Thomas B Stahl

Thomas B Stahl

Law Offices of Thomas Stahl
  • Family Law, Estate Planning, Divorce ...
  • District of Columbia, Maryland
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Biography

Thomas B. Stahl is an accomplished family law and estate planning attorney in Columbia, Maryland. Mr. Stahl is the owner of the Law Offices of Thomas Stahl and represents clients throughout central Maryland and the Washington, D.C., area. He has vast experience with family law cases involving divorce and child support and custody and helping clients with estate administration, probate, trusts and wills.

Mr. Stahl has over a decade of legal experience and is an established family law attorney. Prior to founding his firm, he served as a clerk for a judge on the bench of the Circuit Court for Howard County, Maryland, and co-founded another Columbia-based law firm. He holds licenses to practice law in both Maryland and Washington, D.C., and serves as a court-appointed attorney in trustee and guardianship cases.

Active in his legal community, Mr. Stahl is a member of the Howard County Bar Association, the Maryland State Bar Association, the District of Columbia Bar Association and the American Bar Association. Over the years, he has held many leadership positions within these organizations and was presented with the Howard County Bar Association’s service award and president’s award. He is also a former adjunct professor of law at the University of Baltimore School of Law.

Mr. Stahl holds a bachelor’s degree in international studies and Russian studies from George Mason University and a master’s degree in Soviet studies from the University of Virginia. He received his law degree from the University of Baltimore School of Law and graduated from the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Institute for Family Law Associates in 2012.

Practice Areas
    Family Law
    Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Divorce
    Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony
    Elder Law
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights
Video Conferencing
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    VISA, Mastercard, American Express, Discover
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    To find out more about our consultation process, please visit https://tstahllaw.com/consultation-process/
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
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Maryland
Maryland Court of Appeals
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner/Attorney
Law Offices of Thomas Stahl
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Represent clients in litigation and negotiation of domestic matters, including divorce, child custody and access, child support, alimony, and property and asset distribution. Serve as court-appointed guardian of the property, guardian of the person, independent investigator, and counsel for the alleged disabled in guardianship matters. Offer wills, advance directives, powers of attorney drafting. Assist client in probate and estate administration matters. Represent clients in estate litigation cases.
Owner/Attorney
Spencer & Stahl, P.C.
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Represent clients in litigation and negotiation of domestic matters, including divorce, child custody and access, child support, alimony, and property and asset distribution. Serve as court-appointed guardian of the property, guardian of the person, independent investigator, and counsel for the alleged disabled in guardianship matters.
Associate Attorney
Silverstein & Ostovitz, LLC
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Work involved domestic matters, including, divorce, custody, and child support. Also worked on guardianship matters.
Judicial Law Clerk
Circuit Court for Howard County, Maryland
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Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Timothy J. McCrone. While serving as Judge McCrone’s law clerk, Mr. Stahl assisted the Honorable Dennis M. Sweeney (Retired) as a law clerk during Judge Sweeney’s special assignment to the trial of former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon.
Intern
Department of Homeland Security
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Interned in the Office of Chief Counsel, Department of Homeland Security
Education
University of Baltimore School of Law
J.D. (2008)
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Honors: Dean’s Citation (one of four awarded in 2008)
Activities: President, Moot Court Board (2007-2008) (increased participation in annual Moot Court competition from 42 students in 2007 to 172 students in 2008) J. Braxton Craven Memorial Moot Court Team – Captain (2007-2008); Member (2006-2007) Maryland State Bar Association Immigration Committee (2007-2008)
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University of Aberdeen (Scotland)
Comparative Law Program
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University of Virginia
M.A. (1992) | Soviet Studies
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George Mason University
B.A. (1990) | International Studies & Russian Studies
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Activities: Alpha Chi Honor Society Dobro Slovo Slavic Honor Society
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Awards
Maryland Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Recognized for Community Leadership
Lawyer Legion
Recognized for Professional Involvement
Lawyer Legion
Maryland Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Maryland Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
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Super Lawyers
President’s Award
Howard County Bar Association
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Service Award
Howard County Bar Association
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
Howard County Bar Association
Member
- Current
Activities: 2011-2013: Secretary 2013-2014: Treasurer 2014-2015: President-Elect 2015-2016: President
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DC Bar
Member
- Current
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Maryland State Bar Association
Co-Chair of Rules of Practice Committee
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Activities: 2017-current: Co-Chair of Rules of Practice Committee 2016-2018: Member of the Board of Governors
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American Bar Association
Member
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Law Offices of Thomas Stahl
Contact & Map
Law Offices of Thomas Stahl
8850 Columbia 100 Parkway
Suite 402
Columbia, MD 21045
Telephone: (410) 696-4326
Fax: (443) 774-0737
Monday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
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