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Anita C. Deger

May 15, 2017 04:37PM ● By Cate Reynolds
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Anita C. Deger has been voted Leading Lawyer in 2016 for Dispute Resolution, Mediation, and Collaborative Law/Alternate Dispute Resolution by her peers.
Anita has been voted Leading Lawyer in all years since voting began in 2009. Her Leading Lawyer designations include Alternative Dispute Resolution in What’s Up? Annapolis for 2009, 2010, and, again, in 2012. In 2014, Anita was voted Leading Lawyer in Mediation, a new category.

Anita enjoys the practice of family law and mediation by helping people obtain resolution. She receives many referrals from previous clients, as well as other attorneys. She graduated from University of Miami with an Accounting major, which enables her to understand your complex property issues. She obtained her J.D. from University of Baltimore Law School with a concentration in business. Anita has been licensed to practice law in Maryland since 1985. She began her career as a tax senior for the accounting firm of Arthur Young in Baltimore. Anita obtained her training as a mediator at the Harvard Law School Program of Instruction for Lawyers in 1994. She has been a court-certified mediator in Custody and Property for the Circuit Court of Anne Arundel County since 1994 and mediated over 1,000 private- and court-ordered mediations. In addition, Anita is trained as a Collaborative Attorney.

Anita was a member of the Character Committee of the Court of Appeals of Maryland from 1993–1997. She stepped down to take the position of Vice-Chair of the Maryland State Bar Association Resolution of Fee Disputes Committee, in which she served from 1997–2000. In 2004, Anita was appointed as the Chair of the Anne Arundel County Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee. She also served as a Council Member for the Maryland State Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Section from 2009–2011.

Anita is committed to serving clients and providing efficient and cost-effective representation. She seeks solutions that protect you, your children, and your assets. The Law Office of Anita C. Deger provides experienced, compassionate, and caring services to her clients during their emotional and financial upheaval. Each case is unique and each person is treated as unique. Anita is committed to reaching the goals of every client, whether by strategic negotiation, mediation, or litigation. She believes a lawyer should be accessible. Call her at 410-974-9294 or e-mail her at

Law Office of Anita C. Deger
584 Bellerive Road, Suite 3C
Annapolis, MD 21409