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Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP

Contact Information

Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP
4000 Legato Road
Suite 1100
Fairfax VA 22033
Work 703-896-7663
Fax 202-293-8103

Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP- D.C. Office
1129 20th St., NW
4th Floor
Washington DC 20036
Work 202-466-8960
Fax 202-293-8103

Practice State



I joined Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP in January of 2014 as an attorney and partner in the family law department with the goal of helping client& finding solutions and moving forward in their lives, preserving assets and their relatonships post-divorce. I manage our Virginia office which is conveniently located at the intersection of Rte. 50 and West Ox Road in Fairfax, Virginia. My Virginia-based law practice continues to be focused on all aspects of divorce, including spousal support, child support, custody and visitation, preparation of separation and property settlement agreements, drafting of premarital and post-marital agreements and division of retirement benefits for military and privately-funded 401(k) and IRA plans. My trial work includes all aspects of litigated family law matters in both the Circuit and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts throughout northern Virginia, including Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William, Arlington Counties and Alexandria City. I handle contested divorce cases (support, custody and visitation cases and equitable distribution cases) and post-divorce modification. My approach when working with clients on these very personal family law matters is to become a trusted counselor and advisor in addition to providing the text book legal advice and in court representation. My background in psychology on both the undergraduate and graduate levels, enables me to empathize with my client's situation. I am sensitive to the fact that it takes time to understand and assimilate the facts of the case from my client's perspective. Since 2000 my practice has been exclusively focused on Virginia Family Law and Domestic Relations litigation. I am also trained as a family mediator and collaborative law attorney. Please contact me at our Virginia office at 4000 Legato Rd., 11th fl., Fairfax, Va. 22033. I am rated A/V, the highest rating given by Martindale-Hubbell; Peer Review Ratings;for my legal ability and high ethical standards. I have been fortunate to have been named among Virginia Business magazine Legal Elite since 2009 andrepeatedly listed among Northern Virginia Top Lawyers in The Northern Virginia Magazine. Since 2006 I have also repeatedly been nominated by my peers for inclusion in both the Virginia Super Lawyers- Family Law section and the Washington D.C. Super Lawyers - Family Law section.

Prior to joining Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP I was a partner in the family law section of Odin, Feldman & Pittleman (1999 - 2013).  Prior to that, I practiced law at my own firm in a general practice setting for 12 years.


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B.S., Psychology, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Va., 1973 M.A., Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, Va., 1975 J.D., New England Law, Boston, Ma., 1987

Legal Organizations

Current President, Fairfax Bar Association, Fairfax, Va. (2016-2017). Immediate Past-President (2015-2016), previously Vice President 2014-2015), Treasurer (2013-2014) and Secretary (2012-2-13) Director of the Fairfax Bar Association (2008-2013) Member Family Law Section of the Fairfax Bar Association (2010 to present) Member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (2009 to present) Member of the Collaborative Professionals of Virginia and the Collaborative Professionals of Northern Virginia. (2009 to present)


Nominated and listed in the Virginia and Metro D.C. region Super Lawyers 2006 to the present. Selected as among the Top Attorneys in Virginia as published in Northern Virginia Magazine;Washington, D.C. Metro area 2008 to the present. Named among the Legal Elite by Virginia Business Magazine family lawyers, various years.

CLE Presentations

Representing Clients in Custody Mediation, October 26, 2009, Fairfax Bar Association.

AAML Chapter

Virginia AAML Chapter, past Membership Co-Chair.

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