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Matthew Howard Smith

About me

Matthew Smith is a senior family law attorney at Livesay & Myers, P.C. He is the attorney in the firm most experienced in navigating the Fairfax County, Arlington and Alexandria family courts. An attorney since 2005, Mr. Smith has litigated every type of family law case in the courts of Northern Virginia, including high value equitable distribution cases, custody, support, and military divorce cases.


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Practice areas


  1. Family: 100%



Hourly ($300/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael Lewis Poe

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Michael Poe Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • David J. Marquardt

    Matt Smith is an intelligent, hard-working and honest lawyer, who is well-versed in the intricacies of divorce and family law. I highly endorse Mr. Smith.


    David Marquardt Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Livesay & Myers, P.C.

3975 University Drive #325
Fairfax, VA, 22030


VAAuthorized to practice law200511/29/2012
DCInactive 200711/29/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Virginia Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2016
Top 40 Under 40 Family Lawyers in VirginiaAmerican Society of Legal Advocates2016
Washington DC Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2015
Virginia Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2015
Top 40 Under 40 Family Lawyers in VirginiaAmerican Society of Legal Advocates2015
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateLivesay & Myers, P.C.2010 - Present
AssociateCondo Kelly & Byrnes, P.C.2005 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Society of Legal AdvocatesMember2014 - Present
United States District Court for the Eastern District of VirginiaAdmitted to Practice2012 - Present
Prince William County Bar AssociationMember2011 - 2015
American Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth CircuitAdmitted to Practice2006 - Present
Arlington County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Fairfax County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Fairfax Custody CaseDenial of Opposing Party's Motion to Modify Custody
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
American University, Washington College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Notre Dame Law SchoolGovernmentBA - Bachelor of Arts2002