Honors & Publications

2016

January 1, 2016, Law & Politics names James J. Gross and Michael F. Callahan among Maryland & DC Super Lawyers for 2016.

2015

January 1, 2015, James J. Gross quoted by Your Tango on why January is called “Divorce Month”.

January 1, 2015, Law & Politics names James J. Gross and Michael F. Callahan among Maryland & DC Super Lawyers for 2015.

2014

October 22, 2014, Michael F. Callahan and Lynn Fletcher present “Basic Divorce Law  (Virginia) I” at New Beginnings Seminar, Divorce 101, 7:00 pm.

October 7, 2014, Michael F. Callahan and Lois Finkelstein present “Basic Divorce Law I (Maryland)” at New Beginnings Seminar, Divorce 101, 7:00 pm.

March 11, 2014, Michael F. Callahan and Nelson Garcia present “Basic Law I” at New Beginnings Seminar, Divorce 101, 7:00 pm.

May 2, 2014, Nelson Garcia appeared on CNN’s Situation Room to discuss how Donald Sterling, embattled owner of the LA Clippers basketball team, may file for divorce as a legal tactic.

March 11, 2014, Michael F. Callahan and Nelson Garcia present “Basic Law I” at New Beginnings Seminar, Divorce 101, 7:00 pm.

January 1, 2014, Law & Politics names James J. Gross as one of the Maryland and Washington DC Super Lawyers for 2014.

2013

October 8,  2013, Michael F. Callahan presents “Basic Divorce Law” at New Beginnings at 7:00 pm.

September 30, 2013,  “It’s Splitsville”, a new divorce book by James J. Gross is released.

April 23,  2013, Michael F. Callahan presents “Basic Divorce Law” at New Beginnings at 7:00 pm.

March 9, 2013, Nelson Garcia presents “Separation and Divorce” in English at the Montgomery County Commission for Women at 7:00 p.m.

March 7, 2013, Nelson Garcia presents “Separation and Divorce” in  Spanish at the Montgomery County Commission for Women at 7:00 p.m.

February 21, 2013, Lois Finkelstein is interviewed on WUSA TV about why women talk more than men.

January 1, 2013, Law & Politics names James J. Gross as one of the Maryland and Washington DC Super Lawyers for 2013.

2012

November 5, 2012, James J. Gross appeared on the Jim Bohanan radio show, discussing same sex marriages.

May 15, 2012, Nelson Garcia appeared on Forward Motion on Cable Channel 21, discussing family law issues.  It will air various times over next two months during weekdays at 4:00 p.m. and Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m.

April 26, 2012, Nelson Garcia presents “Separation and Divorce” at the Montgomery County Commission for Women.

April 25, 2012, “Murder by Mediation” by Jill Breslau published in Chesapeake Crimes:  This Job is Murder.

February 21, 2012, Maryland Divorce Legal Crier selected as a finalist for 2012 Reader’s Choice Best Family Law Blog by About.com Single Parents.

January 17, 2012, Jill Breslau presented a program at New Beginnings on dealing with strong emotions in divorce

January 1, 2012, Law & Politics names James J. Gross as one of the Maryland Super Lawyers and Washington DC Super Lawyers for 2012.

2011

December 7, 2011, James J. Gross quoted in Washington Post article, Holiday Advice for Families, by Janice D’Arcy.

August 27, 2011, Nelson Garcia appeared on C-Span’s Washington Journal to discuss no-fault divorce law and federal policy implications.

May 21, 2011, Jill Breslau presented a guided meditation for members of the Montgomery County Bar Association. Ms. Breslau provides instruction on the importance of meditation in one’s life through The Georgetown Lawyers in Balance program at Georgetown University Law School.

April 25, 2011, Maryland Daily Record mentions the Maryland Divorce Legal Crier story “Can Belly Dancing Reduce Alimony” by James J. Gross.

April 1, 2011, James J. Gross is reviewed by Raven Wilson at littlebiggy.org/viewSubject/2464042.

January 4, 2011, Mehgan Beresford quotes James J. Gross on “Divorce Month” at The Huffington Post.

2010

October 6, 2010, Michael F. Callahan presents “Negotiating Your Own Separation Agreement” at the Montgomery County Commission for Women.

October 1, 2010, James J. Gross co-founds The International Academy of Attorneys for Divorce Over 50.

September 24, 2010, Jill H. Breslau presents “Balancing the Emotional and Legal Aspects of Divorce” at the Montgomery County Commission for Women.

September 14, 2010, Jill H. Breslau presents “Change and Growth: Creating Your Own Positive Future” for New Beginnings, a support group for people in the process of divorce.

August 31, 2010, John Bolch of Family Lore links to the Maryland Divorce Legal Crier story “Why We Hire Experts to Value Assets” by James J. Gross.

August 14, 2010, Dick Price at Divorce and Family Law in Tarrant County, Texas, quotes the Maryland Divorce Legal Crier story “Divorce Insurance” by James J. Gross.

August 11, 2010, Nelson Garcia presents “Do It Yourself Divorce” at the Montgomery County Commission for Women.

August 10, 2010, John Bolch of Family Lore thanks James J. Gross for the Maryland Divorce Legal Crier story “Divorce Insurance“.

August 2, 2010, Maryland Daily Record links to the Maryland Divorce Legal Crier story “Set the Right Tone” by James J. Gross.

July 6, 2010, Maryland Daily Record mentions the Maryland Divorce Legal Crier story “Wall Street 2 Spins Off a Dispute” by James J. Gross.

June 1, 2010, Maryland Daily Record mentions the Maryland Divorce Legal Crier story “Lawyer Receives a Bill From Her Lawyer” by Lois Finkelstein.

May 24, 2010, Maryland Daily Record mentions the Maryland Divorce Legal Crier story “When a Lawyer Hires a Lawyer” by Lois Finkelstein.

May 12, 2010 the American Bar Association publishes “The Illicit Relationship Between Lawyers and Emotion” by Jill H. Breslau as a chapter in its new book, Lawyers as Peacemakers.

March 14, 2010, Dick Price at Divorce and Family Law in Tarrant County, Texas, says, “It seems that James J. Gross, in the Maryland Divorce Legal Crier, has an almost limitless supply of relevant, analytical and often encouraging comments about family relationships.”

February 26, 2010, John Crouch at The Family Law News Blog writes “more good stuff from Jim Gross” regarding his Maryland Divorce Legal Crier blog on Community.

February 24, 2010, John Crouch at The Family Law News Blog comments about Maryland Divorce Legal Crier story by James J. Gross on new bill to shorten waiting period for divorce in Maryland.

February 17, 2010, Nelson Garcia presents “Do It Yourself Divorce” at the Montgomery County Commission for Women.

February 1, 2010, Caryn Tamber at The Daily Record quotes Jim Gross from his Maryland Divorce Legal Crier story on a proposed law to let couples file for divorce if they’ve gone a year without sex.

January 8, 2010, John Bolch of Family Lore congratulates James J. Gross on the Maryland Divorce Legal Crier story “Pettifoggers and Flibbertigibbets”.

January 4, 2010, Brendan Kearney of Maryland Daily Record mentions the Maryland Divorce Legal Crier story about Steven Simkin’s divorce.

January 1, 2010, Law & Politics names James J. Gross as one of the Maryland Super Lawyers and Washington DC Super Lawyers for 2010.