Renée Bronfein Ades concentrates her practice on many aspects of family law, including divorce, pre-nuptial agreements, custody and child support. In appropriate cases, she has represented children in custody matters having either been appointed by the court or by agreement of the parties.
Her business and accounting background makes her particularly well suited for high net worth individuals seeking either a divorce or a pre-nuptial agreement. Renée is known among her clients, referrals sources and colleagues as a problem solver who is capable of crafting creative solutions to complex family law issues. She serves clients in Baltimore and the surrounding counties in Maryland. Prior to becoming an attorney, Renée worked in the accounting industry and served as chief financial officer for a private business.
Active in the Maryland legal community, Renée recently became a member of the faculty of The Judicial College of Maryland. She is also a member of the Maryland State Bar Association and has served in various positions of leadership in the Family and Juvenile Law Section Counsel of that bar. She also belongs to the Baltimore City Bar Association, where she is a past chair of the family law committee and the Women’s Bar Association, where she served on the board of the Baltimore chapter. Other memberships include the Baltimore County Bar Association and the American Bar Association. Renée served on the Governor’s Commission on Child Custody Decision-Making, a year-long commitment that culminated in a comprehensive report to the governor.
Her community activities have included three terms on the board of governors of Baltimore’s National Aquarium, a board position on the University of Baltimore Foundation and the Dean’s Law School Advisory Committee. Outside of Maryland, she formerly held a board position at Blair Academy in Blairstown, New Jersey.
Recognized for her accomplishments in law school, in 2001 she received the Excellence in Clinical Education Award from the University of Baltimore School of Law. In 2004 and 2007 she received the H. Mebane Turner Service Award from the University of Baltimore Alumni Association. She has returned to UB Law upon request to lecture in individual classes or participate on panels. Renée mentors young lawyers.
Renée received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Baltimore and earned her law degree from the University of Baltimore School of Law. She obtained her law license in 2000 and has more than twenty years of experience.