Collaborative Professionals of Northern Virginia
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
I practice family law exclusively, including divorce and dissolution of domestic partnerships, custody, support, and disposition of property, as well as premarital agreements, postmarital agreements and domestic partnership agreements. I also serve as a mediator and facilitator in family law matters.
Professional ActivitiesAuthor, Premarital Agreements: Drafting and Negotiation (ABA 2011); ~ ~American Bar Association, Family Law Section. Member, Publications Development Board, 2003-- , Chair, 2003 -- 2008; Governing Council, 2009 --; ~ ~Uniform Law Commission, Committee on Premarital and Marital Agreements, ABA co-Advisor, 2010 -- ; ~ ~D.C. Superior Court, Family Court, Alternative Dispute Resolution Program. Facilitator, 2002 - present. ~ ~D.C. Superior Court, Family Court, Volunteer, Self-Help Center, 2004 - 2007. ~ ~Co-Author (with Honorable Diane M. Brenneman), Domestic Relations Manual for the District of Columbia (LexisNexis Matthew Bender 2002, supplemented annually). ~ ~Author, TM 849, Marital Agreements (Tax Mgmt Inc. 2003). ~ ~Co-Author (with Marcia C. Fidis), Premarital and Domestic Partnership Agreements (MICPEL 2009). ~ ~Member, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers ~ ~Member, D.C. Bar (Family Law Section) ~ ~Member, Virginia State Bar (Family Law Section) ~ ~Member, Maryland State Bar Association (Family Law Section) ~ ~
B.A., Ohio State University, with honors, 1970
J.D., George Washington University, with honors, 1974