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Hadrian Hatfield

Hadrian Hatfield

Family Law including international divorce and mediation (AAML; IAFL)

37 years of experience

Family Law, Divorce, International Law, Arbitration & Mediation



Hadrian N. Hatfield represents clients who want creative, informed, and thoughtful solutions to complex family law problems. His in-depth knowledge and extensive experience ranges from cases with high-stakes and strong emotions to interstate and international situations. Mr. Hatfield is fluent in French and has worked on international law issues at the U.S. Department of State. Local and overseas clients often consult him on international family law matters such as: •International Pre-Nuptial Agreements; •Divorce litigation in two countries at the same time; •Foreign located marital assets; •International alimony and child support issues; and •Custody and visitation rights in international relocation or parental child abduction situations. He is hands-on involved in crafting settlements, trying cases, and arguing appeals in the courts of Maryland and the District of Columbia. His ability and effectiveness have been recognized by an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell, Fellowships in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) and in the International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL), and repeated inclusion among the top family law practitioners by Washingtonian Magazine, SuperLawyers and Best Lawyers. Mr. Hatfield represents many clients who are in mediation, and is himself an accomplished mediator. He has made private mediation part of his practice for over fifteen years, including mediation of international divorce and Hague Convention issues. View More ›


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Practice Area

Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law,
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce,
International Law
Human Rights, Imports & Exports,
Arbitration & Mediation
Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration,


French: Spoken, Written

Professional Experience

Strickler, Sachitano & Hatfield, P.A.
1998 - 2009


Faculte de Droit, Nice, France

Public International Law (DEA)

Faculte de Droit, Nice, France
Vanderbilt University Law School

J.D. (1983) | Law, International Law

Vanderbilt University Law School
University of Central Arkansas

B.A. (1980) | Political Science/Pre-Law

University of Central Arkansas

Professional Associations

International Academy of Family Lawyers

2013 - Current

International Academy of Family Lawyers
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

2012 - Current

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
District of Columbia Bar


1985 - Current

District of Columbia Bar

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Social Media


Shulman Rogers
12505 Park Potomac Avenue Suite 600 Potomac, MD 20854
Telephone: (301) 230-6575
Fax: (301) 230-2891

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