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Kristina Badalian
Partner
Practices: Maryland
 

Kristina Badalian joined the firm as an Associate in September 2006 and was promoted to Partner in 2015. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Badalian was a law clerk with the Montgomery County District Court. Ms. Badalian is an active member of the Bar Association of Montgomery County, and the Women’s Bar Association. Most recently, she was Co-Chair of the Family Law Section of the Montgomery County Bar Association, and was honored as the Co-Chair of the Year in 2013. This past year, she was Secretary of the Women’s Bar Association of Montgomery County and, in 2014, will serve as an at-large member of the Women’s Bar Association Executive Committee.

Ms. Badalian is licensed to practice law in the State of Maryland. Born in Los Angeles, California, Ms. Badalian received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, San Diego, in 2001. She later obtained her Juris Doctorate from American University’s Washington College of Law in 2005. Ms. Badalian speaks Armenian fluently.

Education

  • University of California, San Diego, in 2001
  • American University's Washington College of Law in 2005

Professional Activities

  • Women's Bar Association Executive Committee
  • Member of the Family Law Section of the Maryland Bar Association
  • Montgomery County Judicial Selections Committee
  • Maryland State Bar Association Judicial Selections Committee
  • Montgomery County Inn of Court
  • Former Co-Chair for Maryland Family Law Section
  • Certified as Best Interest Attorney for Minors
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Awards & Honors

  • Named a Rising Star by Maryland & Washington, DC SuperLawyers 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, & 2017
  • Co-Chair of the Year in 2013 by Montgomery County Bar Association for Her Leadership of the Family Law Section