My practice is focused on three pillars for success: Integrity, Compassion and Results. I enjoy working with clients to help them navigate the most challenging times. No challenge is too great or too small.
Donna Rismiller has been recognized for her high achievement and legal aptitude by several publications including the Maryland Daily Record, Maryland Super Lawyers Magazine, Baltimore Magazine and The Washington Post Magazine. She has been recognized as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers Association and a Top 10 Family Lawyer by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys. She was also honored among the top 1% of attorneys by The National Association of Distinguished Counsel.
In 2016, Ms. Rismiller was selected to receive the Forerunner Award by the Montgomery County Family Justice Center Foundation. In 2014, she was honored by the Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence and was chosen to receive their Community Award. In 2011 Ms. Rismiller was the recipient of the Maryland Daily Record’s VIP (Very Important Professional) Award.
Ms. Rismiller was awarded a Bachelor of Sciences Degree (cum laude) from the University of Maryland. Her undergraduate education and training in the fields of economics and business management have equipped her to uniquely assess the opportunity costs for her clients when making critical decisions that impact their and their family’s long-term welfare.
Ms. Rismiller is admitted to practice in Maryland and in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. She is a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association, the Maryland State Bar Association, the Bar Association of Montgomery County, the Women’s Law Center of Maryland, and the Maryland Collaborative Practice Council.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2020|
|National Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers||2019|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2019|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2018|
|National Trial Laywers||National Trial Lawyers||2018|
|National Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers||2017|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2017|
|Top Lawyer||Washington Post Magazine||2016|
|National Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers Association||2016|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2016|
|Top Lawyer||Washingtonian Magazine||2015|
|National Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers||2015|
|National Trial Lawyers||National Lawyers Association||2014|
|National Trial Lawyers Assocation||National Trial Lawyers Association||2013|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2012|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2011|
|Very Important Professional||Maryland Daily Record||2011|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2010|
|Principal||Rismiller Law Group, LLC||2005 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Montgomery County Family Justic Center Foundation||Vice President, Secretary||2008 - 2014|
|Domestic Violence Coordinating Council||Chair, Education and Outreach Committee||2006 - 2014|
|American Inns of Court||Barrister||2003 - 2004|
|Georgetown University||JD - Juris Doctor||2000|
|University of Maryland||BS - Bachelor of Science||1996|
|Rita Rosencratz Family Law Seminar CLE||Custody||2013|
|Basics of Divorce Litigation CLE||Divorce Litigation||2004|
|Domestic Violence and its Impact on Divorce and Custody Proceedings CLE||Divorce, Custody, Domestic Violence||2003|
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