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We are a family law firm serving Northern Virginia and Montgomery County, MD that strives to see their clients as financially, emotionally, and mentally whole as possible at the end of a case whether it be a contested divorce, child custody or visitation matter, the equitable distribution of assets, child or spousal support matters, or the negotiation and preparation of prenuptuial and marital agreements. Reese Law Office helps clients choose from a full array of personalized family law solutions to these matter, including advocacy, mediation, litigation and collaboration.

Catherine M. Reese is trained in the growing field of collaborative law and heads a team of family law attorneys in Fairfax, Virginia. She is also a certified mediator who will recommend mediation if that is the best choice, or serve as mediator in cases in which she is not counsel for a party. Litigation and vigorous advocacy are hallmarks of the firm, and are utlizied as needed.

Please contact us or call 703.279.5140 to schedule a consultation. Evening and weekend appointments are available under certain circumstances.



Practice areas


  1. Family: 100%
    17 years



Hourly ($495/hour)

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Reese Law Office

10300 Eaton Pl Ste 150
Fairfax, VA, 22030-2231


DCActive 199907/05/2016
VAAuthorized to practice law199803/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers2014
Top 10 AttorneysNational Academy Of Family Law Attorneys2014
Best Attoneys in Washinton D.C.Best Lawyers2013
Best AttorneysBest Lawyers2012
Influential Women of Virginia HonoreeVirginia Lawyers Media2012
AV RatedMartinedale Hubbell2012
Super LawyerVirginia Super Lawyers2011
Top Divorce LawyerNorthern Virginia Magazine2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerReese Law Office2004 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Board of Legal Specialty CertificationCertified Attorney2015 - Present
Montgomery County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Virginia Supreme Court Family Law Certified MediatorCertified Mediator2011 - Present
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersFellow2010 - Present
Collabortive Dispute Resolution ProfessionalsMember2009 - Present
Virginia State Bar Council 19th Judicial CircuitMember2009 - Present
Fairfax County Bar Association Circuit court Committee and Domestic relations SubcommitteeMember2007 - Present
Fairfax County Bar AssociationCommittee Member2007 - Present
Prince William County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Bar Association of the District of ColumbiaMember1999 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth DistrictMember1998 - Present
Fairfax Bar Association Judicial Nominations CommitteeMemberN/A
Collaborative Professionals of Northern VirginiaMemberN/A
International Academe of Collaborative ProfessionalsMemberN/A
Virginia Women Attorneys AssociationPresident2011 - 2012
Virginia Women Attorneys AssociationPresident-Elect2010 - 2010
Virginia Women Attorneys AssociationAssistant State Treasure2006 - 2008
Virginia State Bar, Family Law SectionMember2005 - 2008
Board of Director for Legal Services of Northern VirginiaMember2000 - 2003
Publication nameTitleDate
Best LawyersBest Attorneys in Washinton D.C. & Baltimore2013
Best lawyersBest Lawyers in America Honoree2013
Best LawyersTop Attorneys in Washinton D.C. & Baltimore2013
Martindale-Hubbell publication"AV" Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers2012
Best LawyersBest Attorneys in Virginia2012
Virginia Lawyers MediaInfluential Women of Virginia2012
Washinton DC Super Lawyers MagazineSuper Lawyer2012
Virginia Super Lawyers MagazineSuper Lawyer2012
Virginia Super Lawyers MagazineSuper Lawyer2011
Northern Virginia MagazineTop Divorce Lawyer2011
Virginia Super Lawyers MagazineSuper Lawyer2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Catholic University of America, Columbus School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998