Alexandria, Virginia 22314
My approach to family law issues is as a problem solver. The collaborative process is based on creative, safe, problem solving and is an excellent way to resolve issues in all settings, including family law issues.
Professional ActivitiesPresident, Alexandria Bar Association 2004-2005 (President Elect, Treasurer in prior years) ~Chair, Beat The Odds Scholarship Program for the Alexandria Bar Assn 2004-current; ~President, Board of Directors, Legal Services of Northern Virginia, 2003-current; ~Virginia State Bar Committee on Fee Dispute Resolution, Alexandria Panel Chair, 2004-current; ~Virginia Bar Association Community Service Executive Committee, 2003-07; ~ 2006 Virginia State Bar Local Bar Leader of the Year; ~ 2001 LSNV Pro Bono Attorney Award; ~Named to Super Lawyers annually 2007-2016; ~2008, 2013 named on of Virginia's Legal Elite; 2015 Washingtonian Magazine Top Lawyer 2014-15 Best Lawyer. US News & World Report ~ ~Numerous CLE lectures on family law topics, especially retirement benefits issues; ~2011 Virginia Leaders in the Law honoree
Johns Hopkins University, B.A. International Relations, National Merit Scholar, Hopkins Scholar
George Mason University School of Law, J.D. 1991
Georgetown University School of Law, Graduate Law Certificate in Employee Benefits Law, 2000