Kathleen B. Asdorian , Esquire was the founder, president and managing attorney for Foundation Title which was acquired by Counselors Title, LLC ten years ago. Prior to focusing on real estate law, Kathleen practiced as a litigator in medical malpractice defense cases. After joining Counselors, Kathleen managed an office for Counselors Title in Bethesda. Kathleen also is an Adjunct Professor at the Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America where she teaches Real Estate Transactions along with three other Counselors: John Nalls, Christopher Darby and Thomas Muldoon. She previously also taught Social Justice and the Law. Kathleen frequently lectures to community, church, and educational organizations on both civil law and canon law and presented a paper on The Relationship of Canon Law with the Catholic School System at Marquette University. Kathleen earned her civil law degree (J.D.) from Catholic University’s law school in 1990 and her canon law degree (J.C.L.) from the Catholic University School of Canon Law in 2006. She is currently postulating a Cause for Beatification and Canonization of Mary Virginia Merrick, a native of Washington, DC and founder of the National Christ Child Society.
She is a member of the Maryland Bar, the District of Columbia Bar, the Supreme Court Bar, and the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and is active in her church, community and many organizations. She is a Past President of the Washington, D.C. Kiwanis Club and was a Founding Member, Past Vice Chair of the Board and Development Committee Chair for Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School. Kathleen is a long-time volunteer at the Archdiocesan Legal Network of Catholic Charities handling pro bono cases specifically dealing with real estate issues. She is the recipient of the John Carroll Society Pro Bono Legal Service Award, the Archdiocesan Legal Network Pro Bono Certificate of Appreciation, the Manifesting the Kingdom Award from the Archdiocese of Washington and the Caritas Award from Catholic Charities. Kathleen has been a resident of the Washington Metropolitan area all her life. Kathleen lives in Silver Spring and has four grown children and five grandchildren.