Bethesda, MD | June 2, 2011 Offit Kurman’s fast growing Family Law practice continues its expansion with the addition of two new attorneys, Elyse Strickland and Catherine McQueen. “The Offit Kurman Family Law group is delighted to welcome Elyse Strickland as a principal and Catherine McQueen as an associate in the practice group,” says Ron Ogens, Chair of the firm’s Family Law group.  “Both Elyse and Catherine bring their experience, insight, and knowledge to our group, as we and Offit Kurman continue to grow.” Elyse Strickland has extensive experience in complex civil litigation, including managing all aspects of commercial litigation and family law matters.  In her Family Law practice, Elyse has dealt with a vast array of cases involving issues such as business valuation, property distribution, alimony, child support, custody and visitation. She takes a practical approach to resolving conflicts, and assists her clients in managing risk and achieving a sensible and successful resolution of problems. Catherine McQueen will be joining the firm with significant experience in a wide array of complex civil litigation, focusing on commercial litigation and family law.  Catherine has developed a guardianship practice, often serving as court-appointed guardian for individuals when their family members or friends are unwilling or unable to do so.  She brings a reasoned and practical approach to her cases; guiding her clients through difficult issues and helping them achieve a successful result. Both Strickland and McQueen come to Offit Kurman from a respected Bethesda-area firm.  They will work out of the firm’s Washington, DC area office in Bethesda, Maryland.

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