David R. Bach

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David R. Bach is a dedicated attorney with over 27 years of experience representing clients in Family Law, Guardianship, and Education Law matters across Maryland and the District of Columbia. Specializing in complex cases involving separation, divorce, child custody, visitation, support, and alimony, with expertise in navigating high-conflict situations. David has been recognized for superior legal acumen, achieving SuperLawyer status from 2013 to 2022, and holding an AVVO rating of Superior 10.0 and Martindale-Hubbell rating of AV Preeminent. He is also an active member of many professional associations, including the Maryland State Bar Association, Montgomery County Bar Association, and District of Columbia Bar.

David R. Bach manages a multi-jurisdictional law practice specializing in Separation, Divorce, Alimony, Custody, Child Support, Asset Division, Marital Settlement Agreements, Pre-Nuptial Agreements, Guardianship, Special Education Law, Mediation, and Collaborative Law, in Montgomery, Frederick, Prince George’s, and Howard Counties. The firm’s website is located at www.bachfamilylaw.com or email david@bachfamilylaw.com.

Name: David Bach

Title: Of Counsel

Practice Areas: Family Law, Guardianship, & Education Law

Family Law: Separation and divorce; division of marital property, child custody, visitation and support, alimony; court appointed Best Interest Attorney and Child Privilege Attorney, actions to modify custody and support orders, contempt actions, domestic violence representation, grandparent visitation, international child support litigation, certified collaborative lawyer (CPTI), pre-marital agreements, adoption, non-traditional family law, name changes, court appointed trustee to sell real property, and appeals.

Guardianship: Representation of petitioners, respondents and interested parties in guardianship litigation; court appointed counsel for respondents for more than 15 years (over 50 appointments); court appointed guardian of person and property; court appointed special investigator; qualify clients for Medicare;  estate probate; representative payee for Social Security, and preparation of powers of attorney for property and healthcare.

Education Law: Representation and counseling of parents of special needs children in IDEA matters, school expulsion and school bullying.


– Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, MN (J.D., 1991)
– University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, (B.A., 1986)
– Stanford University, Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies, Rome, Italy, 1985


– Maryland State Bar Association
– Montgomery County Bar Association
– District of Columbia Bar


– Best Interest Attorney Certification of the Montgomery County Circuit Court
– Guardianship Certification for Court Appointed Counsel
– Collaborative Law Certification by COPA

Recognition and Awards:

– SuperLawyer (2013 – 2022)
– AVVO rating of Superior 10.0
– Martindale-Hubbell rating of AV Preeminent (2022)