Michelle M. Kaminsky

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Prior to joining ShounBach as a partner, Michelle Kaminsky was the Managing Partner of Hite Kaminsky Family Law & Mediation, PLLC (formerly the Law Offices of Kelly S. Hite, PLLC) where she commenced working in 2010. Ms. Kaminsky began her legal career serving as a Law Clerk for the Honorable David S. Schell of the Fairfax County Circuit Court from 2009-2010.
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Ms. Kaminsky practices family law in the Northern Virginia area and has extensive experience in assisting clients with divorce, child custody and visitation, child support, spousal support, equitable distribution, settlement negotiations, pre-marital agreements, enforcement issues and adoption.

Ms. Kaminsky served on the Fairfax Bar Association Circuit Court Committee, the Fairfax Bar Association Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court Committee (Co-Chair from 2017 to 2018), and she was the judicial chair for the Northern Virginia Chapter of the Virginia Women Attorneys Association from 2019 -2021.

Ms. Kaminsky has lectured on the topic of settlement considerations in the context of custody and visitation for the Northern Virginia Pro Bono Law Center and was co-presenter of the Virginia State Bar seminar on spousal support in June 2021.

Ms. Kaminsky was named a Rising Star in 2018 and 2019 and a Super Lawyer in 2022 by Super Lawyers, and she was listed as a Top Lawyer in Northern Virginia Magazine in 2019 and 2020.

Ms. Kaminsky is a native of Tucson, Arizona, where she received her B.A. from the University of Arizona. Prior to law school, she was an Academic Advisor and high school English teacher. Ms. Kaminsky received her J.D. from the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University of America, where she developed an interest in adoption law. While at the Columbus School of Law, Ms. Kaminsky was a member of the Catholic University Law Review and in 2008 she authored a publication related to adoption entitled, “Excessive Rights for Putative Fathers: Heart of Adoptions Jeopardizes Rights of Mother and Child,” 57 Cath. Univ. L. Rev. 917 (2008). Ms. Kaminsky has lived in Northern Virginia since 2005.

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Awards & Recognitions

2022 SuperLawyers Badge Resized
2020 Top Lawyers MK
Best Lawyers to Watch 2024 Award for Michelle Kaminsky


  • Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America, J.D., 2009

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