“As an advocate for my clients, I recognize the power of the law but also recognize the human element of a case. Each case has a unique set of circumstances and I work hard in applying my legal knowledge while considering the difficult situations of my clients.”
Pallavi Kachoria is an Associate in the firm’s Family Law and Litigation practice groups. Her passion for the law, the rules, and fairness helps her succeed as a litigator. In working with her clients, Pallavi embraces a practical and honest approach in dealing with their complex monetary and property disputes, prenuptial and separation agreements, divorce, custody, and child support. She also handles domestic violence, contempt, enforcement, and modification actions. She works tirelessly to understand all facets of her cases and aims to develop a strong relationship with each client.
Prior to joining Paley Rothman, Pallavi clerked for the Honorable Harry C. Storm, an Associate Judge on the Circuit Court for Montgomery County. From her clerkship, Pallavi learned that thorough preparation, knowledge of the law, effective argument, civility and professionalism will produce positive results.
Prior to starting a second career in law, Pallavi was an Information Technology Consultant in which her clients were small businesses, large corporations, and federal government agencies. She was exposed to many different industries including telecommunications, finance, health, and education. Pallavi has a unique and diverse skill set which allows her to offer a real life perspective to her clients.
Pallavi received her Bachelor’s Degree from The Ohio State University and her Juris Doctor from the University of Baltimore School of Law. She lives with her husband and two children in Bethesda, Maryland.
J.D., University of Baltimore School of Law, 2014
- Civil Advocacy Clinic Rule 16 Student Attorney
- National Trial Competition Team
- Phi Alpha Delta Mock Trial Team
- American Bankruptcy Institute Award
B.S., The Ohio State University, 1997
Maryland State Bar Association
- Young Lawyers Section
- Leadership Academy - 2018 Fellow
Bar Association of Montgomery County
- New Practitioners Section
Women’s Bar Association of Maryland
Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Maryland
“Law in a Cyber-Age,” Civics & Law Academy, November 2016