Aquanetta Momyer (“Addie” ) has been practicing law since receiving her J.D. cum laude , from Howard University School of Law in 1999. Her career has included a clerkship for the Hon. T. Rawles Jones, Jr. at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District, five years of family and domestic law practice at the Maryland Legal Aid – Baltimore City, and being the Supervising attorney in both Baltimore City Intake and Pro Bono Unit and the Metropolitan Maryland General Practice Unit. She was a sole practitioner for several years before joining Joseph Greenwald and Laake PA.
Addie is active in her church and the schools of her children. She is President of the Whetstone Elementary School PTA, an aspiring author, and mother to three children.
1999: Graduated Cum Laude from Howard University School of Law
1999 – 2000: Clerked for the Hon. T. Rawles Jones, Jr., at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
2000 – 2005: Staff Attorney in the Family and Domestic Law Unit at Maryland Legal Aid – Baltimore City
Engaged in all aspects of family law litigation: divorce, custody, child support, and protective orders; experienced in all levels of litigation, including pleadings and motions practice, discovery, client and witness preparation, settlement negotiations, and trials on the merits
2005 – 2008: Supervising Attorney in the Baltimore City Intake and Pro Bono Unit
Supervised a high volume walk-in intake clinic to screen clients for financial and subject matter eligibility, completed conflict checks, provided brief advice and referrals; reviewed cases for compliance with state and federal funding guidelines; assisted upper management with annual case reviews and compliance audits
Recruited attorneys to accept pro bono cases, oversaw the pro bono referral process to ensure case completion, engaged in community outreach and educational events
2008 – 2013: Supervising Attorney in the Metropolitan Maryland General Practice Unit
Supervised staff attorneys and paralegals providing advice and representation in Bankruptcy, Consumer, Housing, Unemployment and Family Law Matters; carried reduced case load
2013 – 2014: Staff Attorney in the Montgomery County Family and Domestic Law Unit
2019 – 2021: Solo Practitioner, The Momyer Law Group, LLC
August 2022: Associate Attorney, Joseph, Greenwald and Laake, P.A.
Hobbies/Interests: Active in my church and my children’s schools; President of the Whetstone Elementary School PTA; aspiring author; enjoy singing, reading, and I’m a novice crafter
Personal Info: My husband and I have three children, ages, 20, 15 and 8.
Howard University School of Law, J.D., 1999
The Ohio State University, B.A., 1996
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of California, 2008