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About Me

Partner with Houlon Berman, in the Rockville Branch, exclusively handling matrimonial cases throughout Maryland and D.C.  She has published a Handbook on Separation & Divorce, Third Edition, which can be purchased at, regularly lectures on family law and is a leader of various family law organizations in the Metropolitan area dedicated to improving the excellence of matrimonial lawyers. 

She has particular expertise in the area of special needs children going through divorce, herself having a son with down syndrome, and is committed to raising funds and awarness in her community to help children like her son.  She has been named one of the Top 25 Lawyers by SuperLawyers in Maryland and Top 50 Lawyers in D.C.


Practice Areas


  1. Mediation: 20%
  2. Child Support: 20%
  3. Divorce & Separation: 20%
  4. Litigation: 20%
  5. Family: 20%

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Contact Info

Houlon, Berman, Bergman, Finci, Levenstein & Skok, LLC

11 North Washington Street
Suite 230
Rockville, MD, 20850


DCActive 199705/25/2015

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
SuperLawyersSuperLawyers Maryland, Family Law2010
SuperLawyersSuperLawyers Maryland and Washington Metro, Family Law2009
Bar LeaderMontgomery County Bar Foundation2008
Family Law Section Co-Chair of the YearMontgomery County Bar Association2008
Family Law Section Co-Chair of the YearMontgomery County Bar Association2002
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Montgomery County Bar Association, Family Law SectionProgram Co-Chair2009 - Present
Collaborative Divorce Associaton, Inc. (CDA)Board Member2008 - Present
Maryland Collaborative Practice CouncilFounding Member2008 - Present
Montgomery County Bar Association, Family Law SectionSection Co-Chair2007 - 2008
Montgomery Inn of CourtProgram Co-Chair2005 - 2006
Montgomery Inn of CourtExecutive Committee2004 - 2005
Montgomery County Women’s Bar Association, Auction CommitteeAuction Co-Chair2003 - 2004
Montgomery County Women’s Bar AssociationPresident2002 - 2003
Montgomery County Bar Association, Family Law SectionSection Co-Chair2001 - 2001
Montgomery County Women’s Bar AssociationExecutive Committee2001 - 2004
Publication NameTitleDate
Section of Family & Juvenile Law NewsletterCase Note: Auclair v. Auclair2009
Handbook on Domestic ViolenceHandbook on Domestic Violence2008
Section of Family & Juvenile Law NewsletterIndefinite Alimony (According to Judge Patrick L. Woodward, Court of Special Appeals of Maryland)2008
Section of Family & Juvenile Law NewsletterGrandparent Visitation2007
Blurb publishingHandbook on Separation and Divorce in Maryland2007
Montgomery County Women’s Bar Association MuseletterGuardian ad Litem's No More - The New Best Interest Attorney2006
Bar BulletinParent Coordination2002
Maryland Extends Child SupportMaryland Extends Child Support2002
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
West Virginia University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
University of DenverPolitical Science/Speech Communications/PhilosophyN/A1991
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Evening CLEHow to Prepare for a PL Hearing2010
Hot Tips In Family LawSealing and Sheilding Confidential Records2009
Family Law Section Breakfast CLEHow and When To Seal, Sheild and/or Inspect Confidential Public Records2008
Evening CLETrial of a Domestic Violence Case2008
Montgomery County Bar Association, Family Law SectionEquitable Distribution of Deferred Compensation Plans2002