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Lisa Seltzer Becker

Lisa Seltzer Becker

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Child Custody, Family, Education

About Me

I seek cost-effective, practical solutions for my clients while aggressively advocating on their behalf. While I have significant experience in litigation, I am trained in Collaborative Law and receommend this as an option for clients who want to resolve their disputes without litigation.  I also serve as an arbitrator in family cases. 


 


I handle marital settlements; prenuptial and postnuptial agreements; custody, custody modification and relocation; child support; child support arrearage and contempt; child support modification; alimony; alimony arrearage and contempt; alimony modification; same-sex marriage and separation; domestic violence and protective orders.

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Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1996

  1. Divorce & Separation: 40%
    17 years
  2. Family: 25%
    17 years
  3. Child Custody: 25%
    17 years
  4. Education: 10%
    12 years

Payment

Payment Types:

Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Vance R Redmond

    I"ve had several cases with Lisa. She knows the law, understands the issues and always does a great job for her client.

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    Vance Redmond Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • S. Micah Salb

    Lisa is a superb domestic relations lawyer. I have turned to her for insight in some of my own cases because she is clever and thoughtful.

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    S. Salb Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

McMillan Metro, P.C.

1901 Research Boulevard
Suite 500
Rockville, MD, 20850

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
DCActive 200007/19/2014
MDActive199605/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
DC's Finest 2010 Fall Collaborative Law & Special EducationProactive Resources2010

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Of CounselMcMillan Metro, PC2015 - Present
PartnerSavit & Szymkowicz, LLP2003 - 2015
Director of PlacementContinuum Legal2000 - 2003
Instructor, Legal Assistant ProgramThe George Washington University, Center for Professional Development2000 - 2002
AssociateRavdin & Wofford, PC1998 - 2000
AssociateDragga & Callahan1996 - 1998

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Jewish Coalition Against Domestic AbuseBoard Member2013 - Present
Simon E. Sobeloff SocietyMember2011 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2008 - 2009
Maryland Collaborative Practice CouncilMember2007 - Present
Bar Association of Montgomery CountyEthics Committee2001 - 2002
American Association of Jewish Lawyers & JuristsVice-President, Washington, DC Chapter1998 - 2000
American Inns of CourtPupil, Montgomery Inn of Court,1998 - 1999
District of Columbia BarMember, Family Law Section1998 - Present
International Association of Jewish Lawyers and JuristsBoard Member, Washington, DC Chapter1997 - 2000
Bar Association of Montgomery County, MarylandMember, Family Law Section1996 - Present
CAPPACBoard Member1993 - 1996

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Mental and Physical Disability Law ReporterContributing writer from April 1997 to May 19981996

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
American University, Washington College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
University of MarylandGovernment & PoliticsBA - Bachelor of Arts1987

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Maryland Special Education LawMaryland Special Education Law2013
Intersection of American & Jewish law on issues concerning agunotIntersection of American & Jewish law on issues concerning agunot1999
Legal Aspects of Separation and DivorceMaryland separation and divorce law1998