Bonnie J. Butler

Bonnie J. Butler has over 35 years of experience and focuses her practice solely in the area of family law. Bonnie handles all aspects of domestic or family law cases, including divorce, property distribution, child custody, child support, alimony, separation and prenuptial agreements.

Prior to establishing her own practice, Bonnie was a visiting clinical assistant professor at the University of Baltimore School of Law in the Family Law Clinic. Prior to teaching she was the chief attorney of the Domestic Law Unit at the Legal Aid Bureau of Baltimore. Before moving to Baltimore she was the supervising attorney for the Family, Consumer and Employment Law Units in the Bronx Legal Aid Society in New York.

Bonnie has been involved in numerous community and professional organizations. She served as the past chair of the Family and Juvenile Law Section Counsel of the Maryland State Bar Association, the past president of Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Benefits District. She has also served on numerous panels for the Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers, Inc.

In 2011 Bonnie was named Top Women Lawyer's in the Northeast by Arrive Magazine and the Maryland Legal Aid Human Rights and Justice Champion. She received the MVLS Corporate Leadership Award Silver Level in 2003, and the Midtown Community Benefits District Outstanding Leadership award in 2001.

In addition to her Maryland and New York state bar admissions, Bonnie is also admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. She is also admitted pro hac vice in several states. She graduated from Hofstra Law School in 1979.


Thomas McKeon


Thomas McKeon is the firm’s general practitioner. In addition to family law matters, he handles estate, minor criminal and serious traffic matters; he also drafts wills, powers of attorney and trusts. A unique area of concentration in Tom’s practice is the preparation and review of Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs) and other retirement benefit orders. Tom not only provides these services to clients, but also many attorneys throughout the state of Maryland.

Before forming Butler, McKeon & Associates, Inc. with Bonnie Butler in 2002, Tom had his own practice in Baltimore City. Before that, he was a staff attorney in the Domestic Law Unit at the Legal Aid Bureau of Baltimore.

Tom is a graduate of the University of Maryland at College Park and the University of Baltimore School of Law where he served as a staff member and case notes editor of the University of Baltimore Law Review.

Tom is admitted to practice in the State of Maryland and the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. He is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association and Baltimore City Bar Association.


Snehal Massey

Snehal Massey joined Butler, McKeon and Associates as an Associate in 2017 and her practice is dedicated to family law matters involving divorce, custody, child support, alimony, adoption, third-party custody, prenuptial agreements, and settlement agreements. Snehal is also trained to serve as a court appointed best interest attorney or child privilege attorney. 

Snehal graduated from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2015. Throughout law school, Snehal gained experience at various law firms and agencies to ensure she explored the various areas of the law as well as serving as a Rule 16 Student Attorney in the Family Law Clinic where she represented low-income individuals. She also received the University of Baltimore Public Interest Fellowship in 2014 to work at the Maryland Office of Public Defender in Baltimore City. 

After law school, Snehal clerked for the Honorable Ronald A. Silkworth of the Circuit Court of Anne Arundel County. Prior to attending law school, Snehal worked in Marketing for six years in both the Corporate and Non-Profit sectors. She graduated from the University of Baltimore in 2006 with  Bachelor of Science in Business Management with a concentration in Marketing. 

She is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, the Baltimore City Bar Association, the Anne Arundel County Bar Association, and the MVLS Community Advocacy Network (CAN), a  volunteer recruitment and engagement initiative within MVLS, for new attorneys and law students to provide low-income Marylanders equal access to justice through pro bono.