Paula J. Peters

Paula J. Peters

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Annapolis, MD

Cynthia H. Clark & Associates, LLC
 | 129 Lubrano Dr, Suite 202
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: 410-990-0090
Fax: 410-990-0043
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
    Attorney Profile

    Family law attorney Paula J. Peters has been practicing law since 1979. In the years since receiving her J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law, she has played a major role in shaping the practice of family law in Maryland. She was appointed by the governor to serve on the Maryland Commission for Women and on the Advisory Council on Child Support Enforcement. She has worked with the Maryland General Assembly to revise and improve the laws related to child support and has held numerous leadership positions in state and local bar associations.

    Ms. Peters received an AV rating* from Martindale Hubbell's peer rating service, the highest rating possible. She was selected by the Anne Arundel County attorneys to participate on the Trial Courts Judicial Nominating Commission for multiple terms. She serves as a master/examiner appointed by the judges of the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County.

    *AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Certificates and Credentials

    American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

    About Paula Peters

    Admitted: 1979, Maryland

    Professional Webpage:


    • "A-rated" by Martindale Hubbell

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Former Chair and Legislative Chair, Family Law Section Council, Maryland State Bar Association
    • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
    • Member, Review Board, Maryland Women's Bar Association, 1995 - Present
    • Member, Attorney Grievance Committee Inquiry Panel, Maryland Women's Bar Association, 1984 - 1994
    • Member, Board of Trustees, Maryland Women's Bar Association, 1995
    • Member, Board of Trustees, Maryland Women's Bar Association, 1998 - 1990
    • Member, Family and Juvenile Law Section Council, Maryland State Bar Association, 1986 - 1993
    • Member, Board of Trustees, Anne Arundel County Bar Association, 1981 - Present
    • Former Legislative Chair and Board Member, Maryland Women's Bar Association
    • Maryland, 1979

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Association

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • "Property Disposition Upon Divorce in Maryland: An Analysis of the New Statute", 8 Univ. of Balt. Law Rev. 377, 1979
    • Various Family Law Programs, Anne Arundel County Bar
    • Family Law Updates, MICPEL
    • Law Review: University of Baltimore Law Review, 1977 - 1978

    Educational Background:

    • University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, B.A. in Government and Politics, 1972

    Industry Groups

    • Private Practice
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    Office Location for Paula J. Peters

    129 Lubrano Dr
    Suite 202
    Annapolis, MD 21401

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    Last Updated: 10/19/2019

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