Sharon T. Diamant was a prosecutor in Montgomery County for 10 years before going into private practice. She started in the district court, handling thousands of misdemeanor crimes before being promoted to the juvenile division. There, Sharon specialized in crimes involving the sexual abuse of children. In 2008, Sharon joined the Special Prosecution Team in the felony division, where she handled financial crimes, fraud, embezzlement and crimes of a sensitive nature involving public officials.
In 2010, Sharon and her law partner opened Diamant Gerstein, LLC. The large private Suite in Rockville is ideal for clients to come in, feel welcome and comfortable and get top-notch legal services. The law firm does criminal defense, domestic work, tax law and general civil litigation.
Sharon has been named to Maryland's Super Lawyers Rising Stars list for 2012 and 2013. She is also a member of the Montgomery County Bar, the National Drunk Driving Defense Association, the Sobeloff Society and the Women's Law Society.
Sharon has also lectured on issues related to criminal law at the Police Academy and Montgomery College.
Sharon lives in Montgomery County with her husband and four children.
Languages spoken: Hebrew, Spanish
Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always), Pro bono (10%)
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Relationship: Worked together on matter
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|CLE||Issues in Child Custody||2015|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2012|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2011|
|Certificate of Completion- Training in Use of Force||National Association of Psychology and Law||2010|
|Field Sobriety Test Training||Montgomery County State's Attorney's Office||2002|
|Certificate of Completion Trial Seminar||State's Attorney's Office Montgomery County||2000|
|Trial Advocacy Course||States Attorney's Office||2000|
|Partner||Diamant Gerstein, LLC||2010 - Present|
|Assistant State's Attorney||State's Attorney's Office for Montgomery County||2000 - 2010|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Guardianship||Guardianship Lawyer||2015 - Present|
|Women's Bar Association||N/A||2014 - Present|
|Collaborative Family Lawyers||N/A||2013 - Present|
|Commission on Juvenile Justice||Member||2011 - 2012|
|Sobeloff Society||N/A||2011 - Present|
|Montgomery County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||N/A||2010 - Present|
|Pro Bono Project||N/A||2010 - Present|
|Montgomery County Bar Association||N/A||2010 - Present|
|Florida Bar||N/A||2003 - Present|
|Maryland State Bar Association||N/A||2000 - Present|
|In re Nicholas H.||N/A|
|State of Maryland v. Juan Velasquez||Case diversion|
|See all legal cases|
|Various||Securing a Divorce||2012|
|University of Dayton School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1999|
|Franklin and Marshall College||Music and Political Science||B.A.||1996|
|Tel Aviv University||Political Science||N/A||1995|