Before becoming a family law attorney, Sheila was a corporate litigator at Baker Botts, L.L.P., engaged in high-stakes litigation and sensitive internal investigations. While her prior practice taught her how to succeed in high stress situations, she…
Ms. Strent practices family law in the courts of Maryland and the District of Columbia and has done so for her entire career. Her experience includes litigation and negotiation in the areas of child custody and support, complex property disputes, ali…
Ms. Hostetter was first admitted to the practice of law in Maryland in 1995. After her service as an Assistant Public Defender for the State of Maryland from 1995-2000, she decided to use her litigation experience to focus her practice solely on fami…
Heather Hostetter, Amy Strent, Sheila Kadagathur, Rachel Grossberg and Emily Folio were recognized in the Maryland 2019 Super Lawyers magazine. Rachel and Emily were recognized as Rising Stars, Sheila as a Super Lawyer, Amy recognized as a Top 50 woman attorney and a Top 100 attorney, and Heather being recognized in the magazines' lists of Top 10 and Top 100 attorneys, and Top 50 women attorneys.
Heather Hostetter, Amy Strent and Sheila Kadagathur have been named top Washington divorce lawyers in Washingtonian Magazine (December 2018).
Hostetter Strent LLC has been named a Tier 1 firm in the Washington, D.C. area for Family Law Practice by U.S. News-Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" in 2019.
Heather Hostetter, Amy Strent, Sheila Kadagathur, Rachel Grossberg and Emily Folio were recognized in both Maryland and Washington D.C. 2018 Super Lawyers magazines with Rachel and Emily being recognized as Rising Stars, Amy and Sheila being recognized as Super Lawyers, and Heather being recognized in the magazines' lists of Top 10 and Top 100 attorneys, and Top 50 women attorneys.