Kumudha N. Kumarachandran

Kumudha N. Kumarachandran

Hartel DeSantis & Howie, LLP
  • Family Law, Divorce, Domestic Violence
  • Maryland
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Kumudha Kumarachandran joined Hartel, DeSantis & Howie as an Associate Attorney in September of 2015. She handles Maryland family law matters including divorce, custody, child support, paternity, adoption, guardianship, third party visitation, and Child In Need of Assistance (CINA) matters. She also assists foster parents and educators with CPS Investigations.

In 2015, Ms. Kumarachandran was named amongst the "10 Best" by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys. In 2017, Ms. Kumarachandran was recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in the area of Family Law, an honor achieved by only to 2.5% of attorneys. She recently received this recognition again for 2018. Also in 2017, the National Advocates selected her as one of the Top 40 under 40 in Matrimonial and Family Law.

In May of 2017, Ms. Kumarachandran was selected by the Maryland State Bar Association as one of only 15 lawyers to participate in the 2018 Maryland State Bar Association Leadership Academy.

From the Fall of 2015 until the Spring of 2017, Ms. Kumarachandran served a two-year term as one of only five fellows of the Family Law Section of the American Bar Association. The fellowship allowed her to participate in nationwide family law legal education conferences and develop contacts with nationally known experts in family law.

Ms. Kumarachandran currently serves on the Military Law Committee of the Family Law Section of the American Bar Association. In that important role, in May 2017 Ms. Kumarachandran attended American Bar Association conference in Savannah, Georgia and lectured to attorneys from around the country on the complicated subject of the 'Survivor Benefit Plan" aspect of military retirement division.

Ms. Kumarachandran is honored to represent servicemembers of our U.S. Military, and she is fully committed to serving the needs of all of her clients

Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
Additional Practice Areas
  • Child Abuse and Neglect Defense
  • Military Divorce
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • German: Written
Professional Experience
University of Baltimore School of Law
J.D. (2012)
University of Maryland - College Park
B.A. / Government and Politics, Asian American Studies (2009)
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
An honor recognizing young practitioners, achieved by only 2.5% of attorneys.
Leadership Academy Fellow
Maryland State Bar Association
A selective 12-month program that involves developing and implementing a public service project as well as attending events geared toward becoming a better leader within the legal profession.
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Top 40 Under 40
The National Advocates
10 Best in Client Satisfaction
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
American Bar Association, Family Law Section
Ms. Kumarachandran was awarded with a fellowship by the American Bar Association, Family Law Section in 2015 and will serve as a fellow until 2017, allowing her to participate in nationwide legal education conferences.
Professional Associations
Maryland State Bar Association # 48702
Leadership Academy Fellow
Bar Association of Baltimore City
American Bar Association, Family Law Section
- Current
Speaking Engagements
Military Benefits in Military Domestic Cases (Tricare, SBP, CHCBP), American Bar Association Family Law CLE Conference Spring 2017, Savannah, GA
American Bar Association, Family Law Section
Mediation Certification
University of Baltimore School of Law
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Contact & Map
Hartel DeSantis & Howie, LLP
Hanover Office
7467 Ridge Rd
Hanover, MD 21076
Telephone: (443) 749-5124
Fax: (443) 749-5150