Amanda Stone Swart is a senior associate attorney at Livesay & Myers, P.C., practicing exclusively family law. She is experienced in handling every type of family law matter in Virginia, including separation, divorce, custody and support cases. Ms. Stone Swart works in the firm’s Leesburg office, and represents clients in Leesburg, Loudoun County, and all across Northern Virginia.
Ms. Stone Swart is originally from Boone, Iowa. She graduated summa cum laude from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska in 2004, with Bachelor’s of Arts degrees in both Political Science and Journalism. Upon graduation, Ms. Stone Swart worked on Senator Charles Grassley’s re-election campaign in Iowa prior to relocating to the Washington, D.C. area. She then worked as a legal assistant or law clerk for several firms in downtown D.C. and Northern Virginia, before enrolling full time at George Mason University School of Law.
After graduating from law school in 2009, Ms. Stone Swart practiced family law as an associate attorney at a law firm in Northern Virginia from 2010 until June 2015 before joining Livesay & Myers, P.C.
Ms. Stone Swart is known for her commitment to her clients, and is an aggressive and zealous advocate for their interests both inside and outside the courtroom. She was named a Super Lawyers Rising Star in both Virginia and Washington D.C. in 2019. Ms. Stone Swart currently holds a perfect 10.0 rating from Justia.
Ms. Stone Swart resides in Ashburn, Virginia with her husband and two daughters. In her free time, she volunteers with St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Ashburn. She is also active with the D.C. Chapter of the Creighton University Alumni Advisory Board. Finally, Ms. Stone Swart and her husband (an alumnus of Penn State) are avid fans of Penn State football.
|VA||Authorized to Practice Law||2010||02/13/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Virginia Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2019|
|Washington D.C. Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2019|
|2017 Clients’ Choice Award||Avvo||2017|
|2015 Top Contributor Award||Avvo||2015|
|Trial Advocate of the Year||Virginia Trial Lawyers Association||2010|
|Graduated Summa Cum Laude||Creighton University||2004|
|Associate||Livesay & Myers, P.C.||2015 - Present|
|Associate||Cole Miller PLLC||2010 - 2015|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Law Camp Casino Night Committee, Loudoun County Bar Association||Chair||2017 - Present|
|U.S. Supreme Court||Admitted to Practice||2017 - Present|
|U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia||Admitted to Practice||2016 - Present|
|Law Camp Casino Night Committee, Loudoun County Bar Association||Committee Member||2016 - Present|
|Fairfax Bar Association Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Committee||Committee Member||2015 - Present|
|United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit||Admitted to Practice||2015 - Present|
|Virginia Women Attorneys Association (Northern Virginia Chapter)||Member||2015 - Present|
|Loudoun County Bar Association||Member||2015 - Present|
|Fairfax Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member||2010 - Present|
|Virginia State Bar, Family Law Section||Member||2010 - Present|
|Virginia Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|Creighton University Alumni Advisory Board- DC Chapter||Member||2005 - Present|
|Loudoun County Bar Association||Social Chair||2019 - 2020|
|Creighton University Alumni Advisory Board- DC Chapter||President||2012 - 2014|
|Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog||Sole Custody of Children in Virginia||2017|
|The Livesay & Myers Blog||Annulment vs. Divorce in Virginia||2016|
|The Livesay & Myers Blog||Legal Separation in Virginia||2015|
|George Mason University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2009|
|Creighton University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2004|
|Street Law 2018||"So You're 18?" Legal Rights and Responsibilities in the Real World for High School Students||2018|
|Loudoun County Divorce||Equal Division of Marital Assets|
|Fairfax County Divorce||Ruling in Favor of the Husband|
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