Jolie Gelman Weinberg

Jolie Gelman Weinberg

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Columbia, MD

Weinberg & Schwartz, LLC
 | 10632 Little Patuxtent Pkwy, Ste 446
Columbia, MD 21044
Phone: 410-997-0203
Fax: 410-741-3868
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (50%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (40%),
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • French
Attorney Profile

A graduate of Ohio State University, with honors, and Georgetown University Law Center, Juris Doctor, Ms. Weinberg is the founding partner of Weinberg & Schwartz, L.L.C., in Columbia, Maryland. Ms. Weinberg has been practicing in the area of family law for over 29 years. She is slated to be the incoming chair (2019-2020) of the Maryland State Bar Association's Alternative Dispute Resolution Section Council. She is past co-president of the Maryland Collaborative Practice Council, the statewide collaborative umbrella organization. Ms. Weinberg was also the founding President of the Howard County Collaborative Professionals.

In addition to her collaborative work, Ms. Weinberg spends a good part of her practice as a mediator both privately and by court appointment. Weinberg & Schwartz, LLC is a full service family law practice offering legal experience in all areas of family law.

Ms. Weinberg is also has an active practice in drafting retirement orders including defined contribution plans, such as IRA, 401(K) and other such Qualified Domestic Relation Orders (known as DRO's or QDROs). She also prepares defined benefit plans, military orders, Federal pensions Orders (such as CSRS, FERS and TSP) along with other various employee retirement orders. Ms. Weinberg has also served as an expert in litigated cases.

About Jolie Weinberg

Admitted: 1990, Maryland

Professional Webpage: http://wsfamilylaw.com/jolie-gelman-weinberg/

Honors/Awards:

  • Nation's Top Attorneys for 2015-2018, Nation's Top Attorneys, NADC, 2019
  • 2011 Pro Bono Award for Outstanding pro bono services to the community, WBA Pro Bono Award, Maryland Women's Bar Association, 2012

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Trained Mediator  , 1992
  • Trained as Court Appointed Best Interest Attorney, 2008
  • Trained Collaborative Attorney, 2006

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Past President-Women's Bar Association 2000-2001, Member, Family Law Section Council, through 2008, Bench Bar Committee, 2004-present,
  • Speaker/Presenter at Plenary Panel at Divorce Catalyst Interdisciplinary Conference in NYC, October 2, 2015, 2015
  • MSBA ADR Section Council Vice Chair, 2019
  • MSBA Committee member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section Council, chair of Education Committee, 2015
  • MSBA ADR Section Council Secretary, 2017
  • Course Coordinator for Maryland Department of Judicial Education, course entitled "Visitation Schedules:From Disarray to Details at the Judicial College Education and Conference Center, 2018
  • Co-President of Maryland Collaborative Practice Council, 2009
  • Speaker at MSBA Legal Summit and Annual Meeting, 2016
  • Speaker at MSBA Solo Summit, At the Corner of Estate Planning & Family Law, 2017

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • MD Volunteer Legal Service, 2006
  • Mentor of newly barred attorneys through the Court of Appeals Program, 2017
  • Family Law Clinic at Howard County Circuit Court, 2019

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Super Lawyer, Top 50 Women and Top 100 Lawyers in the State of Maryland, 2019
  • Best Lawyers Award, 2019
  • Super Lawyer, Top 50 Women, Top 100 Lawyers in the State of Maryland, 2018
  • SmartCEO  Award, 2015
  • Maryland Program for Mediator Excellence (MPME), 2016

Educational Background:

  • Oxford University, New College, semester abroad, 1987
  • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 1989
  • BA, Economics, Honors, Ohio State University, 1986
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Office Location for Jolie Gelman Weinberg

10632 Little Patuxtent Pkwy
Ste 446
Columbia, MD 21044

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Last Updated: 7/29/2019

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