Evan M. Koslow

Evan M. Koslow

Principal at Koslow Law Firm LLC (family law firm)
  • Family Law, Divorce, Domestic Violence
  • District of Columbia, Maryland
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Summary

Evan Koslow is an experienced family law and civil litigation trial attorney who has spent nearly ten years building a career in the legal profession, which includes working in federal and state governments, as well as in the private sector. Before joining an Annapolis family law firm, Evan served as the Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Julia B. Weatherly in the Circuit Court for Prince George's County. The clerkship with Judge Weatherly afforded Evan the opportunity to participate directly in the judicial decision-making process and gain firsthand insight into factors and evidence judges find persuasive. Evan received his Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Baltimore School of Law. While attending law school Evan served as Vice President and President of the Family Law Association. Evan also served as the primary research assistant to Professor Leigh Goodmark while writing her book on domestic violence. In addition, while in law school Evan worked for several family law firms in and around the Annapolis and Washington D.C. area and was a Rule 16 Attorney for the University of Baltimore Family Law Clinic. Evan also made the Dean's List and was elected to be the only student representative on the committee to assist with the design of the University of Baltimore's new law school building which opened in the Fall of 2013. Evan received a Bachelor of Arts from The School of Public Affairs at The American University. While attending American University, Evan was an active member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity, class treasurer, participant and leader for the Freshman Service Experience, and played on the University's club ice hockey team.

Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
Additional Practice Area
  • General Civil Litigation
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
Maryland
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Principal (family law) Attorney
Koslow Law Firm LLC
- Current
• General family law practice involving work on a variety of issues relating to separations, custody and child support matters, domestic violence/protective orders, post-judgment and modification issues, as well as, trust and estates (wills, power of attorney, medical directives, etc.). Primary experience in marital dissolutions, pre and post-marital agreements, child custody, and domestic violence.
Associate (family law) Attorney
Brassel Alexander & Rice LLC
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• Family law associate: duties included all aspects of case management including legal research, preparation and drafting legal documents, responsible for filing initial and responsive papers, negotiating and drafting temporary and final agreements, characterization, valuation, and division of marital property, and preparation of complex support calculations. Daily contact with clients, self-represented parties, court personnel, and other professionals. Attended numerous court proceedings, including multi-day merits hearings with witness testimony and cross-examination.
Associate (family law) Attorney
the Law Office of Kim DiGiovanni Aluisi, Esq., L.L.C.
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• Practical experience in marital dissolutions, pre and post-marital agreements, child custody, and domestic violence. Daily contact with clients, self-represented parties, court personnel, and other professionals. Participated in numerous court proceedings. • Performed all case management duties, prepared and drafted legal documents, as well as, legal research and analysis. • Prepared initial and responsive papers, negotiated, and drafted temporary and final agreements, characterization, valuation, and division of marital property, including preparation of complex support calculations.
Judicial Law Clerk
Honorable Julia B. Weatherly (Circuit Court for Prince George’s County Maryland)
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• Reviewed and summarized motions; drafted opinions and orders on a variety of family, civil, and criminal cases • Assisted with summarizing caseload management for the Judge’s daily docket including corresponding with attorneys, pro-se litigants, and courthouse staff; observed court hearings and conducted legal research.
Legal Research Assistant (partime)
Professor Leigh Goodmark (University of Baltimore School of Law)
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• Conducted legal research on family law topics, mostly related to domestic violence. • Responsible for collecting, interpreting, analyzing and compiling data; prepared records and reports. • Managed clerical work for the Professor; provided support in publishing her book.
Law Clerk (partime)
Farace & Scherr P.A
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• Drafted family law documents, conducted discovery, and performed legal research.
Law Clerk (partime)
Jonathan D. Isaacs, P.C.
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• Drafted family law documents, conducted discovery, performed legal research and analysis, attended depositions and court hearings, and met with clients. • Prepared affidavits of documents and maintained document files and case correspondence. • Reviewed and filed pleadings, petitions and other documents relevant to court actions.
Paralelgal
Freeman & Freeman P.C.
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• Handled heavy case load and assisted with all aspects of the litigation lifecycle from inception through final order. • Drafted documents including pleadings, discovery documents, correspondence, jury instructions, voir dire, affidavits, subpoenas and memoranda of law. • Assisted with research, trial preparation: managed trial exhibits, prepared trial notebooks, and maintained expert binders.
Courtroom Clerk
Montgomery County Circuit Court
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• Prepared and issued orders of the court, including probation orders, release documentation, and sentencing information. • Followed procedures to secure courtrooms and exhibits. • Amended indictments when necessary and endorsed indictments with pertinent information. • Swore in jury members, interpreters, witnesses, and defendants.
Administrative/legal assistant
Fait & Wise LLP
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• Organized and indexed case files; developed time-saving case filing system. • Provided litigation support by preparing family and domestic law documents. • Prepared deposition summaries.
Intern
Honorable Katherine D. Savage’s Chambers
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• Wrote synopses of juvenile cases being presented to the Judge and observed court hearings.
Summer Research Assistant (only non-law student research assistant)
Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Civil Rights
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Researched and wrote reports dealing with civil right policies in connection with HIPAA
Education
The American University
B.A.
Activities: Class Treasurer and an active member of his fraternity.
University of Baltimore School of Law
J.D.
Honors: Cum Laude
Activities: Vice President and President of the Family Law Association.
Awards
Dean Citation
University of Baltimore School of Law
For outstanding leadership with the law school community
Brother of the Year
Delta Tau Delta
Professional Associations
Member
Chambers of Commerce of Severna Park, Maryland
- Current
Member
Prince George's County Bar Association
- Current
Member
Anne Arundel County Bar Association
- Current
Member
Maryland State Bar Associate
- Current
Websites & Blogs
Website
Koslow Law Firm LLC
Legal Answers
191 Questions Answered

Q. What is the chances of a parent losing guardianship with the right to consent to long term care short of adoption by dss
A: This is something you need to talk to an attorney about offline as a lot of more information needs to be provided (that should not be shared on a public forum).
Q. What is the basic child support obligation based on?
A: If the parties combined incomes is less than 180K a year then the parties gross income, health insurance premiums for the children, daycare expenses, and at times some other expenses for the children. The amount of overnights can be a factor as well.
Q. Can I lose my pre-marriage possessions (car, house, motorcycle, etc) in a divorce, if they're all in my name?
A: If the asset is in your sole name you will keep it (even if purchased during the marriage). Depending on if you put any money towards these assets, your spouse may have an interest in them when it comes time to a judge deciding, what, if any, monetary award should be provided to either of you.
Q. If I been married for 5 months, can I get a divorce without separating. How long will it take before I am Divorce.
A: unfortunately, unless one of you cheated on the other or there was physical harm, you will have to wait longer then you were married to actually get divorced (12 months from last time lived under same roof and/or had sexual relationships) to file.
Q. I just married my husband and was charged with 1st and 2nd degree assault can we still use the marital right
A: Yes, but it does not mean that the state will drop the charges.
Q. My Child Support is done, MD states that I owe more because of a clerical error they made. What can I do?
A: try to work with OCSE and/or file for correction with the Court ASAP. You may need to hire an attorney (spend money to save money)
Q. I was married in Alabama been seperated for 2 years. I am now living in Maryland can I file for a divorce in Maryland
A: If you have lived here for over a year yes. However, if there are children involved who live in Alabama or property in Alabama or she would be seeking alimony and you do not personally serve her it may be better for you to file in Alabama.
Q. Child Support Question (Family Law)
A: see Maryland Family Law Article Section 12-201(b)(3)(xvi) expense reimbursements or in-kind payments received by a parent in the course of employment, self-employment, or operation of a business to the extent the reimbursements or payments reduce the parent's personal living expenses.
Q. Divorced in Georgia. Have two kids. No child support order do I amend this in Georgia? Or the state I am living in?
A: where have the children lived for the past 6 months. Depending on that answer either Georgia or that state will have jurisdiction. Note Georgia will continue to have jurisdiction until it agrees that another state is better suited.
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Koslow Law Firm LLC
420 Chinquapin Round Road
Suite 203
Annapolis, MD 21401
USA
Telephone: (443) 482-5141
Fax: (443) 482-5142