Katharine Maddox

Maddox & Gerock, P.C.



George Washington / JD

Admitted to Practice

Virginia / 2001

Legal Organizations

  • First Vice President of the US Chapter of the International Academy of Family Lawyers (-IAFL”, 2022 to present)
  • Vice President of the US Chapter of the IAFL (2019-2022)
  • Counsel to the IAFL (global
  • 2019-2022)
  • Diplomate, the American College of Family Trial Lawyers (2021 to present).

CLE Presentations

  • Regularly serve as a speaker at legal conferences, including for the International Academy of Family Lawyers, the American Bar Association, the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Presentation topics include: The Uniform Child Custody and Jurisdiction Act
  • the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction
  • International Relationships, Child Abduction, Custody and Safety Issues
  • Law firm management
  • Relocation of children (domestic and international)
  • Parent-child alienation cases and resist-refuse custody issues
  • Jurisdiction, venue, service and notice in Virginia divorce Cases
  • Virginia evidentiary issues
  • Enforcement of visitation orders
  • and Coercive control in domestic relations cases.

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