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Jamel Rowe 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, visitation, support and adoption cases. Ms. Rowe works in the firm’s Fairfax office, and represent clients in Fairfax, Alexandria, Arlington and all across Northern Virginia.
Ms. Rowe earned her J.D. from William & Mary Law School in 2012, after earning her B.A. from the College of William & Mary in 2007.
After graduating from law school, Ms. Rowe received a one-year legal fellowship with the National Council For Adoption (NCFA), in Alexandria, Virginia. At NFCA, Ms. Rowe researched and prepared two amici briefs for the U.S. Supreme Court case of Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, 570 U.S. 637 (2013). Collaborating with NFCA’s in-house counsel, Ms. Rowe specifically addressed the inconsistent application of the Indian Child Welfare Act towards Native American tribes; the conflict between tribal, parental, and children’s rights; and the subordination of children’s interests to the interests of the tribe. During her time at NFCA, Ms. Rowe also published multiple articles on adoption for national adoption magazines and for NCFA’s monthly publication.
After completing her fellowship, Ms. Rowe entered private practice as a family law attorney. From 2013–2019 she worked as a family law associate at two different law firms in Northern Virginia, before joining Livesay & Myers, P.C. as a senior associate in 2019.
During her time in practice, Ms. Rowe has litigated every type of family law case in the courts of Northern Virginia, including high value equitable distribution cases, custody, support, and military divorce cases.
Jamel Rowe resides in Fairfax, Virginia.
|VA||Authorized to Practice Law||2013||02/12/2017|
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|Top Contributor Award||Avvo||2019|
|Senior Associate||Livesay & Myers, P.C.||2019 - Present|
|Associate Attorney||Hottell Family Law Group||2016 - 2019|
|Associate Attorney||Masterman Krogmann, P.C.||2013 - 2016|
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|United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit||Admitted to Practice||2019 - Present|
|Virginia Women’s Attorney Association||Director of Social Media||2018 - Present|
|Virginia Women’s Attorney Association||Member||2017 - Present|
|Virginia State Bar||Member||2013 - Present|
|Fairfax Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|Northern Virginia Black Attorney’s Association||Member||2012 - Present|
|Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog||The Impact of SSI Benefits on Child Support in Virginia||2019|
|Adoption Advocate||Preparation and Support for Older Child Adoptions: NCFA Survey and Conference Feedback||2014|
|Adoption Advocate||2013 Policy Priorities and Adoption-Related Legislation||2013|
|Adoption Today||Russian Orphans, Victims of Retaliatory Politicking||2013|
|Adoption Advocate||Paths to Permanence: Kin Guardianship and Adoption||2013|
|National Council for Adoption Blog||Advocates Educate Congress on Lack of Normalcy for Children in Foster Care||2013|
|William & Mary Law School||J.D.||2012|
|College of William & Mary||B.A.||2007|
|Fairfax Bar Association Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Seminar||Private Investigators: How They Can Make or Break Your Case||2019|
|Represented Husband in Equitable Distribution Case||Negotiated Settlement for Husband Greater Than What He Hoped|
|Represented Mother in Child Custody Case||Custody Determination in Favor of Mother|
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