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Cristin Lambros

Cristin C. Lambros

Attorney
cristin@ccl-law.com

ISLN: 905662945

Admitted: 1987, Maryland; 1991, U.S. Tax Court 

Law School: Duke University (J.D., 1986, Latty Scholarship) 
College: Haverford College (B.A., 1983, Magna Cum Laude., Phi Beta Kappa, High Honors in History, Marshall Scholarship) 

Member: Baltimore County Bar Association (Estates and Trusts Committee). Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA) (Estates and Trusts Section). MSBA Estates and Trusts Section Council Member (1998-2010); Section Council Secretary (2008-2009), Webmaster (2005-2008), Newsletter Editor (1998-2005). American Bar Association (Real Property, Probate and Trust Section). 

Biography: Associate, Piper & Marbury (1988-1997). Instructor, MSBA: Estate Planning After the 2010 Tax Act (2011); Annual Meetings: Estate Planning in Uncertain Times (2010), Passing the Family Business (1989). Instructor, Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers (MICPEL): Will Drafting (2002-2009), New Maryland Estate Tax Legislation (2004), Advanced Tax Institute Estate Planning Day (1999-2001), Federal Gift and Estate Tax Returns (1999), Planning for Small and Moderate Sized Estates (1994-1999), Basic Estate Planning (1993-1997), Will Contests (1990-1994). Co-Chair, MSBA Estate and Gift Tax Study Group (1991-1993). Fellow: American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) (elected in 2000), ACTEC Nominating Committee (2011 – ). 

Born: Baltimore, Maryland, December 30, 1960

Meiling Larrea Arauzo

Office Manager
meiling@ccl-law.com

Meiling is the Office Manager at Cristin C. Lambros, LLC. She joined the firm in November of 2019. She was born in Lima, Peru and immigrated to the United States at the age of six with her family. She grew up in Montgomery County where she worked in the photo industry for 10 years as a customer service representative and photo developer. In 2008, she moved to Baltimore to pursue a career in Property Management. She built a successful career as an Assistant Property Manager who wore many hats as she managed a team of six Front Desk Professionals at a 24-hour community.  

Meiling has over 11 years of administrative experience in Office Management, Bookkeeping, and Human Resources. She can manage multiple projects while maintaining a professional demeanor. She manages and oversees the day-to-day operations of the firm, including assisting Cristin with Estate Planning and Estate Administration clients.

Meiling obtained her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Baltimore in 2017 while working full time and graduated with a 3.5 GPA.

Meiling is compassionate, friendly, and welcoming! In her spare time, she enjoys reading, playing tennis, and watching movies with her new husband.  

Emily M. Bell Garner

Paralegal
emily@ccl-law.com

Emily has worked as a Paralegal at Cristin C. Lambros, LLC since April of 2019. She comes to the firm with a wealth of experience with both business and people, as she also owns, operates, and teaches therapeutic yoga classes at Bikram Yoga Baltimore alongside her husband, Eddie.

Emily comes from an arts background as a ballet dancer. She graduated at the top of her high school class, and then graduated Magna Cum Laude from Butler University (Indianapolis, IN), with a B.S. in Arts Administration, with Concentration in Dance and Minor in Business Administration. Her professional experience before owning and operating a yoga studio ranges from retail management to copy editor for a major publisher.

Her first foray into the legal sector, working with Cristin allows Emily to use a broad range of her skill set, and to learn new skills in a field that has always held her interest. Cristin’s detail oriented yet human centered approach to the high-level work she does makes the firm a perfect fit for her.

Emily lives an ever evolving, always learning life with her husband, three children, puppy, and cat.