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Suren G Adams

Estate planning Attorney at Bowie, MD

5.0   13 reviews
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  • State Years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 19 years
    Maryland - MD 21 years
  • Licensed for 19 years
    State DC
    Acquired 2004
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 21 years
    State MD
    Acquired 2002
    Active No misconduct found

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

About Suren

Learn Suren’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Estate planning
    We help families get their financial house in order through Estate Planning with Wills, Trusts, Durable Powers of Attorney, and Advance Healthcare Directives/Living Wills.

    22 years, 1,500 cases

  2. Probate
    We help navigate the Probate and Estate Administration court process when a loved one has passed away so that you can focus on mourning rather than paperwork and deadlines.

    8 years, 300 cases

  3. Guardianship
    We assist families through the Guardianship court process when a loved one is no longer able to care for themselves.

    6 years, 5 cases


Suren G. Adams is an attorney with a passion for organization and excellence. She founded Adams Law Office, LLC over 10 years ago to help her clients get their financial houses in order and find peace of mind. She is an experienced member of the Maryland Bar Association, the District of Columbia Bar Association, Christian Legal Society, the Alliance of Black Women Attorneys, and the Prince George’s County Bar Association.

Suren obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland in 1994 and then completed course work for a Master of Arts degree in English with a specialty in Rhetoric. Suren then obtained her Juris Doctorate degree from George Washington University Law School, where she received honors for Legal Research & Writing and was a member of the Corporate Law Society and the Christian Legal Society.

Suren was born in Guyana, South America and moved to Durham, North Carolina with her family as a young child. A few years later, the family relocated to Prince George’s County, Maryland, and has lived there ever since. Suren currently resides in Bowie, Maryland with her husband, Software Support Manager and Associate Pastor Charles A. Adams, Jr. and their son, Nicholas.

Suren’s goal is to provide each client with excellent legal services from their first contact with the firm to the conclusion of their case and beyond. She and her staff enjoy going above and beyond what is generally expected from lawyers and law firms today.

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Adams Law Office, LLC
1025 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 1012
Washington, DC, 20036
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Posted by Fred | May 29, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
Excellent Attorney Suren Adams. excellent staff.
I went to one of Mrs. Adams seminars which was very informative. I was very impressed and hired her for my estate Attorney. She did a great job for our family. She is very detailed and patient and her staff was very supportive. I am very satisfied with our estate package and would highly recommend her service for estate planning.
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Posted by anonymous | July 5, 2018
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Great value
Very pleased with the price for the services I received. They were very responsive and accommodating.
Posted by Nicole Harris | February 1, 2017
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Highly Recommended
Suren has done an excellent job in representing my family and I in various legal, estate planning and real estate matters. We communicated via phone, email and a few face to face encounters. Adam Law Office has an excellent support staff as well and they are responsive to your needs. I have been working with her for close to three years on different legal issues. I recently told her it's like she has become apart of the family. She was extremely professional and knowledgeable and I highly recommend her to anyone looking for someone to uphold the highest level of ethical standards, professionalism, confidentiality and care and concern for their clients.
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Posted by Theresa | March 23, 2023
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Highly Recommended !
This is a 5 star professional and knowledgeable team. I feel like a weight has been lifted thanks to letting this team set up my Trust. Many Thanks
Posted by anonymous | March 4, 2023
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Awesome experience!
Our experience was stellar, professional, informative, and engaging! We appreciate all of the time spent to patiently answer every question and concern, to enlighten us in areas we had no idea about, time taken to carefully explain every detail of the Trust and the importance of it , and so much more! To know that we can check in with any questions even after signing our Legacy Estate plan puts me at so much ease! We are grateful for the opportunity to work with Ms Melody Haynes & the wonderful Team at Adams Law! I HIGHLY RECOMMEND their expertise in an area that is so very needed for you & your family! Many thanks again! Mark & Tammy!!
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Posted by Kristen | February 25, 2020
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Great Law Firm!!!
My husband and I used Adams Law Office to develop a Trust for our assets and secure financial support with care for our children. All staff were very professional and helpful. Ericca L. Pearson and Jon Spiers provided the absolute best service. We could not be happier and would recommend their estate services to anyone seeking this type of assistance.
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Posted by Mark | December 2, 2019
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A Job Well Done
When I first decided to file for bankruptcy, I was extremely nervous. However the team at Adams Law firm definitely eased my nerves. The entire team is very professional and attentive to my needs. They are so great I have recommended them to my friends Kudos to such a great Team!!! and Ericca Pearson
Posted by Barbara | November 21, 2019
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Ericca Pearson
I was treated with the upmost respect regarding my having to file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Ericca Pearson, my attorney handled my case with efficiency and a vast knowledge of the entire bankruptcy court system. Attorney Pearson brought to my case her warmth and humanity. I highly recommend this law office. From the initial telephone call to the appearance before the bankruptcy court trustee they are here for you.
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Posted by anonymous | September 4, 2019
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Very professional law firm
A very professional law firm. When communicating with Suren as well as other staff members they were always very prompt in returning my calls/emails. I was informed about my case every step of the way. Very satisfied with their services. This was my second time using them. Always courteous.
Posted by Terry | June 6, 2019
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Quick and reliable
I would like to thank Surin Adams law firm for all she did for me. I was dealing with a case with anlther attorney since 2016 and nothing was getting done. I looked for another attorney and got referred to Surin law firm after speaking with her I immediately hired her and 3 weeks later she had my case solved. Her office was very quick and knowledgable and I'll tell anyone that if you're looking for an awesome attorney, an office with a great atmosphere, and a law firm thats quick to reslond and communicate well then this is the law firm that youre looking for. I highly recommend Surin Adams Law Firm
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Posted by Karen | January 2, 2019
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A stellar firm.
I sat in on an information presentation with Ms. Adams and Ms. Pearson. Based on that, I retained their services for an estate matter. Ms. Pearson is a highly skilled and incredibly knowledgable attorney. Not only did she handle the estate matter without incident, she stayed on after the conclusion of the scope of representation to make sure that all institutions involved in the matter were up to speed. The staff are friendly and very helpful. I highly recommend this firm for all of your estate planning and other needs.
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Posted by Sandra | September 26, 2014
Great lawyer, great service
Due to massive medical bills there came a time in my life when I had to file bankruptcy. I had always had perfect credit so needing to do this was emotionally devastating. During our first meeting Mrs Adams made me feel comfortable about what I had to do. She explained everything in great detail about the process and what my options were. During the entire process I was supported not only by Mrs. Adams but her staff as well. Calls or emails to her office were answered in a very timely fashion. There was never a time when I felt uncomfortable about how things were progressing. When time for the review of my case came she was with me and made sure I was prepared for the types of questions that would be asked. Even after the case was heard she kept me informed on what next steps were and the timeline to expect. I would recommend Mrs Adams law firm to anyone because of the professionalism and caring that was displayed.
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Posted by anonymous | September 22, 2014
Attorney Suren Adams Is The BEST!
My husband and I are nearing the end of our 5-year Chapter 13 Plan...when I contacted Suren Adams in 2009, we were on a "downward spiral" and did not have Peace. During our initial consultation, Suren made us feel extremely comfortable. She has excellent listening skills AND she gives clear and concise counsel! Suren's counsel allowed us to re-organize and as a result we found Peace. We have referred Suren to several family members and friends--all of whom express the same--She is the BEST!!!
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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
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AVVO RATING 8.7 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Adams Law Office, LLC
  • 2004 - Present


  • George Washington University National Law Center
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2002
  • University of Maryland, College Park
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1994
  • University of Maryland, College Park
  • MA - Masters
  • N/A


  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • Prince George's County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2003 - Present
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2002 - Present
  • Alliance of Black Women Attorneys
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Consumer Bankruptcy Section
  • Council Member
  • 2012 - 2013
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Legal Research and Writing Honors
  • George Washington University Law School
  • 1998


Speaking Engagements

Attorney endorsements

Received (7)
Given (3)
Endorse Suren
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Apr 15
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Suren is a practical and sharp attorney who sees the big picture and doesn't take advantage of her clients. Two thumbs up!"
Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney | Jan 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ms. Adams is very knowledgeable and explains the legal process(both estate planning and bankruptcy) to her clients very well. She puts her clients at ease and is a great attorney to have in your corner."
Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney | Jan 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have known Suren Adams for years and I find her to be a very knowledgeable and experienced bankruptcy attorney. She has always been my go-to advisor on bankruptcy matters and I have always found her to be professional and approachable. I'm quite sure that these attributes extend to her clients and any client would be well-served to have Suren as his/her lawyer in such a sensitive and personal area of law."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Jun 06
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer wholeheartedly - Suren is a consummate professional that is enjoyable to work with and extremely attentive to clients."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Apr 24
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Estate planning Attorney | Feb 01
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Ms. Adams represented an interested party in an estate I handled. She was prompt in her responses and deft in addressing the issues at hand. The matter proceeded without delay thanks to Ms. Adams participation."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Jan 10
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I regularly refer clients to Ms. Adams. She is very knowledgeable, conscientious, and detail-oriented. She is also very responsive to colleagues and clients alike. She is kind and respectful and cares very much about her clients. She always goes the extra mile for them. I highly recommend Suren Adams and her office."
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Bowie Estate planning Lawyer Suren G Adams
Suren G Adams
Estate planning Attorney
Bowie, MD
Licensed for 21 years
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