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PAULA J. PETERS

Of Counsel

Location: Annapolis, Maryland
Email: E-mail Me

Paula is a graduate of the University of Maryland, where she majored in government and politics. After a short stint as a graduate student at the University of Maryland, she decided to attend law school and graduated in 1979 from the University of Baltimore where she was a member of the Law Review.

Paula’s expertise was repeatedly recognized by her peers. She is a Fellow of the prestigious American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, has an “AV” rating from Martindale Hubbell, is recognized as a “Super Lawyer” and was identified by What’s Up Annapolis magazine as a “Leading Lawyer.” She was elected by her peers four times for four-year terms to the Judicial Nominating Commission. The Judges of the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County selected Paula as a Master/Examiner to assist the court in hearing testimony to support divorce complaints.

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 1979

Education

  • University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
    • J.D. – 1979
    • Law Review: University of Baltimore Law Review, 1977 – 1978
  • University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
    • B.A. – 1972
    • Major: Government and Politics

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Anne Arundel County Bar Association, Former Trustee
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Family and Juvenile Law Section Council, Chair and Legislative Chair, 1986 – 1993
  • Maryland Women’s Bar Association
  • Legislative Chair, Board of Trustees, 1990 – 1998
  • Attorney Grievance Committee Inquiry Panel, 1984 – 1994
  • Attorney Grievance Committee Review Board, 1994 – 1996
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section

Pro Bono Activities

  • Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Association
AV Rated Super Lawyers AAML
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