Advice You Can Build On

A Construction Law Firm

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Spence & Becker, LLC

Advice You Can Build On

We are a construction law firm, licensed to practice in:

Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania.

Our Purpose

We provide practical legal advice at reasonable rates.

Our Guiding Core Principles

  • We put our clients' interests first
  • We work hard to solve your problem
  • We are discreet and respect our client's confidentiality
  • We do what we say we'll do

Our Team

Donald H. Spence, Jr.


Don has been practicing law for over 30 years.  Because of his experience, he is able to readily come up with a variety of possible solutions to complex problems.





Don is an experienced trial attorney, arbitrator, and mediator.  Some of his clients have referred to him as "the bulldog."

Don loves the law and teaches a course at the local community college called "Practical Construction Law."

Don is licensed in Maryland, D.C., and Pennsylvania. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the U.S. District Courts of Maryland and the District of Columbia.

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Cindi Becker


Cindi focuses her practice on construction law and employment law issues relating to the construction industry.  She assists companies with implementing drug testing policies, employee termination, and drafting handbooks.  She also enjoys drafting commercial leases.


Charissa Lomonico


Charissa started as a law clerk with the firm in 2013, and has been an associate since June 2016.





Charissa is an extremely hard worker and creative thinker.  She is known as the "Go-getter" in the office. Recently, Charissa has  and has become quite proficient at post judgment collections - look for a blog for her on this in the near future!

Charissa is licensed to practice in Maryland, and we recently celebrated her admission to the U.S. District Court of Maryland.


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9711 Washingtonian Blvd. , Suite 550

Gaithersburg, Maryland  20878


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