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Edouard Jean-Pierre Bouquet

Edouard Jean-Pierre Bouquet

also known as Ed Bouquet, Edward Bouquet

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Litigation, Alimony, Child Custody, Child Support

About Me

Mr. Bouquet is an experienced Family Law litigator with more than 20 years in practice. He specializes in complex and high conflict matters and has argued cases in both trial and appellate courts. Admitted to practice in both Maryland and Washington, DC, Mr. Bouquet is an AV rated attorney by Martindale-Hubble, their highest distinction. He is also one of the select few named a Legal Leader in 2012 by the Washington Post. Mr. Bouquet is a certified mediator and frequently serves as a court appointed and private mediator for cases in Maryland and the District of Columbia.


In addition to his legal practice as a Partner at Brodsky Renehan Pearlstein Lastra & Bouquet, one of Washington metropolitan area's most respected Family Law firms, Mr. Bouquet is a frequent speaker and lecturer on Family Law. He has previously served as a Lecturer and Series Manager for the Montgomery County Women's Commission, a Guest Lecturer on Family Law at American University, and also taught a class on Domestic Relations.


A lifelong resident of the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area, Mr. Bouquet is a graduate of The George Washington University, Columbian College of Arts and Sciences and Emory University School of Law. Mr. Bouquet began his legal career as Law Clerk to the Honorable James S. McAuliffe, Jr. of the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. Divorce & Separation: 50%
    26 years
  2. Litigation: 20%
  3. Child Support: 10%
    26 years
  4. Child Custody: 10%
    26 years
  5. Alimony: 10%
    26 years



Hourly ($470/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Paul O Gaymon Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer. I've known Ed for a few years now and have found him to be a very knowledgeable and skilled attorney.


    Paul Gaymon Tax Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Michael S Fried

    I endorse this lawyer. I have worked with Ed on various matters over the last few years. He is smart, detailed and diligently looks out for his client's best interest.


    Michael Fried Tax Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Brodsky Renehan Pearlstein & Bouquet

16061 Comprint Circle
Gaithersburg, MD, 20877



DCActive 198905/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Top Rated Lawyer Washington, D.C. & BaltimoreLegal Leaders / Washington Post2013
Top Rated Lawyer Washington, D.C. & BaltimoreLegal Leaders / Washington Post2012
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale Hubbell2012
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2011
National Trial TeamEmory University School of Law1987

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipalBrodsky Renehan Pearlstein & Bouquet2010 - Present
PrincipalThe Law Offices of Edouard J.P. Bouquet2003 - 2009
PartnerBouquet & McKinney1998 - 2002
PrincipalThe Law Offices of Edouard J.P. Bouquet1997 - 1998
PrincipalThe Lewis Law Firm1994 - 1997
AssociateLewis, Dack, Paradiso, O`Connor & Good1989 - 1994
Law Clerk to the Hon. James S. McAuliffe, Jr.Circuit Court for Montgomery County Maryland1988 - 1989


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Maryland State Bar AssociationN/A1989 - Present
Bar Association of Montgomery CountyN/A1989 - Present
District of Columbia BarN/A1989 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Mazza v. HollisReversed and remanded

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Publication NameTitleDate
Washington PostLandow Denies Authorizing Probe1999
Captial Style MagazineBreaking Up Is Hard To Do: Prenuptial DisagreementsN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory University School of LawN/AJuris Doctor1988
The George Washington UniversityHistoryBachelor of Arts (with Honors)1985

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Divorce SeminarDivorce in Maryland2011
Same Sex Marriage in MarylandSame Sex Marriage in Maryland2008
Divorce SeminarDivorce in Maryland2008
Montgomery County Inn of CourtTechnology and Security for Lawyers2007
Rita RosencranzDivorce in Maryland2005