Nogah B. Helfant is a partner at Meiselman & Helfant, LLC and has concentrated her practice in the area of family law in Maryland since the year 2000. Ms. Helfant has extensive litigation, mediation, and negotiation experience in contested divorce cases, protective orders, high conflict custody cases, modification, and post-divorce enforcement proceedings.
Ms. Helfant is frequently appointed by the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland to serve as a Child Privilege Attorney or Best Interest Attorney in contested custody cases.
Ms. Helfant has completed the 6.5 hour child counsel training and 40 hour divorce mediation training workshop prescribed by the Maryland Rules of Procedure.
Ms. Helfant is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Cruz (B.A. 1991) and Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Massachusetts (J.D. 1994).
Ms. Helfant is a member of the Montgomery County, District of Columbia, Maryland State, and American Bar Associations.
Ms. Helfant has been active in the legal community by providing pro bono legal services to low income clients. Reported cases include Campitelli v. Johnston, 134 Md. App. 689, 761 A.2d 369 (2000), and Walker v. Grow, 170 Md.App. 255, 907 A.2d 255 (2006).
Ms. Helfant served on the Board of Directors for the Jewish Community Center in Northern Virginia from 2011-2013.
Ms. Helfant and her husband, Robert Helfant, are the proud parents of three children.
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