Annapolis MD | Liff, Walsh & Simmons announces that Phil Dales, partner and Land Use practice leader, has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Scenic Rivers Land Trust (SRLT).

“I am proud to support the SRLT values of clean water, healthy food, exercise, recreation, and relaxation, throughout our Anne Arundel County shores and waterways.”

-Phil Dales


SRLT is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization that crafts and execute voluntary land protection agreements, such as conservation easements, with landowners who wish to conserve their properties and take advantage of financial incentives. SRLT conserves land by working with voluntary landowners in the Herring Bay, Severn River, South River, Patuxent River, Rhode River and West River watersheds to create and manage private conservation easements.


About Liff, Walsh & Simmons

Liff, Walsh & Simmons is a full-service business law firm serving the legal needs of small businesses and privately held companies, their owners and operators, and individuals throughout their business and family life cycles.  From helping entrepreneurs bring their business visions to market, to representing middle-market companies in business transactions and disputes, to preserving the wealth that a family business has worked so hard to earn, we take pride in providing value-driven solutions and great results.  Our responsive service is focused on general and transactional business advice, commercial and civil litigation, real estate, land use, finance, and estate planning and administration.  At Liff, Walsh &  Simmons, we are Experienced, Innovative, and Entrepreneurial.

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Phil Dales

Phil Dales

Phil Dales is a Partner with Liff, Walsh & Simmons and a member of the firm’s Land Use & Zoning and Real Estate Practice Groups. He counsels clients on zoning matters, including rezonings, variances, special exceptions, planned development applications and comprehensive planning. He also assists clients with building permits, liquor licensing, administrative law, real property, commercial landlord tenant disputes, and litigation issues. He has obtained favorable decisions for clients from the Circuit Court to the Court of Appeals, Maryland’s highest court. Contact Phil at or at (443) 569-0580

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