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Practice areas


  1. Family: 25%
  2. Child Custody: 25%
  3. Divorce: 25%
  4. Child Support: 20%
  5. Mediation: 5%

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  • Harris Wayne Leiner

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    Harris Leiner Divorce and separation Attorney
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  • Richard Allen Friedman II

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Macturk is a gentleman, strong negotiator, and top-notch litigator. I have known him for over 15 years and I highly recommend him.


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VAAuthorized to practice law199603/31/2016
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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2016
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Legal EliteVirginia Business Magazine2013
AV PreeminentMartindale-Hubbell2013
Legal EliteVirginia Business Magazine2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney / ShareholderBarnes & Diehl, PC2000 - Present
Sole PractionerChristopher H. Macturk Attorney at Law1996 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersFellow2015 - Present
The Bar Association of the City of RichmondMember2014 - Present
Virginia Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
International Academy of Collaborative ProfessionalsMember2009 - Present
Metro Richmond Family Law Bar AssociationPast President2012 - 2013
Henrico County Bar AssociationPast President2008 - 2009
Publication nameTitleDate
Virginia Lawyers WeeklyNo finish line: The future of family law mediation2016
Work It, Richmond: Learning CenterBusiness owners and divorce2014
American Journal of Trial AdvocacyConfidentiality in Mediation: The Best Protection Has Exceptions1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Samford University, Cumberland School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of RichmondPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
126th Annual Meeting of the Virginia Bar AssociationPresenter -- “Hot Topics in Family Law – Virginia Uniform Transfers to Minors Act (UTMA): Problems and (few) solutions in equitable distribution"2016
Virginia Collaborative Professionals (VaCP) 8th Annual Meeting -- Charlottesville, VASpeaker -- Legislative and Case Law Update2015
125th Annual Meeting of the Virginia Bar AssociationHot Topics in Family Law – "Same-Sex Marriage in Virginia: Implications for Same-Sex Divorce"2015
Advanced Issues in Family and Divorce Law"Best Practices of Court Procedure" and "Thorny Custody Issues"2014
Equitable Divorce Settlements"Ethical Considerations in Divorce Cases" and "Strategies in Equitable Distribution Settlements"2007
Senior Law Day“Grandparents’ Visitation Rights”2006
Establishing a Family Court in VirginiaModerator2006