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Lorrianne Jeanette Rice

also known as L. Jeanette Rice, Jeanette Rice

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About me

Areas of Practice
Family Law (Divorce, Custody, Support etc)
Bankruptcy (Chapter 7, 11 and 13)

Bar Admissions
Maryland, 1995
U.S. District Court District of Maryland
U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Maryland and District of Columbia

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit

University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland – J.D. – 1995
Law Journal: Maryland Journal of Law & Trade, 1993 – 1995
University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada – B.A.
Honors: With Honors
Major: History

Representative Cases
Archdiocese v. Moersen, 389 MD 630 (Maryland Court of Appeals 2007)

Hope Lee Thomas v. Prince George's County Public Schools (Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit 2012)

Hope LEE–THOMAS, Plaintiff–Appellee, v. PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS, Defendant–Appellant. - See more at:

Hope LEE–THOMAS, Plaintiff–Appellee, v. PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS, Defendant–Appellant. - See more at:

Professional Associations and Memberships
Maryland State Bar Association, Solo & Small Firm Committee, 2003 – Present
American Bar Association, 2003 – Present

Prince George's County Bar Assn.

Anne Arundel County Bar Assn.

James Cawood Inns of Court

Maryland Bar Foundation Fellow

Speaking Engagements

Prince George's County Bar Association Family Law Seminar CLE

Community Legal Aid CLE

MSBA Solo and Small Firm CLE

Prince George's County Self Represented Litigant's Class




Photos and videos

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Practice areas


  1. Family: 50%
    20 years, 500 cases
  2. Chapter 7: 30%
    20 years, 500 cases
  3. Chapter 13: 15%
    20 years, 100 cases
  4. Chapter 11: 5%
    20 years, 10 cases



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Attorney endorsements

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  • Alphonso Stafford Hearns Jr

    I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Rice is one of the best attorneys I have ever faced. A highly skilled trial attorney.


    Alphonso Hearns Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Gerard F Miles

    I endorse this lawyer. She is an experienced, hard-working attorney. She has demonstrated her knowledge and commitment to her clients by her insightful answers to questions posted on AVVO. She is an asset to the community.


    Gerard Miles Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Walsh, Becker, Moody & Rice

Ste 218
14300 Gallant Fox Ln
Bowie, MD, 20715


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
FellowMaryland Bar Foundation2015
Mentoring ProgamMaryland Professsionalism Center2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerWalsh, Becker, Moody & Rice2006 - Present
OwnerLaw Office of Jeanette Rice2002 - 2004
AssociateLaw Office of Frank B. Haskell1995 - 2002
InternMaryland Attorney General's Office1993 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
Maryland State Bar AssociationCommittee Chair for Solo and Small Firm Committee2013 - 2014
James C. Cawood, Jr. American Inn of CourtMember2012 - Present
Anne Arundel County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Maryland State Bar Association, Solo and Small Firm Practice SectionTreasurer2008 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Maryland Legal ServicesVolunteer2004 - Present
Prince George's County Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Archdiocese v. Moersen, 925 A. 2d 659 - Md: Court of Appeals 2007Court Ruled in favor of Client - Moersen
Lee-Thomas v. Prince George's Cnty. Pub. Sch., 25 A.D. Cases 1193, 666 F.3d 244 (4th Cir., 2012)Court ruled employee right the right to sue
Selenou-Tema v. Kamga (Maryland Court of Special Appeals)Court ruled in favor of client
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Publication nameTitleDate
Maryland Bar JournalCleaning Your Own Hous: How to Run and Organize a Solo Practice2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Maryland School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
University of WindsorHistoryBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Prince George's County Bar AssociationHighly Contested Custody Cases2014
Self Represented Litigants ClinicSelf Representation in Family Law Cases2013
New AttorneysSolo and Small Firm Practice2013