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Vincent M. Wills

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Rockville, MD

Meiselman Helfant & Wills, LLC
1 Church St, Suite 600
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 301-279-8840
Fax: 240-536-9127
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2022
Licensed in Maryland Since: 1991
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Vincent Wills has been practicing law in Maryland for over 30 years, with 25 of them focused almost exclusively on family law matters, including contested custody cases and complex financial litigation involving alimony, distribution of marital property, and the division of retirement benefits. He has also handled numerous appellate cases, five of which have resulted in reported appellate opinions. He is also a mediator, trained parent coordinator, Best Interest Attorney, and has occasionally testified as an expert witness in family law cases.

Vince is a member of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Maryland Chapter) and is currently the Vice President of the Maryland Chapter. He is also an active member of the Maryland State Bar Association Family and Juvenile Law Section Council, serving as the chair in June 2014 to June 2015. He is a former Co-Chair of the Family Law Section of the Montgomery County Bar Association, and a Bar Leader of the Montgomery County Bar Association. He has been a frequent lecturer for the Maryland State Bar Association and the Montgomery County Bar Association. Vince has also developed and presented continuing legal education programs to Judges and Magistrates at the Judicial College of Maryland. He has co-authored numerous published articles and training materials on topics in family law.

For many years, including 2021, Mr. Wills was named as one of the top lawyers in family law by the Washingtonian Magazine. For 2022, as in the past several years, Super Lawyers named him as one of the top family law attorneys in Maryland. In 2017, he was named the Family Law Practitioner of the Year by the Family Law Section of the Montgomery County Bar Association.

Vince is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park (B.S. 1981). Following graduation, he served on active duty for four years in the United States Air Force, achieving the rank of Captain. His service included a three-year assignment in the former West Germany. Mr. Wills earned a master’s degree in business administration from Boston University while serving in the military, and in 1991 he obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Baltimore (cum laude). He has also completed the Georgetown University 2016 eDiscovery Training Academy and the Arkfeld Online eDiscovery and Digital Evidence Course. Vince has been married for over 39 years and has two adult children.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

Selections

14 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2022

About Vincent M. Wills

First Admitted: 1991, Maryland

Professional Webpage: https://mhwfamilylawyers.com/vincent-wills/

Educational Background

  • Boston University, master’s degree in business administration
  • University of Maryland, College Park, B.S. 1981

Honors/Awards

  • Family Law Practitioner of the Year by the Family Law Section of the Montgomery County Bar Association, 2017
  • Top 100 attorneys for Maryland and the Washington Metropolitan area by Super Lawyers, 2018
  • Named as one of the top lawyers in family law by the Washingtonian Magazine, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, and 2015
  • Recognized in the December 2016 issue of Washingtonian Magazine in the article, “Washington’s Top Divorce Lawyers”

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Maryland State Bar Association Family and Juvenile Law Section Council, Chair, June 2014 to June 2015
  • Bar Leader of the Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Co-Chair of the Family Law Section of the Montgomery County Bar Association
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Maryland Chapter, Member
  • Maryland State Bar Association Family and Juvenile Law Section Council, Member

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • "Searching for Answers about the Role of the Guardian ad Litem", Cynthia Callahan and Vincent M. Wills, Maryland Bar Journal, May/June 2003.   "Maryland Child Support Guidelines - Time for an Overhaul?" Cynthia Callahan and Vincent M. Wills, Maryland Bar Journal, May/June 2006.   "Joint Legal Custody," Cynthia Callahan and Vincent M. Wills, Maryland Bar Journal, May/June 2005.  , Co-author
  • Presenter, Determining child support in high income cases to Judges and Magistrates at the Judicial College of Maryland
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Office Location for Vincent M. Wills

1 Church St
Suite 600
Rockville, MD 20850

Phone: 301-279-8840

Fax: 240-536-9127

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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