Education & Admissions

  • J.D., American University, Washington College of Law, 1972
  • B.S., Carnegie-Mellon University, 1968
  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia
  • Pennsylvania
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • Court of Military Appeals

Publications & Speaking Engagements

Ms. Hepfer is a frequent lecturer on matters of family law, including issues of the valuation and division of marital assets, custody, access and general divorce related topics, such as divorce litigation. She also has been quoted by several national and regional media outlets such as CNN, ABC's Nightline, The New York Times, WBAL Radio, and National Public Radio. Some of her quotes can be found in the links below.


"Should You Consider a Collaborative Divorce?"

A collaborative divorce—or the legal process in which a couple enters a formal agreement to work together, out of court,…

"Women of Achievement – Women’s History Month"

A few years ago, a Committee headed by Frances Hughes Glendening, the then-wife of Governor Glendening, published a book, highlighting…

"Arbitration vs. Litigation"

The main difference between arbitration and litigation is that litigation requires Court involvement and arbitration does not. Litigation is a…

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