Lisa Seltzer Becker

Lisa Seltzer Becker

Offit Kurman
  • Education Law, Domestic Violence, Family Law ...
  • District of Columbia, Maryland
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I began practicing law in 1996. Since then, I have helped many clients in Maryland and the District of Columbia with their family law issues, including high-conflict divorces, custody cases involving special needs children, and premarital and postmarital agreements. I am an experienced litigator, but is also a trained Collaborative practitioner and trained mediator.

For the last twelve years I have also represented numerous students and families in education matters, including school discipline in public and private schools, and campus sexual assault, Title IX cases and academic misconduct cases at the college level.

Practice Areas
Education Law
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Hourly rate: $365
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
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Professional Experience
Principal Attorney
Offit Kurman
- Current
I seek cost-effective, practical solutions for my clients while aggressively advocating on their behalf. While I have significant experience in litigation, I also practice Collaborative Law and recommend this as an option for clients who want to resolve their disputes without litigation. I also mediate and arbitrate family cases. I handle high asset and high income marital settlements; prenuptial and postnuptial agreements; custody, custody modification and relocation; child support; child support for adult disabled children; child support arrearage and contempt; child support modification; alimony; alimony arrearage and contempt; alimony modification; same-sex marriage and separation; domestic violence and protective orders. In my Education Law practice I represent parents and students in Montgomery County, Baltimore County and Howard County Public School cases as well as private schools in those locations. I can meet clients at my office in Bethesda, as well as the Offit Kurman offices in Baltimore and Columbia/Maple Lawn.
Of Counsel
McMillan Metro, P.C.
Savit & Szymkowicz, LLP
Instructor, Legal Assistant Program
The George Washington University, Center for Professional Development
Legal Recruiter
Continuum Legal
Associate attorney
Ravdin & Wofford
Associate attorney
Dragga & Callahan
American University Washington College of Law
J.D. (1995)
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University of Maryland - College Park
B.A. (1987) | Government & Politics
Minor in Spanish
Honors: Golden Key; Phi Eta Sigma
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Professional Associations
District of Columbia Bar
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
Maryland Special Education Law 2013, Baltimore, MD, and Rockville, MD
June 4, 2013, Rockville, MD; June 6, 2013, Baltimore, MD
Collaborative Divorce
Collaborative Divorce Team Trainings LLC
Divorce mediation
Mediation Matters
Websites & Blogs
Significant Changes to Title IX
Contact & Map
Offit Kurman
4800 Montgomery Lane
9th Floor
Bethesda, MD 20814
Telephone: (240) 507-1780
Fax: (240) 507-1735
Offit Kurman
300 E Lombard St
Suite #2010
Baltimore, MD 21202
Offit Kurman
8171 Maple Lawn Blvd.
Suite 200
Maple Lawn, MD 20759
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