Family & Juvenile Law

The Beverly Groner Family Law Award

The winner of the Beverly Groner Award for 2011 was Keith Schiszik of Frederick, Maryland

The Award recognizes an attorney who has served the Maryland legal community through his or her dedication to the practice of family law, exemplifying the highest professional standards during a distinguished career.


The Award recognizes:
A person who has served the Maryland legal community through his or her dedication to the practice of family law, exemplifying the highest professional standards during a distinguished career.

Past recipients include Retired Judges Katie O’Ferrell Friedman and John F. Fader II. Senator Sharon Grosfeld received the Award in 2004.

The Beverly Groner Family Law Award was created to provide a vehicle for highlighting the importance of family law to our community, and to celebrate those who improve family law practice in our state. It is named in honor of the late Beverly Ann Groner, the Maryland family law practitioner whose long, distinguished career featured chairing the state commission which researched and drafted the present Marital Property Act and Alimony law.