Our Attorney Team
All of the staff at Adams Law Office, LLC truly enjoys going above and beyond what is generally expected from law firms today.
Suren G. Adams // Founding Attorney
Suren G. Adams is the Founding Attorney of Adams Law Office, LLC. Suren’s goal is to provide each client with excellent legal services, from their first contact with the firm to the conclusion of their case and beyond. She and her team enjoy going above and beyond what is generally expected from lawyers and law firms today.
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Melody M. Haynes // Associate Attorney
Melody M. Haynes is an Associate Attorney at Adams Law Office, specializing in Estate Planning. Melody earned a Bachelor’s degree in English from Oakwood University, a Master’s degree in Education from Morgan State University, and a Juris Doctor with a concentration in public and governmental service from the University of Baltimore School of Law. She began her professional career in 2000 as a high school English teacher in the Baltimore City Public School System, but after seeing the plight of many of her students, she was inspired to go to law school to help effect changes in the community and the future her students faced. Melody began her legal career fighting for justice as a Criminal Trial Attorney and represented more than 20,000 clients and celebrated countless victories before judges and juries.
After losing her father suddenly and having to help her family pick up the pieces, Melody found her true calling in Estate Planning. She finds joy and the impact she hoped for in her legal career by helping individuals and families plan and establish a legacy for future generations.
When she’s not in the office, Melody enjoys spending time with her husband and children in their home in Upper Marlboro. She also enjoys good food, traveling, supporting the arts, and serving at her church. Everyone at the office agrees that Melody’s name really captures her sweet personality and our clients truly appreciate the way she is able to make the complex topic of Estate Planning easy to understand and approachable.
Pansy S. Watson
Pansy S. Watson is an Associate Attorney at Adams Law Office specializing in Probate, Consumer Bankruptcy, and Estate Planning. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from the University of Texas at Austin. After raising a family and working in education and administration, she pursued her Juris Doctor at Gonzaga University School of Law. She spent time in law school serving Indian Tribes in Eastern Washington State, and then worked in civil litigation, before personal experiences inspired her to support families in their estate and financial planning needs. She loves to serve people and provide them with the care and attention that is so important during legal challenges.
Pansy grew up in Texas and loves her southern roots, but has also fallen in love with Maryland. She greatly enjoys spending time outdoors with her family near their home in the Annapolis area and also enjoys kayaking, long walks, and relaxing with a good book.
Olaide K. Junaid is an Associate Attorney at Adams Law Office, LLC specializing in Estate Planning. Olaide hails from Nigeria and grew up in New York City. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the State University of New York, College at Oneonta in Upstate New York. She then spent a couple of years serving New York City low-income students as a college access and retention counselor.
Olaide received her Juris Doctor from the Howard University School of Law. During that time, she interned at the National Law Consumer Center, Communications Workers of America (a national union), and served as a Legal Fellow for the United States House Committee on Financial Services on the Hill. After graduating, she served as a Judicial Law Clerk to state judges in New Jersey and in the District of Columbia.
As her motto is: “Stay ready, you don’t have to get ready,” Olaide is committed to assisting families with organizing their affairs. Olaide currently lives in the beautiful and buzzing District of Columbia. She enjoys spending time with her Maltipoo fur baby, hiking, traveling, and eating good food.
Melisia R. Morgan
Melisia R. Morgan serves as our Legal Assistant. Melisia developed superior administration capabilities through her Management Information Systems/Business Administration accreditation. She also has a degree in Nutrition, which combines her love of food and passion for helping people. Melisia has a true gift and passion for organization, which quickly made her indispensable to our team. She is originally from the beautiful Caribbean Island of Jamaica, and is a devoted and proud mother of two, who enjoys singing, sports (specifically netball), and fixing things.
Gabi A. Schmidt
Gabi A. Schmidt is our indispensable Receptionist. Gabi is the friendly voice that will greet you when you call and the smiling face that will greet you when you come to the office. She has many years of customer service experience that she applies to her position assisting clients to schedule their appointments. Gabi also assists our team in numerous ways to serve our clients better and is in charge of our seminar and webinar production. Gabi is a wife, the mom of two adult kids, mom to several fur babies, and office mom to our firm’s puppy, Lola!
Nicholas A. Adams // Summer Intern
Nicholas A. Adams is our firm’s summer Intern. Nick is working his way up from the ground level with the goal of one day working in the firm as an Attorney, like his mom – Founding Attorney, Suren G. Adams. Nick is currently a high school student at Rockbridge Academy and plans on going to college locally and then to law school. Nick has actually been involved in the firm since he was very young when shredding closed cases was his way of making Lego money. Now, during the summers, he manages the firm’s social media marketing and also handles the estate plan document printing and binding.
Lola Adams // Team Puppy
Lola Adams is our team puppy who you may be lucky enough to meet if she is at the office visiting. Her work schedule is very flexible, so she does not grace us with her presence every day. But when she does come in, she is the center of attention, which is her favorite thing to be. She is a teacup Maltese, so she likes attention and people. She is also hypoallergenic, so cuddles are always welcome.