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Phi Delta Phi, Lecturer, Professionalism course, Maryland Bar Association, 1992-2013; Member, Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, 1968-1970.  Member, Subcommittee for Crime and Delinquency for the District of Columbia, 1969-1979.  Chairman, Legal Assistance to Metropolitan Police Department, 1970-1980.  Member, Selecive Service Local Board #55, Maryland, 1974.  Member 1981-2001 and Chairman, 1985-2001, Selective Service Board, Montgomery County, Maryland.  Member, Montgomery County Fee Dispute Committee.  Maryland Superlawyers, 2007-2015.  District of Columbia Superlawyers, 2007-2015.  National Academy of Family Law Attorneys 2014-2015 Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney Award.


Practice Areas


  1. Family: 60%
    48 years
  2. Litigation: 10%
    48 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 10%
    48 years
  4. DUI & DWI: 10%
    48 years
  5. Other: 10%
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Contact Info

7850 Walker Drive
Suite 160
Greenbelt, MD, 20770-3241


DCActive 196805/24/2015

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 10 AttorneysNational Academy Of Family Law Attorneys2015
Top AttorneysMaryland Super Lawyers2010
Top AttorneysMaryland Super Lawyers2009
Top LawyersMaryland Super Lawyers2008
Top AttorneysDistrict of Columbia Super Lawyers2008
Top attorneysMaryland Super Lawyers2007
FellowLitigation Counsel of America2007
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Academy of Family Law AttorneysN/A2014 - Present
Litigation Counsel of AmericaN/A2007 - Present
Prince George's County Bar AssociationFamily Law Committee1995 - Present
Bar Association of the District of ColumbiaPrince George's County liaison1990 - 1991
Bar Association of the District of ColumbiaMontgomery County liaison1990 - 1991
Maryland Bar FoundationN/A1989 - 2015
Bar Association of the District of ColumbiaJudge, Young Lawyers Section of Awards1976 - 1977
Bar Association of the District of ColumbiaABA delegate, Young Lawyers Section1975 - 1976
Bar Association of the District of ColumbiaTreasurer, Young Lawyers Section1973 - 1976
Bar Association of the District of ColumbiaYoung Lawyers Executive Council1972 - 1973
Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' AssociationN/A1971 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationFamily Law Committee1970 - 1971
American Bar AssociationCo-chair Drug Abuse Program1970 - 1971
Bar Association of the District of ColumbiaAlcohol Beverage Committee1970 - 1975
Maryland State Bar AssociationChairman, Drug Abuse Program1970 - 1971
Bar Association of the District of ColumbiaYoung Lawyers Committee1968 - 1977
Association of Plaintiff's Trial AttorneysN/AN/A
Commercial Law League of AmericaN/AN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysN/AN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of MarylandN/AN/AN/A
American University, Washington College of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Maryland State Bar Association LectureProfessionalism LectureN/A