Kaufman, Ries & Elgin, P.A.


The Exchange
Suite 113
1122 Kenilworth Drive
Towson, MD 21204

All of Kaufman, Ries & Elgin’s attorneys have been named and recognized in both the 2020 and 2021 editions of The Best Lawyers in America® for Family Law in Maryland. READ MORE

Tom Ries has been awarded the Beverly A. Groner Award for 2020 by the Maryland State Bar Association Family & Juvenile Law Section.

Kaufman, Ries & Elgin, P.A. has again been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as a Tier 1 top “Family Law” and “Family Law Mediation” law firm (

Defining success together

In order to ensure the highest quality of services in family law practice, we have assembled an experienced team that has been recognized as a leading firm in the field.


  • Divorce
  • Alimony
  • Child Support
  • Child Custody
  • Marital Property Issues
  • Business Valuation and Divorce
  • Separation Agreements
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Mediation and Arbitration


Our lawyers are often asked to lecture on family law issues at seminars and continuing legal education programs, both statewide and at the national level. Our attorneys have drafted legislation, authored numerous legal education materials, and published articles in professional journals.


The family law practice firm of Kaufman, Ries & Elgin, P.A. was founded in 1996 by three attorneys, each of whom was a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. The firm represents clients in all aspects of family law, including divorce and custody proceedings, and the negotiation of comprehensive marital settlement agreements and pre-nuptial agreements.


Both our firm and our individual attorneys have been recognized as leaders in the field of divorce and family law.  From U.S. News Best Law Firms to The Best Lawyers in America® to Super Lawyers, we are a Top Tier family law firm with attorneys who have achieved the highest professional honors.  For both 2020 and 2021, all of the firm’s attorneys have been included in The Best Lawyers in America® for Family Law in Maryland.

Kaufman, Ries & Elgin, P.A.

The Exchange
Suite 113
1122 Kenilworth Drive
Towson Maryland 21204

Tel: 410.828.6100
Fax: 410.828.7292