Nogah B. Helfant is the Managing Partner at Meiselman Helfant & Wills, LLC and has concentrated her practice in the area of family law in Maryland for more than 20 years. She 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 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). She is a trained mediator and certified Best Interest Attorney.
A member of the Montgomery County and Maryland State Bar Associations, she has been recognized as one of the top-rated family law attorneys in Maryland by Super Lawyers.
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 and her husband are the proud parents of three children.