Baltimore, MD /Press/January 21, 2019 – Sheila Durant Founder, Baltimore Mediation & Bankruptcy Lawyer with the Law Office of Sheila Durant was selected for inclusion in the forthcoming Top Attorneys of North America 2019-2020 edition of The Who’s Who Directories.
“My mission is to provide consistent excellent representation in complex matters with an eye towards fair resolutions.” – Sheila Durant
The Law Office of Sheila Durant represent clients in the Baltimore, Maryland area, with legal matters involving bankruptcy law and mediation. Established in 2012, the firm has amassed years of legal experience and numerous cases. Although this law office is fairly new, it has made an impact in the legal world. The Law Office of Sheila Durant is a dependable law service, who will fight to get you the best possible outcome for your case.
Sheila Durant, a Mediation & Bankruptcy Attorney, has been practicing law since 1980. Sheila has garnered a plethora of legal experiences that provide a rich background of experience, wisdom and judgment. Her primary focus is bankruptcy litigation an creative analysis. Prior to becoming licensed, Sheila programmed computers and represented professional football players in injury grievance claims for the National Football League Players Association.
A graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law, Sheila also practiced in multiple areas of civil and criminal law in District, State and Federal Courts of Maryland. Having served as an Assistant City Solicitor under 4 Mayors assigned to labor lawyer, civil rights and general Litigation. She served as Senior Counsel to the Housing Authority of Baltimore City assigned to real property law involving landlord/tenant laws, construction contracts and surety claims for more than 16 years. Sheila also served as an Equity Master for Circuit Court for Wicomico County, Maryland and a Commissioner for the State of Maryland’s Criminal Injury Compensation Board for the State of Maryland. To her credit, Sheila won a case of first impression in the US District Court of Maryland in the case of Korotki vs Attorney Services Corp which is a landmark case that has withstood challenge for over two decades. And recently, Sheila won a foreclosure case on behalf of a debtor whose remaining balance under his mortgage was voided under the statute of limitations.
For over 15 years, Sheila has actively served as a leader in her professional associations: Former Vice Chair in the ABA’s Fidelity and Surety Committee, Former Co-Chair Government Law Committee and Member of the Diversity Taskforce of the ABA’s Tort and Insurance Practice Section. Locally, Sheila served a member of the Board of the Real Property Section of the Maryland State Bar Association. She is a former Board Member of the Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce. Currently, she is serving as Chair of Maryland’s Sister State Committee for Liberia and a Member of the Board of the Lyceum Foundation.
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