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  1. Divorce: 25%
  2. Mediation: 25%
  3. Child Custody: 25%
  4. Family: 25%

Attorney endorsements

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  • Larry Henry Bowen

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Brian for three decades and have had numerous cases with him on the other side. I find him to be among the best of the best.


    Larry Bowen Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Susan M Butler

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Susan Butler Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Suite 401
12110 Sunset Hills Road
Reston, VA, 20190


VAAuthorized to practice law198503/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Divorce LawyersNorthern Virginia Magazine2013
Legal EliteVirginia Business magazine2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2013
Top Divorce LawyerWashingtonian Magazine2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Virginia Bar Association, Family Law CoalitionMember2012 - Present
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersFellow2004 - Present
Virginia State Bar, Family Law SectionChair2002 - 2008
Publication nameTitleDate
Virginia Family Law NewsSettlement Or Bust! Ethical Implications of Late Night Settlements2011
Virginia Family Law NewsMaximizing Your Chances of a Fee Award in a Family Law Case2010
Virginia Family Law NewsA New Tool for the Divorce Lawyer: Using the Attorney Lien to Get Paid2006
Virginia LawyerYou Bet Your Spouse’s Life: Examining Virginia’s Position on Life Insurance in Divorce2005
Virginia Family Law NewsMonitoring Mediation: Identifying and Monitoring Uncertified Mediators in Virginia2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
American University, Washington College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Pennsylvania State UniversityReligious StuidesBA - Bachelor of Arts1982
Pennsylvania State UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1982
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Virginia Continuing Legal Education SeminarDivorce, Foreclosure and Bankruptcy2011
Virginia Continuing Legal EducationExamining the Trend Toward Shared Custody2011
Virginia Women Attorneys Association Annual MeetingPracticing Family Law at the Intersection of Divorce and Religion2010
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Family Law SectionAnatomy of a Spousal Support Hearing2010
Continuing Legal EducationSpousal Support Trial Strategies2009
Virginia State Bar, Family Law Section Annual SeminarEvidentiary Issues and Objections in Family Law Cases2008
Virginia State Bar, Family Law Section Advanced Family Law SeminarThe Evolving Role of Fault in Virginia2006
Virginia State Bar, Family Law Section Advanced Family Law SectionEthical Concerns in Dealing with Difficult Clients and Opposing Counsel2005
Virginia State Bar, Family Law Section Advanced Family Law SeminarFamily Law Discovery2004
Virginia State Bar Mid-Year ConferenceSo You Thought You Could Avoid Family Law2004
Continuing Legal EducationManaging Equitable Distribution2003
Continuing Legal EducationRelocation Custody Cases2002
Continuing Legal EducationDivision of Stock Options in Divorce2001
Continuing Legal EducationRehabilitative Alimony2000