James R. Clifford, Sr. has been a director of Old Line Bancshares and Old Line Bank since July 28, 2017.
Mr. Clifford is a land use attorney focusing on development and commercial projects in Montgomery County, Maryland. In this regard, he advises property owners regarding the development potential of their individual property and property assemblages, the possibility of preservation easements, estate planning and contract negotiations relating to property sales. He has been a partner in the law firm of Clifford Debelius Boynton & Hyatt in Gaithersburg, Maryland, since 1983, including 15 years as outside counsel for Union Home Loan. He served as a director of DCB Bancshares and Damascus Community Bank from 2007 until July 28, 2017, when they merged into Old Line Bancshares and Old Line Bank, respectively. Mr. Clifford is also a part-time farmer in Montgomery County and previously served for six years on the Montgomery County Agricultural Advisory Committee and is the former Chairman of the Real Property Review Board for Montgomery County. He is also a former Board Member and District Chair of the National Capital Area Council Boy Scouts of America, former Scout Master and former Eagle Advisor for local Boy Scout Troop 1094 in Darnestown, Maryland.