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Laurie M. Wasserman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Towson, MD

Law Office of Laurie M. Wasserman LLC
502 Washington Ave., Suite 260
Towson, MD 21204
Phone: 410-885-1741
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2014
Licensed in Maryland Since: 2004
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

A family law attorney with the Law Office of Laurie M. Wasserman LLC, Laurie M. Wasserman represents clients in the greater Baltimore, Maryland metropolitan areas. Her practice focuses on family law issues such as child custody, child support, adoption, divorce, parent coordination and mediation. With reason, compassion and a focus on helping her clients feel secure, Ms. Wasserman has dedicated her career to helping those who are dealing with difficult situations.

Ms. Wasserman serves as Child’s Counsel in various jurisdictions throughout the State of Maryland and is certified to mediate family law matters. In 2016, the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service gave her the Ten-Year Volunteer Award, The Daily Record named her a Very Important Professional in 2014 and one of the Leading Women in 2015. For her high ethical standards and long list of successful results, she holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

In 2020, Ms. Wasserman was named as a Fellow to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. The 1650 AAML Fellows across the United States are generally recognized by judges and attorneys as preeminent family law practitioners with a high level of knowledge, skill, and integrity. The Academy Fellows are highly skilled negotiators and litigators who represent individuals in all facets of family law.  There are less than 40 Fellows in the State of Maryland. To be represented by a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers is to be represented by a leading practitioner in the field of family law. 

A cum laude graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park, Ms. Wasserman has a Bachelor of Arts and a Juris Doctor from the University of Baltimore School of Law. She also graduated cum laude from law school and is admitted to practice in the state of Maryland and before the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.

Ms. Wasserman is a section council member for the Family and Juvenile Section of the Maryland State Bar Association, the past family law committee chair for the Baltimore County Bar Association and Bar Association of Baltimore City.  She has served as the secretary and vice-president of the board of directors for Disability Rights Maryland. 

 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 Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements, Same Sex Family Law


6 Years Super Lawyers
5 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2010 - 2014

Certificates and Credentials

About Laurie M. Wasserman

First Admitted: 2004, Maryland

Professional Webpage:

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • In August 2017, Ms. Wasserman was featured in the Daily Record's article, The Battle for Grandparent Visitation Continues
  • In October 2016, Laurie was featured in The Daily Record for her article, What to do when Necessary Information is not Provided in Divorce Proceedings 
  • In December 2016, Ms. Wasserman was featured on the cover of the Daily Record Maryland Family Law Update and in the article on holiday visitation schedules, Lawyers Emphasize Making New Traditions for the Holidays after Separation 

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Baltimore County Bar Association, Family Law Committee Chair (2018-2019) Disability Rights Maryland (Board of Directors VP, Fundraising Chair) The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore (Professional Women's Group Past Co-chair) Maryland State Bar Association (Family & Juvenile Section) Bar Association of Baltimore City, Family Law Committee Chair (past) Family Law Settlement Facilitator, Circuit Court for Baltimore City (ongoing)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • State of Maryland, 2004

Educational Background

  • University of Maryland College Park, Bachelor of Arts, Honors: Cum Laude 


  • Super Lawyers (Top-Rated Family Law Attorney in the State of MD) Ten-Year Volunteer Award (Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service, 2016) Leading Women (The Daily Record, 2015) Very Important Professionals (VIP) Successful by 40 (The Daily Record, 2014)
  • Rated AV- Preeminent by her peers by Martindale-Hubbell (Highest level of Professional Excellence, 2019)

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Mediation (Parenting and Child Issues) Child's Counsel (Administrative Office of the Courts, Family Administration) Parent Coordination

Industry Groups

  • Private Households
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Office Location for Laurie M. Wasserman

502 Washington Ave.
Suite 260
Towson, MD 21204

Phone: 410-885-1741

Last Updated: 7/12/2021

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