Marjorie Gabbett DiLima

Marjorie Gabbett DiLima

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Rockville, MD

Fait & DiLima, LLP
 | One Church Street, Suite 800
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 301-251-0100
Fax: 301-424-7865
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010, 2015 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Marjorie G. DiLima began her career as a solo practitioner in December 1995.  In 2003, Marjorie joined the law firm of Fait & Wise, LLP and in 2006 become Managing Partner of Fait, Wise & DiLima, LLP.  In 2016, the firm became known as Fait & DiLima, LLP with Marjorie continuing as Managing Partner.    Marjorie has concentrated a portion of her practice on issues arising from alcohol and drug abuse in the family and also maintains an appellate practice, arguing cases in the Maryland Court of Special Appeals.   Marjorie is an experienced litigator as well as trained in Collaborative Divorce Law.  

About Marjorie DiLima

Admitted: 1995, Maryland

Professional Webpage:


  • For outstanding dedication to the welfare of the community, the administration of justice, and the traditions of the profession of law, Fellow, Maryland Bar Foundation, 2007
  • Bar Leader, Montgomery County Maryland Bar Foundation, 2006
  • Lifetime recognition from the Metropolitan Who's Who Registry for outstanding leadership and achievement in the profession. 
  • Maryland Bar Foundation Award for the Extraordinary Commitment to the Delivery of Legal Services -- 1999, 2001, & 2003

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • LLM in Taxation Law from Georgetown Law School, 1995
  • MBA from St. Thomas University, 1994
  • Certified Mediator for Civil and Family Law Disputes
  • Certified Practitioner for Collaborative Divorce Law
  • Certified to represent children as a Best Interest Attorney

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Maryland State Bar Association Member
  • Montgomery County Bar Association Executive Committee Member, 2005--2007 and 2010 -- 2012
  • Montgomery County, Maryland Bar Foundation Fellow, Bar Leader, 2006
  • Maryland State Bar Foundation Fellow, 2007
  • Lawyer to Lawyer Committee Member, 2012 to the present
  • Bench Bar Committee Member, 2012 to the present
  • Women's Bar Association Member
  • Montgomery County Bar Association Member
  • Judicial Selections Committee Member for the Montgomery County Bar Association, 2009 to the present
  • Collaborative Divorce Association Executive Board Member, 2012 to the present
  • Peer Review Panel Member for Attorney Grievance Commission, 2006 to the present
  • Barrister and Executive Board Member of the Montgomery County, Maryland Chapter of the American Inns of Court, 2008 -- 2010
  • Associate of the Montgomery County, Maryland Chapter of the American Inns of Court, 2004 -- 2007
  • President of the Montgomery County, Maryland Chapter of the American Inns of Court, 2012 -- 2013

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Active volunteer for Special Olympics, 2012 to the present


  • Richard v. Richards, 166 Md. App. 263, 888 A.2d 364 (2005), regarding monetary awards, determination of marital versus non-marital property, and equitable distribution; and Mills v. Mills, 178 Md. App. 728, 943 A.2d 677 (2008), regarding the revisory power of the Court pertaining to Qualified Domestic Relations Orders.

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • In 2006, Marjorie accomplished a lifelong goal by running the Marine Corps Marathon while raising money for AIDS research.  In 2007, Marjorie raised money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (Team In Training) and ran the Marine Corps Marathon for a second time. 

Educational Background:

  • LLM in Taxation from Georgetown University School of Law, 1995
  • JD from Hamline School of Law, 1994
  • MBA from St. Thomas University, 1994
  • BA from Metropolitan State University, 1991
  • AA in computer programming from Montgomery College, 1983

Industry Groups

  • Law
Office Location for Marjorie Gabbett DiLima

One Church Street
Suite 800
Rockville, MD 20850

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Last Updated: 11/14/2018

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