L. Jeanette Rice

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Bowie, MD

Walsh, Becker & Rice
 | 14300 Gallant Fox Lane, Suite 218
Bowie, MD 20715
Phone: 301-262-6000
Fax: 301-262-4403
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (60%),
  • Bankruptcy: Consumer (20%),
  • General Litigation (20%)
Attorney Profile

Admitted to practice in Maryland, L. Jeanette Rice handles cases concerning bankruptcy, and family law issues such as divorce. As a partner at Walsh, Becker & Rice, she serves clients throughout the state, including Bowie, as well as Prince George's and Montgomery counties, and Washington, D.C.

Ms. Rice is involved in every level of the legal community, from holding memberships with the American Bar Association, The Bar Association of Anne Arundel County, Inc., and the Maryland State Bar Association, Inc., to offering pro bono services. She has taken cases to trial, but also appreciates the value of settling disputes through other methods, such as negotiation. A frequent guest speaker at bar association and other professional events, Ms. Rice is also a published author whose work has been featured in the Maryland Bar Journal.

These extracurricular activities reinforce the work Ms. Rice does on a daily basis with clients. She uses her experiences to her advantage, constantly developing new techniques for resolving conflict or finding a brighter financial future. Ms. Rice holds an Avvo "Superb" rating. Today, Ms. Rice is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in history and graduating with honors from the University of Windsor, Ms. Rice earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law in 1995. While in law school, she was a member of the Maryland Journal of International Law.

L. Jeanette Rice is a debt relief agent. She helps people file for bankruptcy relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (60%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Marital Property, Father's Rights

Bankruptcy (20%): Bankruptcy Law

General Litigation (20%)

Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Marital Property, Father's Rights, Bankruptcy Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2019

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About Jeanette Rice

Admitted: 1995, Maryland

Professional Webpage: http://wbmrlaw.com/attorneys/41-2/

Honors/Awards:

  • Fellow, Maryland State Bar Association Fellow, 2017
  • Law Journal: Maryland Journal of Law & Trade, 1993 – 1995

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Counsel member for the Maryland State Bar Association, 2017
  • Bankruptcy Section Coucil for the Maryland State Bar Association, 2014
  • American Bar Association, 2003 - Present
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Solo & Small Firm Committee, 2003 - Present
  • Maryland, 1995
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia
  • The United States Tax Court
  • The Internal Revenue Service
  • The United States Supreme Court
  • The United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
  • The United States Bankruptcy Court for Washington D.C.
  • The United States District Court for the District of Maryland
  • The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Regular volunteer for the United States Bankruptcy Court Debtor's Assistance Project, 2013
  • PG County Pro Se Project
  • Maryland Legal Services, Volunteer, 2004 - Present

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker, Family Law Issues, Prince George's County Bar Association, 2014
  • Cleaning Your Own House: How to Run and Organize a Solo Practice, The Maryland Bar Journal, May/June 2012

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Archdiocese v. Moersen, 925 A.2d 659, 399 Md. 637 (Md. App., 2007)
  • Lee-Thomas v. Prince George's Cnty. Pub. Sch., 25 A.D. Cases 1193, 666 F.3d 244 (4th Cir., 2012)

Educational Background:

  • University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada, Bachelors of Arts in History, Graduated with honors, Member of the Phi Sigma Sigma Philanthropic Fraternity, 1991
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Office Location for L. Jeanette Rice

14300 Gallant Fox Lane
Suite 218
Bowie, MD 20715

Phone: 301-262-6000

Fax: 301-262-4403

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Last Updated: 4/18/2019

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