Brian K. Pearlstein

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Gaithersburg, MD

Brodsky, Renehan, Pearlstein, & Bouquet Chtd.
 | 16061 Comprint Circle, Gaithersburg, MD 20877-1321
Phone: 301-869-1700
Fax: 301-926-7844
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2010, 2012 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

As the managing partner of Brodsky Renehan Pearlstein & Bouquet, Chartered, Brian K. Pearlstein brings 25 years of experience representing his clients throughout the state of Maryland and the District of Columbia. From the firm's office in Gaithersburg, he focuses his practice exclusively in the area of family law, handling a variety of matters including child custody, child and spousal support, complex property division, divorce, prenuptial agreements, same-sex marriages and other related issues.

In 1988, Mr. Pearlstein received a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Michigan. He then pursued his legal studies at American University Washington College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1992. He is admitted to practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia, and he is additionally admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.

Over his career, Mr. Pearlstein has earned the respect and recognition of his fellow professionals for his high levels of skill and ethics. He has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. He has also been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America. Mr. Pearlstein is actively involved in a variety of legal and civic organizations. The secretary of the Family and Juvenile Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association, Mr. Pearlstein also serves on the board of directors of the Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington as well as on the corporate advisory board of the Johns Hopkins Children's Center.

AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

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Super Lawyers: 2010, 2012 - 2020

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About Brian Pearlstein

Admitted: 1992, Maryland

Professional Webpage: https://www.brpfamilylaw.com/attorneys/brianpearlstein/

Honors/Awards:

  • Maryland Super Lawyer, 2010
  • Best Lawyers in America for family law, Best Lawyers publication, 2015-2017
  • AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell
  • DC Super Lawyer, 2010
  • Baltimore & Washington DC's Best Attorney by Legal Leaders Magazine, 2015
  • Top divorce attorney, Washingtonian Magazine, 2011
  • Top 100 Attorney in Maryland by Super Lawyers, 2013
  • Super Lawyers, 2011-2017

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth District
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • Member, Maryland State Bar Association, Family Law and Litigation Section
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • District of Columbia
  • United States District Court District of Columbia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • Member, District of Columbia, Litigation Section
  • State of Maryland
  • United States District Court District of Maryland
  • Maryland Court of Special Appeals
  • Member, Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Treasurer, Family Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association, 2016

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Johns Hopkins Children's Center Corporate Advisory Board
  • Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, Board of Directors

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Guest Lecturer, Women's Commission
  • Contributing Editor, 9th Edition of MICPEL's Maryland Divorce and Separation Law Manual

Educational Background:

  • University of Michigan, B.A., 1988
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Office Location for Brian K. Pearlstein

16061 Comprint Circle
Gaithersburg, MD 20877-1321

Phone: 301-869-1700

Fax: 301-926-7844

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Last Updated: 1/3/2020

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