The Alisa Kobrinetz Chernack, LLC Legal Team

We stand for expertise and years of experience in a wide variety of legal disciplines. Read our profiles below to get to know us better.

Alisa Kobrinetz Chernack,
Founding Principal


Alisa@chernackelderlaw.com

T: 410-750-6112
F: 410-750-6114

 

Alisa has over 27 years of experience in representing long term care facilities and individuals regarding Medicaid eligibility, appeals and estate planning. Her practice also concentrates in guardianship matters throughout many jurisdictions in Maryland wherein she represents the petitioner and disabled person.  She also concentrates on issues surrounding families with a special needs child or relative.  Ms. Chernack earned her B.A. degree from The University of Florida in 1988. She went on to earn her J.D. from The University of Baltimore in 1991.  She is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, Howard County Bar and Women’s Bar Association.  She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Howard County Autism Society.

Dianna Schaeberle Myers,
Esquire - Senior Associate


Dianna@chernackelderlaw.com
T: 410-750-6112
F: 410-750-6114

 

Dianna joined the firm in 2010 after serving as a law clerk to the Honorable John W. Debelius, III, Administrative Judge of the Circuit Court for Montgomery County. Ms. Myers received her B.A. from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2006. She went on to earn her J.D. from Duquesne University School of Law in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 2009. Ms. Myers was admitted to the Maryland State Bar in 2009. She is currently a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, Frederick County Bar Association and Women's Bar Association. She also serves as court appointed counsel for alleged disabled persons in guardianship cases, as well as guardian of the property for individuals who have been deemed to be disabled by the court. 

Rachel R. Kling,
Esquire


Rachel@chernackelderlaw.com
T: 410-750-6112
F: 410-750-6114

 

Rachel joined the firm in 2013 after practicing law in Buffalo, New York and serving as a law clerk to the Honorable Timothy J. McCrone of the Circuit Court for Howard County. Ms. Kling received her B.A. from the State University of New York at Geneseo in 2004. She went on to earn her J.D. with a civil litigation concentration from the University of Buffalo School of Law in 2011. She was admitted in 2012 and remains barred in New York and Maryland. She is currently a member of the New York State Bar Association, Maryland State Bar Association, Howard County and Baltimore County Bar Associations, and Women's Bar Association. She also serves as court appointed counsel for alleged disabled persons in guardianship cases in Howard, Montgomery, Anne Arundel, Baltimore and Harford Counties.

 

Randi Bocanegra,
Esquire - Principal

 

Randi@chernackelderlaw.com
T: 410-750-6112
F: 410-750-6114

 

Randi joined the firm in 2014 after working as a solo practitioner. Ms. Bocanegra received her B.A. in Sociology and Psychology from Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, South Dakota in 1995. She moved to Maryland in 1996 where she worked as an advocate in the field of Developmental Disabilities for over 10 years before returning to school and earning her J.D. in 2009 from the University of Baltimore. She was admitted to the Maryland Bar in 2009 and is currently a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, Women's Bar Association and the Anne Arundel County Bar Association.

Emily L. Zychowicz
Esquire

 

Emily@chernackelderlaw.com

T: 410-750-6112
F: 410-750-6114

 

Emily joined the firm in 2018 after working several years as the Director of Operations for a Maryland Autism Waiver provider. Prior to that Ms. Zychowicz provided legal representation in Social Security Disability matters. Ms. Zychowicz received her B.A. in Psychology from Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland in 2004. She then worked with children and adults with Developmental Disabilities and Autism before returning to law school and earning her J.D. in 2009 from the University of Baltimore. She was admitted to the Maryland State Bar in 2009. Ms. Zychowicz is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association. 

L. Scott Chernack,
Office Manager


Scott@chernackelderlaw.com
T: 410-750-6112
F: 410-750-6114

 

Scott handles the daily operations of the law firm. He graduated from the University of Maryland with a bachelor of science degree.

 

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Alisa Kobrinetz Chernack, LLC

8820 Columbia 100 Parkway, Suite 215

Columbia, Maryland 21045

 

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