Shikha Parikh is licensed to practice law in the State of Maryland and the Commonwealth of Virginia. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, with a Bachelor of Science in Financial Economics and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Mrs. Parikh received her Juris Doctor from the University of Maryland School of Law.
During law school, Mrs. Parikh clerked for the Honorable Louise G. Scrivener of the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland, and she also interned for the Honorable Clayton Greene, Jr. of the Court of Appeals of Maryland. Mrs. Parikh held the position of Editor-in-Chief of "The Authority," a publication covering developments in housing law.
After graduating from law school, Mrs. Parikh clerked for the Honorable Marjorie L. Clagett of the Circuit Court for Calvert County, Maryland. She subsequently worked in general practice, and opened her own firm with the goal of assisting homeowners in foreclosure. She has significant experience in foreclosure prevention, and volunteers with the Maryland Foreclosure Prevention Pro Bono Project.
Although her speciality is foreclosure prevention, Mrs. Parikh has is also accomplished in the following areas of law: real estate litigation, other civil litigation, business transactions, and short sale negotiations. Mrs. Parikh is a seasoned litigator, yet also possesses the unique skills to negotiate settlements.
Mrs. Parikh also teaches civil rights courses at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and has been a speaker at the Maryland Solo and Small Firm Conference.
Speaking and Writing Engagements:
Speaker, “Building a Practice: How to Get & Keep Clients”
MSBA Hanging Out a Shingle, March 2014 & July 2014
Speaker, “Tips, Tricks, and Apps for Lawyers"
MSBA Solo & Small Firm Conference, November 2010
"Maryland's MARS Act - What Does it Mean?"
Member, Maryland Foreclosure Prevention Project, Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service
Baltimore Sun, "Missing Mortgage Papers Stall Foreclosing Banks"
Guest Appearance on Maryland Foreclosures, WMAL, "Mortgage Crisis Update"