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Compassionate, savvy and a leader are just some of the words that describe Attorney Shauntese Curry Trye.

A visionary who knows how to get results, Ms. Trye is well known in the legal community for her innovative courtroom style.  Drawing on her professional experience, Ms. Trye is currently writing a book on marriage, relationships and parenting which she calls a “cookbook filled with recipes” on how to avoid “courtroom drama”.  Ms. Trye’s comments are frequently seen in magazines and newspapers and she has also been a guest on several radio and television shows.

Ms. Trye is admitted to the bars of the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the United States District Court for the District of Maryland.  She serves as Committee Chair for several bar associations. 

n 2011, Mrs. Trye was named as a 2011 Leading Woman by the Daily Record and has made the 2012, 2013 and 2015 SuperLawyers “RisingStars” list. She has been interviewed by several publications including SmartCEO magazine. She was a frequent guest speaker on public radio including Tell Me More with host Michel Martin from National Public Radio (NPR). She was also a frequent contributor and guest on The Marc Clarke Show on Baltimore’s My24 station. Ms. Trye has an extensive background in public speaking, having made numerous presentations.

 She is active with Big Brothers Big Sisters, the Women’s Law Center, the Salvation Army, the Leukemia Lymphoma Society and Family & Children Services of Maryland.  Ms. Trye will always point out that her most important accomplishment is her ability to have a positive impact on the lives of individuals


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Practice areas

  1. Family: 33%
    13 years
  2. Child Custody: 33%
    13 years
  3. Divorce: 14%
    13 years
  4. Real Estate: 10%
    13 years
  5. Child Support: 10%
    13 years



Hourly ($250-350/hour), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Roland Yin-Chia Ho

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    Roland Ho Litigation Attorney
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  • Howard M Lewis

    I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Trye is an outstanding attorney with an exceptional reputation. She is a strong and zealous advocate for her clients and a credit to the legal profession. I highly endorse her.


    Howard Lewis Divorce and separation Attorney
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Contact info

Trye Law, LLC

16 Willow Avenue
Towson, MD, 21286


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2015
Rising StarSuperLawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Leading WomenDaily Record2011
Woman of PowerWomen of Power2011
Top AttorneyUptown Magazine2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
FounderTrye Law, LLC2014 - Present
FounderTrye & Associates2008 - Present
PartnerTrye Abou & Joseph2007 - Present
partnerTrye Butler Mayo Griffith, LLC2012 - 2015
AssociateHochberg, Costello & Baron2003 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Leukemia Lymphoma Societymember2011 - Present
Maryland Children & Family Servicesboard member2011 - Present
Salvation Army - Baltimore Area commandboard member2010 - Present
National Bar Associationmember2010 - Present
American Bar Associationmember1999 - Present
Baltimore City Bar FoundationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Attorney wins $1.4 million for PG County couple against mortgage broker$1.4 Million Dollar award
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Baltimore School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Rutgers UniversityEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NBLSA 44th ConventionHanging out a Shingle: A guide for flying solo2012