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Ms. Thomas provides insight in the Washington Times, a prominent Washington, D.C. newspaper, about the impact of the economy on divorce and spousal support, also referred to as alimony. 
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Ms. Thomas appears on Fox 5 News to discuss divorce in this changing economy.  She provides insight regarding the impact of the worsening economy on divorce rates, and how couples may manage the division of assets during tough economic times.
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Firm Principal, Michelle C. Thomas, provides insight in the October issue of ESSENCE, a nationally distributed magazine, regarding financial infidelity in divorce…
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During her term as President, the Greater Washington Area Chapter of the National Bar Association (NBA) received the 2008 Outstanding Affiliate Chapter of the Year Award from the NBA…
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Ms. Thomas was appointed to the board of the Women’s Bar Association of DC Foundation (WBA Foundation)…
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Michelle C. Thomas, the Principal of the firm, was recently named YOUNG LAWYER OF THE YEAR by the Bar Association of the District of Columbia (BADC)...
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“Ms. Thomas was elected to Chair-Elect at its Annual Convention in Baltimore, Maryland, and works to provide opportunities for the expansion and professional development of young lawyers across the country.” 

Ms. Thomas was the recipient of the Meritorious Award at the National Bar Association’s Annual Convention in Baltimore, Maryland.

“Ms. Thomas was recently featured on “The Audrey Chapman Show” on WHUR 96.3 FM for an hour interview discussing the Dos and Don’ts of Divorce”

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"Michelle Thomas saved my family. She is unbelievably hard working, hyper-prepared and has an uncanny, encyclopedic knowledge of the law. She once left a conference in Texas - at which she was supposed to receive an award - and flew overnight so she could file a brief and get me into court the next morning. She is careful with costs to the point of obsession. More than anything, she's one hell of a trial lawyer.
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July 29, 2013 Attorney Thomas will present at the program, Same-Sex Families and the Law at the National Bar Association Annual Convention in Miami, Florida.  


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April 19, 2013: Attorney Thomas served as Moderator at the D.C. Bar Judicial and Bar Annual Conference on the panel, Small Firm Essentials for Success.

February 16, 2013: Attorney Thomas served on the panel, Brand New Year, Brand New You: A Look at Branding and Professionalism for Young Lawyers

Jan. 19, 2012: Attorney Thomas was a CLE Panelist for “Oral Advocacy Workshop: Giving Your Best Presentation from the Boardroom to the Courtroom” sponsored by the National Bar Association for its Mid-Winter Meeting.




We are a full-service law firm, blending sophisticated legal expertise with a personalized, service-oriented approach that enables us to exceed client expectations.  From the client’s first encounter with our firm, we focus on identifying the client’s goals and devising strategies to achieve them.  In short, we will aggressively advocate for you.  We remain committed to providing attentive, cost-efficient, and effective services that are unparalleled, and look forward to the opportunity to guide you through the legal process.

We focus our practice on complex divorce and family law, business law, and civil and commercial litigation in Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia and Maryland. Please visit our Information Centers and firm Spotlight to learn more about our practice and how we can help you achieve your goals.

In our complex divorce practice, our Washington, D.C., Virginia and Maryland attorneys pledge to put your family first.  Whether you are considering divorce or are already in the process of separating from your spouse, our lawyers take the time to sit down with you and explain each step and what you can expect in the weeks and months to come.  We understand the magnitude of protecting hard-earned assets and businesses, and ensuring that your children’s best interests are served during divorce.  At our firm, your goals are our goals, and we take the steps necessary to help you achieve them. 

The same is true for the firm’s business attorneys.  We believe that it is our business to ensure that your business not just survives, but thrives.  When you need help with business formation, management, personnel, contract drafting and review, or compliance, our Washington, DC, Virginia and Maryland business attorneys can advise you through the process.  If you have any questions about how to start a business, obtain minority certifications, or wonder whether your company has complied with federal and state employment laws, call us, and let our law firm help you.

Our firm takes the practice of litigation seriously.  We have trial lawyers with years of trial advocacy experience combined on staff and ready to vigorously represent you in civil and commercial litigation matters, including complex divorce, personal injury, intellectual property infringement, contract disputes, business torts, and restrictive covenants, commonly referred to as “non-compete clause”, breaches.  We work closely with you, the client, to devise a strategy to help you achieve desired results.  Contact us today to schedule a consultation.


Realizing that it is time to move on and end your marriage is difficult and may be one of the most important, life-altering decisions you will ever make. You are no doubt faced with a whirlwind of emotions regarding your financial, social and overall personal circumstance sThat is why you need experienced divorce attorneys to guide you through an otherwise overwhelming process. With assistance from the Virginia, Washington, DC and Maryland divorce attorneys at M.C. Thomas & Associates, PC, this transition can bring satisfying outcomes that protect your rights, your finances and your future. The firm's principal attorney Michelle C. Thomas will listen to you attentively, gather pertinent information about your life and what led to the divorce and ultimately identify the strategy that will likely obtain the best result for you and those who love and support you. more...
Whether you are contemplating a divorce, are in the midst of a custody battle, or are negotiating a visitation schedule that works, facing family law matters can be a daunting and overwhelming task. The experienced family law attorneys at M.C. Thomas & Associates are here so that you do not have to face it alone. We understand that whenever children are involved, emotions are bound to emerge.
Our Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia Divorce Lawyers will listen intently to your situation and devise a strategy to help you reach your goals.
Common issues that you will face relate to child custody, visitation, child support, paternity testing, father’s rights, interstate issues, and the enforcement and modification of court orders. Many times, it is in your best interest to negotiate a settlement agreement and resolve matters without court intervention. more..
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We make it our business to ensure that your business thrives and achieves maximum profitability. We take time to learn the intricacies of your business, including its culture, policies, leadership principles and management style, in order to provide sound business advice and assist companies with minimizing legal exposure while achieving maximum results.
Our Washington, D.C., Virginia and Maryland business lawyers advise small businesses on all aspects such as business formation, corporate structuring, corporate governance, business disputes, commercial transactions, contracts, and employment matters. We collaborate with executive management, participate in board level discussions and are available to serve as outside counsel for your small business or mid-sized corporation.
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