2019-present: Robert A. Ades & Associates, PC, Associate Attorney. Elder Law, Consumer Law, Personal Injury, and general practice.
2013–present: Adjunct Law Professor at Bowie State University. Media Law and Policy, Public Speaking, Media Ethics.
1996-present: Family law. Conducted all aspects of Family Law, including mediation, counseling, discovery, negotiation, trials, enforcement, and appeals. Family Law areas of practice include adoption, pre and post marital agreements, child support, custody, divorce, DV petitions and restraining orders, guardianship of minors, limited divorce, modifications, separation agreements and negotiation, spousal support, enforcement of orders including garnishments and attachments, and any other family law matters.
1999-Present: Elder Law, Participant Attorney in AARP Legal Services Network. Probate Estate Administration, Administrative and Judicial. I have experience in representing clients in contested and uncontested Estate Litigation. I have a full range of experience as a Court Appointed Guardian for minors and disabled persons. I have represented multiple clients in Petitions for Guardianship of Person and Property, and in Adoption cases. On a daily basis, I assist seniors and non-seniors in advice and preparation for wills, trusts, estates, estate planning, powers of attorney, living wills, advanced directives, living trusts, reverse mortgages, Medicaid, and nursing home planning.
1999-Present: Private general practice, sole practitioner. Extensive experience in minor criminal cases, civil litigation, administrative hearings, and contract claims. The practice also includes real estate transactions, negotiating, drafting and reviewing contracts, business litigation and formation, and preparing discovery materials. Strong skills in public speaking and in the use of computers.
1996-2015: Law Foundation of Prince George’s County, Community Legal Services, Pro Bono Attorney. Volunteer Mentor Attorney for young lawyers in Prince George’s County. Participated in the bi-weekly pro bono clinics at the women’s homeless shelter in Prince George’s County.
1990 to 1996: Pinckney, Brown, Dillard & Sroufe Private Practice/Associate Attorney. Responsible for a full range of civil, criminal, and administrative litigation, the conduct of jury and bench trials, all aspects of discovery, research, writing, and argument for motions practice, appellate brief writing and oral argument, and pretrial negotiations.
1987-1990: Pinckney, Brown, Dillard & Sroufe, Law Clerk, Oxon Hill, Maryland. Duties involved general research, preparation of pleadings, and writing legal arguments and memoranda.
1986-1987: Professor Michael Newsome, Research Assistant. Assisted in the preparation of an appellate brief in the area of telephone service rate making before the F.C.C.
1982-1984: Dickstein, Shapiro & Morin, Paralegal, Washington, D.C. Responsibilities included setting up and maintaining files, summarizing and indexing documents, shephardizing and cite-checking, trial preparation, and filing and service of documents.