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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.


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 35%
    19 years
  2. Family: 25%
    19 years
  3. Child Custody: 25%
    19 years
  4. Education: 15%
    13 years


Payment types:

Check, Credit card

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  • 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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  • 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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Contact info

McMillan Metro, P.C.

1901 Research Boulevard
Suite 500
Rockville, MD, 20850


DCActive 200007/06/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
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
Association namePosition nameDuration
Jewish Coalition Against Domestic AbuseLegal Access Task Force2015 - Present
Jewish Coalition Against Domestic AbuseMember, Board of Directors2013 - Present
Simon E. Sobeloff SocietyMember2011 - Present
District of Columbia BarMember, Family Law Section1998 - Present
Bar Association of Montgomery County, MarylandMember, Family Law Section1996 - Present
Bar Association of Montgomery CountyCo-chair, Education Law Section2016 - 2017
American Bar AssociationMember2008 - 2015
Maryland Collaborative Practice CouncilMember2007 - 2013
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 Court1998 - 1999
International Association of Jewish Lawyers and JuristsBoard Member, Washington, DC Chapter1997 - 2000
CAPPACBoard Member1993 - 1996
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
School disciplinary caseExpungment of suspension from student's records.
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Publication nameTitleDate
National Business Institute SeminarMaryland Special Education Law2013
Mental and Physical Disability Law ReporterContributing writer from April 1997 to May 19981996
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