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Patrick Joseph Palmer

Family Attorney at Centerville, MD

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  • Licensed for 32 years
    State MD
    Acquired 1990
    Active No misconduct found

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Patrick has been practicing law in the state of Maryland since 1990. Until 2005, when he was appointed Juvenile and Domestic Relations Master forMaryland’s Second Judicial Circuit, he was a partner in the Stevensville,Marylandlaw firm of Foster, Braden, Thompson & Palmer. While first in private practice, Mr. Palmer was involved in a broadranging litigation practice which included civil litigation, construction litigation, divorce, custody, child support, CINA cases, real estate, criminal defense, consumer bankruptcy, estates, business, corporate and personal injury cases.


After being appointed Domestic Relations and Juvenile Master, Patrick presided over family law cases and Juvenile cases in the Circuit Courts for Queen Anne’s County,Talbot County,KentCounty,CarolineCountyandCecilCounties,Maryland. He also conducted settlement conferences in all civil types of cases. During that time, Patrick became a fully certified mediator and was instrumental in establishing a comprehensive mediation program in the Circuit Court for Queen Anne’s County. He also assisted in the development and establishment of the Court Appointed Special Advocate program which ensured that each foster care child had an independent voice in the court.


Since returning to the private practice of law in 2012, Mr. Palmer has concentrated his practice in the areas of civil litigation, includingdivorce and custody cases, criminal defense, mediation, consumer bankruptcy and estate planning.  


Patrick received his Juris Doctorate degree from theUniversityofBaltimorein 1990, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from theUniversityofWisconsinin 1986. Patrick is licensed to practice law inMaryland, the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, the United States Bankruptcy Court, Maryland District and theUnited StatesCourt of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

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Patrick Joseph Palmer
114 West Water Street
Centerville, MD, 21617
Stevens & Palmer, LLC
114 West Water Street
Centreville, MD, 21617
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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 140-400 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 7.1 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Stevens & Palmer, LLC
  • 2012 - Present


  • University of Baltimore School of Law
  • Juris Doctor
  • 1990
  • University of Wisconsin
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1986

Languages Spoken

  • English

Attorney endorsements

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Given (3)
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Divorce and separation Attorney | Aug 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Mediation Attorney | Dec 16
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"Patrick is a wonderful mediator and is able to help even the most difficult cases reach resolution. He is also a wealth of knowledge in the areas of civil litigation, family law, and criminal matters and excels in those areas as well."

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Patrick Joseph Palmer
Family Attorney
Centerville, MD
Licensed for 32 years
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