Laura Blair Butler

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Charlottesville, VA

Tucker Griffin Barnes P.C.
 | 307 West Rio Road, Charlottesville, VA 22901
Phone: 434-973-7474
Fax: 434-951-0876
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
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    If it's going to be a fight, you need Attorney Laura Blair Butler on you side.

    Laura Blair Butler is a partner at Tucker Griffin Barnes P.C. in Charlottesville, Virginia. Ms. Butler practices family law and represents clients in matters involving alimony, divorce, child custody, child support, child visitation, court order modification, domestic violence, fathers’ rights, marital property, property settlement agreements, same-sex family law and spousal support. She handles all types of divorce, including no-fault and contested divorce, and is experienced in collaborative divorce, as well.

    Ms. Butler and her practice group serve individuals and families in Charlottesville, Waynesboro, Staunton Harrisonburg, and throughout Albemarle, Augusta, Rockingham Buckingham, Culpeper, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Orange and Nelson counties. She has more than 20 years of experience, practicing solely in the area of family law since 1997. Considered an aggressive and knowledgeable advocate, she helps her clients accomplish their legal goals and move forward.

    In honor of her accomplishments, Charlottesville Family magazine named Ms. Butler the “No.1 Family Attorney” multiple years in a row. She is active in her legal community and a member of the Charlottesville-Albemarle Bar Association, Virginia State Bar, the North Carolina State Bar, the Thomas Jefferson American Inn of Court and the board of governors of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. She is a former member of the Virginia Continuing Legal Education advisory committee.

    Ms. Butler earned a bachelor’s degree from Davidson College and received her law degree from Washington and Lee University School of Law. She obtained a license to practice law in North Carolina in 1995, received her Virginia law license in 2004 and is qualified to appear before all Virginia state courts.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Family Law
    Focus Areas

    Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights


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    Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2021

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    About Laura Butler

    Admitted: 2004, Virginia

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    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Admitted to North Carolina Bar, 1995

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Advisory Committee for Virginia Continuing Legal Education
    • Member, The Thomas Jefferson American Inn of Court
    • Member, Charlottesville Albemarle Bar Association
    • Virginia Trial Lawyers Board of Governors, 2014
    • Member, Charlottesville Bar Association
    • Member, Virginia State Bar
    • Member, North Carolina State Bar
    • North Carolina, 1995
    • Virginia, 2004
    • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Family Law Section Vice Chair, 2010
    • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Family Law Section Legislative Liasion, 2009
    • Virginia Trial Lawyers Family Law Committee, 2009
    • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Family Law Committee Chair, 2011

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • CLE organizer and moderator: There's a Case for That... VTLA Family Law CLE 2011.  Manuscript:  Considering the Factors., 2011
    • CLE presentation and manuscript: Preparing Equitable Distribution Forms and Final Order, 2013
    • Speaker and Course Planner:  Know When to Hold 'Em, Know When to Fold 'Em-- Knowing when to file suit in family law cases. Virginia Trial Lawyers Annual Convention, 2012
    • Demonstrative Evidence VTLA Paralegal Conference, 2011
    • Discovery Uses and Abuses.  Charlottesville Albemarle Bar Association CLE.  Moderator and organizer., 2012
    • All that Glitters is Not Gold-- Divorce in the Golden Years.  Moderator for Judge's Panel.  Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Family Law CLE., 2010


    Educational Background:

    • Davidson College, Davidson, N.C., B.A., History, 1992
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    Office Location for Laura Blair Butler

    307 West Rio Road
    Charlottesville, VA 22901

    Phone: 434-973-7474

    Fax: 434-951-0876

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    Last Updated: 1/21/2021

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