Emily is a member of the Maryland State Bar, the Carroll County Bar, the Women’s Bar of Maryland, the International Association of Collaborative Professionals, and The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce. She volunteers with the Carroll County Family law clinic, Maryland Volunteer Lawyer Services, 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”.
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. Ready to build her own practice, Emily started Bellator Law, Inc where she fights aggressively for her clients with a compassionate bed side manner. She is one of the only Collaboratively trained attorneys in Carroll County and accepts both Collaborative and traditional divorce cases.