Virginia B. Joehl is the principal attorney of Joehl Law, located in Rockville, Maryland. A court-appointed representative for children in contested custody cases and a court-approved mediator for custody cases, she offers competent representation to the residents of Maryland in family law matters such as divorce, child custody and visitation, child and spousal support, and marital agreements.
A level-headed attorney with a background in psychology, Ms. Joehl goes above and beyond to assist her clients in resolving their challenging and exquisitely sensitive family matters in every possible way. She is known for being compassionate toward her clients while being steadfast in her pursuit of justice. Her 25-plus years of experience make her a formidable and highly respected legal advocate for her clients.
Ms. Joehl’s academic credentials include an undergraduate degree in psychology, which she earned in 1989, from the University of Maryland and a Juris Doctor from The University of Baltimore, which she obtained in 1995. She spent the first six years of her legal career honing her skills at a well-known general litigation firm and then went on to establish her first solo practice, focusing on family law litigation.
Authorized to practice law in Maryland, Ms. Joehl stays active in the Bar Association of Montgomery County, The Bar Association of Frederick County, the Maryland State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Maryland Association for Justice and the Montgomery County Maryland American Inn of Court. A volunteer with the Montgomery County Bar Foundation Pro Bono Program, she lectures at the Montgomery County Commission for Women.
Ms. Joehl has been recognized for her achievements with a number of prestigious awards and distinctions, including an AV Preeminent* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell, Avvo’s “Superb” rating and Client’s Choice Award, and several other recognitions. The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys and Best Lawyers have both featured her for her tremendous contribution to law.
*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
Practice areasFamily Law
Alimony & Spousal Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Prenuptial Agreements, Same Sex Family Law
- 100% Family Law
First Admitted: 1995, Maryland
Professional Webpage: https://www.vbjlaw.com/attorneys/virginia-joehl/
- Montgomery County Bar Association
- Master of the Bench with the Montgomery County Inn of Court
- American Bar Association
- Maryland State Bar Association
- University of Maryland BA - Bachelor of Arts, 1989
- University of Baltimore School of Law JD - Juris Doctor, 1995
- Parent Coordination Training & Court Approval, 2020
- Collaborative Law Training, 2020
- Adult Guardianship Training, 2015
- Best Interest Attorney Training, 2013
- Custody Mediation Training, 2017
- Basic Mediation Training, 2017
Office location for Virginia B. Joehl
51 Monroe Street
Rockville, MD 20850
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