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Family Law Representation Based on Compassion & Empathy

Attorney Stacey B. Rice

Backed by 17 Years of Courtroom Experience

Although Attorney Stacey Rice once served as a prosecutor in Anne Arundel County, she has focused her practice primarily on family law cases since 2006. She has the compassion, experience, and dedication to strongly represent clients through family law cases, including those which involve:

Ms. Rice understands the complexities of her cases, whether the case involves high conflict custody issues or complicated assets and finances.

While Ms. Rice promotes settlement of her cases, based upon her belief that an amicable divorce is better for her client’s family—both emotionally and economically, she is a trial attorney with over 17 years of courtroom experience.

Her Commitment to Clients

In every case, she uses her knowledge and skill in family law cases and heartfelt empathy for how clients are feeling to build confidence within her clients. Ms. Rice assists her clients as they navigate through the process of a family law case by sharing with them:

  • Her vast knowledge of the law
  • Her prior experiences in the various jurisdictions
  • Her own experiences when she went through a divorce years ago

Experience as an Educator

Ms. Rice is an adjunct professor at the University of Baltimore School of Law and teaches courses in the Post J.D. Certificate in Family Law. She is a former adjunct professor at Anne Arundel Community College from 2007-2014, teaching both criminal law and introduction to paralegal studies.

Personal Life

Most importantly, she is happily married and is the mother of three amazing children. In her spare time, she enjoys running and volunteering at the Annapolis SPCA.


  • University of Baltimore School of Law – Juris Doctor, cum laude, May 2000
  • American University – Washington Semester Program: Justice and Law, Fall 1992
  • Rollins College – Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, May 1994

Bar Admissions

  • Admitted, Maryland State Bar, June 2001

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Maryland State Bar Association
  • Member Anne Arundel County Bar Association
  • Board of Trustees Anne Arundel County Bar Association, 2005-2014
  • President, Anne Arundel County Bar Association, 2018
  • Treasurer, Ann Arundel County Bar Association, 2016-2017
  • Secretary, Anne Arundel County Bar Association, 2015-2016
  • Assistant Secretary, Anne Arundel County Bar Association, 2014-2015
  • Chair, Community Service Division, Anne Arundel County Bar Association, 2011-2012
  • Member, Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys’ Association, 2005-2012
  • Chair, Character Committee of the Court of Appeals of Maryland 2010-present
  • Mentor, Court of Appeals Mentoring Program
  • Appointed, Best Interest/Child Advocate Attorney, Anne Arundel County
  • Appointed, Member, Judicial Nominating Committee 2016

Awards & Accolades

  • Maryland Super Lawyer, Family Law, 2013, 2014. 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Maryland Super Lawyer, Top 50 Women, 2016, 2018
  • Leading Lawyer, Family Law, What’s Up Annapolis Magazine, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Leading Lawyer, Criminal Law, What’s Up Annapolis Magazine 2009
  • Who’s Who of Top Attorneys, Family Law 2016, 2017
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, Top 10 Best Attorneys, Client Satisfaction Award, 2016

Our Commitment to Excellence

  • Superlawyers
  • Super Lawyers
  • Top Lawyer Lifetime Member
  • Avvo Client's Choice 2016 - Divorce
  • Avvo Rating 10.0 Superb - Top Attorney Divorce
  • 10 Best 2016 Client Satisfaction - 10 Best Female Attorneys
  • Super Lawyers - Stacey B. Rice
  • Super Lawyers Top 50 Women - Maryland

Advocating for Your Best Interests

  • “Delivered more than expected, more than promised.”


  • “You’ve gained clients and partners for life.”

    Jeff & Kerri

  • “Stacey's legal skills are equaled by her compassion and interpersonal skills.”


  • “Amazing lawyer.”


  • “Thank you for being not just an attorney, but an honest adviser and partner!”


  • “My case was a disaster and turned out to be successful.”


  • “I consider her more than just my lawyer but also my friend.”


  • “Top Notch Attorney.”

    Mike L.

  • “All the stress and anguish that I was feeling over this case went away.”


  • “I would definitely recommend her services to anyone seeking to take on modifying custody agreements or child support issues.”


  • “She's flat out the best around.”


  • “I wouldn't want to be the opposition in front of her on the witness stand!”


  • “The best you can get.”


  • “Absolutely AMAZING”


  • “Legendary Lawyer”