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Partner/Shareholder at Pasternak & Fidis, P.C.
49 years of experience
Divorce, Family Law
Anne (Jan) W. White, with over 30 years of legal experience in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Virginia, is a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and was named to the 2013 Best Lawyers in America in Family Law and in Collaborative Law and to 2013 Super Lawyers. She attended Stanford Law School and is a magna cum laude graduate of Duke University, where she was also an Angier B. Duke scholar and Phi Beta Kappa member. Ms. White’s diverse background prepared her to resolve complex divorce issues involving taxes, retirement benefits, trusts, businesses, and related financial issues. Earlier in her career, she studied finance at Stanford Business School, trained in tax, business and litigation at the Washington, D.C. firm of Hogan & Hartson, and practiced international trade law. Ms. White was named one of the area’s top divorce attorneys in December 2013 by Washingtonian Magazine and Bethesda Magazine. Ms. White is a leader and educator in the collaborative law approach to divorce. She serves as Chair of the D.C. Metro Protocols Committee and Co-Chair of the Ethics Committee of the Maryland Council of Collaborative Professionals. She is past President of the D.C. Academy of Collaborative Professionals and past Co-Chair of the Collaborative Professionals of Northern Virginia. As a founding member of the Collaborative Practice Training Institute, Ms. White trains other collaborative law professionals. She was honored with the first Member of the Year Award by the Collaborative Dispute Resolution Professionals (Maryland) for her work on the development of the D.C. Metro Area Protocols for Collaborative Divorce. Ms. White finds that the collaborative law process benefits clients who are seeking to divorce in a way that maximizes their privacy, provides them with greater control over timing and outcome, emphasizes financial planning, and promotes family harmony and good parenting. She assures that clients are provided all the resources View More ›
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English: Spoken, Written
J.D. (1972) | Law
M.A. | Political Science
B.A. (1967) | Political Science