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Matthew Howard Smith

Matthew Howard Smith

Practice areas:

Family, Divorce & Separation, Child Custody, Child Support

Matthew 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

Licensed since 2005

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



Hourly ($300/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

13 total 

  • Kevin Randall Myers

    An outstanding family lawyer, Mr. Smith receives my highest endorsement.


    Kevin Myers Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Supervised lawyer

  • James David Livesay

    Matthew Smith is a standout attorney experienced with every type of family law matter in the courts of Fairfax, Prince William and surrounding jurisdictions. I endorse him wholeheartedly to anyone in search of an experienced, talented attorney for a divorce or custody case in Northern Virginia.


    James Livesay Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Supervised lawyer

Contact Info

Livesay & Myers, P.C.

3975 University Drive #325
Fairfax, VA, 22030


VAAuthorized to practice law200511/29/2012
DCInactive 200707/18/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
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

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 LawLawJ.D.2005
University of Notre DameGovernmentB.A.2002