Law Offices of Julie Ellen Landau

Practice limited to all aspects of matrimonial and family law

Landau Law

Julie Ellen Landau

Principal

Ph: 410-625-1100
Fax: 410-625-2174
Email: jlandau@landaulaw.com

One of Baltimore’s premier divorce attorneys, Julie Landau maintains a visible position in Maryland’s family law arena, where she has practiced for more than 30 years. Providing caring, personal representation with a knack for resolving complex financial issues and asset distributions, Julie’s practice focuses on all aspects of matrimonial and family law. If resolution outside of the courtroom cannot be achieved, her clients can depend on her for zealous representation at trial.

Julie astutely integrates her knowledge of business and tax law into her practice. A court-approved and experienced mediator and certified collaborative law professional, Julie supports the resolution of legal issues by alternative dispute resolution. Her credentials include teaching continuing legal education on litigation and strategy.

Many of Julie’s clients come to her in a difficult time and she effectively and efficiently helps them on many different levels. She has authored a substantial number of published articles and lectures on family law and related topics. AV Pre-eminent rated, the highest rating available from Martindale-Hubbell, speaks to the quality of representation Julie continues to provide her clients. Her clients’ recommendations and repeat representation exemplify the personal and professional connection that Julie builds with each representation.

Julie’s active involvement in several local philanthropic organizations evidences her commitment to helping the community as well as her clients. A member of the Equal Justice Council, Julie is committed to the rights of low-income individuals to maintain quality legal representation.

A passionate and committed volunteer, Julie gets this important message out in the same manner that she advocates on behalf of her clients’ best interests. As a member of the Board of Directors of the Cool Kids Campaign, Julie is responsive to the organization’s needs, and committed to connecting community members to the goals of Cool Kids Campaign.

A graduate of Goucher College and the University of Maryland School of Law, Julie’s significant professional affiliations, presentations and articles are set forth below.

Areas of Practice:

Family law, representing individuals in negotiation, litigation, and appeals of domestic matters, including separation, divorce, support, custody, division of property and prenuptial agreements.

Mediation and Neutral Case Evaluation of Family law matters

Certified Collaborative Law Professional

Admitted to Practice:

Maryland Court of Appeals (1980)

United States District Court for the District of Maryland (1984), including Trial Bar

Rating/Awards:

AV Pre-eminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell

Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers

Leadership in the Law, November 2012, The Daily Record

Maryland "Super Lawyer" 2007-2017
- Top 100 Maryland Lawyers, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017
- Top 50 Maryland Women Lawyers, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017

Women Leaders in the Law, 2014, Fortune Magazine

Maryland Top 100 Women, May 2011, The Daily Record

Top Women Lawyers in the Northeast, July/August 2011, Arrive Magazine

Education:

J.D., University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland (1980)

B.A, Goucher College, Towson, Maryland (1976)

Certified Collaborative Law Professional, The Administrative Office of the Courts (2012)

Mediation Certificate, Center for Divorce Mediation, New York, New York (2012)

Mediation Certificate, Circuit Court for Baltimore City (1989)

Professional Affiliations:

Equal Justice Council, Member

Collaborative Professionals of Baltimore, Board of Directors, Treasurer

Maryland Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – Board of Directors

Signal 13 Foundation, Inc. – Board of Directors

Belanger - Federico Foundation – (Cool Kids Campaign) Board of Directors

Attorney Grievance Commission, Peer Review Committee - appointed member -(2001 - 2003)

Attorney Grievance Commission, Inquiry Panel - appointed member (1994-2000)

Maryland State Bar Association
- Family Law Section

Women’s Bar Association
Judicial Nominating Selection Committee

Baltimore County Bar Association
- Family Law Section
- Bench-Bar Committee

Baltimore City Bar Association
- Family Law Section (1980-present)
- Gender Bias Committee (Chair, 1991,
- Law firm Professionalism Committee)

Life Member, National Registry of Who's Who

American Bar Association, Member
- Family Law Committee, Member

Presentations and Articles:

June 7, 2016, Bar Library of Baltimore City, speaker “Family Law & Practice Appreciation Night"

November 10, 2015, Baltimore County Bar Assn, speaker “Direct and Cross Examination of a Custody Evaluator”

March 21, 2013, “Ethical Issues That Arise When Lawyers Hang Out Their Own Shingle” Panel Member, Milton Talkin Lecture Services

November 2012, “Path to Excellence,” Panel Member for The Daily Record

April 2012, “Alimony in Maryland”, speaker for joint meeting Baltimore City/Baltimore County Family Law Committees

November 2010, “How to Get and Keep Clients”, speaker for MSBA Solo and Small Firm Conference

92.3 FM WERQ: Best Guest Award from 92.3 FM WERQ 2006

92.3 FM WERQ: Guest speaker for family law related questions and answers

May, 2005: "Family Law In Maryland", speaker for Lorman Education Services for seminar conducted in Baltimore, Maryland

May, 2001: “Marketing for Solo Practitioners”, written analysis for Maryland State Bar Association Journal

January 30, 2001: “Maryland Custody Issues”, speaker for Lorman Education Services, seminar conducted in Baltimore Maryland

September 13, 2000: “Equitable Distribution in Divorce Settlements in Maryland”, speaker for National Business Institute seminar conducted in Baltimore, Maryland

September 29, 1999: “Family Law for Social Workers, Counselors and Other Helping Professionals”, speaker for Lorman Educational Services Seminar conducted in Baltimore, Maryland

June 22, 1999: “Family Law Litigation”, speaker for National Business Institute seminar conducted in Baltimore, Maryland

April 15, 1999: “Mediating Divorce Agreements”, written legal analysis for Maryland State Bar Association Bar Bulletin Newsletter

May 21, 1997: “Child Custody and Visitation in Maryland”, speaker for National Business Institute seminar conducted in Baltimore, Maryland

February 27, 1997: “Hot Tips in Family Law Impact of the Child Welfare Reform Act”, speaker for MICPEL seminar conducted in Baltimore, Maryland

May 30, 1996: “Effective Family Law Practice in Maryland”, speaker for National Business Institute seminar conducted in Baltimore, Maryland

November 14, 1995: “Child Custody and Visitation in Maryland”, speaker for National Business Institute seminar conducted in Baltimore, Maryland

February 16, 1995: “Domestic Law in Maryland”, speaker for National Business Institute seminar conducted in Baltimore, Maryland

January, 1995: “What's Love Got to Do With It”, written legal analysis for Maryland Family Law Monthly

October 28, 1994: “Child Custody and Visitation in Maryland”, speaker for National Business Institute seminar conducted in Baltimore, Maryland

October 27, 1994: “What They Never Taught You in Law School - Life as a Solo Practitioner”, speaker in a Maryland State Bar Association Program

June 21, 1994: “Divorce with Dignity”, speaker for Jewish Family Services seminar

June 25, 1994: “Marketing for the Lawyer”, speaker for Maryland State Bar Association program on establishing and marketing a law practice

October 27, 1993: “Legal Issues in Separation and Divorce”, lecture conducted for Maryland New Directions for Women, Baltimore, Maryland

October 27, 1993: “Rainmaking for Women Lawyers”, speaker for seminar conducted by Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers, Baltimore, Maryland

October 7, 1993: “Whose Mortgage is it Anyway”, Executive Women's Network seminar on legal, psychological and tax issues arising in divorce, Baltimore, Maryland

June 24, 1993: “Effective Family Law Practice in Maryland”, speaker for National Business Institute seminar conducted in Baltimore, Maryland

May 17, 1993: “Domestic Law in Maryland”, lecture conducted for Jewish Family Services

February 8, 1993: “Domestic Law in Maryland”, lecture conducted for Jewish Family Services

November 7, 1992: “Whose Mortgage is it Anyway; Contributions by Separated Spouses”, The Daily Record

October, 1992: “Domestic Law in Maryland”, speaker for National Business Institute seminar conducted in Baltimore, Maryland

June, 1992: “Domestic Law Tax Issues”, speaker at Annual Convention of National Society for Certified Women Accountants, conducted in Baltimore, Maryland

April, 1992: “Anatomy of a Custody Case”, speaker for Maryland Volunteer Lawyer Service Training and accompanying manual

March, 1992: “Legal Issues in Separation and Divorce”, Maryland New Directions for Women, Baltimore, Maryland

December, 1991: “Domestic Law Tax Issues”, The Daily Record

October, 1991: “Anatomy of a Custody Case”, Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service Training and accompanying manual

June, 1991: “Sex, Laws and Videotape”, producer and speaker for a videotape and panel program addressing gender bias concerns of legal employers, Maryland State Bar Association Annual Meeting, Ocean City, Maryland

April, May, 1991: “Use of Expert Witnesses in Contested Custody Matters”, speaker for a seminar conducted by Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers, Inc. (MICPEL)

October, 1990: “Privileged Communications Waiver of the Psychiatrist - Patient Privilege in Domestic Law Matters”, speaker for Maryland Psychiatric Society

September, 1990: “The Legal Rights of Women in Marriage and Divorce”, (revised 1990), published by Maryland Commission for Women

June, 1990: “Recent Changes in Alimony Law”, moderator of an all day symposium, conducted by Women's Law Center

September, 1989: “Money, Power & Gender, The EconomicImpact of Divorce”, speaker at seminar sponsored by the Women's Law Center, Inc.

June, 1989: “Legal Issues Affecting Psychologists in Contested Domestic Matters”, speaker, Annual Convention, Maryland Psychological Association

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