The Law Office of Marla Zide, LLC, added both Criminal Defense and Bankruptcy to the practice when Robert Seigel joined the firm in January, 2018. Robert is a life-long Maryland resident having grown up in Montgomery County. Robert graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. Soon thereafter, Robert passed the CPA exam and gained valuable experience working at a Fortune 500 Company. Not satisfied with a desk job, Robert went back to school to fulfill his childhood dream of becoming a courtroom lawyer. In 1998, Robert graduated Cum Laude from the University of Baltimore School of Law and passed the Bar. The next year, Robert was admitted to practice in the United States District Court (the Federal Bar).

Since 1998, Robert has represented clients all over the State and has practiced in every County Courthouse in the entire State of Maryland. Robert has obtained vast litigation experience in the areas of criminal defense, DUI, traffic matters and Chapter 7 & 13 bankruptcy. Robert has expanded his practice to assist clients in Family Law matters including divorce, separation, property settlement, child support, custody and visitation.

Robert prides himself in being a zealous advocate and strives to achieve the best possible results for his clients. Robert believes that blending his professional experience with being receptive and responsive to client needs is the key to effective representation.