Known for his calm demeanor, fierce advocacy, excellent negotiating skills, and litigation experience, Mike Sinay has established a well-deserved reputation as one of the top family law lawyers in the Washington metropolitan area. As a principal of the long-established family law firm, Paradiso, Taub, Sinay & Kostecka, P.C., Mr. Sinay handles all aspects of family law, including divorce, custody, alimony, child support, property division, property settlement agreements, prenuptial agreements, and protective orders.
As an experienced litigator respected by the Judiciary, Mr. Sinay has tried cases before the District and Circuit Courts of Maryland, the Superior Court of the District of Columbia and has argued cases before the Appellate Court of Maryland (formerly the Court of Special Appeals ). Trained as a Best Interest Attorney (formerly Guardian Ad Litem) and a Child Privilege Attorney, Mr. Sinay is frequently appointed by the Circuit Court to represent minor children in complex custody matters.
Mr. Sinay earned his undergraduate B.A. degree from The Ohio State University in 1990, and his law degree from Ohio Northern University in 1993. He is admitted to practice law in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. He is a member of the Montgomery County, Maryland, and District of Columbia Bar Associations.
Frequently named as one of the D.C. area’s top family law attorneys by the Washingtonian Magazine, Mr. Sinay has lectured for the Rita Rosencrantz Family Law Training hosted by the Montgomery County Bar Association, and has also spoken at the Bar Association’s Annual Meeting and Law Day Celebration.
- Ohio Northern University, Claude W. Pettit College of Law, 1993
- The Ohio State University, 1990
- Montgomery County Bar Association (Member, Family Law Section)
- Maryland Bar Association (Member, Family Law Section)
- American Bar Association
- District of Columbia Bar Association