Stuart Knotts Skok

Stuart Knotts Skok

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Rockville, MD

Stuart Skok Law LLC
 | 2275 Research Blvd., Suite 500
Rockville, MD 20878
Phone: 301-296-4512
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Stuart Skok is owner and principal of Stuart Skok Law, LLC, with offices in Montgomery and Frederick Counties.  She is licensed to practice in Maryland and Washington, D.C.  Stuart has practiced matrimonial and family law for over 20 years, handling cases both in and out of litigation.  She is certified in Collaborative Divorce and divorce mediation.  She frequently lectures on family law and recently published her Handbook on Separation & Divorce, Fourth Edition, available on Amazon.  Stuart has a particular interest in cases involving children with special needs, having a special needs child herself, and was featured by SuperLawyers Magazine in 2017 for her work in this area. 

Stuart has been actively involved in Bar leadership throughout her career.  She was President of Collaborative Divorce Association, Inc. (CDA), President of the Montgomery County Women’s Bar Association, she twice served as Co-Chair of the Family Law Section for Montgomery County Bar Association and named Co-Chair of the year for each term.  She testified before the House Judiciary Committee on family law legislation and was a Pupil and Barrister with the Montgomery Inn of Court.  She currently serves on the Peer Review Panel for the Attorney Grievance Commission of Maryland, and on the Board of the Collaborative Project of Maryland (CPM). 

Stuart is a member of the Maryland State and Federal Courts, District of Columbia and United States Supreme Court.  She is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbel and was awarded the Gold Client Champion Award in 2017 based on client reviews.  SuperLawyers named her Top 25 Family Law Attorneys in Maryland and Top 50 Family Law Attorneys in Washington, D.C.  Bethesda Magazine named her Top Family Law Attorney.  Baltimore Magazine named her Top 50 Women Attorneys in Maryland.  Washington Lawyer named her Top 50 Women Attorneys in Washington, D.C.  BestLawyers named her Best Family Law Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America and Top 100 Lawyers in Maryland. Ten Leaders Cooperative named her Top Ten Leaders in Collaborative Divorce. The National Advocate Top 100 Lawyers named her Top 100 Matrimonial and Family Law Attorneys in Maryland. Marquis Who's Who In America awarded her a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018.

About Stuart Skok

Admitted: 1995, Maryland

Professional Webpage:


  • Bar Association of Montgomery County, Family Law Section Chair of the Year, 2002
  • Bar Association of Montgomery County, Family Law Section Chair of the Year, 2008
  • Montgomery County Maryland Bar Foundation, Bar Leader, 2008

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Collaborative Law Training Certification, 2006
  • Civil and Family Law Mediation Certification, 2007

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Collaborative Divorce Association, Inc., Board Member, 2006
  • Maryland Collaborative Practice Council, Founding Member, 2006
  • Co-President, Collaborative Divorce Association, Inc., 2012
  • Montgomery County Women's Bar Association, President, 2005
  • Co-Chair, Family Law Section for Montgomery County, 2008
  • Montgomery County Inn of Court, Barrister, 2006
  • Co-Chair, Family Law Section for Montgomery County, 2002

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Commission for Women Dedicated Volunteer Service Award, 2001

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Trial of Domestic Violence Case, Family Law Section, Panel Speaker, 2008
  • Guardian ad Litem's No More: The New Best Interest Attorney, Published Article, 2006
  • Grandparent Visitation, Published Article, 2007
  • Handbook for Separation and Divorce, Published Book, 2008
  • Indefinite Alimony, Published Article, 2008
  • Case Note: Auclair v. Auclair, Section of Family & Juvenile Law Newsletter, Family Law, 2009
  • Handbook for Separation and Divorce, 4th Edition, 2017
  • Electronic Evidence In Family Law Cases, Panel Speaker, 2016

Educational Background:

  • University of Denver, BA, 1992

Industry Groups

  • Bar Leaders For Montgomery County
  • Collaborative Divorce Association
  • Collaborative Project Of Maryland
  • Inc.
  • MD
  • Peer Review Panel For Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission

Articles about Stuart Knotts Skok appearing in Super Lawyers

Office Location for Stuart Knotts Skok

2275 Research Blvd.
Suite 500
Rockville, MD 20878

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Last Updated: 4/24/2019

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