Sogand Zamani is an experienced family law attorney who represents individuals in a wide spectrum of family law matters, from trial to the appellate level, including international and domestic custody disputes, mediated, Collaborative and litigated divorce, adoption, and assisted reproductive technology. She is known for her personal approach to clients, ability to gain her clients trust, her focus on the welfare of children during representation, and her skilled representation of clients to protect their financial security. Sogand practices Collaborative law because she believes in finding solutions to legal issues with dignity, civility and in a less costly and effective manner than litigation, while addressing her clients chief concerns.
Experience. Sogand\'s representative cases include preparation and enforcement of premarital agreements, contested divorces with significant assets, alimony disputes, debt, preparation of parenting plans, domestic and international custody disputes with jurisdictional complexities, post-divorce custody modification, civil protection orders, contested step-parent adoption, and complex and contested foster-parent adoptions.
Community Involvement. Sogand is also active in the community. Her professional activities include:
Sogand has been recognized in numerous publications as a top family lawyer, including the Washingtonian. She has also been consistently selected to the Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers List for family lawyers. Sogand is a guest lecturer at Washington, D.C. area law schools on family formation and divorce, she moderated the Maryland State Bar Association ADR Section\\\'s webinars (2012-2015), and volunteers as an attorney-negotiator at D.C. Superior Court. Since 2012, Sogand has also been actively involved as a volunteer with the American Heart Association, serving as Co-Chair of the Greater Washington Region Heart Ball Auction Committee for the 2014 and 2015 Heart Balls, and as an Advisory Board Member to D.C. Prep, a renonwn charter school system located in the District of Columbia.