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Helping Families Through Challenging Legal Issues

Christina Bayne and Jacob Senkel have vast experience guiding families through the emotionally-charged process of a divorce, a child custody dispute and other related family law matters. At the Law Office of Christina Bayne P.A., you will find attorneys who understand the stress you’re going through. They take the time to explain how the legal process works and to describe what your realistic options are. By showing you the pros and cons of each option, they reduce your stress level and provide clarity on how to move forward. Both Christina and Jacob have made family law the focus of their careers.

About Christina M. Bayne

Christina Bayne is a native of Anne Arundel County, Maryland. She has dedicated her career to helping the people of Annapolis and the surrounding area navigate through the sometimes challenging process of divorce, custody and other family law issues. Straight out of law school, she began working at a law firm as an associate attorney focused mainly on family law. She has successfully negotiated and resolved numerous divorce and custody cases, as well as contested divorce cases and contested custody cases.

Christina has also been appointed by the court as a best interest attorney for children, and she volunteers at the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County as a facilitator to help mediate cases at Scheduling Conferences. In recognition of her standing in the legal community, she has been selected for inclusion into the Super Lawyers List by Super Lawyers and Baltimore magazine.

Education And Achievements

  • University of Maryland School of Law
    • Juris doctorate, 2003
    • Served as an Affiliate Editor of Margins Law Journal
  • Served as a summer judicial clerk for the Honorable Judge Philip T. Caroom in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County
  • University of Maryland, College Park
    • Undergraduate degree, 2000
    • Honors: Magna cum laude
    • Member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

About Jacob A. Senkel

Jacob Senkel was born in Anne Arundel County and is a lifelong Maryland resident. He started his legal career as an associate attorney for a busy Anne Arundel County law firm, practicing primarily in the fields of family law and civil litigation. In his career, he has had a great deal of success negotiating settlements and litigating contested hearings in divorce, child custody, personal injury, and appellate matters. He also has significant experience drafting legal documents such as marital settlement agreements, parenting plans, last will and testaments and powers of attorney. For his professional successes, Jacob has been recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers for 2018 and 2019.

On a personal note, Jacob is also an avid golfer and racquetball player and a huge fan of Maryland sports teams, especially the Baltimore Ravens.

Education And Achievements

  • Served as the Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Kathleen G. Cox and to the Honorable C. Charles Deeley Jr. in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County, Maryland
  • University of Baltimore School of Law
    • Juris doctorate, 2014
    • Honors: Magna cum laude
    • Member of the Heuisler Honor Society
    • Competed in National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition
  • University of Maryland, College Park
    • Undergraduate degree, 2006

Contact the Law Office Of Christina Bayne P.A.

If you have questions or concerns about divorce, child custody or any other family law issues, call 410-885-1862 or fill out our online form to set up a consultation. We’re here to help in any way we can.