She attended Western High School and after graduation attended Goucher College, receiving a B.A. She attended the University of Baltimore Law School where she received a Juris Doctor degree. She was admitted to the Maryland Bar in 1995.
Ms. Thomas worked as a Casualty Claim Manager for Allstate Insurance Company and later worked as a Trial Attorney at the Allstate Staff Counsel office in Baltimore. There she tried over 300 cases in the Circuit and District Courts in Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County, Howard County and Queen Anne’s County.
Ms. Thomas currently handles cases involving Family Law matters, Personal Injury cases, Wills, Estates and Probate.
Chair, Family Law Committee of the Baltimore City Bar Association 2009-2010.
Hearing Examiner, Disability Hearings for the Employees’ Retirement System for Baltimore City and for the Fire and Police Employees’ Retirement System. S
Certified Mediator and Settlement Court Mediator, Baltimore City Circuit Court.
Member: Maryland State Bar Association; Baltimore City Bar Association; Baltimore County Bar Association, Family Law Committee; Maryland Association for Justice; Women’s Bar Association
Family Law-Comprehensive Consultations; Divorce; Child Custody; Child Support; Alimony; Division of Marital Assets; Separation Agreements; Mediation; Prenuptial/Postnuptial Agreements; Guardianships; Independent Adoptions; Name Changes
Personal Injury-Auto Accidents, Worker’s Compensation, Wills, Power of Attorneys, Advanced Medical Directives, Probate
Debra is married with two sons. She is a board member of the Parents’ Association for Park School and is an age group chair for the Baltimore Chapter of Jack and Jill, Inc.