For over 40 years, Michael G. Hendler, has concentrated his practice in the area of family law and litigation. From January, 1999 until July 1, 2012 he served as Managing Member of the Firm. He is a past President of the Maryland Chapter, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a national organization whose mission is to preserve the best interests of the family and of society, improve the practice, elevate the standards, and advance the cause of Matrimonial Law and has served on its national Board of Directors. Mr. Hendler has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2001-2014.
Mr. Hendler has served as the past Chair of the Family and Juvenile Law Section Council of the Maryland State Bar Association. He has been a faculty member of the Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers and has lectured to the Maryland State Bar Association on topics including Marital Property and Taxes. He has given presentations to accounting firms and other groups on expert witness testimony and business valuations.
Mr. Hendler is certified by The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers as an arbitrator and has completed the Harvard Negotiation Workshop. He successfully completed the Maryland State Bar Association mediation training in compliance with the Maryland Rules of Procedure.
Mr. Hendler enjoys golf and spent over twenty-five years volunteering his time as a member of the National Ski Patrol System and is a past American Heart Association CPR Instructor. He is past President of Box 414 Association, Inc., a volunteer fire buff association.
Licensed since 1965
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Lawyer of the Year Family Law, Baltimore||Best Lawyers in America||2015|
|Maryland Top 100 Family Law||Super Lawyers Magazine||2014|
|Maryland Top 100 Family Law||Super Lawyers Magazine||2013|
|Leadership in Law||The Dail Record||2012|
|Maryland Top Ten||SuperLawyers.Com||2011|
|Member||Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler, LLC||1967 - Present|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Maryland Chapter)||President||1999 - 2001|
|American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers||Fellow||N/A|
|American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers||Board of Governors||N/A|
|Maryland State Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Baltimore County Bar Association, Family Law Committee||Member||N/A|
|Bar Association of Baltimore City, Family Law Section||Member||N/A|
|University of Maryland School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1965|
|University of Maryland||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1963|
|Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers (MICPEL)||"Advanced Matrimonial Taxation Workshop"||N/A|
|Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers (MICPEL)||"Hot Tips on Family Law"||N/A|
|Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers (MICPEL)||"Marital Property Workshop"||N/A|