Bianca Pinnock is an experienced negotiator and litigator who represents clients in all areas of family law including adoption, contested custody cases, child support, separation and divorce, guardianship, complex financial issues, spousal support/alimony, property division, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. Clients appreciate her commitment to excellence, depth of knowledge and the calm yet assertive demeanor she brings to every matter. In addition to the 40-Hour Mediation & Interest-Based Negotiation Skills Training, Bianca has also completed the Best Interest Attorney Training and routinely serves as a Best Interest Attorney.

Widely recognized within her field, in 2023 and 2024 she was listed in Best Lawyers’ “Ones to Watch” for her work in Family Law and Family Law: Arbitration and Mediation. She was named a Top Attorney in Bethesda Magazine in 2021 and 2023 and was selected as a “Rising Star” since 2022 in Maryland and DC Super Lawyers Magazine. In 2022, Bianca was elected as a member of the Bar Leaders of the Bar Foundation of Montgomery County, which is a distinguished, invitation-only organization. Additionally, she was previously elected  by her peers to serve on the Executive Committee for the Bar Association of Montgomery County. Since 2021, Bianca has been named to the National Black Lawyers’ Top 40 Under 40 list, which recognizes influential lawyers who have a reputation for providing excellent legal representation and who are leaders in their respective practice areas.

Prior to entering private practice, Bianca served as a law clerk to Montgomery County Circuit Court Associate Judge Cynthia Callahan. While clerking for Judge Callahan, she contributed to the research and writing of Fader’s Maryland Family Law, Sixth Edition. Before joining Shulman Rogers, Bianca worked for several years in a boutique family law firm in Montgomery County, Maryland.

Bianca is a graduate of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law and she earned a Bachelor of Science in Family and Human Services from Towson University. She has significant experience in Maryland and the District of Columbia courts.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Recognition

  • Maryland Super Lawyers, “Rising Stars,” 2022 – 2024
  • Best Lawyers Ones to Watch, 2022, 2024
  • National Black Lawyers’ Top 40 Under 40 list, 2021 – 2023
  • Top Attorney for Adoption in Bethesda Magazine, 2021 – 2023 
  • DC Super Lawyers Magazine, “Rising Star” for 2022 and 2023
  • Bar Leaders of the Bar Foundation of Montgomery County – elected 2022 to lifetime membership
  • Washington DC Leadership Academy, 2022 graduate
  • Bar Association of Montgomery County Leadership Development Academy, 2016 graduate
  • University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Team – awarded the school’s Litigation and Advocacy Award, 2015

Publications

Seminars & Speaking Engagements

  • “Contempt in the Family Law Context,” Maryland Judicial College, January 2024
  • “The Benefits of Mentorship,” Bar Association of Montgomery County, New Practitioner’s Section, March 2021

News & Events