Award-winning family law attorney in Manassas, Virginia. Get the help you need!
Laila Raheen is a lead senior associate attorney at Livesay & Myers, P.C., practicing exclusively family law. Ms. Raheen is known as a no-nonsense, aggressive advocate for her clients. She is experienced in handling every type of family law matter in Virginia, including separation, divorce, custody and support cases.
Ms. Raheen is a graduate of the University of Richmond School of Law (cum laude) and the University of Toronto (with honors).
Ms. Raheen began her legal career in 2013 at a general practice law firm in Chantilly, Virginia. Working for several different firms in Northern Virginia over the next two years, she gained valuable experience in civil litigation and trial practice. Ms. Raheen also built up a strong background in Virginia family law, working on a large number of child custody and divorce cases. She then joined Livesay & Myers, P.C. as an associate attorney in 2015, practicing exclusively family law. Ms. Raheen was promoted to the position of senior associate in 2017 and lead senior associate in 2018.
Since joining the firm, Ms. Raheen’s courtroom skills, attention to detail and tireless work ethic have consistently translated into positive results for her clients. Ms. Raheen has received a large number of excellent reviews and testimonials online (see Client Reviews below). She was named a Super Lawyers Rising Star in both Virginia and Washington D.C. in 2018–2019. Finally, Ms. Raheen currently holds a perfect 10.0 rating from Justia.
Laila Raheen resides with her husband in Northern Virginia. She works in the firm’s office in Manassas, and represents clients in Manassas, Prince William County and all across Northern Virginia.
|MD||Inactive - Retired||2014||09/08/2019|
|VA||Authorized to Practice Law||2013||02/13/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Virginia Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2019|
|Washington D.C. Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2019|
|American Institute of Family Law Attorneys||10 Best Family Law Attorneys in Virginia for Client Satisfaction||2019|
|Virginia Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2018|
|Washington D.C. Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2018|
|2017 Clients' Choice Award||Avvo||2017|
|10 Best Family Law Attorneys in Virginia for Client Satisfaction||American Institute of Family Law Attorneys||2017|
|2016 Clients' Choice Award||Avvo||2016|
|10 Best Family Law Attorneys in Virginia for Client Satisfaction||American Institute of Family Law Attorneys||2016|
|2015 Top Contributor Award||Avvo||2015|
|Graduated Cum Laude||University of Richmond School of Law||2013|
|Lead Senior Associate Attorney||Livesay & Myers, P.C.||2018 - Present|
|Senior Associate Attorney||Livesay & Myers, P.C.||2017 - 2018|
|Associate Attorney||Livesay & Myers, P.C.||2015 - 2017|
|Associate Attorney||Glasser and Glasser, P.L.C.||2015 - 2015|
|Associate Attorney||JHS Family Law Group, P.L.C.||2014 - 2015|
|Associate Attorney||Raheen Law Group, P.C.||2013 - 2014|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Fairfax Bar Association, CLE Committee||Committee Member||2017 - Present|
|Fairfax Bar Association, Circuit Court Committee||Committee Member||2017 - Present|
|District of Columbia Bar||Member (inactive)||2016 - Present|
|U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia||Admitted to Practice||2016 - Present|
|Fairfax Bar Association||Member||2015 - Present|
|American Bar Association (Family Law Section)||Member||2015 - Present|
|United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit||Admitted to Practice||2015 - Present|
|Maryland State Bar Association||Member (inactive)||2014 - Present|
|Virginia State Bar (Family Law Section)||Member||2013 - Present|
|Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog||Protective Order Defense: Understanding the Allegations||2016|
|Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog||Restoration of Parental Rights in Virginia||2015|
|Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog||Spousal Support Reduction Based on a Drop in Payor’s Income||2015|
|University of Richmond School of Law||J.D.||2013|
|University of Toronto||B.S.||2008|
|Langston Middle School||Virginia Judicial System||2017|
|Defended Husband Against Wife's Petition for Protective Order||Court Denied Wife's Protective Order Petition|
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