Matters Relating to Children

Family law affecting children constantly is evolving. The attorneys of Kuder, Smollar, Friedman & Mihalik, PC, have years of experience in the field and continue to participate in the evolution through client representation. Read More...

Attorney Profiles

Left to Right: Marcia Kuntz, Rebekah Sullivan,
Paul Smollar, Armin Kuder, Christopher Locey,
Susan Friedman, Michelle Locey, Theresa Mihalik

Meet our team

For decades, we at Kuder, Smollar, Friedman & Mihalik, PC have taken pride in the trust of our clients and the respect of our peers. We are committed to providing the highest quality advice, counseling and advocacy in identifying our clients’ needs and goals and doing all that can be done within the law and their circumstances to meet or exceed those goals. We work with the assistance of a paralegal and administrative staff whose experience in the field approaches that of our attorneys.

 

Following are profiles of our attorneys:

 

Armin – or Rick – Kuder is the senior member of the firm, recognized as a leading family law attorney for more than forty years. In addition to practicing in the District and Maryland, Mr. Kuder has taught family law, lectured on numerous legal topics, and served as a mentor for many successful attorneys. Mr. Kuder is also the only arbitrator in the District of Columbia certified by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.  Read more>>>

 

Paul Smollar has been practicing family law for more than thirty years, and has become a leader in Collaborative Practice in the Washington Metropolitan Area.  Recognized as the only trained mediator in the District of Columbia by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Mr. Smollar nevertheless is an accomplished litigator when matters do not settle. Read more>>>

 

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.  Read more>>>

 

Having been selected by Washingtonian Magazine as one of the Washington D.C. area’s top family law practitioners, Theresa Mihalik has been called the “Princess of Pre-Nups” for her extensive experience in crafting pre-marital agreements.  Practicing before the courts of the District of Columbia and Virginia, Ms. Mihalik has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America. Read more>>>

 

Michelle Locey chose to become a family law specialist after working in major corporate law firm after law school.  Since joining Kuder, Smollar, Friedman & Mihalik, PC in 2005, she has been able to apply her broader knowledge to traditional family law issues. A skilled researcher and writer, Ms. Locey taught legal research and writing and introduction to advocacy at The George Washington University’s Law School from 2007 to 2009. Read more>>>

 

Chris Locey practices in the District of Columbia and Virginia. Combining an analytic and sensitive approach to client issues, as a litigator and negotiator, Mr. Locey’s practice includes experience in the interface between Shari’a and Islamic law and the courts and laws of the local jurisdictions. Read more>>>

 

Rebekah Sullivan joined Kuder, Smollar, Friedman & Mihalik, PC, in 2010, after leaving a general litigation practice to return to family law.  Admitted in the Supreme Court of the United States, the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Ohio (inactive), she focuses her practice on divorce, spousal support, prenuptial agreements, child custody, child support, domestic protection orders, and other issues related to family law. Read more>>>

 

Marcia Kuntz has rejoined Kuder, Smollar, Friedman & Mihalik, PC after years as a legislative counsel and committee staffer on Capitol Hill and as a legal advisor, editor, political strategist, and executive in the non-profit sector. Read more>>>

 

At Kuder, Smollar, Friedman & Mihalik, PC, Marc A. Isaacs represents clients in all aspects of family law in D.C. and Maryland, including complex marital dissolution actions, spousal support, high conflict custody matters, child support, paternity, pre/post nuptial agreements, and non-marital cohabitation cases. Read more>>>

 

Prior to joining Kuder, Smollar, Friedman & Mihalik, PC, Caitlyn Yuschak served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Anthony C. Epstein, of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. Read more>>>

 

Serving family law clients in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area Kuder, Smollar, Friedman & Mihalik, PC provides comprehensive family law services to clients in the District of Columbia, Prince George's and Montgomery counties in Maryland, and Fairfax, Arlington and Alexandria counties in Virginia. Call us today at (202) 331-7522 or contact us online to schedule a consultation with one of our attorneys to discuss your concerns.