James D. Livesay

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Arlington, VA

Livesay & Myers, P.C.
1515 N Courthouse Rd, #710
Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: 703-865-8242
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2020
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014
Licensed Since: 1998
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

James Livesay is a founding partner at Livesay & Myers, P.C. He leads the firm’s team of family law attorneys across offices in Fairfax, Arlington, Leesburg, Manassas and Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Mr. Livesay has been named a Super Lawyer every year since 2014. He was also named to Northern Virginia Magazine’s Top Lawyers listing for 2018. Mr. Livesay currently holds a perfect 10.0 rating from both Avvo and Justia.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Selections

7 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2020
  • Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014

About James D. Livesay

Admitted: 1998, Virginia

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

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

Educational Background

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

Honors/Awards

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

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Fredericksburg Area Bar Association, 2004 – Present, 2004
  • Virginia Tech Alumni Association,  1995–Present, 1995
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia, 2003
  • Military Officers Association of America, 2003 – Present, 2003
  • Editorial Board, Virginia Journal of Law and Politics, Member, University of Virginia School of Law, 1998
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, 2003
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2006
  • University of Virginia Alumni Association, 2003 – Present, 2003
  • Virginia State Bar (Family Law Section), 1998 – Present, 1998
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 2006
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Office Location for James D. Livesay

1515 N Courthouse Rd
#710
Arlington, VA 22201

Phone: 703-865-8242

Last Updated: 12/29/2020

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