Justin Sperance Conroy

Justin Sperance Conroy

Columbia, Maryland
410-740-8100, ext. 130
Justin S. Conroy joined Nagle & Zaller, P.C. in February 2017 as senior associate. Justin is a seasoned litigator who will handle community association litigation matters.
In addition, Justin will handle general torts, including personal injury cases and labor and employment matters.

Justin has been practicing law for over a decade. Since graduating with honors from the University of Maryland School of Law in 2005, Justin has worked on a variety of civil matters. His practice has included labor and employment, personal injury, appellate litigation, contractual disputes, arbitrations, administrative hearings and general torts. He has both public and private sector experience, and served as sole in-house counsel for a Baltimore-based company with over 2,700 employees. In addition, Justin has several years of international experience, most recently working for the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, where he provided advice and counsel to U.S. companies on Chinese intellectual property laws as they developed plans to protect their intellectual property in China.

Justin is licensed to practice in Maryland.

Areas of Practice

  • 80% Litigation
  • 20% Advice and Counsel

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 2005
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, 2007
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 2008


  • University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
    • J.D. cum laude - 2005
    • Law Review: Maryland Law Review, Manuscripts Editor, 2004 - 2005
  • Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
    • B.A. - 2000
    • Major: History
    • Minor: German

Published Works

  • " 'Show Me Your Papers': Race and Street Encounters" , National Black Law Journal, 19, 2007
  • " Bankruptcy Law and the Reinforcement od the Unattainable Standard Courts Have Created to Determine Whether Health Education Assistance Loans are Dischargable: United States Department of Health and Human Services v. Smittey"


  • Legal Writing, Beijing Foreign Studies University School of Law, Feb 2013 - June 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Bar Association of Baltimore City, Member, 2007 - 2011
  • Baltimore City District Court ADR Program, Volunteer, 2009 - 2011
  • Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service, Pro Bono Attorney, 2009

Past Employment Positions

  • National Labor Relations Board, Attorney Special, 2005 - 2007
  • Baltimore City Department of Law, Litigation/Branch Assistant Solicitor, 2007 - 2011
  • ECI, LLC, Labor and Employment Division Senior Counsel, 2011 - 2012
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, U.S. Embassy Beijing, Leagl and Policy Advisor, 2013 - 2017


  • English