Kate Scharff, MSW, LCSW-C, LICSW is a psychotherapist, mediator, parent coordinator, divorce consultant, author, and senior Collaborative Divorce practitioner and trainer with over 30 years of clinical experience. She has…
Bethesda, MD 20814
Marjorie Just is a Principal of the firm of Offit Kurman, P.A. Her practice focuses on complex Family Law litigation in Maryland and the District of Columbia. She is also trained in Collaborative Law and Mediation. While Ms. Just has been a litigator for over nineteen years, she believes Collaborative Law is an excellent process for resolving divorce and custody issues in a constructive manner and without the hostility, uncertainty and expense of litigation.
Ms. Just graduated cum laude from Duke University in 1990 with a B.A. degree in English and Political Science. She graduated from George Washington University Law School in 1994 with a J.D. degree, where she was a member of the G.W.U. Journal of International Law and Economics.
BARS & PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:
Ms. Just was admitted to the Maryland Bar in 1994 and the District of Columbia Bar in 1995. She is a member of the Family Law Sections of the District of Columbia Bar, Maryland State Bar Association and the Bar Association of Montgomery County, Maryland. She is a founding member of the Maryland Collaborative Practice Council, and the Collaborative Divorce Association, Inc. She serves on the Metro Area Collaborative Protocols Committee, which has developed best practices for area Collaborative practitioners. Ms. Just also serves as a Family Law mediator for the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland.
Ms. Just is a volunteer Family Law mentor for the District of Columbia Bar Law Firm Pro Bono program. She has spoken on various continuing legal education panels on issues relating to Family Law.
Ms. Just is the author of “Divorce Decisions” Practical Ways to Protect Yourself, Your Children and Your Wallet,” published in August 2009 by Capital Books.