Collaborative Family Law * Mediation * Settlement Negotiation & Advocacy * Marital Settlement Agreements * Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements
After many years of practicing family law, and having seen the emotional and financial damage that litigation can cause, I prefer to focus my practice on healthier ways of resolving family disputes such as Collaborative Law (Collaborative Practice), mediation, negotiation, and settlement advocacy. While I represent individual clients, I frequently assist couples as a neutral mediator. I believe that by focusing on constructive settlement solutions, separating couples are much more likely to make mutually beneficial decisions for themselves and their children, while preserving valuable financial resources. Whether through Collaborative Law, mediation, or traditional negotiation, I help my clients stay focused on future goals rather than upon the pain of the past. Collaborative Law, in particular, affords couples the opportunity to make joint decisions which address the unique needs of their family with the skill and guidance of non-adversarial collaborative attorneys, as well as other allied professionals. I also represent clients in developing Prenuptial Agreements and Postnuptial Agreements. Member: International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, DC Academy of Collaborative Professionals, Collaborative Dispute Resolution Professionals (MD), Former Co-Chair of the Collaborative Law Section of the Montgomery County Maryland Bar Association. Licensed: Maryland, DC, Virginia
COVID-19 UPDATE: During these difficult times, I remain available to current and new clients. I am available by phone and email, and am able to conduct mediation and settlement meetings remotely. Stay well everyone.