Dennis Hottell

Maddox & Gerock, P.C.


Dennis has focused his 43 years of practice on family law, representing clients throughout northern VA. He has an extensive and successful track record in litigating and negotiating settlements in high stakes financial asset cases, grandparent and third party custody. He has a winning record representing many high-profile clients.


Gonzaga University School of Law/1976/J.D.

Admitted to Practice


AAML Position(s) Held

  • n/a
  • President, Virginia Chapter 2014-2016

Legal Organizations

  • VA State Bar Council 1986-1994

CLE Presentations

  • Dennis is a sought after speaker on family law issues and his legal acumen has been demonstrated by his participation in numerous CLE courses and other seminars in family law and legislative topics including at the AAML Annual meeting on tax issues, and the AFCC/AAML annual meeting in Washington, DC. He has been the co-author of VA CLE’s Handbook “Negotiating
  • Drafting Marital Agreements”.

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