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About Me

Having been married for over 40 years and having raised 3 children, I have a great deal of experience and insight into family dynamics and the pressures and issues families confront.  I use this experience and knowledge in assisting my clients to navigate the judicial process involved in numerous family law proceedings.  I take the time necessary to really listen to my clients as I seek to meet their needs, whether in divorce proceedings, estate planning, accident cases or business planning.


Practice Areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 50%
  2. Estate Planning: 25%
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
    35 years
  4. Probate: 5%
    35 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Jac E Knust

    I endorse this lawyer. Brenda is an excellent attorney who is well versed in the law and will handle your matter competently.


    Jac Knust Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Fishbein & Fishbein PA

8156 Main St
Ellicott City, MD, 21043


DCActive 199505/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top Attorneys in MarylandBaltimore Magazine2014
Super LawyerMaryland Super Lawyers2014
Women's DivisionIsrael Bonds2014
Top Attorneys in MarylandBaltimore Magazine2013
Super LawyerMaryland Super Lawyers2013
Women's DivisionIsrael Bonds2013
Women's DivisionIsael Bonds2012
Women's DivisionIsrael Bonds2011
Women's DivisionIsrael Bonds2010
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Vice-PresidentFishbein & Fishbein, P.A1979 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Jewish Federation of Howard CountyPast President2005 - 2007
Howard County Business Women's NetworkMember2004 - 2008
Howard County Commission for WomenMember1983 - 1988
Maryland State Bar AssociationMember1979 - Present
Howard County Bar AssociationMember1979 - Present
Women's Bar Association of MarylandMember1979 - Present
National Council of Jewish Women and HadassahBoard of Directors1979 - 1982
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Maryland School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
University of Maryland, College ParkEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1973
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Howard Community College Guest LecturerBusiness Law1992