Linda Sorg Ostovitz is a founding partner in the Maryland family law firm Silverstein & Ostovitz. Her legal experience spans more than 31 years. In this time, she has served as a leader, educator and advocate. Mrs. Ostovitz holds a prestigious fellowship in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Currently, she serves as President of the Business Women’s Network of Howard County.
Mrs. Ostovitz represents clients in Howard, Anne Arundel, Carroll and Baltimore Counties. Her practice focuses exclusively on divorce litigation and mediation, child custody and access, child support, alimony, business valuation, as well as property and asset distribution. In addition to providing legal representation in court, Mrs. Ostovitz provides mediation services to help families come to a fair and legally-sound conclusion outside of the traditional court proceedings.
Mrs. Ostovitz is well-regarded and respected among her peers and community leaders. She has written and contributed to numerous publications on family law matters, including the Maryland Bar Journal, Lawyers.com and USA Today. She is a strong advocate for her clients and inspires the highest level of confidence, allowing the best and most informed decisions to be made.
Mrs. Ostovitz puts her knowledge and experience to work for clients and the community every day. She enjoys speaking to community groups like the National Family Resiliency Center, and guest lecturing for organizations. She also hosts a free monthly seminar series to educate the public about the diverse and varied legal options in family law. Mrs. Ostovitz values youth mentorship and lends her experience to students by serving as a judge in the Maryland State Bar Association high school mock trial competitions, as well as mentoring newly admitted attorneys through the Professionalism Commission’s Office of the Court of Appeals of Maryland.
Licensed since 1981
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I endorse this lawyer. I have known Linda for many years. She is well regarded by the judges and lawyers in the community. Her experience and skills are second to none, and any client would be well served to be represented by her.
Jonathan Smith Litigation Attorney
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|The Daily Record’s 2015 Top 100 Women||The Daily Record||2015|
|2015 CPA & ESQ Awards Finalist||Smart CEO Magazine||2015|
|Woman of Distinction||Business Women's Network Howard County||2014|
|Member||Silverstein & Ostovitz, LLC||1999 - Present|
|Family Law Attorney||Private Practice||1988 - 1999|
|Senior Assistant State's Attorney||Howard County State's Attorney's Office||1987 - 1988|
|Assistant State's Attorney||Howard County State's Attorney's Office||1981 - 1986|
|Victim Witness Coordinator||Howard County State's Attorney's Office||1979 - 1981|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Business Women's Network of Howard County||President||2014 - 2015|
|American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers||Fellow||2011 - Present|
|Criminal Law Section Council||Member||1992 - 1992|
|Howard County Bar Association||Member||1981 - Present|
|Maryland State Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Professionalism Commission of the Court of Appeals||Member||N/A|
|Judicial Nominating Commission||Member||N/A|
|Family Law Section||Member||N/A|
|Alternative Dispute Resolution Section||Section Council||N/A|
|Deseret News||Preventing Broken Marriages from Breaking Kids||2014|
|Baltimore Business Journal||People on the Move||2014|
|The Daily Record (Maryland)||Linda Sorg Ostovitz, 2014 BWN Woman of Distinction||2014|
|The Business Monthly||BWN Cites Sorg Ostovitz||2014|
|Her Mind Magazine||Navigate the Difficult Challenges of Divorce||2014|
|The Business Monthly||Dealing With Divorce on the Job||2012|
|Lawyers.com||Second Hand Smoke a Factor in Child Custody||2012|
|Maryland Bar Journal||Mediation and Dispute Resolution||2012|
|USA Today||Before Divorce, You Should Get Financially Prepared||2012|
|ABC 2 News||Can Facebook and Social Media Ruin a Marriage||2012|
|The Business Monthly||Top Five Reasons Divorce Mediation Works||2011|
|University of Baltimore School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1981|
|University of Baltimore||N/A||BS - Bachelor of Science||1978|