Award-winning family law attorney in Arlington, Virginia. Get the help you need!
Andrew Tank is a lead senior associate attorney at Livesay & Myers, P.C., practicing exclusively family law. Mr. Tank works in the firm’s offices in Fairfax and Arlington, and represents clients in Fairfax, Arlington, Alexandria and all across Northern Virginia.
Mr. Tank is experienced in handling every type of family law matter in Virginia, including separation, divorce, equitable distribution, custody, visitation and support cases. Mr. Tank focuses his practice on helping clients navigate through what is often the most stressful time of their lives, and achieving outcomes that are satisfying to each client based on the client’s unique circumstances and values.
An attorney since 2007, Mr. Tank has firmly established himself as a leader in the Northern Virginia legal community. He has been an active member of the Virginia State Bar’s Young Lawyers Conference, serving as Program Chair for the Bar’s annual meeting from 2009 to 2012, and on its Nominations Committee for 2011 and 2012. From 2010 to 2013, Mr. Tank was a regular contributor to “Docket Call,” the Young Lawyers Conference’s quarterly newsletter, writing articles on family law topics. Finally, he was elected and served as a board member for the Fairfax Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section from June 2010 to June 2012.
Mr. Tank left a position as a partner at Surovell Isaacs & Levy PLC to join Livesay & Myers, P.C. in 2019. He had been with the former firm since 2011, and had been a partner since 2015.
Mr. Tank was born in Michigan but grew up in Alexandria, Virginia, less than a mile from George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate. Mr. Tank earned his law degree from the University of Richmond School of Law, where he graduated cum laude. Before law school, Mr. Tank graduated from James Madison University with a Bachelor of Science.
Mr. Tank’s commitment to his clients, exceptional skills as a litigator and negotiator, and extensive knowledge of family law combine to serve his clients extremely well. Mr. Tank holds the prestigious AV Preeminent rating (the highest possible rating) for ethical standards and legal ability from Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Tank was selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for Family Law. He has been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star every year since 2015. Mr. Tank also holds a perfect 10.0 rating from both Avvo and Justia.
Andrew Tank resides with his wife and son in Alexandria.
|VA||Authorized to Practice Law||2007||06/26/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2020|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2019|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2019|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2018|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2017|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2016|
|Client Distinction Award||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Distinguished Service Award||Virginia State Bar, Young Lawyers Conference||2012|
|Graduated Cum Laude||University of Richmond, The T.C. Williams School of Law||2007|
|Lead Senior Associate Attorney||Livesay & Myers, P.C.||2019 - Present|
|Partner||Surovell Isaacs & Levy PLC||2015 - 2019|
|Associate Attorney||Surovell Isaacs & Levy PLC||2011 - 2015|
|Associate Attorney||The Maddox Law Firm||2010 - 2011|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Arlington County Bar Association||Member||2019 - Present|
|Virginia State Bar, Young Lawyers Conference||Member||2009 - Present|
|James Madison University Alumni Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|University of Richmond School of Law Alumni Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|Virginia State Bar, Young Lawyers Conference||Nominations Committee Member||2011 - 2012|
|Fairfax County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section||Board Member||2010 - 2012|
|Virginia State Bar, Young Lawyers Conference||Program Chair for the Annual Meeting of the Virginia State Bar||2009 - 2012|
|Docket Call (VSB YLC Newsletter)||Calling Children as Witnesses in Custody Cases||2013|
|Docket Call (VSB YLC Newsletter)||How Much is this Going to Cost||2013|
|Docket Call (VSB YLC Newsletter)||Nine Points About Petitioning for Protective Orders||2012|
|Docket Call (VSB YLC Newsletter)||What’s Love Got to Do With It? Premarital Agreements||2012|
|Docket Call (VSB YLC Newsletter)||The Fifth Amendment and Adultery||2012|
|Docket Call (VSB YLC Newsletter)||Will the Court Kick Him Out?||2011|
|Docket Call (VSB YLC Newsletter)||Who Gets the Family Pet?||2011|
|Docket Call (VSB YLC Newsletter)||Interrogatory Limit in Juvenile and Domestic Relations Cases||2011|
|Docket Call (VSB YLC Newsletter)||Impact of Post-Separation Adultery||2010|
|University of Richmond, The T. C. Williams School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2007|
|James Madison University||BS,||2002|
|Represented Husband in Equitable Distribution, Support and Custody Trials||Favorable Rulings for Husband on Equitable Distribution, Support and Custody|
|Represented Wife in Support and Equitable Distribution Trial||Favorable Ruling for Wife on Support and Equitable Distribution|
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