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About AAML

The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers was founded in 1962, by highly regarded domestic relations attorneys “To provide leadership that promotes the highest degree of professionalism and excellence in the practice of family law.” There are currently more than 1600 Fellows in 50 states.

The Academy Fellows are highly skilled negotiators and litigators who represent individuals in all facets of family law. These areas include divorce, annulment, prenuptial agreements, postnuptial agreements, marital settlement agreements, child custody and visitation, business valuations, property valuations and division, alimony, child support and other family law issues.

To be represented by a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers is to be represented by a leading practitioner in the field of family law. The 1600 AAML Fellows across the United States are generally recognized by judges and attorneys as preeminent family law practitioners with a high level of knowledge, skill and integrity. Academy Fellows enjoy a reputation for professionalism, competence and integrity.

Membership:
Almost 1,600 members in 50 states
Founded:
1962 in Chicago, Illinois
Chapters:
Alabama, Arizona, California, Central States (Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota), Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mountain States (Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming), New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Northeast States (Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont),Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin. 
Purpose:
"To provide leadership that promotes the highest degree of professionalism and excellence in the practice of family law."
Areas of Expertise:
Divorce, prenuptial agreements, postnuptial agreements, annulment, child custody and visitation, property valuation and division, alimony and child support.
Qualifications for Membership:
For more information about the qualifications necessary to become a Fellow and instructions on how to apply, please visit the Qualifications and Procedures page.
President:
James T. McLaren - Columbia, SC

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