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James David Livesay Jr.

About Me

James Livesay is the lead family
law attorney at Livesay & Myers, P.C. After graduating from the
prestigious University of Virginia School of Law in 1998, Mr. Livesay
served in the U.S. Navy JAG Corps from 1998-2001. Drawing on his
experience as a Navy JAG officer, he established the military divorce
section of the firm in 2003 and has guided it since that time.


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Practice Areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 90%
  2. Family: 10%



Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

23 total 

  • Dmitriy Shakhnevich

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Dmitriy Shakhnevich Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Luke S Rioux

    James is exactly the kind of lawyer that I respect. He is always willing to share his input on important legal issues and he often gives me a new way to think about issues I face in my area of expertise. I respect the practice he has built and the time he invests in improving the level of practice of others in the community.


    Luke Rioux Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Livesay & Myers, P.C.

303 Charlotte Street
Fredericksburg, VA, 22401


VAAuthorized to practice law199803/11/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
2015 Virginia Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2015
2014 Washington DC Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2014
2014 Virginia Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2014
2014 Virginia Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2013
2013 Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2013
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
Award for Trial AdvocacyThe Association of the Bar of the City of New York1998
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerLivesay & Myers, P.C.2003 - Present
Associate AttorneyOsborne|Craig, P.L.C.2002 - 2003
Assistant Force Judge AdvocateCommander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet2000 - 2001
Defense CounselNavy Legal Service Office Mid-Atlantic1999 - 2000
Association NamePosition NameDuration
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth CircuitAdmitted to Practice2006 - Present
U.S. Supreme CourtAdmitted to Practice2006 - Present
Fredericksburg Area Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Military Officers Association of AmericaMember2003 - Present
University of Virginia Alumni AssociationMember2003 - Present
United States District Court for the Eastern District of VirginiaAdmitted to Practice2003 - Present
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of VirginiaAdmitted to Practice2003 - Present
Virginia State BarMember1998 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Stafford DivorceSettlement
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Virginia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1995