Susan Meyers Friedman

Susan Meyers Friedman: Attorney with Kuder, Smollar, Friedman & Mihalik, PC AV stamp icon
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Biography

Susan Friedman was named one of Washington’s “Top Forty” divorce lawyers by Washingtonian Magazine and one of D.C.'s top fifty female lawyers by Super Lawyers. Having practiced family law for thirty years, she continues to be recognized as a professional counselor and advocate for clients with intricate family law matters in the District of Columbia and Maryland. Ms. Friedman has developed extensive experience in representing employees, and the spouses of employees of international organizations, including The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. She has been counsel of record in matters before both the International Tribunal of the IMF and the World Bank. Recently, Ms. Friedman successfully represented a spouse in a matter before the Court of Appeals of Maryland, leading to an explication of the law which will benefit employees, their spouses and families. Ms. Friedman presently serves as an Alternative Dispute Facilitator for the Superior Court of the District of Columbia’s Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) program. Ms. Friedman is also a trained mediator. Ms. Friedman has served as an instructor in the Nuts and Bolts of Divorce, Continuing Legal Education Course, Georgetown University Law Center, and as a delegate to the District of Columbia Judicial Conference.


Ms. Friedman is a former special education teacher who chose law as a second career. She currently volunteers for the Montgomery County Commission for Women and responds to telephone inquiries regarding divorce and custody matters. She also serves as a mentor for the D.C. Bar PSAC Advice and Referral Clinic. Ms. Friedman enjoys spending time outdoors, hiking and swimming and is regular theatre-gore. Susan is also learning to play bridge

of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and during 2001 and 2002, she served as President of the D.C. Chapter of the AAML.

Ms. Friedman is a member of the Fundraising Board of Make the Road by Walking, a not for-profit, membership-led community organization based in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Fellow: American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

Areas of Practice (18)

  • Family Law
  • Alimony
  • Cohabitation Agreements
  • Divorce
  • Marital Agreements
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Marital Property Law
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Palimony
  • Post Divorce Modification
  • Postnuptial Agreements
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs)
  • Separation Agreements
  • Spousal Support
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Domestic Relations Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
202-769-5936  Phone
202-331-7522  Phone
202-331-0388  Fax
www.ksfmlaw.com
University Attended:
Brooklyn College, B.A., 1963; George Washington University, M.A., 1968
Law School Attended:
Georgetown University, J.D., 1982
Year of First Admission:
1982
Admission:
1982, Maryland; 1983, District of Columbia
Memberships:
Montgomery County and American (Member, Family Law Section) Bar Associations; District of Columbia Bar (Member, Section of Family Law) Maryland State Bar Association, Inc.; Woman's Bar Associations of District of Columbia, Montgomery County and Maryland. Mentor, D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program. Member, Fundraising Board, Make the Road By Walking, Brooklyn, New York
ISLN:
907249137
Hobbies & interests:
Ms. Friedman currently volunteers for the Montgomery County Commission for Women and responds to telephone inquiries regarding divorce and custody matters. She also serves as a mentor for the D.C. Bar PSAC Advice and Referral Clinic. Ms. Friedman enjoys spending time outdoors, hiking and swimming and is regular theatre-goer. Susan is also learning to play bridge.
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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