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Paul J Reinstein

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Paul J. Reinstein is a partner at the Bowie law firm of Reinstein, Glackin, Patterson & Herriott, LLC ("RGPH") and heads the family law department. He has been selected as the #3 Super Lawyer for the State of Maryland for 2013. This list of the Best of the Best lawyers covers all practice areas. Prior to the founding of RGPH Paul Reinstein was a partner at Sasscer, Clagett & Bucher, where he built a family law department of highly rated divorce lawyers that have held state-wide family law positions and have been selected as top lawyers in Maryland. Mr. Reinstein is widely recognized by his clients and peers as one of the premier divorce lawyers in the Washington Metropolitan area.


Bowie, divorce lawyer, Paul Reinstein has been named by publications including Washingtonian Magazine, Washington D.C. Super Lawyers, and the Washington Post, as one of the top family law practitioners in the Washington Metropolitan Area. In February, 2009, Paul Reinstein was named one of the 88 top divorce lawyers in the entire Washington Metropolitan area.


Paul Reinstein is one of only 29 fellows in the Maryland chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) and the only one in the Southern Maryland Area. An “AV”-rated attorney, Mr. Reinstein is an annual presenter at the AAML’s Institute For Family Law Associates course each year in Chicago.


Mr. Reinstein lectures frequently throughout the state on current issues in family law, as well as before the Administrative Office of the Court’s Judicial Institute. He is a past Chair of the Maryland State Bar Association Family and Juvenile Law Section. Bowie, family law lawyer, Paul Reinstein teaches continuing legal education courses to attorneys for the Maryland State Bar Association and the Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers.


Bowie divorce lawyer, Paul Reinstein also serves as an arbitrator and mediator for the courts in multiple jurisdictions for family law, child custody and divorce cases.


Paul Reinstein, nationally recognized divorce lawyer was a founding partner in the law firm of Keiffer, Johnston & Reinstein.


Bowie divorce lawyer, Paul Reinstein is a graduate cum laude of Villanova University and the Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America.



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Practice areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 48%
  2. Family: 33%
  3. Child Custody: 15%
  4. Child Support: 4%


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Attorney endorsements

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  • Maria Katherine Patterson

    Mr. Reinstein is an outstanding divorce lawyer. When the Maryland Legislature has considered changes to the Family Law Article they have sought and obtained his testimony. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial lawyers and has tought many of the best divorce lawyers in the nation. You will not find a better divorce lawyer in the State.


    Maria Patterson Criminal Defense Attorney
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Contact info

Reinstein, Glackin, Patterson & Herriott, LLC

17251 Melford Blvd. Suite 108
Bowie, MD, 20715

Annapolis, MD

La Plata, MD

Reinstein, Glackin, Patterson & Herriott, LLC

11 N. Washington Street, Suite 530
Rockville, MD, 20850



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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 10 Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2010
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
Top Domestic LawyeWashington Post Magazine2008
Top Domestic LawyerWashington Post Magazine2007
Leadership in the LawDaily Record2004
Top 100 Family LawyersWashingtonian MagazineN/A
RecognizedSuper LawyersN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerReinstein, Glackin, Patterson & Herriott, LLC2012 - Present
PartnerKeiffer, Johnston & Reinstein1987 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersFellow2003 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationChair - Elect2002 - 2002
Maryland State Bar AssociationSecretary/Treasuer2001 - 2001
P.G. Co. AssociationMemberN/A
Maryland State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Montgomery County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Maryland State Bar Association, Family & Juvenile Law SectionChairN/A
P.G. Co. Circuit CourtArbitratorN/A
Calvert County Circuit CourtArbitratorN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Cooper v. CooperFavorable settlement.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Maryland State Bar AssociationMSBA Marital Tax Workshop2012
Maryland State Bar Association publicationMSBA Family Law Update2012
MICPEL Marital Property WorkshopMarital Property Workshop2009
MICPEL Family Law UpdateFamily Law Update2008
Family Law UpdateFamily Law Update2007
MICPELFamily Law Update2003
MICPELDomestic Violence Training Manual2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Catholic University of America, Columbus School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
Villanova UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Maryland State Bar AssociationMSBA Family Law Update2012
Maryland State Bar AssociationMSBA Marital Tax Workshop2012
MICPEL Marital Property WorkshopMarital Property2009
Maryland Judicial InstituteChild Custody2008
AAML Family Law InstituteFamily Law2008