The firm started out in 1996 as Hill and Barnes, LLC and was established by Kathi Hill and Zoa Barnes. We opened our first office in the historical town of Westminster, Maryland, located in central Carroll County, within walking distance of the Carroll County court houses. In 2012, Eileen McInerney, became a partner and we changed our name to Hill, Barnes & McInerney, LLC. Together we have more than 50 years of legal and trial experience.
The firm's practice includes criminal defense law, family law, domestic law, divorce, separation, alimony, domestic violence cases, adoption, child custody and child support cases, guardianships, Department of Social Service appeals, Child Protective Services Investigations, special educational law, litigation, personal injury law, wills, estate administration, power of attorneys, debt collections, landlord matters, domestic violence, bankruptcy, small claims, traffic violations, DUI and DWI cases, MVA hearings and appeals, drug crimes, expungements, juvenile law, driving without a license, driving uninsured, driving while suspended, Disctric Court misdemeanors, embezzlement, fraud, tax fraud, white collar crimes, Circuit Court feleonies, securities fraud, misappropriation by Fiduciary, assault, harassment, false claims investigating, trespassing, expungements, peace order proceedings, protective orders, and request to shield a protective order.