After graduating from the University of Maryland School of Law in 2002, Spencer Hecht began his path towards developing a boutique family law practice founded on principles of unmatched work ethic, comprehensive knowledge of the law, and the real practicalities of the family dynamic. Mr. Hecht’s extensive divorce and child custody experience, aggressive approach, and high rate of success, has allowed him and his firm to become a strong presence in Montgomery County and the surrounding counties in Maryland.
A native of Montgomery County himself, Mr. Hecht resides in Montgomery County with his two sons. His firm is deeply rooted in the community. Mr. Hecht takes great pride not only in his trial experience and success, but the relationships he has formed with local judges, lawyers, and business owners throughout the years. After moving the firm from DC to Silver Spring in 2005, Mr. Hecht is committed to a long-term presence in the Metropolitan area. In 2017, Hecht & Associates relocated the firm’s office to Rockville, MD directly adjacent to the Montgomery County family court.
Prior to engaging in the practice of law, Mr. Hecht studied at the University of Wisconsin where he obtained his Bachelor of Arts in 1999. Immediately following his undergraduate studies, Mr. Hecht attended the University of Maryland School of Law where he excelled in trial and appellate advocacy. Mr. Hecht obtained his jurist doctorate from the University of Maryland School of Law in 2002 as a member of the Phi Delta Phi Honors Fraternity.
Mr. Hecht has significant experience in both federal and state courts in Maryland and the District of Columbia. He is licensed to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, the D.C. Court of Appeals (and Superior Court), Maryland Court of Appeals (includes District and Circuit Courts throughout the State of Maryland. Mr. Hecht maintains a top secret security clearance and is a member of the local State and County bar associations.