James D. Livesay

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Leesburg, VA

Livesay & Myers, P.C.
 | 113 E. Market Street, #110
Leesburg, VA 20175
Phone: 703-865-4746
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014
Licensed Since: 1998
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

As founding partner at Livesay & Myers, P.C., James D. Livesay is committed to representing clients in Fredericksburg, Fairfax, Manassas and throughout Northern Virginia, including Prince William County. He focuses his practice on family law cases that involve the following matters: adultery, divorce, child custody, child support, visitation, military divorce, separation agreements, federal retirement, adoptions and protective orders.

After earning a Bachelor of Arts from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Mr. Livesay went on to receive a Juris Doctor in 1998 from the University of Virginia School of Law.

Mr. Livesay began his career providing legal services through the United States Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps. He gained valuable experience working with military families before entering civilian practice and this has enabled him to work with clients from all walks of life. With more than 15 years of experience, Mr. Livesay understands the sensitivity and urgency surrounding family matters and works closely with clients in order to achieve a favorable outcome. For his successes, Mr. Livesay has received a Client Distinction Award from Martindale-Hubbell and has twice earned the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal.

Actively participating in the legal community, Mr. Livesay is a published author and member of the Virginia State Bar's Family Law Section and the Fredericksburg Area Bar Association. He also holds memberships with The University of Virginia Alumni Association and the Military Officers Association of America. Mr. Livesay is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Divorce

Focus Areas

Family Law: Divorce

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017 Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014

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About James Livesay

Admitted: 1998, Virginia

Professional Webpage: http://www.livesaymyers.com/attorneys/james-livesay/

Honors and Awards:

  • Virginia Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2017
  • Virginia Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2016
  • Virginia Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2015
  • Washington D.C. Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2014
  • Virginia Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2014
  • Virginia Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2013
  • Client Distinction Award, Martindale-Hubbell, 2013
  • Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (Gold Star in Lieu of Second Award), 2001
  • Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, 2000
  • Award for Trial Advocacy, The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Committee on Military Affairs and Justice, 1998
  • Recipient, Virginia Tech Joseph Bernd Award, Best Paper in Political Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1995

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2006
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 2006
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia, 2003
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, 2003
  • Editorial Board, Virginia Journal of Law and Politics, Member, University of Virginia School of Law, 1998
  • Virginia State Bar (Family Law Section), 1998 – Present
  • University of Virginia Alumni Association, 2003 – Present
  • Military Officers Association of America, 2003 – Present
  • Fredericksburg Area Bar Association, 2004 – Present

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • U.S. Navy JAG Corps, 1998 - 2001

Educational Background:

  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1998
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, B.A., Major: Political Science and Philosophy, 1995
Office Location for James D. Livesay

113 E. Market Street
#110
Leesburg, VA 20175

Phone: 703-865-4746

 

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Last Updated: 4/10/2017

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