Awards and Press

From special designations to notable press spotlights, here are the moments that make up our 15 minutes of fame.


Z Family Law Brings on John Weaver to Launch New Appellate Division

In January 2022, we welcomed award-winning appellate advocate John S. Weaver, Esquire, to the family. John brings over forty years of experience in the legal field, including six years as a full-time Family Magistrate in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County. Read more about John here.


Women in Business

ZFL has been featured in Bethesda Magazine’s Women in Business Profile for 3 years running. Click here for a Q & A session to learn about what sets our firm apart.

Changing the Family Law Narrative & Creating an Office Environment that Supports Your Practice Area – with Christy Zlatkus

In 2019, Christy was featured on an episode of the The Law Entrepreneur podcast to get her take on creating a supportive office environment and how she’s changing the narrative around family law. Press play to hear her insights in action.


The Tommy + Kelly Show Podcast: Keeping Your Balance Through a Divorce with Christy A. Zlatkus, Esquire

Struggling to navigate the world of divorce with your sanity intact? Tune in for Christy’s latest feature on The Tommy + Kelly Show Podcast to learn some tips for maintaining your balance even as your marriage is coming to an end.

5 Things That Break A Marriage The Fastest, According To A Divorce Attorney

It’s common knowledge that not all marriages last forever — but do you know which behaviors tend to end them more swiftly than others? To gain some insight around the themes divorce lawyers see on repeat, read Romper’s exclusive interview with Christy here.


Writer at Worthy: Christy A. Zlatkus, Esq.

Founding ZFL attorney and CEO Christy Zlatkus is a contributing writer at Worthy. Check out her page for some useful insights, trends, and advice tailored to your family law needs.


The Law Entrepreneur: Creating a Tangible and Intangible Brand Experience with Christy Zlatkus

The Law Entrepreneur podcast welcomes Christy Zlatkus, founder of Z Family Law, to the share her valuable insights on enhancing client experiences through more than just your firms legal services. Christy touches on being a partner in your client's change, rebranding without sacrificing what is working, and viewing everything with a client-focused perspective. Tune in!



ZFL Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers rates of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented selection process includes independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations. Meet the ZFL attorneys who have been honored with this prestigious designation!

Christy A. Zlatkus

As the founder and owner of ZFL, Christy brings over a decade of legal experience focused on family law. Committed to providing personal service, Christy works hard to achieve the best possible resolution to each client’s unique situation. She genuinely loves the practice of family law and uses her years of acquired knowledge to craft custom strategies and solutions.

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John S. Weaver

Combining 35 years representing clients, John Weaver brings his extensive experience to mediation, arbitration, appellate law, and alternative dispute resolution.

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Inna Loring

Trained in collaborative family law and mediation, Inna Loring is committed to serving her clients with compassionate, empathetic legal services as she guides them through the family law process.

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Christopher Kaczmarek

As a senior associate attorney, Christopher helps his clients navigate a challenging time in their lives by providing personal attention, keeping them informed throughout their case, and fighting aggressively for their rights and liberties.

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