Neal J. Meiselman

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Rockville, MD

Meiselman Helfant & Wills, LLC
 | 200A Monroe Street, Suite 301, Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 301-279-8840
Fax: 240-536-9127
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2013, 2015 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1978
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    A partner at Meiselman Helfant & Wills, LLC, Neal Meiselman represents clients in Rockville and throughout Howard, Frederick, Montgomery and Prince George's counties, Maryland. He focuses his practice on handling family law cases that involve divorce and separation, alimony, the separation of marital property, and child custody and support.

    In 1975, Mr. Meiselman earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Maryland. He then attended the Boston University School of Law, receiving his law degree in 1978.

    Mr. Meiselman knows what his family law clients need to prevail in every legal situation. He understands the challenges they face and provides the counsel and representation they need to address difficult decisions. As a successful litigator, he skillfully guides each client to the best possible solution, earning the trust and admiration of those he helps as well as the respect of his adversaries. He is passionate about protecting and defending his client's needs and interests.

    Since 1995, Mr. Meiselman has served on the Alternative Dispute Resolution panel for the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, and he has facilitated innumerable family law disputes as a court-appointed and certified mediator. As a neutral party in the mediation process, he is able to use his extensive skills to facilitate communication between the parties, often helping them avoid going to trial.

    Mr. Meiselman is organized, knowledgeable and zealous about helping people. Whether helping parties reach solutions through mediation or guiding clients through litigation, Mr. Meiselman is a steadfast source of clear, practical information and support.

    A published author, Mr. Meiselman is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, Inc., the Prince George's County Bar Association, the Bar Association of Montgomery County and the Academy of Professional Family Mediators.

    When he is not at his practice, Mr. Meiselman enjoys spending time with his wife and two children and serving as co-founder and director of the Shoresh Hebrew High School.

    Practice Areas
    • 80%Family Law
    • 20%Alternative Dispute Resolution
    Focus Areas

    Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights, Arbitration, Mediation


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    Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2013, 2015 - 2021

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    About Neal Meiselman

    Admitted: 1978, Maryland

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    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Completed the certificate program prescribed by the Maryland Rules of Procedure for court-appointed mediators in civil cases, including child custody and access dispute

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Maryland State Bar Association
    • Member, Academy of Professional Family Mediators
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution panel for the Circuit Court for Montgomery County in family cases since the panel's inception in 1995
    • Member, Montgomery County Bar Association
    • Member, Prince George's County Bar Association

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Shoresh Hebrew High School, Co-founder and Director since 1999

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Author of "12 Commandments for Divorced Parents," first published by Ann Landers in her nationally syndicated column on January 23, 1994
    • "Recession and Divorce," The Maryland Bar Journal, Volume XLIII, Number 1, January/February 2010


    • Noffsinger v. Noffsinger, 95 Md.App. 265, 620 A.2d 415 (1993)
    • Seldin v. Seldin. Opinion filed November 20, 2015
    • Hutchison v. Sau. Opinion filed March 4, 2014
    • Walker v. Grow, 170 Md.App. 255, 907 A.2d 255 (2006)

    Educational Background:

    • University of Maryland, B.A., 1975
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    Office Location for Neal J. Meiselman

    200A Monroe Street, Suite 301
    Rockville, MD 20850

    Phone: 301-279-8840

    Fax: 240-536-9127

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