Frederick Divorce Attorney Chelsea A. Kadish | Cordell & Cordell

Chelsea A. Kadish

Litigation Attorney

Frederick divorce attorney Chelsea A. KadishFrederick divorce attorney Chelsea A. Kadish embraces the opportunity family law gives her to help people navigate what is likely one of the most challenging situations of their life.

“Seeing former clients who are happily on the other side is incredibly rewarding,” Ms. Kadish said.

Ms. Kadish brings a sense of compassion to each case she handles. She understands how much stress and emotional turmoil her clients are facing. She is both kind and patient as she explains what legal options are available and helps her clients come up with an effective strategy for their case.

“There is no one-size-fits-all solution,” she said. “That means I’m going to take the time to get to know you and what is important to you, so we can develop a plan together for how to get you there.”

Licenses & Admissions

Ms. Kadish is licensed to practice in Maryland and Washington, D.C.


Ms. Kadish earned her Juris Doctor with a certificate in Environmental Law from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Ms. Kadish practiced civil litigation, personal injury, insurance, criminal defense, and family law.


  • Maryland State Bar Association, Member
  • Montgomery County Bar Association, Member
  • Bar Association of Frederick County, Member
  • Young Lawyers Section, Secretary (2018-19), Philanthropy Chair (2017)


Ms. Kadish was recognized in 2020 as a Maryland Rising Star in the family law practice area by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters rating service of outstanding lawyers.

Chelsea Kadish

Rated by Super Lawyers

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"Chelsea is very supportive and keeps me in line.  Chelsea is an amazing attorney and person. She's very down to earth and blunt. Bluntness is a wonderful quality in an attorney. That's the reason I picked her to be my lawyer."​
​"I am very impressed with Chelsea and feel very fortunate that she is representing my interests. She is providing me with exceptional service. I believe Chelsea is extremely competent and I trust her to provide me with the best strategy to achieve my goals. I would like to express my appreciation for the effort being made on my behalf. I feel fortunate to have her looking after my interests. I am very grateful to have her counsel and I am confident that she is providing me with the best representation possible."