A.J. Serafini was born and raised in Hagerstown, Maryland. He is the son of State Senator, Andrew Serafini, Sr. He attended Grace Academy, graduating from the school in 2005. He received his B.S. in Government from Liberty University, graduating in three years with honors as summa cum laude in 2008. He went on to earn his law degree from Liberty University School of Law where he graduated in the top 5 of his class in 2011.
While in law school, he served as a member of his school’s moot court board, a mentor to first year law students, and as program coordinator of the Street Law program (a nationwide program which teaches at risk youth the value of following and respecting the law). He is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, the Maryland Association for Justice, and the American Association for Justice.
A.J.’s practice has a wide variety of focuses with his primary areas of practice being personal injury, nursing home abuse, workers compensation, and estate work. A.J. has worked closely on a number of personal injury cases with Bruce Poole where the pair has secured a number of remarkable results for their clients in Western Maryland. In addition to A.J.’s primary areas of practice, A.J. has developed considerable experience in the following areas of practice: landlord/tenant law, community associations (condominium and home owners’ associations), commercial collections (representing creditors against debtors), and general civil litigation. A.J. regularly attends State and National continuing education courses offered through the American Association for Justice, the Maryland Association for Justice, and the Maryland State Bar Association to keep up to date on the constantly changing areas of laws which he regularly practices in. A.J. is a member on the board of the Washington County Bar Association. In 2018, received the Herald-Mail Readers' Choice Award for Best Attorney and in 2019, he received the Herald-Mail Media's "Best of the Tri-state" award.
A.J. is very involved in the local community. For three years (2014-2017) he coached soccer as an assistant varsity coach at Williamsport High School and also at Locomotive FC located in Hagerstown. A.J. and his wife Kassi attend Lifehouse Church located at the Leitersburg Cinemas in Hagerstown, Maryland. He represents a number of faith-based organizations located in Washington County. He formerly served on the board of the Maryland Symphony Orchestra as the chair of the endowment committee. He currently serves on the board of Hospice of Washington County. A.J. is dedicated to serving the legal needs of his hometown.
- Maryland, 2011
- Liberty University School of Law, Lynchburg, Virginia
- Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
- Maryland State Bar Association, Member
- Maryland Association for Justice, Member
- American Association for Justice, Member
- Street Law, Former Program Coordinator
- Tri-State Fellowship Church, Member