Charles R. Slade

Charles Slade

Charlie Slade serves as Of Counsel at Davis Agnor Rapaport & Skalny in our firm’s Estate Planning and Probate & Trust Administration practice groups. Charlie is a Howard County native and a graduate of Howard High School and the University of Baltimore.  Charlie has been a practicing Certified Public Accountant and Maryland attorney for over 40 years.  Combining his professions has enabled Charlie to advise over 300 families on practical estate planning while saving as much income, estate and inheritance taxes as possible.

Charlie enjoys writing and speaking for TaxSpeaker, a national provider of continuing education for Certified Public Accountants, Enrolled Agents, Financial Advisors and Attorneys throughout the country.

Charlie has maintained a professional presence in Howard County for many years. He is a retired Maryland Army National Guard Combat Engineer of the 121st Battalion located at the Ellicott City Armory. Throughout the early years of his career, he was actively involved in community and professional organizations throughout Howard County, and later served as the Education Chairperson for Maryland Society of Accountants.

Contact Information

Practice Groups

Areas of Focus


  • University of Baltimore, B.S. in Accounting
  • University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D.

Professional and community involvement

  • Howard County Chamber of Commerce, Former Board Member and Treasurer
  • Trinity School, Former Board Member and Treasurer
  • Maryland Society of Accounting & Tax Professionals, Member
    • Education Committee, Past Chair
  • Maryland State Bar Association
    • Estates and Trusts Section, Member

speaking engagements/lectures/seminars

  • Charlie lecutres throughout the United States on estates, trusts, and estate administration for Tax Speaker, a leading educator of tax professionals
  • Annually authors the Estates and Trust Taxation book for Tax Speaker
  • Frequent lecturer on estate, trust, probate and practice management issues for the Maryland Society of Accounting and Tax Professionals

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland