Kristina Badalian

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Gaithersburg, MD

Brodsky, Renehan, Pearlstein, & Bouquet Chtd.
16061 Comprint Circle
Gaithersburg, MD 20877-1321
Phone: 301-869-1700
Fax: 301-926-7844
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas: Family Law
Languages Spoken: Armenian, English
Attorney Profile

Attorney Kristina Badalian is a partner with Brodsky Renehan Pearlstein & Bouquet, Chartered, law firm and works primarily out of the firm's law office in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Nationally recognized as one of the top attorneys in her region as well as the entire country, Ms. Badalian focuses her practice solely on family law, and she provides invaluable counsel and support to clients across her region who are going through a divorce or have some other serious legal issue affecting their families.

Fluent in Armenian, Ms. Badalian has assisted a broad range of clients with resolving their conflicts and achieving favorable terms regarding child custody and support, property division, alimony and other related matters. She has also assisted many domestic violence victims with obtaining the protections they need against their abusers along with establishing and enforcing pre- and postnuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements and more.

At all turns, Mr. Badalian provides highly personalized counsel to those she serves while protecting their rights and best interests, as well as those of their children. Honored for her outstanding professionalism and service, she has earned consistent recognition from The Best Lawyers in America© for her work in family law, and she has received many other top rankings and endorsements from her peers along with numerous testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients.

A 2001 graduate of the University of California, San Diego, Ms. Badalian obtained her Juris Doctor from American University's Washington College of Law in 2005. She also holds her certification as a Best Interest Attorney for Minors.

A leader in her legal community, Ms. Badalian once served as co-chair of the Montgomery County Bar Association's Family Law Section, where she received the organization's Co-Chair of the Year Award in 2013. She has also served as chair of the Montgomery County Judicial Selections Committee and secretary of the Women’s Bar Association of Montgomery County as well as at-large member of the Women’s Bar Association Executive Committee.

Among her other professional affiliations, Ms. Badalian is a member of the Maryland State and Montgomery County Bar Associations and former member of the Montgomery County Inns of Court.

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Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law


4 Years Super Lawyers
7 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2012 - 2018

About Kristina Badalian

Admitted: 2005, Maryland

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • Former Montgomery County Inns of Court
  • Member of the Women’s Bar Association Judicial Selections Committee
  • Women's Bar Association At Large, Member
  • Montgomery County Bar Association, Member
  • Maryland State Bar Association Judicial Selections Committee, 2016
  • Montgomery County Judicial Selections Committee, 2016
  • Member of the Family Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association, 2016
  • Former Co-Chair, Family Law Section of the Montgomery County Bar Association, 2013
  • Women's Bar Association Executive Committee, 2016


  • Best Law Firms in Maryland in U.S News &World Report, 2016, 2017
  • Named a Rising Star by Maryland & Washington, D.C. SuperLawyers, 2012-2017
  • For leadership of the Family Law Section, Co-Chair of the Year, Montgomery County Bar Association, 2013
  • Best Lawyers in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for work in: Family Law, 2019

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Best Interest Attorney for Minors

Educational Background

  • University of California, San Diego, Bachelor of Arts, 2001
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Office Location for Kristina Badalian

16061 Comprint Circle
Gaithersburg, MD 20877-1321

Phone: 301-869-1700

Fax: 301-926-7844

Last Updated: 7/10/2021

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