Lindsay Parvis has practiced family law since 2002 and became a partner in January 2013. She represents parties in their separation, divorce, custody, support, and property matters; to enforce court orders and settlement agreements; and, in domestic violence cases. Lindsay's practice frequently involves high conflict custody litigation, in which she represents parents as well as court-ordered representation of children as a Child Privilege or Best Interest Attorney. Lindsay is a trained mediator and provides court-ordered custody mediation and private custody and financial mediation. Whether an out-of-court settlement or contested litigation, she works with her clients to educate them and develop customized, efficient options, so her clients can make decisions in their best interests throughout the process and for the future.
Lindsay has served in many leadership roles in the Bar Association of Montgomery County and its Family Law Section. She is a past Co-Chair of the Family Law Section, and was recognized as the 2008 Committee Chair of the Year for her efforts co-chairing the Technology Committee. For several years, Lindsay served as Legislative Liaison for the Family Law Section, addressing family law legislation before the Maryland General Assembly. In 2008, Lindsay was inducted as a Bar Leader of the Montgomery County, Maryland, Bar Foundation. Most recently, she served on the Bar Association's Executive Committee from 2013 through 2014.
Lindsay is a past President of the Montgomery County Chapter of the Women's Bar Association, and the state-wide Women's Bar Association honored her as a Member of the Year in 2009.
Ms. Parvis currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Montgomery Inn of the American Inns of Court, an organization dedicated to the improvement of skills, professionalism, and ethics of attorneys and judges. She co-chairs the Maryland State Bar Association’s Family and Juvenile Law Section's legislative involvement in the Maryland General Assembly, monitoring all family and related bills, coordinating and presenting testimony at bill hearings, and developing legislation to improve family law. In 2010 and 2011, Super Lawyers named Ms. Parvis as a "Rising Star" among attorneys in Maryland and the Washington Metropolitan area, and again honored her as a Super Lawyer in 2014.
Lindsay graduated from the University of Baltimore School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2001) and Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts (B.A., cum laude, 1995). She is admitted to practice in Maryland.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|2017 Washington DC Super Lawyers||SuperLawyers||2017|
|2017 Maryland Super Lawyers||SuperLawyers||2017|
|2016 Washington DC Super Lawyers||SuperLawyers||2016|
|2016 Maryland Super Lawyers||SuperLawyers||2016|
|2015 Washington DC Super Lawyers||SuperLawyers||2015|
|2015 Maryland Super Lawyers||SuperLawyers||2015|
|2014 Washington DC Super Lawyers||SuperLawyers||2014|
|2014 Maryland Super Lawyers||SuperLawyers||2014|
|2012 Maryland Rising Stars||SuperLawyers||2012|
|2011 Maryland Rising Stars||SuperLawyers||2011|
|2010 Maryland Rising Stars||SuperLawyers||2010|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Montgomery County Bar Association||Member||2002 - Present|
|Montgomery County Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member (Section Co-Chair, 2008-2009)||2002 - Present|
|Maryland State Bar Association||Member||2002 - Present|
|Maryland State Bar Association, Family & Juvenile Law Section||Member (Legislative Committee Co-Chair 2013-2016 Sessions)||2002 - Present|
|Montgomery County Bar Association, Technology Committee||Co-chair||2007 - 2008|
|Montgomery American Inn of Court||Barrister||2007 - 2016|
|Women's Bar Association of Maryland, Website Committee||Chair||2006 - 2008|
|Montgomery American Inn of Court||Member||2005 - 2016|
|Montgomery American Inn of Court||Associate||2005 - 2006|
|Women's Bar Association of Maryland||Member||2002 - 2016|
|Women's Bar Association of Maryland (Montgomery County chapter)||Member (Chapter President 2009-2010)||2002 - 2016|
|Maryland Family Law Advocate||Montgomery County: Practice and Procedure||2017|
|Maryland Bar Bulletin||2016 Family Law Legislative Preview||2016|
|Maryland Bar Journal||The Commission on Child Custody Decision-Making - From Theory to Practice||2016|
|Trial Reporter Magazine (MAJ)||Developments in Family Law in 2015||2015|
|Family Law News||Adultery: Who Cares||2010|
|The Maryland Bar Journal||When Do I Become a Spy?||2009|
|University of Baltimore School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2001|
|Mount Holyoke College||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1995|
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