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Kathleen F. Shemer

Attorney At Law, Chief Operating Officer


J.D., University of Maryland School of Law (1984)
B.A., Magna Cum Laude, Towson State University (1977)

Professional Experience

Member, Shemer Bar Review, LLC (1998 – Present)
Executive Director, Maryland Defense Counsel (1990 – Present)
Consultant, Maryland Consumers Rights Coalition, Inc. (2002)
Consultant, Alternative Directions, Inc. (1999 - 2002)
Executive Director, The Women's Law Center of Maryland, Inc. (1985 – 1999)
Consultant, Study of Family and Domestic Legal Needs of Low Income Persons, University of Baltimore School of Law Family Law Clinic (1991)


Benjamin L. Cardin Distinguished Service Award, Maryland Legal Services Corporation (1999)
The Dorothy Beatty Memorial Award for Significant Contribution to the Legal Rights of Women in Maryland (1999)
Service Award, Alternative Directions (1999)


Co-Editor, Passager, University of Baltimore (1997 – 2003)
Co-Editor, Family Law Hotline Desk Manual (1993)
Co-Editor, The Legal Rights of Women in Marriage and Divorce in Maryland, Legal Handbook (1986, 1990)
Co-Editor, You Deserve Credit: A Practical Guide to Consumer Credit, Legal Handbook (1988)