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Laila Raheen

Laila Raheen is a lead senior associate attorney at Livesay & Myers, P.C., practicing exclusively family law. Ms. Raheen is known as a no-nonsense, aggressive advocate for her clients. She is experienced in handling every type of family law matter in Virginia, including separation, divorce, custody and support cases.

Ms. Raheen is a graduate of the University of Richmond School of Law (cum laude) and the University of Toronto (with honors).

Ms. Raheen began her legal career in 2013 at a general practice law firm in Chantilly, Virginia. Working for several different firms in Northern Virginia over the next two years, she gained valuable experience in civil litigation and trial practice. Ms. Raheen also built up a strong background in Virginia family law, working on a large number of child custody and divorce cases. She then joined Livesay & Myers, P.C. as an associate attorney in 2015, practicing exclusively family law. Ms. Raheen was promoted to the position of senior associate in 2017 and lead senior associate in 2018.

Since joining the firm, Ms. Raheen’s courtroom skills, attention to detail and tireless work ethic have consistently translated into positive results for her clients. Ms. Raheen has received a large number of excellent reviews and testimonials online (see Client Reviews below). She was included in the 2022 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for her work in Family Law. Ms. Raheen has been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star every year since 2018. Finally, she currently holds a perfect 10.0 rating from Justia.

Laila Raheen resides with her husband in Northern Virginia. She works in the firm’s Manassas office, and represents clients in Manassas, Prince William County and all across Northern Virginia.

See what clients are saying about Laila Raheen

"Please do not hesitate to use Laila Raheen and her team at Livesay & Myers, P.C. in Manassas. I needed to act quickly to financially separate and to move toward divorce; they understood that and moved at the pace that I needed. The process was with complete ease despite the shear stress that was going on between my former spouse and I. Education and options were provided with each step to help me make decisions that were wise and respectful of the children and this fostered sound collaboration with my former spouse. They instilled confidence at every turn in my process of separation, property rights, and final divorce decree. I felt like my hand was held for an entire year. Communication was easy and always responsive. Setting up a trust to fund the divorce was easy and was on par with what I could afford. Having a prior divorce process experience—there is absolutely no comparison. Do not hesitate to use this firm. You are wasting your time calling around to others." - Reisha M.

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Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 2013
  • Maryland, 2014 (inactive)
  • District of Columbia Bar, 2016 (inactive)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, 2016

Honors and Awards

  • Included in the 2022 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for her work in Family Law
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2018–2020
  • Clients’ Choice Award, Avvo, 2016–2017, 2020
  • Top Contributor Award, Avvo, 2015
  • 10 Best Family Law Attorneys in Virginia for Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2016–2017, 2019

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Professional Experience

  • Livesay & Myers, P.C., Lead Senior Associate Attorney, 2018–Present
  • Livesay & Myers, P.C., Senior Associate Attorney, 2017–2018
  • Livesay & Myers, P.C., Associate Attorney, 2015–2017
  • Glasser and Glasser, P.L.C., Associate Attorney, 2015
  • JHS Family Law Group, P.L.C., Associate Attorney, 2014–2015
  • Raheen Law Group, P.C., Associate Attorney, 2013–2014


  • University of Richmond School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2013
  • University of Toronto, B.S., with honors, 2008

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