Neal J. Meiselman

Neal J. MeiselmanNeal J. Meiselman, Esquire, an experienced family lawyer and mediator who has practiced law in Maryland since 1978, is founding partner of Meiselman Helfant & Wills, LLC. Mr. Meiselman is a graduate of the University of Maryland (BA 1975) and Boston University Law School (JD 1978).

Mr. Meiselman has completed the certificate program prescribed by the Maryland Rules of Procedure for court-appointed mediators in civil cases, including child custody and access disputes. Mr. Meiselman has served on the Alternative Dispute Resolution panel for the Circuit Court for Montgomery County in family cases since the panel's inception in 1995.

Mr. Meiselman is the author of "12 Commandments for Divorced Parents," first published by Ann Landers in her nationally syndicated column on January 23, 1994. The Maryland Bar Journal published Mr. Meiselman's article, "Recession and Divorce," Volume XLIII, Number 1, January/February 2010.

Reported cases include Noffsinger v. Noffsinger, 95 Md.App. 265, 620 A.2d 415 (1993); Long v. Long, 141 Md. App. 341, 785 A.2d 818 (2001); and Walker v. Grow, 170 Md.App. 255, 907 A.2d 255 (2006).

Mr. Meiselman is a member of the Montgomery County and Maryland State Bar Associations, as well as the Academy of Professional Family Mediators.  Mr. Meiselman holds an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell, and has been recognized as a Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Rockville, Maryland and among Top Attorneys in Maryland by Superlawyers.com.

Mr. Meiselman's law firm earned a Montgomery County Bar Association Pro Bono Service Award four times from 1993 to 2001. Since 1999, Mr. Meiselman has been co-founder, director and president of Shoresh Hebrew High School, Inc.

Mr. Meiselman was raised in Kensington and Silver Spring, Maryland. He is married to Terry M. Shuch.

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