Family Law Attorneys
From offices in Manassas, Fredericksburg and Fairfax, the experienced family lawyers at Livesay & Myers represent clients across Northern Virginia.
Partner James Livesay heads the family law practice at Livesay & Myers. After graduating from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1998, he served as a Navy JAG officer for three years before entering private practice as a family law attorney in 2001. Today he advises the divorce lawyers in each of the firm’s offices.
Matthew Smith is a senior associate in our Fairfax office. An attorney since 2005, he has litigated every type of family law matter 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.
Stephanie Sauer is a senior associate in our Fairfax office. She is known as a no-nonsense, aggressive advocate for her clients. Ms. Sauer has years of experience in the courts of Fairfax County and surrounding jurisdictions. Her practice includes divorce, custody, adoption and cases involving termination of parental rights.
Julia Jones is an associate attorney in our Fairfax office. She handles separation, divorce, custody and support cases throughout Northern Virginia. She is also one of the firm’s leading military divorce lawyers, representing both servicemembers and spouses, and writes frequently on military divorce topics for our Blog.
Ariel Baniowski is an associate attorney in our Manassas office. She is known as an aggressive advocate for her clients in divorce, custody and support cases throughout Northern Virginia. Ms. Baniowski combines a tireless work ethic with years of experience in family law and a passion for helping people through difficult circumstances.
Spencer Baumgardner is an associate attorney in our Manassas office. He is experienced with every type of divorce, custody, visitation and support matter, with a concentration in government and military retirement and benefits. Mr. Baumgardner is also one of the leading contributors to the firm’s Blog, writing extensively in the area of military divorce.
Benjamin Carafiol is a senior associate in our Fredericksburg office. He has years of experience representing clients in the courts of Fredericksburg, Stafford, Spotsylvania and surrounding areas. Knowledgeable in all areas of family law, he is particularly experienced with issues of military and government retirement.
Danielle Snead is an associate attorney in our Fredericksburg office. Originally from Texas, she now resides in Fredericksburg and represents clients in divorce, separation, custody and support cases across the Fredericksburg and Stafford area.
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