Law Offices of P A Hotchkiss & Associates
Southern Maryland Personal Injury, Family Law, and Criminal Lawyer

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Phyllis Ann Hotchkiss

  • Owner


Waldorf, MD





I have been self-employed for 20 years. I have developed a legal practice consisting of 3 Offices, which serve 8 counties in the Maryland area. I am highly motivated to resolve family law matters through negotiation or litigation. I have successfully negotiated and litigated hundreds of automobile accident claims.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law - Separation - Custody - Domestic Violence
  • Personal Injury - Plaintiff
  • Criminal/Traffic/DWI/DUI/MVA Hearings
  • Workers' Compensation - Plaintiff
  • Wills-Power of Attorney-Name Change-Guardianship Adoption

Litigation Percentage

  • 70% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 1985


  • University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
    • J.D. - 1985
    • Honors: Book Award for Equitable Remedies
  • University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma
    • Master's Degree - 1976
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Arts & Science
  • Towson State University, Towson, Maryland
    • B.A. - 1974
    • Major: Speech Pathology


  • Charles County Chamber of Commerce


  • Legal Rights, Adult Education

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Maryland State Bar Association, Member, 1985
  • Charles County Bar Association, Member, 1995
  • Maryland Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 1985

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Offices of Hassan, Hassan & Tuckman, Law Clerk/Attorney, 1983 to 1988
  • Baltimore County Attorney's Office, Assistant County Attorney, 1988 to 1992
  • Charles County Board of Education, Hearing Officer