Brianna Salerno 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 and support cases. Ms. Salerno works in the firm’s offices in Fairfax and Arlington, and represents clients in Fairfax, Arlington, Alexandria and all across Northern Virginia.
Originally from Chicago, Illinois, Ms. Salerno graduated magna cum laude from The George Washington University before graduating in the top third of her class at George Mason University School of Law.
An attorney since 2010, Ms. Salerno is admitted to practice law in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. After clerking for a judge in Maryland for two years, Ms. Salerno has practiced family law in Virginia since 2012.
Ms. Salerno is known for her commitment to her clients, and is a zealous advocate for their interests both inside and outside the courtroom. Her satisfied clients have written some truly exceptional and heartfelt reviews expressing their thanks for her work on their behalf (see Client Reviews below). Ms. Salerno was named a Super Lawyers Rising Star in both Virginia and Washington D.C. in 2019. She currently holds a perfect 10.0 rating from both Avvo and Justia.
Brianna Salerno resides in Alexandria, Virginia.
|VA||Authorized to Practice Law||2011||02/13/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Virginia Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2019|
|Washington D.C. Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2019|
|10 Best Attorneys, Virginia||American Institute of Family Law Attorneys||2019|
|2017 Top Contributor Award||Avvo||2017|
|Graduated Magna Cum Laude||George Washington University||2006|
|Senior Associate||Livesay & Myers, P.C.||2019 - Present|
|Associate||Livesay & Myers, P.C.||2016 - 2019|
|Associate||The Carlberg Law Firm||2012 - 2016|
|Law Clerk||Honorable Michael P. Whalen, Criminal Coordinating Judge, Seventh Judicial Circuit, Prince George’s County, Maryland||2010 - 2012|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit||Admitted to Practice||2018 - Present|
|U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia||Admitted to Practice||2018 - Present|
|Virginia Women Attorneys Association||Member||2018 - Present|
|Arlington County Bar Association||Member||2018 - Present|
|Fairfax Bar Association||Member||2017 - Present|
|Alexandria Bar Association (Beat the Odds Committee)||Member||2016 - Present|
|Virginia State Bar||Member||2011 - Present|
|District of Columbia Bar||Member||2011 - Present|
|Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog||Change in Virginia Family Law Regarding Life Insurance||2017|
|Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog||Four Financial Steps to Take Before Divorce||2017|
|George Mason University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2010|
|George Washington University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2006|
|Custody Battle After Relocation of Husband to Stafford County||Prevented Father From Obtaining Primary Physical Custody|
|Divorce for Husband Whose Wife Had Left the Country||Husband Granted a Divorce Based on the Ground of Desertion|
|Custody Battle After Mother Attempted to Relocate With Child||Mother Retained Primary Custody and Allowed to Relocate With Child|
|Appeal to Circuit Court of JDR Court Ruling Granting Primary Custody to Father||Mother Granted Primary Custody of Child|
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