Janine Evans Wolford focuses her practice in the area of family law, with a concentration in the following areas:
- Division of Property
- Child Support
The scope of her practice further includes counseling, negotiating, and litigating. Ms. Wolford utilizes her years of experience in family law as well as general litigation to support clients in achieving their individual goals. She is client focused and understands how difficult and taxing family disputes can be on those navigating the process. Ms. Wolford’s knowledge in dealing with domestic violence matters assists her in helping guide clients through family law matters with compassion and empathy.
Ms. Wolford received her B.A. from the University of Mary Washington in 2004 and her J.D. from the University of Baltimore Law School in 2007. While in law school she participated in the Family Law Clinic in which she represented the underserved population of Baltimore City as a Rule 16 attorney in domestic matters often involving domestic violence and abuse. Ms. Wolford then worked as a staff attorney at the non-profit organization Sexual Assault Spouse Abuse Resource Center located in Harford County, Maryland. In 2009, she joined a general litigation firm located in Prince George’s County, Maryland, in which she practiced family law, civil litigation in matters of business, contract and construction disputes as well as represented a variety of professionals in disciplinary matters before their respective licensing boards.
Ms. Wolford grew up on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and spent much of her childhood in Ocean City and Salisbury, Maryland. Several years ago, she returned to the Eastern Shore and has made it her home once again.
She lives with her husband and son on the Eastern Shore.
Ms. Wolford serves as a Board Member for the Kim & Evans Family Foundation, Inc., along with the founders, which include her sister, a practicing attorney in Delaware, and her brother-in-law, a family physician. This non-profit organization’s mission is to improve the lives of disadvantaged populations on the Lower Shore of Delaware and Maryland. Ongoing projects include support for the homeless, supplies for local students, and raising funds to assist locals in affording their medical prescriptions.
- Maryland, 2008
- United States District Court for the District of Maryland, 2012
- United States Court of Appeal for the Fourth Circuit, 2016
- Family Law
- Civil Litigation & ADR
- What’s Up? Anne Arundel County & Central Maryland Leading Lawyer: Family Law, 2022-2023
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