Rama Taib-Lopez

As an experienced family law attorney, Rama enjoys working closely with her clients, ensuring that they understand their rights, their options, and each step of their case. In addition, as an experienced immigration law attorney, Rama is able to understand and assist clients who have immigration questions or are facing immigration consequences as a result of their separation or divorce.

In her time with the firm, Rama has distinguished herself as a competent and dedicated attorney, advocate, and litigator.  Rama is known to go above and beyond for her clients, quickly handling any issues that arise and taking a reasoned approach amidst a stressful and emotional period.  Above all, Rama is dedicated to helping her clients navigate through what is usually a difficult time in their lives while protecting their interests and achieving the most favorable outcome. 

Her current practice comprises all facets of family law:

  • Separation Agreements
  • Divorce
  • Custody
  • Child Support
  • Alimony
  • Domestic Violence
  • Division of assets
  • Pensions, Retirement accounts
  • Enforcement of Court Orders
  • Contempt
  • Special Immigrant Juvenile Status

Rama joined Joseph, Greenwald & Laake in 2015 after clerking for a Domestic Relations Magistrate at the Circuit Court for Baltimore City and practicing family law, immigration law, and criminal defense at a small firm in Annapolis, Maryland.

Rama received her Juris Doctor from the University of Maryland School of Law and while in law school, she represented clients as a Rule 16 Student Attorney with the Immigration Clinic. 

Prior to law school, Rama received her undergraduate degree in International Business & Economics from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Rama Taib-Lopez is a Montgomery County native.  She is fluent in Arabic and conversational in Spanish.  Outside the office, Rama enjoys running, skiing, checking out the hottest new restaurants in town, and keeping up with the Maryland Terrapins, Washington Nationals, Washington Redskins and Pittsburgh Steelers.

Direct Dial: 240-399-7880

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Education

  • University of Maryland School of Law, J.D. , 2010
  • University of Maryland at College Park, B.S. , 2007

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 2010

Court Admissions

  • Court of Appeals of Maryland, 2010

Awards & Honors

  • Semi-Finalist in New York University – School of Law’s 2010 Immigration Moot Court Competition

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer attorney with Maryland Immigrant Rights Coalition (MIRC)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Member of the Network of Arab American Lawyers of ADC (NAALA)

Speeches & Articles

  • One of two student speakers at law school commencement 

Verdicts and Settlements

  • Several bench trial acquittals for DUI/DWI, second degree assault, and trespass charges
  • Jury Acquittal of DWI charge