Leslie Weber Hoffman is the senior attorney at the Family Law & Mediation Center. Prior to opening her own law firm, she was a principal with The Lewis Law Firm, P.C. (formerly Lewis, Dack, Paradiso, O'Connor & Good). Ms. Hoffman also worked as an associate attorney at Duvall, Blackburn, Hale & Downey and was a research assistant to Justice Arthur Goldberg (U.S. Supreme Court, retired). Ms. Hoffman is a member of the District of Columbia Bar Association, the Virginia State Bar, the Virginia Bar Association, the Fairfax Bar Association, the U.S. District Court of Virginia, and the U.S. District Court of D.C. Her practice is limited to family law matters, where she litigates and negotiates settlement of complex property, custody & visitaion, child & spousal support, contested and uncontested divorce and ancillary case issues on behalf of one party; Ms Hoffman also mediates issues or entire cases on behalf of both parties.
Ms. Hoffman is currently a member of the Virginia State Bar Family Law Section and the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board and Professionalism Committee. She is a past member of the Virginia Bar Council and the Virginia State Bar Board of Governors (YLC). Ms. Hoffman is a past-president of the Northern Virginia Young Lawyers Association and has chaired various committees for the Fairfax Bar Association, including the Judicial Screening Committee, the Public Relations Committee, and the Election Committee. She also served as a member of the Judicial Screening Task Force, the Domestic Relations Subcommittee, and the Judicial Evaluation Task Force. Ms. Hoffman is a past member of the Family Law Sections of both the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and the District of Columbia Bar. She has lectured over the years to members of the DC Bar, the Fairfax Bar and to the Virginia State Bar members of the judiciary.
Ms. Hoffman has been the recipient of various awards presented by the Fairfax Bar Association, including two Presidential Merit Awards and Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year (2002). She has been named by Virginia Lawyer Magazine, SuperLawyers, Washingtonian Magazine and Northern Virginia Magazine as a top domestic relations lawyer. She was named as an Outstanding Woman in America in 1988. Ms. Hoffman is listed in Who's Who in American Lawyers and has an A-V Rreeminent Rating by Martindae Hubbell.
Leslie Weber Hoffman received her B.A. in 1978 from Rutgers University and her J.D. in 1982 from Nova Southeastern University, and mediates and litigates all aspects of custody, property division, support and divorce cases.
Admitted 1984, Virginia
Professional Webpage: www.familylaw-va.com/leslie_weber_hoffman.php