Carol Ghingher Cooper, Member

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  • I strive to bring reasonableness to difficult, emotional situations.

    Carol was named a Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Baltimore by Super Lawyers.

Contact

ccooper@gfrlaw.com
410-576-4122

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Carol Ghingher Cooper focuses her practice primarily in Family Law. She represents clients in matters related to divorce, custody and child access, visitation, child support, alimony, spousal support, division of assets, pre-nuptial agreements, post-nuptial agreements and other family law related litigation.

Carol has represented clients in Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Howard County, Anne Arundel County, Carroll County, Harford County and Montgomery County.

She is experienced in litigation, negotiation and alternative dispute resolution.

Her practice includes mediation where she acts as a neutral mediator and she also represents clients in the mediation process.
Carol also regularly acts as a volunteer settlement conference facilitator for the family law division of the Circuit Court for Baltimore City.

She is trained in Collaborative Law and has advocated for clients through her Collaborative Practice.

Carol is a founding member of The Collaborative Professionals of Baltimore, a group of interdisciplinary professionals dedicated to promoting the highest degree of service excellence in the field of Collaborative Practice. The group serves “to develop and promote collaborative practice as an effective means of alternative dispute resolution and to offer professionals of all disciplines involved in dispute resolution, and the populations they serve, a humane and respectful way to resolve conflicts.”

Carol has been actively involved in the family law committees of the Baltimore City and Baltimore County Bar Associations.
She interned for three judges of the Circuit Court for Baltimore City and has contributed to local family law publications.

On June 15, 2015, Carol was appointed as a Standing Auditor for the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. In this role, she handles all matters which require an audit; and she examines, states or settles accounts referred to her by the court.

In her leisure, Carol enjoys attending sporting events, concerts, going to the movies, watching the Baltimore Ravens, exercising and reading.

Honors

Named to The Best Lawyers in America® for Family Law, 2022

Named Top 100 and Top 50 Women by Maryland Super Lawyers®, 2016 and 2017

Selected to Maryland Super Lawyers® list for Family Law since 2014

Selected to Rising Stars of Maryland Super Lawyers® list for Family Law, 2010-2012

Listed in Washington, D.C. & Baltimore’s Top Rated Lawyers 2012 Edition for Family Law

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Professional and Civic Involvement

Member, Board of Directors, Baltimore Crisis Response, Inc.

Member, Board of Directors, Collaborative Professionals of Baltimore

Member, Baltimore County Bar Association

Member, Bar Association of Baltimore City (Chair, Family Law Committee, 2008-2009)

Member, Maryland State Bar Association

Member, Women’s Bar Association of Maryland

Teams

Family
Litigation

Education

J.D., cum laude, Order of the Coif, University of Maryland School of Law, 2002
B.S., Mathematics, Union College, 1982

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, 2003

Bar Admissions

Maryland, 2002