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Teresa Sexton Cole

Teresa Sexton Cole

Practice areas:

Family, Divorce & Separation, Child Custody

About Me

Selected to 2010 Virginia Super Lawyers

Member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1994

  1. Divorce & Separation: 40%
    21 years, 1.6 thousand cases
  2. Family: 40%
    21 years, 1.6 thousand cases
  3. Child Custody: 20%
    21 years, 1.6 thousand cases


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Lynn R. Fletcher

    I endorse this lawyer. Teresa is excellent. Knowledgeable, calm under pressure, and a very welcome collaborative colleague.


    Lynn Fletcher Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Cole Miller PLLC

1945 Old Gallows Road
Suite 205
Vienna, VA, 22182

1945 Old Gallows Road, Ste. 205
Vienna, VA, 22182



DCActive 199705/24/2015
VAAuthorized to practice law199503/11/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Selected to 2011 Washington D.C. Super Lawyers listSuper Lawyers2011
Selected to 2010 Virginia Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2010
Appointed to Special Committee on Lawyer ReferralVirginia State Bar2010
LASSY Award- Legal Aid Family Law Attorney of the YearLegal Aid- Virginia Statewide Annual Conference1999
Pro Bono Appreciation AwardFairfax Bar Association1996
American Jurisprudence AwardUC Hastings College of the Law1991

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Divorce Attorney/PartnerCole Miller PLLC2009 - Present
Partner/Family Law AttorneyMaddox, Cole & Miller1999 - 2009

Association NamePosition NameDuration
International Academy of Collaborative ProfessionalsAttorney Member2010 - Present
VSB Special Committee on Lawyer ReferralChair, Subcommittee2010 - Present
Fairfax Bar Association, Circuit Court CommitteeDomestic Relations Subcommittee2004 - Present
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Family Law SectionN/A2000 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Gallagher v. GallagherLandmark Child Support Case

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
University of VirginiaGovernment and International AffairsBA - Bachelor of Arts1990

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Virginia Statewide Legal Aid ConferenceFamily Law for Paralegals1998