Alexis has deep roots in the Baltimore County community – she grew up here and attended Baltimore County Public Schools: Pine Grove Elementary, Pine Grove Middle School, and Loch Raven Senior High School, class of 1992. Her connections to Baltimore County mean she is meaningfully invested in the community she serves as Register of Wills.
Alexis’s professional experience makes her uniquely qualified to hold the office of Register of Wills. Alexis began her law career practicing estates and trusts at Ober, Kaler, Grimes & Shriver (now Baker Donelson). After ten years with Ober, Alexis put her experience to work in public service, representing all of the Registers of Wills and Orphans' Courts across the State of Maryland in the Courts & Judicial Affairs Division of the Maryland Office of the Attorney General's Office under the leadership of Brian Frosh. Alexis left the Office of the Attorney General and joined the investment firm, Brown Advisory as a Strategic Advisor.
Alexis is a true Terp, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts, graduating from the University of Maryland, College Park, summa cum laude and receiving her Juris Doctor from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law as a merit scholar.
Alexis lives in Towson with her two children and dog, Gizmo. She is an avid cyclist, runner, and home chef.
Alexis Burrell-Rohde is working to ensure the estate administration and probate process in Baltimore County is compassionate , responsive, efficient and transparent in serving the community. The Register of Wills for Baltimore County should be the gold-standard for judicial and administrative probate across the State. The Register of Wills employs 40 professionals all focused on providing top-notch service to the Baltimore County community.
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What does the Register of Wills do?
About the Position
The Register of Wills for Baltimore County is a unique position in that the office conducts administrative probate and serves as the clerk of court for the Orphans’ Court. Residents may also use the office to store last will and testaments for safekeeping. The office facilitates the disposition of estates for the public upon the loss of a loved one. Users of the Register's Office must be met with compassion and sensitivity. This is a State agency with a heart and the Register of Wills sets the tone for the compassion of the office.
The Register is also integral in providing education to the public of the probate process and the importance of having a will. For many members of the public, the Register’s office is their first encounter with this type of legal process.
The public, whether represented by an attorney or not, receives compassionate and professional service.