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Matthew Howard Smith

Matthew Howard Smith

Practice areas:

Family, Divorce & Separation, Child Custody, Child Support

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

Licensed since 2005

  1. Family: 34%
  2. Divorce & Separation: 33%
  3. Child Custody: 19%
  4. Child Support: 14%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($300/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

14 total 

  • 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.

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    David Marquardt Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Jonathan Patrick McHugh

    Experienced and knowledgeable, Mr. Smith has many years of experience trying family law cases across many jurisdictions in Virginia. Mr. Smith combines his command of the relevant statutes and laws with a strong courtroom acumen. I give Mr. Smith my highest endorsement.

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    Jonathan McHugh Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Livesay & Myers, P.C.

3975 University Drive #325
Fairfax, VA, 22030

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
VAAuthorized to practice law200511/29/2012
DCInactive 200705/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
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

Associations
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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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
American University, Washington College of LawLawJ.D.2005
University of Notre DameGovernmentB.A.2002