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About Me

Working as a family law attorney for over twenty-five years, Sara M. Donohue has practiced in the field of domestic law in both Maryland and the District of Columbia. Her practice includes working on complex divorce and custody matters. In addition to handling matrimonial matters in the traditional negotiation and litigation modes, she has been trained in Collaborative Law and is a member of Collaborative Divorce Association, Inc. Ms. Donohue also has an interest in the practice of adoption law.


Practice Areas


  1. Child Custody: 45%
    27 years
  2. Divorce & Separation: 45%
    27 years
  3. Adoption: 10%
    27 years

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Contact Info

Offit Kurman 9th Fl 4800 Montgomery Ln
Bethesda, MD, 20814


DCActive 198905/25/2015

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers in America - Family Law CategoryBest Lawyers2013
Washington DC Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2013
Top 50 Women Maryland Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2013
Maryland Top 100 LawyersSuper Lawyers2013
Maryland Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2013
Best Lawyers in America - Family Law CategoryBest Lawyers2012
Washington DC Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2012
Top 50 Women Attorneys in MarylandBaltimore Magazine2012
Top 50 Women Maryland Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2012
Maryland Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2012
Best Divorce Lawyers ListingWashingtonian Magazine2011
Best Lawyers in America - Family Law CategoryBest Lawyers2011
Best Lawyers in America - Family Law CategoryBest Lawyers2010
Top Divorce LawyersBethesda Magazine2010
Best Divorce Lawyers ListingWashingtonian Magazine2009
Best Divorce Lawyers ListingWashingtonian Magazine2006
Best Divorce Lawyers ListingWashingtonian Magazine2004
Best Divorce Lawyers ListingWashingtonian Magazine2000
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipalOffit Kurman2009 - Present
PartnerDeckelbaum Ogens & Raftery, Chtd.2007 - 2009
PartnerFeldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP2001 - 2007
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Montgomery County Bar AssociationExecutive CommitteeN/A
Montgomery County Bar Association, Nomination-Elections CommitteeN/AN/A
Montgomery County Bar Association, Family Law SectionPast Co-chairN/A
Montgomery County Circuit Court Bench Bar CommitteeFormer ChairpersonN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Women's Bar Association of Maryland (Montgomery County chapter)Former PresidentN/A
Montgomery County Bar Association, Judicial Selection Panel CommitteeN/AN/A
Montgomery County Chapter of the American Inns of CourtMaster of the BenchN/A
Collaborative Divorce AssociationBoard of Directors and Former treasurerN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Syracuse University College of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
University of MassachusettsN/AN/AN/A
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Multiple programs/eventsVarious topics related to her profession as a family law attorneyN/A