About Our Firm
With the belief that well done is better than well said, the lawyers at Hanley Grason & Klein are committed to representing their clients with the foremost integrity, zeal and discretion.
T. Bruce Hanley - Of Counsel
T. Bruce Hanley is a life-long resident of Baltimore County. In 1967, Mr. Hanley obtained a bachelors’ degree from the University of Baltimore. After serving as a Marine Corps infantry officer in Vietnam, Mr. Hanley returned to Towson and began night school at the University of Baltimore School of Law. While attending law school at night, Mr. Hanley clerked for the Honorable Frank E. Cicone from 1972 until 1975. Mr. Hanley graduated from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1975 and passed the Maryland Bar examination.
Since his admission to the Maryland Bar, Mr. Hanley has been admitted to the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, U. S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, the U. S. Tax Court and the Bar of the District of Columbia.
After four (4) years with a well-known Towson firm, in 1979 Mr. Hanley co-founded the law firm of Ridgley & Hanley, where he practiced for over twenty (20) years. In 2000, Mr. Hanley became a sole proprietor and opened The Law Office of T. Bruce Hanley, LLC. On January 1, 2012, Mr. Hanley welcomed Mr. Grason to form the practice of Hanley Grason & Klein, LLC. Since his passage of the Maryland Bar, Mr. Hanley has been a member of the Baltimore County Bar Association, the Maryland State Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. Mr. Hanley has handled thousands of litigation and transactional matters, including corporate formation and dissolution, divorce trials, appeals, civil and criminal jury trials and business and construction litigation. Mr. Hanley has been counsel in over sixty (60) appeals from the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, the Court of Appeals of Maryland and reported and unreported opinions from the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland.
Among his peers, Mr. Hanley has a Martindale Hubbell AV Rating.
Mr. Hanley is married with grown four (4) children. He enjoys fly fishing and spending time at his weekend home in Annapolis.
Richard Grason, VI - PARTNER
Richard Grason, VI is a life-long resident of Maryland. Mr. Grason is a graduate of John Carroll School, Franklin & Marshall College and Villanova University School of Law. After passing the Maryland Bar examination in 2006, Mr. Grason clerked for the Honorable Lawrence R. Daniels in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County. Soon after, on January 1, 2008, Mr. Grason began as an associate at The Law Offices of T. Bruce Hanley, LLC. Four years later, on January 1, 2012 Mr. Hanley and Mr. Grason formed Hanley Grason & Klein, LLC.
Mr. Grason is admitted to the Maryland Bar and the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. Mr. Grason has represented individuals and companies in a wide variety of family law, corporate, appellate and business litigation matters and has handled and tried matters at the Appellate, Circuit Court and District Court levels of Maryland State Court. Mr. Grason has tried and participated in multiple arbitration proceedings, as well.
Mr. Grason is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association and is actively involved in the Baltimore County Bar Association ("BCBA"). Regarding the BCBA, Mr. Grason is presently a member of the Executive Council of the BCBA, and has served as the Chairman of the Bench-Bar Committee, Family Law Committee and the Advocate Committee (monthly membership newsletter). Mr. Grason is also a Member of the Maryland Bar Foundation, a Panel Member of the Peer Review Committee for the Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission, and has been selected as a Super Lawyers – Rising Star for the State of Maryland each year from 2012 through 2020. In 2019, Mr. Grason was selected by the Daily Record as a Very Important Professional - Successful Before 40. Mr. Grason is also a member of the Leadership Baltimore County class of 2020. In 2021 Mr. Grason was named as Super Lawyer in the area of Family Law and as a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
Mr. Grason is married with three daughters, lives in northern Baltimore County and is a life-long Orioles and Ravens fan.
Sean B. Klein - Partner
Sean B. Klein is a life-long resident of Baltimore County, Maryland. Mr. Klein is a graduate of Loyola Blakefield, Loyola College in Maryland, and University of Baltimore School of Law, where he graduated as a member of the Heuisler Honor Society. After passing the Maryland Bar examination in 2013, Mr. Klein clerked for the Honorable Ruth A. Jakubowski in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County. Soon after, on September 1, 2014, Mr. Klein began as an associate at Hanley Grason & Klein, LLC.
Mr. Klein is admitted to the Maryland Bar and the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. Mr. Klein has handled a wide variety of family law, personal injury, corporate, appellate and business litigation matters and has handled and tried matters at Appellate, Circuit Court and District Court levels of Maryland State Court. Mr. Klein has been a member of the Baltimore County Bar Association, the Maryland State Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. Mr. Klein has been selected as a Super Lawyers – Rising Star for the State of Maryland for 2019.
Mr. Klein is married with two (2) daughters. He enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time with his family.