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Debra A. Thomas is a Baltimore native. She is married with two sons. She has over 20 years of experience as a trial attorney and has tried cases in all jurisdictions of Maryland.
Debra A. Thomas attended Western High School and after graduation attended Goucher College, receiving a B.A. She attended the University of Baltimore Law School where she received a Juris Doctor degree. She was admitted to the Maryland Bar in 1995. She is a member of the Maryland State Bar, Baltimore City Bar Association, Baltimore County Bar Association, Women's Bar Association, Maryland Association for Justice (formerly Trial Lawyer's Assoc.), and Alliance of Black Women Attorneys. In 2015, she was appointed by Governor Hogan to the Judicial Nominating Commission for the 3rd District, Baltimore County where she interviews and determines eligible candidates for the bench. She has been the Chair of the Family Law Committee of the Baltimore City Bar and Co-Chair of Family Law Committee of Maryland Association of Justice.
Ms. Thomas worked as a Casualty Claim Manager for Allstate Insurance Company and later worked as a Trial Attorney at the Allstate Staff Counsel office in Baltimore. There she tried over 300 cases in the Circuit and District Courts in Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County, Howard County and Queen Anne’s County. Her experience gives her better insight to handle personal injury claims and to maximize settlements.
Ms. Thomas currently handles cases involving Personal Injury, Workers’ Compensation, Traffic, DUI/DWI, Divorce, Separation Agreements, Marital Property Prenuptial Agreements, Mediation, and Wills. Her hobbies include traveling and reading. She is currently the President of the Jack and Jill Baltimore Chapter.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|10 Best Attorneys||American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys||2019|
|Owner||Law Office of Debra A. Thomas||2004 - Present|
|Hearing Examiner||Baltimore City Fire and Police Department||2008 - 2017|
|Staff Counsel||Allstate Insurance Co. Staff Counsel||1994 - 2004|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Women's Bar Association of Maryland||Member||2013 - Present|
|Maryland State Bar Association||Member||1995 - Present|
|Bar Association of Baltimore City||Former Chair||1995 - Present|
|Baltimore County Bar Association||Entertainment Committee Chair, Family Law Committee Member||1995 - Present|
|Maryland Association for Justice, Family Law Section||Co-chair||1995 - Present|
|Alliance of Black Women Attorneys||Member||1995 - Present|
|University of Baltimore School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1994|
|Family Law 101 Mock Trial||Divorce and Custody||2016|
|Baltimore County Bar Association||How to Handle a Custody Case & Uncontested Divorce||2016|
|10 Tips from 10 Family Law Magistrates||10 Tips from 10 Family Law Magistrates||2015|
|Frederick County Circuit Court||$75,000|
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