Plan For The Future With Confidence

Plan For The Future With Confidence

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Kandace L. Scherr, Esq.


Kandace L. Scherr is the Managing Partner of Frank, Frank & Scherr, a firm that provides Elder Law, Estate, and Special Needs planning services throughout Maryland. With a track record of success, she has handled over a thousand Medicaid applications, helping her clients protect their assets while in long-term care.

Kandace is widely recognized as an expert in Elder Law and has received prestigious accolades, including being named a 2023 Super Lawyer and an American Registry Distinguished Attorney. She has also been honored as a Fellow of the Maryland Bar Foundation, a distinction awarded to only 2.5% of Maryland lawyers and judges. This recognition reflects her outstanding dedication to the welfare of her community, the administration of justice, and the traditions of the legal profession.

Known for her kindness, compassion, and attentive listening, Kandace truly enjoys assisting seniors and their families in navigating challenging situations. She understands that each person and circumstance is unique, and she takes the time to help find the best possible solutions. Alongside Medicaid planning, Kandace's expertise extends to Guardianships, Veterans Benefits, Estate Administration, and the preparation of Wills, Powers of Attorney, Healthcare Directives, and Special Needs Trusts. She frequently shares her knowledge through lectures to professional and community groups. Additionally, her firm has authored the book "Elder Law in Maryland."

A native of Maryland, Kandace graduated from The University of Maryland Francis Carey School of Law and is licensed to practice law in Maryland and Washington, DC. She is also an accredited attorney with the Department of Veterans Affairs and a member of The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Kandace previously served as the Chair of the Elder Law and Disability Rights Section Council of the Maryland State Bar Association. In her free time, she enjoys drawing and painting, leveraging her degree in Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art.


  • University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
    • Juris Doctor - 1985
  • Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)
    • Bachelor of Fine Arts - 1980
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Member of Maryland Leadership Class of 2018