Justin J. Sasser

Justin J. Sasser: Attorney with The Law Office of Justin J. Sasser, LLC AV stamp icon
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Biography

Justin J. Sasser is the founding member of The Law Offices of Justin J. Sasser, LLC, and practices law in all Maryland counties, principally in Southern Maryland. Mr. Sasser focuses his practice in the areas of Family Law and Estates & Probate Law, where he regularly represents his clients’ interests in complex legal disputes such as the division of assets in high-net-worth divorces, resolution of high conflict custody disputes, relocation of children after divorce/separation, spousal maintenance (alimony) conflicts, and contested estate/guardianship proceedings.

Mr. Sasser is also trained in Collaborative Law, a form of alternative dispute resolution, and is available to serve as a private mediator.

Certifications/Special Licenses

• Certified: Court Appointed Best Interest Attorney pursuant to Maryland Annotated Code, Family Law §1-202

• Certified: Court Appointed Trustee to conduct judicial sales of real estate pursuant to Maryland Rules of Civil Procedure 14-302

• Certified: Collaborative Law Practice (2005)

Awards/Honors

• Eagle Scout – Boy Scouts of America, 1985

• Preeminent-AV Rating-Martindale-Hubble Highest Legal & Ethical Rating, 2014 – Present

• Super Lawyers of Maryland Top 5% of Maryland Family Lawyers, 2012 – Present

• AVVO Legal Rating 10.0 out of 10.0 Highest Legal & Ethical Rating, 2010 – Present

Pro Bono/Community Service

• Fee Dispute Arbitration Committee, Prince George's County Bar Association, 2017-2019

• Board of Directors – Member, Community Legal Services of Prince George's County, 2009-2011

• Mock Trial Judge, Prince George's County, Maryland, 2016

• Mock Trial Judge, Prince George's County, Maryland, 2015

• Mock Trial Judge, Calvert County, Maryland, 2010

Publications:

• Monthly Top Ten Tips – Preparing Your Client for Child Access Mediation Maryland State Bar Association, Family Law News , 2010

• The Bangs Formula Revisited – Numerators and Denominators and Pensions, OH MY! Maryland State Bar Association, Family Law News, 2009

• Best Interest Attorney Fees & Grandparent Custody/Visitation Maryland State Bar Association, Family Law News, 2008

• Who's Your Daddy? Maryland State Bar Association, Family Law News, 2007

• Division of Military Reservist's Pension (Deviation from Bangs v. Bangs) Maryland State Bar Association, Family Law News, 2006

• Jurisdiction – Garg "Redux" (AKA There's No Place Like "Home"?) Maryland State Bar Association, Family Law News, 2006

• Joint Legal Custody Maryland State Bar Association, Family Law News, 2006

• Foreign Country as "Home State" (There's No Place Like "Home") Maryland State Bar Association, Family Law News, 2005

• Child Support for "Destitute Adult Child" Maryland State Bar Association , Family Law News, 2004

• Social Security and "Above the Guidelines" Cases Maryland State Bar Association, Family Law News, 2004

• The Great Upper Marlboro Fire of '04 Maryland State Bar Association, Family Law News, 2004

Professional Associations

• Maryland State Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section Council (Council Member, 2018-Present)

• Maryland State Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Committee (Council Member, 2014-Present)

• Maryland State Bar Association, Family and Juvenile Law Section Council (Immediate Past Chair, 2014-2015)

• Maryland State Bar Association, Family and Juvenile Law Section Council (Chair, 2013-2014)

• Maryland State Bar Association, Family and Juvenile Law Section Council (Chair Elect, 2012-2013)

• Maryland State Bar Association, Family and Juvenile Law Section Council (Secretary, 2011-2012)

• Maryland State Bar Association, Family and Juvenile Law Section Council (Treasurer, 2010-2011)

• Collaborative Professionals of Southern Maryland (Vice President, 2008-2013)

• Prince George's County Bar Association, Family Law Committee (Chair, 2005-2008)

• Prince George's County Bar Association (Member, 1993-Present)

• Calvert County Bar Association (Member, 1993-Present)

• Maryland State Bar Association (Member, 1993-Present)

• American Inns of Court – Southern Maryland Chapter (Barrister, 2010-Present)

• Maryland Bar Foundation (Member, 2008-Present)

Areas of Practice (17)

  • Family Law
  • Divorce & Separation
  • Child Support
  • Asset & Property Division
  • Marital Property & Non-Marital Property
  • Retirement Benefits & QDROs
  • Post Judgment Modifications
  • Parentage and Paternity Law
  • Prenuptial/Pre-Partnership Agreements
  • Mediation
  • Collaborative Law
  • Wills & Probate
  • Wills & Trust
  • Living Will and Power of Attorney
  • Wills
  • Estate Litigation
  • Wrongful Death

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
301-358-1090  Phone
(301) 627-4300  Phone
(301) 627-9084  Fax
www.sasserlawoffices.com
University Attended:
University of Maryland Baltimore County, B.A., 1989
Law School Attended:
Widener University School of Law, J.D., 1992
Year of First Admission:
1992
Admission:
1992, Pennsylvania; 1993, Maryland; 1993, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
ISLN:
900760783

Peer Reviews

4.8/5.0 (27 reviews)
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  • Legal Knowledge

    4.7/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.8/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.8/5.0
  • Communication

    4.9/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.7/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 07/15/14 in Family Law

    Justin is a hard-working ethical attorney who vigorous advocates for his clients, but is always reasonable in his approach to litigation and resolution.

    Justin is a hard-working ethical attorney who vigorous advocates for his clients, but is always reasonable in his approach to litigation and resolution. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Member on 05/18/09 in Family Law

    mr. sasser is a tireless worker and major contributor to the practice and administration of law at both a local and statewide level. i have been privileged to personally observe and participate with him in those two capacities.he is well respected by... Read more

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    mr. sasser is a tireless worker and major contributor to the practice and administration of law at both a local and statewide level. i have been privileged to personally observe and participate with him in those two capacities.he is well respected by his colleagues and members of the bench. Read less

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