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Chelsea A. Kadish became an Associate at Haspel, McLeod & Drawbaugh, P.C. in April 2018.  Upon graduating from the University of Maryland School of Law, she served as a Staff Attorney at the Maryland Office of the Attorney General working on complex civil and criminal litigation, was an Associate at McCarthy Wilson, LLP in Rockville, Maryland, and she served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Judge William R. Nicklas and the Honorable Richard “Ricky” Sandy, both of the Circuit Court for Frederick County.

Chelsea was raised in Briarcliff Manor, New York. She attended the University of Vermont, graduating with a B.S. in Environmental Science, and served as the Chapter President of Pi Beta Phi Fraternity.  After graduation, Chelsea worked in the office of New York State Senator Suzi Oppenheimer as a legislative assistant, and then for Riverkeeper, Inc., an environmental organization advocating for clean water and for preservation of the Hudson River.

Chelsea is an active member in the Maryland Bar, Montgomery County Bar Association, and Frederick County Bar Association, where she serves as the Secretary of the Young Lawyers Section.

Professional associations:  

  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Frederick County
  • Young Lawyers Section Frederick County, Philanthropy Chair
Bar and Court Admissions:
  • Maryland, 2015
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, 2017
  • District of Columbia, 2018
  • New York, pending
  • New Leaders Council Maryland, Advisory Board Member
  • University of Vermont Foundation, Foundation Fellow