Robert A. Alderson


Robert A. Alderson is a founding partner of Skidmore & Alderson, PA. He is engaged in a wide variety of practice areas, including contract and personal injury law. Mr. Alderson is most engaged in family law, and has built an excellent reputation representing clients in divorce proceedings and child custody matters.

Mr. Alderson was born in Indiana, but moved to Cumberland, Maryland at a young age. Following his admission to the Maryland Bar in 1983, he practiced maritime law in Baltimore. Mr. Alderson began transitioning his practice to Cumberland 30 years ago, and has been a staple of the local legal community ever since.

Education & Admission

  • Admitted to Practice in 1983, Maryland
  • University of Maryland, Class of 1983 (Juris Doctor)
  • University of Maryland, Class of 1980 (Bachelors of Arts)

Practice Areas

  • General Practice
  • Business Enterprises
  • Business Litigation
  • Creditor’s Rights/Collections
  • Family Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Trusts & Estates
  • Wills
  • Probate
  • Criminal Law
  • Education & Admission


Robert A. Alderson
P.O. Box 360
Cumberland, Maryland 21502

Telephone: (301) 724-3424
Fax: (301) 724-7257