Aviva E.A. Zierler

Aviva E.A. Zierler

Attorney Profile

Top Rated General Litigation Attorney in Rockville, MD

Policastri Law Firm LLC
 | 600 Jefferson Plaza, Rockville, MD 20852
Phone: 240-660-2219
Fax: 240-235-4399
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • General Litigation (40%),
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (20%),
  • Elder Law (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Hebrew
    Attorney Profile

    Aviva E. A. Zierler has been admitted to practice law since 2007 in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey. She focuses her practice in Maryland and in the District of Columbia where she has been admitted since 2009. She enjoys working with families and the people who run businesses to meet their needs. 

    Ms. Zierler served as lead counsel on the appellate brief and at argument in In re Adoption of Scott W.V., 225 Md. App. 428, 124 A.3d 1181, 2015 (Md. Ct. Spec. App. 2015) concerning unsealing portions of adoption records. 

    Before joining Policastri Law Firm, LLC, she was senior associate attorney at Handler & Levine, LLC, a law firm in Bethesda, MD specializing in estate planning, probate and related matters until 2018. Prior to that she was a solo attorney in general practice. She was of counsel to the law firm of Savit & Szymkowicz, LLP where she was an associate attorney from September 2008 through early 2012. 

    Ms. Zierler began her career as law clerk to Hon. Paul J. Vichness, J.S.C., in the Civil Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey in Essex County for the 2007-2008 court term. During her clerkship, Ms. Zierler served as a Certified Mediator for the State of New Jersey. 

    As a law student, Ms. Zierler was a member of the editorial staff of the Temple International & Comparative Law Journal and worked as a student attorney at the Temple Legal Aid Office in the Family Law section. She also served as a judicial intern to Hon. Aida Wasserstein in the Family Court of the State of Delaware.

    Ms. Zierler is the author of "The Vietnamese Plaintiffs: Searching for a Remedy After Agent Orange," 21 Temple Int'l & Comp. L.J. 477, 2007.

    She is also a member of the Maryland State Bar Association and the Women's Bar Association of the District of Columbia.


    About Aviva Zierler

    Admitted: 2009, Maryland

    Professional Webpage: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aviva-zierler-4888b012/

    Educational Background:

    • New York University, B.A. (cum laude), 2002
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    Office Location for Aviva E.A. Zierler

    600 Jefferson Plaza
    Rockville, MD 20852

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    Last Updated: 4/1/2020

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