Delegate Kathleen Dumais

Democrat, Maryland House of Delegates District 15



  • Maryland Legal Aid’s Equal Justice Council’s 2018 Champions for Justice Award
  • Bar Association of Montgomery County’s Family Law Practitioner of the Year Award
  • MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society’s 2018 Legislative Award
  • Maryland Chapter of the National Organization for Women Recognition at the 2018 Annual Women’s History Conference
  • Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault’s (MCASA) 2018 Visionary Award


  • The Maryland Legal Services Corporation’s Arthur W. Machen, Jr. Award


  • The Casper Taylor, Jr. Founder’s Award
  • Gun Violence Prevention Champion Award


  • Maryland Bar Foundation Professional Legal Excellence: Advancement of Professional Competence Award


  • Maryland League of Conservation Voters: Highest rating in the 2012 Environmental Scorecard (100%)
  • George Washington University Alumni Achievement Award (view)


  • “Delegate of the Year” Award from the Maryland State Bar Association
  • 2011 Justice for Children Award


  • Beverly A. Groner Family Law Award from the Maryland State Bar Association Family & Juvenile Law Section
  • The Daily Record’s “Leadership in Law Award”
  • Rita C. Davidson Award from the Women’s Bar Association of Maryland
  • Dorothy Beatty Memorial Award from the Women’s Law Center of Maryland, Inc. for outstanding contributions to protect the legal rights of women in the area of family law
  • Named one of the “Top Divorce Lawyers” in the Bethesda Magazine, May/June 2010
  • Named one of the “Top 50 Women Lawyers in the Washington DC Metro Area” in the DC Magazine Super Lawyer Section, April/May 2010


  • Joined the “Circle of Excellence” as a result of being named one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women in 2005, 2007 and 2009 by the Daily Record
  • Public Policy Award from the Maryland Chapter, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)


  • Legislator of the Year Award from the Maryland Legislative Agenda for Women (MLAW)


  • Public Policy Award from the Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MCASA)


  • 17th Annual Professionalism Award from the Bar Association of Montgomery County, MD


  • “Legislative Award” from the Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence
  • Named “Woman of the Year” by the Montgomery County Business and Professional Women (BPW)


  • Named as one of “Washington’s Top 50 Divorce Lawyers” by the Washingtonian magazine, February 2004. Also named in the Top 50 in March 2000 edition of the Washingtonian