Civil Litigation, Corporate and Real Estate Transactions, Domestic Law and Estate Administration Attorney in Salisbury, MD

Dirk Widdowson

Dirk W. Widdowson

Attorney at Law

Born here in Salisbury, Attorney Dirk W. Widdowson earned his Juris Doctorate from T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond in 1979. He has practiced law in Salisbury since 1979. With an extensive knowledge of the law, Dirk opened his own law firm Widdowson and Dashiell, P.A. so that he could assist families and individuals who are in need.

LeVita M. Bragdon

Legal Assistant

Vita attended Prince Georges Community College where her area of study was business administration

Susanne W. Gregory

Susanne W. Gregory

Legal Assistant

Susanne attended Tidewater Community College where her areas of study were stenography, paralegal, and secretarial. She was hired by Widdowson and Dashiell, P.A., in October 2019 and currently focuses on real estate and probate law. Susanne moved to Salisbury in 1987 where she resides with her husband.

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Sally Abbott

Title Review and Loan Preparation

Sally was born in Allentown, PA but her parents moved to Salisbury when she was two so she is basically a homegrown. She is semi-retired now, and came to work for Widdowson and Dashiell in 2021 working three days a week doing the title review and loan preparation for the same lender that she was doing at her previous job.

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Serving the Shore

We represent Maryland’s entire Lower Eastern Shore, including Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset, and Dorchester counties.

Deep Experience

Mr. Widdowson has been practicing law since 1979. In each case he represents, he uses his vast industry knowledge to recommend strategies to his clients.

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Whether you are seeking a divorce, starting a new business, or need assistance with the estate of a loved one, we are here to lead you through the process.

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We Handle a Variety of Legal Matters, Including, But Not Limited To:

→ Civil Litigation
→ Corporations and Business Organizations
→ Commercial Law
→ Divorce
→ Child Custody
→ Traffic

→ Estate Planning
→ Estate Probate
→ Guardianship
→ Personal Injuries
→ Real Estate

Practice Areas

Domestic Law

Other Cases We Handle


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Personal Injury

When someone else's negligence causes you or a loved one to suffer a traumatic injury, you deserve the chance to seek justice and financial compensation. Contact us today for representation.


If a child or an adult whom you love needs a guardian, reach out to us at Widdowson and Dashiell, P.A. in Salisbury, Maryland. We're ready to walk you through your options.

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Our dedication to the representation of our clients is “homegrown.” It’s our home — our family, our community, and our friends. Our fiduciary duty is our driving force to provide dedicated, diligent, and decisive representation to each and every client.

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There are very few legal matters that can disrupt a family than divorce and child custody. When you and your co-parent part ways, it can make you and your children's futures uncertain. At Widdowson and Dashiell, P.A., we make your goals our goals. We'll strive to protect you and your children and aim to obtain the justice that you deserve. We have over 40 years of experience in practicing law and advocating for families across Maryland's Eastern Shore.

Estate planning and probate can be overwhelming. We want to lighten your burden and lessen the stress on your behalf. Whether you need to create a will, name a guardian, or receive guidance on probate, we are here for you. Contact us at Widdowson and Dashiell, P.A. in Salisbury, Maryland today, to schedule an initial consultation. We also serve the surrounding areas of Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset, and Dorchester counties.