serves as an assistant to Lisa M. Pryor and Sarah Erly.

Julie Hughes - Legal Assistant.  Start Date: April 22, 2013.  Julie received a Certificate in Business Accounting and has 27 years of legal experience.  She assists in all legal matters and manages the personal injury portion of the firm's practice.

Ashley Price - Legal Assistant.  Start Date:  March 25, 2015.  Ashley received her Associate of Arts and Science degree and has three years of legal experience.  She assists in all legal matters and also serves as an assistant to Mrs. Aimee West.

Charlene Jones - Legal Assistant.  Start Date:  April 24, 2017.

Kathy Gemeny - Legal Assistant.  Start Date:  July 3, 2017.  Kathy has over 30 years of experience as a Clerk of the Court in the District Court of Maryland, civil and criminal divisions.  She assists in all legal matters and serves as the personal assistant to John L. Erly in the criminal portion of the firm's practice.