Susan Carol Elgin

Susan Carol Elgin 

Susan Carol Elgin

SCElgin@family-law.com

Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML)

President, Maryland Chapter, AAML, 2011-2013

Member, Board of Governors, 2011 – 2013

Life Member, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Foundation

Included in The Best Lawyers in America® “Family Law” 2009-2019 (Copyright by Woodward/White, Inc.)

Chair, Maryland Commission for Women, 2010-2012

Author: AAML Amicus Brief in same-sex marriage case – 2006; “Alimony Guidelines – Is It Time?” Maryland Bar Journal, May 2005; “Alimony? It All Depends,” Maryland Bar Journal, May/June, 2002; “Representing Children in Custody Disputes,” Maryland Bar Journal, March/April, 2000; “Legal Rights in Marriage and Divorce in Maryland,” Women’s Law Center (2001); “Representing Children in Custody Cases,” Maryland Bar Journal, March 2000.

Lecturer – Maryland Chapter, AAML Seminars: 2009 Symposium, “Status of Alimony;” 2008 Symposium, “Marital Torts;” Chair, 2005 Symposium, “Parenting Plans;” Chair, 2004 Symposium, “Settling the Domestic Case.”  Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers (MICPEL): 2005 – Hot Tips – “Update on Alimony;” 2003 – Hot Tips – “Status of Indefinite Alimony;”  2001 – Hot Tips – “Interim Attorney’s Fees;” Family Law University – “Post-Divorce Issues.”  Maryland State Bar Association: 2005 – “Attorney’s Fees.”  Various Bar Associations and Groups regarding Kaufman Alimony Guidelines.

Born: Hagerstown, Maryland, September 22, 1954; Admitted to Bar: 1979, Maryland; 1989, Texas

Education: Franklin & Marshall College (B.A., cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1976); George Washington University, National Law Center (J.D., 1979)

Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML)

President, Maryland Chapter, AAML, 2011-2013

The Best Lawyers in America® “Family Law” 2009-2019 (Copyright by Woodward/White, Inc.)

Maryland’s Super Lawyers – 2007-2018

Past Chair, Maryland State Bar Association, Family and Juvenile Law Section

Past Chair, Maryland Commission for Women, 2010-2012

Past President and Board Member, Women’s Law Center of Maryland

“AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Certified Family Law Arbitrator by American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

The Daily Record, Leader in the Law, 2001

The Daily Record, Top 100 Women, Circle of Excellence, 2005

Rosalyn B. Bell Award recipient – 2018 – The Women’s Law Center

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