Rodier Family Law Welcomes Kristen Barrett to the Team

The attorneys at Rodier Family Law are pleased to announce that acclaimed family law attorney Kristen Barrett has joined the firm. 

Kristen received a Bachelor of Arts from Boston University, and then continued her education at the Catholic University of America, where she obtained her Juris Doctor degree. Kristen has been representing clients in legal matters throughout the State of Maryland and the District of Columbia since 1999. She devotes the majority of her time to family law, including divorce, custody, support, property allocation, guardianships, and general litigation cases.

In addition, Kristen has been appointed on a variety of occasions by the Circuit Courts for both Harford and Montgomery Counties to represent persons in guardianship matters, provide legal assistance to minor children in complex custody litigation and sell real property as a trustee. She is also trained as a civil mediator and in collaborative law. Her areas of expertise in dispute resolution include negotiation, mediation, collaborative law and litigation.

Kristen is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, Harford County Bar Association and the Harford County Bar Foundation, where she currently acts as a member of the Board of Directors. She became an active member of the Harford County Chapter of Women’s Bar Association of Maryland in 2015. Kristen was Treasurer from 2015 to 2021, then was elected as President in 2021. 

Kristen is an active member in her community and an active member at St. Mark Catholic church.  She volunteers regularly with Harford County Bar Foundation.  

Kristen was recognized for a BV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®. She has also been published. Her publications include, “Identifying the High Conflict Divorce/Custody Case and Thwarting the Potential for Parental Abduction” Trial Report Summer 2002, Maryland Association for Justice (formerly Maryland Trial Lawyers Association) Journal Publication. 

Kristen makes a wonderful addition to our team and her expertise, experience and dedication to her practice will help our firm provide further value to the community we serve in Harford County. To learn more about attorney Kristen Barrett, click here.

About Rodier Family Law 

Our firm concentrates in family law issues, including but not limited to, divorce, separation, custody, and child support. We also offer expert services in drafting wills, estates, powers of attorney, and many other related matters. Our goal is to help our clients work through the challenges of divorce, separation, probate, child custody and other family law matters by offering compassionate advice and dedicated legal representation.


If you would like to schedule a consultation with a member of our firm, visit our contact page today or call us at (410) 803-1839 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Our office is located in Bel Air, Maryland.