Donna K. Rismiller

Donna K. Rismiller



Recognized since 2019

Rockville, Maryland

Practice Areas

Collaborative Law: Family Law

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Donna Rismiller has been recognized for her high achievement and legal aptitude by several publications including the Maryland Daily Record, Maryland Super Lawyers Magazine, Baltimore Magazine and The Washington Post Magazine. She has been recognized as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers Association and a Top 10 Family Lawyer by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys. She was also honored among the top 1% of attorneys by The National Association of Distinguished Counsel. In 2016, Ms. Rismiller was selected to receive the Forerunner Award by the Montgomery County Family Justice Center Foundation. In 2014, she was honored by the Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence and was chosen to receive their Community Award. In 2011 Ms. Rismiller was the recipient of the Maryland Daily Record’s VIP (Very Important Professional) Award. Ms. Rismiller was awarded a Bachelor of Sciences Degree (cum laude) from the University of Maryland. Her undergraduate education and training in the fields of economics and business management have equipped her to uniquely assess the opportunity costs for her clients when making critical decisions that impact their and their family’s long-term welfare. Ms. Rismiller is admitted to practice in Maryland and in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. She is a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association, the Maryland State Bar Association, the Bar Association of Montgomery County, the Women’s Law Center of Maryland, and the Maryland Collaborative Practice Council.

Contact & Links
  • 51 Monroe Place, Suite 1401
    Rockville, MD 20850
  • English
  • Pronouns: She/Her
  • Georgetown University, graduated 2000
Bar Admissions
  • Maryland, Maryland

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Collaborative Law: Family Law
  • Maryland Daily Record, VIP (Very Important Professional) List, 2011 MNADV, Community Award, 2014 Super Lawyers, Maryland, 2011 – present

    Super Lawyers, Washington D.C., 2011- present

    Rising Stars, Baltimore Magazine, 2010

    Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2014- present

    10 Best Attorneys for Exceptional and Outstanding Client Service, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2018

    Lifetime Achievement – America’s Top 100 Attorneys

    Best Lawyers, 2019

    American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2019

    Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America and The Trial Lawyers Honorary Society

Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Family Law
  • Family Law Mediation

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