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Overall Client Ratingin Business Law and Family Law4.8 out of 5.0Communication Ability4.9Responsiveness4.8Quality of Service4.8Value for Money4.8
4.4/5.0Peer RatingEmployment Law and Family LawAreas of PracticeLegal KnowledgeLegal Knowledge4.5/5Analytical CapabilitiesAnalytical Capabilities4.4/5JudgmentJudgment4.4/5Communication AbilityCommunication Ability4.4/5Legal ExperienceLegal Experience4.4/5
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Experience & CredentialsPositionAttorneyAdmission DetailsAdmitted in 1991, Maryland
1993, District of Columbia and U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
1995, U.S. Supreme Court
2005, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth CircuitCredit Cards AcceptedAlso accepts OtherLaw School AttendedThe Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law
Class of 1991
Columbus Community Legal Services - Families and the Law Clinic; Moot Court AssociateUniversity AttendedGwynn Park Senior High School
Class of 1984
Class of 1988
Political ScienceAssociations & MembershipsCharles County, Prince George's County, Maryland State and Federal Bar Associations.Representative TransactionsRepresentative Cases:
Butler v. Tilghman, 350 Md. 259, 711 A.2d 859 (1998).
Goshorn v. Goshorn, 154 Md.App. 194, 838 A.2d 1247 (Md.App. 2003).
Jurney v. Jurney. This successful Appellee's Brief was filed in the Maryland Court of Special Appeals and argued before the three judge panel led by Chief Judge Murphy (July 3, 2012).Representative CasesButler v. Tilghman, 350 Md. 259, 711 A.2d 859 (1998); Goshorn v. Goshorn, 154 Md.App. 194, 838 A.2d 1247 (Md.App. 2003).Hobbies & InterestsReading, gardening, running, and spending time with our four children.