Marla Zide

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Glen Burnie, MD

Law Office of Marla Zide, LLC
 | 7310 Ritchie Highway, Suite 1001
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
Phone: 410-760-9433
Fax: 410-760-9434
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2010 - 2011
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%),
  • General Litigation (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Highly recommended by clients and peers, Marla Zide guides families through difficult legal situations. As founder of the Law Office of Marla Zide, LLC, she serves people in Howard, Anne Arundel and Baltimore counties as well as throughout the Eastern Shore in Maryland. Her practice covers every aspect of family law matters such as divorce, child custody, military divorce, prenuptial agreements, same-sex marriage and child support.

    As the daughter of a legal professional, Ms. Zide has always had a passion for helping others. Early in her career, she represented people involved in protective order hearings and gained invaluable litigation experience. Her goal is to help clients resolve issues as quickly and effectively as possible. Ms. Zide often reaches efficient solutions through engaging clients in collaborative divorce. She has extensive experience working with children, grandparents, parents and third parties in family law issues.

    In 1997, Ms. Zide earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Goucher College. She went on to receive her law degree in 2001 from the University of Baltimore School of Law, where she participated in the family law clinic.

    Today, Ms. Zide plays an active role in the legal community. She is a member of the Women’s Bar Association, the Anne Arundel County Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Young Lawyers Section of the Maryland State Bar Association Inc.

    Ms. Zide holds an Avvo “Superb” rating; she was listed in the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys’ 10 Best; and she received the Maryland State Bar Association Inc. David Hjortsberg Award.

    Practice Areas
    • 80%Family Law
    • 10%Alternative Dispute Resolution
    • 10%General Litigation
    Focus Areas

    Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Litigation, Restraining Order


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

    Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2010 - 2011

    Email Me

    To: Marla Zide
    Super Lawyers: Potential Client Inquiry


    The information contained in this web site is intended to convey general information. It should not be construed as legal advice or opinion. It is not an offer to represent you, nor is it intended to create an attorney-client relationship. The use of the internet or this contact form for communication is not necessarily a secure environment. Contacting a lawyer or law firm email through this service will not create an attorney-client relationship, and information will not necessarily be treated as privileged or confidential.

    About Marla Zide

    Admitted: 2001, Maryland

    Professional Webpage:


    • Top 50 Women Maryland Super Lawyers, 2014 - 2021, Super Lawyers
    • Top 100 Maryland Super Lawyers, 2015 - 2021, Super Lawyers
    • Rising Star in Maryland Super Lawyers, 2010 - 2011
    • Recipient of the David Hjortsberg Award, Howard County Bar Association, 2011 - Present

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Maryland State Bar Association, Member, 2001 - Present
    • Legal Service Conference, Member, Planning Committee
    • Judicial Selection Committee
    • Maryland State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Representative, Anne Arundel County
    • American Bar Association, Member, 2001 - Present
    • Past Chair, Young Lawyers Section (YLS) of the Maryland State Bar Association
    • Public Awareness Committee
    • Maryland, 2001
    • Anne Arundel County Bar Association, Member, 2003 - Present
    • Women's State Bar Association (WBA)
    • Planning Committee

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Annapolis High School Mock Trial, Coach

    Educational Background:

    • Goucher College, Towson, Maryland, B.A., Major: Psychology, Minor: Women's Studies, 1997
    • University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland, J.D., 2001
    Find Me Online
    Show More
    Office Location for Marla Zide

    7310 Ritchie Highway
    Suite 1001
    Glen Burnie, MD 21061

    Phone: 410-760-9433

    Fax: 410-760-9434

    Marla Zide:

    Last Updated: 3/11/2021

    Page Generated: 0.67717599868774 sec