Lawrence Vance

Buchbauer & McGuire, PC



George Mason/1999/J.D.

Admitted to Practice

VA/1999 MD/1999

Legal Organizations

  • Winchester-Frederick County Bar Association, 2000-Present, Bench-Bar Committee Chairman, June 2007 to May 2011
  • Virginia State Bar, Family Law Section Board of Governors, Chairman 2017 to 2018, CLE Committee 2013 to 2016
  • Virginia Family Law Coalition, Ex Officio Member, December 2017 to February 2019
  • Chief Justice’s Study Group on Expanding the Jurisdiction of the Court of Appeals, Supreme Court of Virginia, Member 2018 and 2020
  • Work Group on Guardian ad litem Practice, Court Improvement Program, Office of the Executive Secretary, Supreme Court of Virginia, Member 2016 to 2017
  • Shenandoah Valley Family Law Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Program Chairman, 2009 to 2012

CLE Presentations

  • “Creative solutions for Equitable Distribution of an Underwater House” (2009).”UCCJEA-Jurisdiction and Finding the Home State” (2011).”Ethically Dealing with Difficult Clients in Divorce Matters” (2013)”Adam and Steve, Anna and Eve: Same Sex Marriage in Virginia after Perry and Windsor.” (2013)”Family Law Issues Impacting the Children of Same-Sex Marriage” (2014)”Best Practices for the New Guardian ad litem”
  • (2016)”Out of the Mouths of Babes: Admitting Statements of Children Alleging Sex Offenses”(2018)

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