Emily is a member of the Maryland State Bar, the Carroll County Bar, the Baltimore County Bar, the Women’s Bar of Maryland, and the International Association of Collaborative Professionals. She volunteers with the Carroll County Family law clinic, Maryland Volunteer Lawyer Services, Kids In Need of Defense, and is a Know Your Rights trainer with the ACLU of Maryland. Emily has been recognized for The Daily Record’s 2019 “Leading Women Award” and Super Lawyers Rising Stars in both 2020 and 2021.
Emily grew up in Frederick and graduated from Towson University in 2008. While in college, Emily began a career in jewelry sales, eventually managing a 2-million-dollar store and 10 employees. After college, Emily and her husband moved to San Diego where Emily ultimately attended Thomas Jefferson School of Law. She graduated Magna Cum Laude and was sworn in to the Maryland Bar in 2014.
Emily clerked for the District Courts of both Carroll and Howard Counties with responsibilities to seven Judges. She is skilled at tailoring arguments to present the best case for her client. Emily then went on to work as an associate attorney at the highly regarded firm of Stoner, Preston and Boswell, Chtd. in Westminster. Ready to build her own practice, Emily started Bellator Law, Inc where she fights aggressively for her clients with a compassionate bedside manner. She is qualified to be appointed by the Court as a Best Interest Attorney; Attorney for an Alleged Disabled Person; and Mediator of Domestic/ Family Law cases.