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Shelly M. Ingram - Fulton, MD

8161 Maple Lawn Boulevard, Suite 330 Fulton, MD 20759

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Fulton Family Law Lawyer

Overview

As a Maryland Mediator, Lawyer and Collaborative Law Professional, Howard County Attorney, Shelly M. Ingram has represented Maryland divorce and family law clients since 2004. Shelly litigates cases involving divorce, child custody, child support, marital property, domestic violence, and an array of post-judgment issues. In many cases, litigation may be the only option. She is experienced in dealing with the emotional and financial complexities of separation, divorce, custody and child support...

As a Maryland Mediator, Lawyer and Collaborative Law Professional, Howard County Attorney, Shelly M. Ingram has represented Maryland divorce and family law clients since 2004. Shelly litigates cases involving divorce, child custody, child support, marital property, domestic violence, and an array of post-judgment issues. In many cases, litigation may be the only option. She is experienced in dealing with the emotional and financial complexities of separation, divorce, custody and child support. If your case must be litigated, Shelly will advocate for your family as if it was her own. She will educate you about the law and the legal process. At the Law Office of Shelly M. Ingram, LLC, you will be kept informed. Shelly will stay by your side from beginning to end.

In 2005, Shelly completed mediation training as prescribed by the Maryland Rules of Procedure and alternative dispute resolution training with the District Court of Maryland. Since then, Shelly has completed advanced family law mediation training focused on custody and marital property disputes. As an alternative to litigation, mediation provides clients with an opportunity to resolve disputes in a uniquely tailored and cost-effective way. As a family law Attorney and Mediator, Shelly M. Ingram guides her clients through many difficult conversations that often lead to creative resolution of marital property and custody disputes.

In 2012, Shelly was trained as a Collaborative Law Professional and she is excited to offer collaborative services to her family law clients. No one knows the financial needs of your family and what is best for your children better than you. As an Attorney and Maryland Collaborative Professional, Shelly M. Ingram will advocate for your interests and honor your family’s commitment to keeping your disputes out of Court.

A life-long resident of Maryland, Shelly is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park (B.A. 1997) and the University of Baltimore School of Law (J.D. 2004). The first in her family to obtain a graduate degree, Shelly earned her legal degree at night while working full-time as a Law Clerk for the Sex Offense Division of the Baltimore City State's Attorney's Office. After graduating from law school, Shelly had the honor to serve as Judicial Clerk to Judge Steven I. Platt of the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, Maryland.

Shelly M. Ingram is a Member of Maryland State Bar Association, the Bar Association of Montgomery County, the Bar Association of Howard County, the American Bar Association, the International Association of Collaborative Professionals, the Howard County Collaborative Professionals, and the Maryland Program for Mediator Excellence. As a child of divorce and a person who has been divorced herself, Shelly understands the uncertainty and frustrations of custody and divorce.

About Shelly M. Ingram

Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Alimony
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Collaborative Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • Marital Property
  • Mediation
  • Modification
  • Parenting Agreements
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Separation Agreements

Litigation

  • 33%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney, Mediator, and Collaborative Professional

Year Joined Firm

  • 2012

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland

Other Affiliations

  • Maryland Court of Appeals, Admitted June 2004
  • Maryland State Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • Bar Association of Montgomery County (Member)
  • Howard County Bar Association (Member)
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and Maryland Program for Mediator Excellence (Member)
  • Montgomery County Circuit Court (Family Law Facilitator)
  • Montgomery County Bar Foundation Pro Bono Program, 2010 - Present (Volunteer Attorney)
  • Howard County Circuit Court - Family Law Clinic, 2012 - Present (Volunteer Attorney)

Education

  • University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland, December, 2003
    J.D.
    Major: Business Law and Intellectual Property
  • University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, December, 1997
    B.A.
    Major: English Literature
  • Settlement Conference Facilitation Training, August 2005
  • Child Counsel Training, November 2007 and December 2012
  • Basic Mediation Training, August 2005
  • Child Access Mediation Training, September 2012 and Property/Financial Mediation Training, October 2012
  • Collaborative Law Training, August 2012

Past Positions

  • Law Office of Shelly M. Ingram, LLC, Attorney/Owner, 9/2012 - to date.
  • Meiselman & Helfant, LLC, Attorney, 2006 - 2012
  • Law Office of Adele L. Abrams P.C. , Attorney, 2004 - 2006
  • Circuit Court for Prince George's County, Maryland, Judicial Clerk, 2004
  • Baltimore City State's Attorney's Office, Maryland , Law Clerk, 2003 - 2004

Pro Bono Activities

  • Montgomery County Bar Foundation, Pro Bono Program - Volunteer Attorney, January 1, 2010 - Present
  • Howard County Circuit Court, Family Law Program - Volunteer Attorney, September 1, 2012 - Present
  • Collaborative Project of Maryland, Attorney, August 1, 2013 - Present

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Shelly M. Ingram

Included on the 2023 Maryland list


Past Lists

  • 2022 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Maryland Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Shelly M. Ingram on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Super Lawyers - 2014 Rising Star in Family Law

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Office Information

Address

8161 Maple Lawn Boulevard, Suite 330 Fulton, MD 20759

Fax

  • (301) 830-6313

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Office Hours

Mon-Fri: 09:00 - 17:00, Sat-Sun: Closed

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