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Armin U. Kuder, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Domestic Relations Law, Estate Probate, Professional Association Law, Mental Health Law, Civil Litigation. Member of Kuder, Smollar & Friedman, P.C.


Kuder, Armin Ulrich was born on November 14, 1935 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of David Dennis and Ethel Rose (Strasburger) Kuder.


Lafayette College (Bachelor of Arts, 1956). Harvard Law School (Bachelor of Laws, 1959).


Worked at Kuder, Smollar & Friedman, P.C. (Washington, DC) specializing in Domestic Relations Law, Estate Probate, Professional Association Law, Mental Health Law, Civil Litigation. Admitted to the bar, 1959, District of Columbia. 1962, United States. Court of Military Appeals.

1987, Maryland.

Phi Beta Kappa. Phi Alpha Theta. President, Arthritis and Rheumatism Association of Metropolitan Washington, 1973-1975. Director, Region III, Arthritis Foundation, 1975-1976.

Vice Chairman, 1977-1980, Senior Vice Chairman, 1991-1992 and Chair, 1993-1994, Arthritis Foundation. Secretary, Combined Health Appeal of the National Capital Area, 1976-1977, 1984. Chairman, National Health Agencies, National Capitol Area Council, 1977-1978.

Chairman, Human Subjects Review Committee, N.I.H., 1980-1983. Director, 1976-1985, Chairman, 1981-1983, Center for Environmental Education. Chairman of the Board, Hyde School, Bath, Maine, 1984-1988.

Trustee, 1983-1991 and Chairman, 1990-1991, District of Columbia Bar Client's Security Fund. Chairman, Hearing Committee, Board on Professional Responsibility, 1984-1990. Vice-Chairman, Board of Directors, The Washington New Art Association, 1985-1986.

Member: Montgomery County, Maryland State and American Bar Associations. District of Columbia Bar. Bar Association of the District of Columbia (Member, Domestic Relations Committee, 1968—).

Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.


Chairman National Health Agencies, NCAC, 1977—1978, Center Marine Conservation, Washington, 1981—1983, National Institute of Mental Health human subjects review panel, 1978—1983. Vice chairman Arthritis Foundation, Atlanta, 1979—1980, 1990—1992, chairman, 1992—1994. President Arthritis and Rheumatism International, 1996—1998, treasurer, since 1998.

Member international steering committee The Bone and Joint Decade, Lund, Sweden, since 2000. Board directors Canada Arthritis Network, 2001—2002. Chairman Hyde School, Bath, Maine, 1984—1987, New Art Association, Washington, 1986—1987.

Secretary Combined Health Appeal, 1984. Member Governor's Advisory Council on the Future of Nursing in Virginia, 2002—2003. Fellow American Academy Matrimonial Lawyers, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

Member American Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar (trustee client security fund 1984-1992, chairman 1991-1992, hearing committee chairman board on professional responsibility 1985-1991, chairman family law representation committee since 2004), Maryland Bar Association, Montgomery County Bar Association, Bar Association District of Columbia.


Married Patricia A. Hipple, June 28, 1959 (divorced March 1968). Children: Carlyn Elizabeth, Eric David, Keith Ulrich. Married Adrienne A. Allison, August 25, 1989.