Alisa G. Cummins

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Ellicott City, MD

Law Offices of Alisa G. Cummins, PC
 | 3290 North Ridge Road, Suite 320
Ellicott City, MD 21043
Phone: 410-465-0001
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Alisa G. Cummins is the principal of the Law Offices of Alisa G. Cummins, PC, located in Ellicott City, Maryland, with a satellite office in Towson, Maryland. Focusing her practice on family law, she handles such matters as family mediation, adoption, guardianship, separation, divorce, child custody, child support, alimony and collaborative family law. Ms. Cummins represents clients in Howard and Baltimore counties and the surrounding areas. In 1989, Ms. Cummins graduated cum laude from Case Western Reserve University, where she received her Bachelor of Arts, and three years later was awarded her Juris Doctor from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law and was subsequently admitted to practice in the state of Maryland. She has since been admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland and the Supreme Court of the United States. In order to stay abreast of current developments in family law, Ms. Cummins is an active participant in several professional associations. She is a member of the Howard County Bar Association and is former co-chair of that organization's Family Law Section. Ms. Cummins also belongs to the Maryland State, Baltimore County, Baltimore City and Women's bar associations and is a fellow at the Maryland Bar Foundation. In addition, she served on the Statutory Considerations Committee of the Commission on Child Custody Decision Making. Dedicated to public service and her community, she has also done pro bono work with Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service, has worked with the Howard County Bar Association Family Law Clinic, and serves on the Board of Maryland Search and Rescue, Inc. She also has given a number of lectures and authored several publications on various topics related to her practice area. 

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Focus Areas

Family Law: Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2017

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About Alisa Cummins

Admitted: 1992, Maryland

Professional Webpage: http://www.agclaw.com/attorneys/#alisa

Honors and Awards:

  • Legal Elite, Smart CEO, 2010
  • Super Lawyers, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Worldwide Registry Lifetime Member Recognition

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Mediator Trained Collaborative Family Lawyer Certified Best-Interest Attorney

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Supreme Court of the United States, 2012
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, 1993
  • Maryland, 1992
  • Howard County Bar Association, Family Law Committee—Former Co-Chair 
  • Women's Bar Association; Sobeloff Society
  • Leadership Howard County Class of 2014
  • Member, Statutory Considerations Committee of the Commission on Child Custody Decision-Making 
  • Maryland Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Howard County Inns of Court
  • Women's Bar Association of Maryland
  • American Bar Association, Section on Family and Juvenile Law
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Section on Solo and Small Firm Practice
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Council - Section on Family and Juvenile Law
  • Bar Association of Baltimore City, Family Law Committee
  • Baltimore County Bar Association, Family Law Committee 

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board Member, Maryland Search and Rescue, Inc., 2015
  • Howard County Bar Association Family Law Clinic, 2010–present
  • Circuit Court for Baltimore County, Domestic Facilitator, 2005–present 
  • Circuit Court for Baltimore City, Domestic Mediator, 1997–present
  • Legal Services to the Elderly, 1997–present 
  • Maryland Volunteer Lawyer Service, pro bono,1997–present 

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • University of Maryland School of Law, Guest Speaker, Children and Divorce, Practical Advice & Tips from Court-Appointed Attorneys
  • Institute for Paralegal Education, "Complex Divorce Issues for the Maryland Paralegal"
  • Family Law University, MICPEL, "Direct and Cross Examination"
  • Baltimore City Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Committee, "Basic Divorce Law for the General Practitioner"
  • Faculty, Administrative Office of the Courts, Department of Family Administration, "Representing Children in Contested Custody Cases in Maryland: the Guidelines of Practice for Court-Appointed Lawyers Representing Children in Cases Involving Child Custody or Child Access"
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Hot Tips/Topics in Family Law, "Interesting Places to Subpoena"
  • Maryland State Bar Association, The Maryland Bar Journal, Volume XLV, Number 1, "Custody and Visitation Cases; How to Serve the Child's Best Interests," Co-Author with The Honorable Diane O. Leasure and Keith N. Schiszik

Educational Background:

  • B.A., cum laude, from Case Western Reserve University
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Office Location for Alisa G. Cummins

3290 North Ridge Road
Suite 320
Ellicott City, MD 21043

Phone: 410-465-0001

 

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Last Updated: 5/5/2017

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