Samantha H. Kravitz is an experienced family law attorney, having joined the firm in 2018, continuing her practice in all areas of family law. She has been listed as a “Rising Star” in both Maryland and Washington, DC Super Lawyers magazine.
Before joining Markham Law Firm, Ms. Kravitz worked as an associate for 8 years at a highly regarded boutique family law firm in Maryland. From 2009 to 2010, Ms. Kravitz served as a law clerk for the Honorable Lynne A. Battaglia on the Court of Appeals of Maryland. Before her clerkship, she was an associate at a large law firm in Washington, DC.
Ms. Kravitz serves her community by volunteering in the DC Family Court’s Self-Help Center and Attorney Negotiator programs, and she also serves as pro bono counsel in family law matters in Washington, DC and Maryland.
While in law school, Ms. Kravitz served as Editor in Chief of the University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class. She interned for the Honorable Michael J. Algeo on the Circuit Court for Montgomery County and served as a student lawyer at the National Association of the Deaf for which she received an Arc of Baltimore Award for Service. Ms. Kravitz also received the William P. Cunningham Award for exceptional achievement and service to the University of Maryland School of Law. Prior to pursuing her law degree, she worked in television news in Washington, DC, at CBS News and the local CBS affiliate, WUSA.
Ms. Kravitz currently serves as an At-Large member of the Judicial Appointments Committee of the Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA).
Memberships: Ms. Kravitz is actively involved in the Bar Association of Montgomery County where she previously served as Co-Chair of the Family Law Section for which she was awarded the Section Chair of the Year Award in 2012. She has also served as Co-Chair of the Mentor/Mentee Committee. In addition, she is a member of the family law sections of the Maryland State Bar Association and DC Bar, as well as the Women’s Bar Association of Maryland (Montgomery County Chapter), and the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (Maryland Chapter). She has previously been a member of the Montgomery County Inns of Court.
Law School: University of Maryland School of Law , J.D., cum laude, 2008
Bar Admissions: Maryland, Washington D.C.
Undergraduate: Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, B.S., 2002