Stephen A. Shechtel

Stephen graduated from the District of Columbia School of Law (1992) magna cum laude. He is admitted to practice before all Maryland and District of Columbia Courts, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. Stephen has completed training as a Child Counsel by the Maryland Judiciary Department of Family Administration. Stephen was identified by Thompson Reuters as a “Star Super Lawyer,” and holds a 10.0 Avvo rating. He has served on the Executive Committee for the Inns of Court, and as a Director of the Sobeloff Jewish Law Society, and is presently a member of the State of Maryland, Montgomery County and Frederick County Bar Associations.

Stephen was also a Maryland Certified Public Accountant (inactive), and has also held licenses as National Association of Securities Dealers Series 7 and Series 63 Registered Representative; FNMA/FHLMC/FHA/VA mortgage loan underwriter, Licensed Mortgage Broker, Licensed Insurance Agent (Health and Life), Licensed Realtor, and holds many other designations. He was a member (Associate and Barrister) of the “American Inns of Court”. Mr. Shechtel is past president of the Maryland Saltwater Sportsfishermens Association; Frederick Chapter #22 of the Maryland Saltwater Sportsfishermens Association; Clearwater Breakfast Sertoma Club, and is listed in the Director of Distinguished Americans, Marquis Who’s Who of Top Attorneys of North America, Men of Achievement, and other publications. In 1996, just four years out of DCSL, attorney Shechtel was awarded the Martindale “BV” rating.

 

Stephen A. Shechtel
Stephen graduated from the District of Columbia School of Law (1992) magna cum laude. He is admitted to practice before all Maryland and District of Columbia Courts, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. Stephen has completed training as a Child Counsel by the Maryland Judiciary Department of Family Administration. Stephen was identified by Thompson Reuters as a “Star Super Lawyer,” and holds a 10.0 Avvo rating. He has served on the Executive Committee for the Inns of Court, and as a Director of the Sobeloff Jewish Law Society, and is presently a member of the State of Maryland, Montgomery County and Frederick County Bar Associations.

Stephen was also a Maryland Certified Public Accountant, and has also held licenses as National Association of Securities Dealers Series 7 and Series 63 Registered Representative; FNMA/FHLMC/FHA/VA mortgage loan underwriter, Licensed Mortgage Broker, Licensed Insurance Agent (Health and Life), Licensed Realtor, and holds many other designations. He was a member (Associate and Barrister) of the “American Inns of Court”. Mr. Shechtel is past president of the Maryland Saltwater Sportsfishermens Association; Frederick Chapter #22 of the Maryland Saltwater Sportsfishermens Association; Clearwater Breakfast Sertoma Club, and is listed in the Director of Distinguished Americans, Marquis Who’s Who of Top Attorneys of North America, Men of Achievement, and other publications. In 1996, just four years out of DCSL, attorney Shechtel was awarded the Martindale “BV” rating.

 

MY EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA SCHOOL OF LAW J.D. Magna Cum Laude, 1992

Graduated Third in class, voted “Most Thorough” student of the class, Law Review,

 

APPROVED CHILDREN’S ATTORNEY

B.S. Accounting 1975

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND B.S. Accounting 1975
College Park, MD
Dean’s Undergraduate Advisory Council (appointed by Dean Mattingly), Undergraduate Committee, School Mascot (Cheerleader -Terrapin), Delta Sigma Pi-Senior Vice President of Professional Affairs.

CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT

Maryland 1976    (Inactive)

Licenses

Maryland Court of Appeals (1992)
United States District Court for the District of Maryland (1992)
United States District Court for the District of Columbia (1994)
United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals (1994)
United States Supreme Court (1998)
Maryland Realtor (Inactive)
NASD Registered Representative (Series 7, 63 Inactive)
State of Florida Health and Life Insurance Agent (Inactive)
State of Florida Mortgage Banker (Inactive)
State of Arizona Mortgage Banker (Inactive)

 

Professional Memberships

Maryland State Bar Association
Montgomery County Bar Association
Frederick County Bar Association
District of Columbia Bar Association
American Inns of Court
Simon E. Sobeloff Jewish Law Society

 

Law Awards 

Super Lawyers

The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Attorneys

American Institute of Family Law Attorneys 10 Best 2017

American Institute of Family Law Attorneys 10 Best for Client Satisfaction 2016

Avvo 10 Rating

Avvo Superb Rating: Top Attorney Family Law (2016, 2015)

Avvo Superb Rating: Top Attorney General Practice (2016, 2015)

Avvo’s 2015 Client’s Choice Award

Avvo’s 2016 Client’s Choice Award

Avvo 5 Star Live Reviews Award

Martindale Hubble High Ethical Standing

Martindale Hubble Distinguished rating.

Top Lawyers in Maryland (Legal Network)

Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers

Marquis Who’s Who

Men of Distinction

Directory of Distinguished Americans

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