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Kathleen M. Dumais Edit Profile

State legislator

Kathleen M. Dumais is an American politician and represents the 15th District of the House of Delegates in the State of Maryland, encompassing the western and northern portions of Montgomery County.

Background

Born in La Jolla, California, Dumais grew up in Maryland and eventually pursued a degree at the University of Maryland School of Law.

Education

Bachelor in Public Affairs, Mount Vernon College, 1980. Juris Doctor, University Maryland School Law, 1983.

Career

Worked at Paley, Rothman, Goldstein, Rosenberg & Cooper, Chartered (Bethesda, MD) specializing in Domestic Relations, Litigation. Admitted to the bar, 1987, Maryland. 1990, United States. District Court, District of Maryland.

1993, District of Columbia. Member, Board of Directors, Summer Ridge Condominiums, Gaithersburg, Maryland, 1991-1997. Member: Montgomery County (New Practitioners Co-Chair, 1990-1992.

High School Mock Trial Coordinator, 1995-1997. Treasurer-Elect, 1996-1997) and Maryland State Bar Associations. Maryland Women's Bar Association (Executive Committee Member, Montgomery County Chapter, 1995-1997).

American Inn of Court (Montgomery County Chapter. Barrister, 1993-1996). Montgomery County Democratic Lawyers Club (Member, Executive Committee, 1991—).

Achievements

  • 2005 Legislative Award from the Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence (MNADV)2007 Public Policy Award from the Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MCASA) 2008 Legislator of the Year Award from the Maryland Legislative Agenda for Women (MLAW)2009 Public Policy Award from the Maryland Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.

Membership

Member, Board of Directors, Summer Ridge Condominiums, Gaithersburg, Maryland, 1991-1997. Member: Montgomery County (New Practitioners Co-Chair, 1990-1992. High School Mock Trial Coordinator, 1995-1997.

Treasurer-Elect, 1996-1997) and Maryland State Bar Associations. Maryland Women's Bar Association (Executive Committee Member, Montgomery County Chapter, 1995-1997). American Inn of Court (Montgomery County Chapter.

Barrister, 1993-1996). Montgomery County Democratic Lawyers Club (Member, Executive Committee, 1991—).