About Linda Schuett Law

Linda Schuett began her career as a Spanish professor but soon realized she wanted to become a lawyer.  She has practiced law at various law firms and is actively involved in many community and professional organizations. She is proud of the many awards she has received but is perhaps the most proud that her peers have given her the highest possible rating for legal ability and ethical standards.



Education and Professional Background


  • JD., 1980, cum laude, University of Maryland School of Law
  • 60 hours of training in mediation
  • Master of Arts, Spanish Linguistics, 1974, Pennsylvania State University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Spanish and French, 1972, cum laude, Pennsylvania State University

Bar  & Court Admissions

  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia (through 2016)
  • Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • Court of Appeals, District of Columbia
  • Court of Appeals, Federal Court
  • District Court for the District of Maryland
  • District Court for the District of Columbia

Professional Background

  • Of Counsel, Blumenthal, Delavan, Powers & Palmer, P.A., July, 2014 to August 1, 2018
  • Of Counsel, Blumenthal, Delavan and Williams, P.A., March 1, 2013 to July, 2014
  • Partner, Linowes and Blocher, P.A., January, 2007 to March, 2013
  • County Attorney for Anne Arundel County, June, 1999 to December, 2006
  • Law Office of Linda M. Schuett, November, 1995 to June 5, 1999
  • Member, Blum, Yumkas, Mailman, Gutman & Denick, P.A., October, 1991 to October 1995
  • Associate and Partner, Frank, Bernstein, Conaway & Goldman, April, 1982 to October, 1991
  • Assistant Reporter, Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure of the Court of Appeals, 1980 to 1982
  • Associate Professor of Spanish, Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania, 1972 to 1973
  • Spanish Professor, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 1974 to 1977
  • Professor of English as a Second Language, Montgomery College, Rockville, Maryland, 1977
  • Spanish teacher, Yeshiva High School, Silver Spring, Maryland 1977 to 1978.

Professional Affiliations

  • Anne Arundel Affordable Housing Coalition, Board of Directors, Chair (through May, 2019)
  • Maryland Affordable Housing Coalition, Legislative Committee (through May, 2019)
  • Former member of the West County Chamber of Commerce
  • Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce (through July, 2018)
  • Maryland Building Industry Association, Board of Directors for Anne Arundel County Chapter (through August, 2018)
  • Court of Appeals Mentoring Program (2015-2016)
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Women’s Bar Association (through 2016), Bar Association of Anne Arundel County
  • Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure of the Court of Appeals, 1983-1996, Co-Chair, 1996-2011
  • Elected in 1999 to the State Bar Association’s Section Council on State and Local Government Law
  • Officer and Director, Providence Center (developmentally disabled adults), 1996-2000
  • Reporter, Governor’s Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy, 1996-1998
  • Participated in the formation of and training for a Teen Court program in Anne Arundel County, 1997-1998
  • Leadership Anne Arundel, Class of 1995-1996
  • Chair, Anne Arundel County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, 1999-2000

Awards & Distinctions

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent, highest rating given by peers for legal ability and ethical standards
  • Selected as one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women for 2001 and 2011
  • JD. cum laude, with highest law school class grades in Trial Practice and General Practice Clinic. Selected as a member of the Moot Court Board
  • Appointed in 1982 by the Court of Appeals to its Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure
  • Appointed in 1996 by the Court of Appeals as the Vice-Chair of its Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure
  • Selected in 1996 and 2001 by the Appellate Judicial Nominating Committee as a candidate for an appellate judgeship
  • Selected by LEXIS Law Publishing to be the author of Advance Court Rules Service for Maryland
  • Appointed in 1999 by the County Executive to be the County Attorney for Anne Arundel County
  • Chosen as the Panel Moderator for a panel on Barriers to Building: Challenges of New Housing and Development, Maryland Housing Conference, Maryland Building Industry Association (11/4/15)
  • Presentation on the Circuit Court Rules Governing the Recovery of Attorneys’ Fees, 15th Annual Solo and Small Firm Practice Conference, Maryland State Bar Association (11/6/15)
  • Elected in 2000 as President, Attorney’s Affiliate Organization, Maryland Association of Counties
  • 2004 Fannie Lou Hamer Humanitarian Award by the Dr. Martin Luther King Awards Committee
  • 2010 Certificate of Recognition for pro bono efforts on behalf of the Anne Arundel Affordable Housing Coalition
  • Adjunct Professor of Legal Research and Writing, University of Maryland School of Law 1986
  • Former instructor of Civil Procedure for SMH Bar Review
  • Faculty member in Administrative law for the Maryland Judicial Institute, April 2005
  • Instructor at various seminars through MICPEL and the Maryland State Bar Association, including seminars on rules changes, civil procedure, recent opinions of the appellate courts, discovery, and construction law