Matthew Smith is a junior partner at Livesay & Myers, P.C., practicing exclusively family law. He is experienced in handling every type of family law matter in Virginia, including separation, divorce, custody and support cases. Mr. Smith works in the firm’s Fairfax office, and represents clients in Fairfax, Alexandria, Arlington and all across Northern Virginia.
An attorney since 2005, Mr. Smith 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. He is the attorney in the firm most experienced in navigating the Fairfax County court system.
One of the firm’s most knowledgeable military divorce lawyers, Matthew Smith is intimately familiar with issues of military retirement, the Uniformed Services Former Spouses Protection Act, the Survivor Benefit Plan, disability pay, and the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act.
In August 2016, Mr. Smith was selected by his peers for inclusion in the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for his work in Family Law. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most highly-respected peer review guide to the legal profession worldwide.
In 2016, Mr. Smith received the prestigious AV Preeminent rating (the highest possible rating) for ethical standards and legal ability from Martindale-Hubbell. He also holds a perfect 10.0 rating from Avvo.
Matthew Smith resides with his wife and son in Tysons Corner, and works out of the firm’s office in Fairfax.