Office of the General Counsel

The Office of the General Counsel advises and assists the Archdiocese and its parishes and schools on civil legal issues. In order to protect and to further the Archdiocese’s interests, and to ensure compliance with applicable laws, the OGC helps administer the policies provided in this section. Any questions regarding these policies or any other legal issue should be directed to the OGC at [email protected] or 301-853-4495.

Archdiocesan parishes and schools can access the Contract Review Policies and Procedures, forms and additional General Counsel resources on the Parish-Only portal.

Christopher Anzidei, Esq.

General Counsel
[email protected]

Mary Rhodes

Senior Counsel
[email protected]

Patrick Burke

Brendan Egan

Kristina Celeste

Legal Administrative Assistant
[email protected]