Alanna C. Williams

Top rated Family Law attorney in Fairfax, Virginia

Cook Craig & Francuzenko, PLLC
Alanna C. Williams
Cook Craig & Francuzenko, PLLC

Practice Areas: Family Law

Licensed in Virginia since: 1999

Education: California Western School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2023

Cook Craig & Francuzenko, PLLC

3050 Chain Bridge Road
Suite 200
Fairfax, VA 22030 Visit website


Alanna C. Williams is a partner at the law firm of Cook Craig & Francuzenko, PLLC, located in Fairfax, Virginia. She focuses her practice on family law matters, including alimony, custody and visitation, child support, division of marital assets, prenuptial agreements, divorce and separation, protective orders, domestic violence and neglect, and estate administration and probate.

In addition to her trial practice, Ms. Williams also uses arbitration and mediation to handle cases in a cost-effective and less contentious manner. She has over three decades of legal experience and serves as a tireless and tenacious advocate for her clients. She is aware of the importance of communication and ensures to listen to her clients, formulate customized strategies and keep them informed at every stage in their case.

Ms. Williams attended San Diego State University and obtained her bachelor’s degree in business marketing and pre-law. She earned her Juris Doctor from the California Western School of Law. While in law school, she was an active participant in the moot court team. She is licensed to practice in Virginia and California, and before the U.S. District Courts for the Central, Eastern, Southern and Northern Districts of California, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

After law school, Ms. Williams started off her legal career representing those who have been victims of another person’s negligence. She began practicing family law in 1999 and has gained invaluable experience in this field. She is a compassionate and empathetic attorney who understands the psychological impact that family law matters can have on an individual and upholds her clients’ best interests.

Active in the legal field, Ms. Williams has memberships in the Virginia State Bar, The State Bar of California, the Fairfax Bar Association’s Family Law Section, the Fairfax County Circuit Court Committee, the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, the United States Supreme Court Bar, the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the Fairfax Law Foundation.

Additionally, Ms. Williams is passionate about helping those who need it the most and is a member of Virginia Legal Services since 2008. For her remarkable work in the legal field, she has an “Excellent” rating on Avvo, along with a Clients’ Choice award. She also received a Distinguished* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Family Law
  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 1992, California

Professional Webpage:

  • Super Lawyer®s® Magazine, “Super Lawyer®s®” List, 2021, 2022
  • The National Advocates, Top 100 Lawyers
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Virginia Legal Services, 2008 – present
Educational Background:
  • San Diego State University, Bachelors of Arts and Bachelors of Science
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • I belong to the following professional organizations:  Virginia State Bar; State Bar of California; Fairfax Bar Association; Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Committee (former Chairman); Fairfax County Circuit Court Committee; Virginia Trial Lawyers Association; The Northern Virginia Chapter of the Virginia Women Attorneys Association; Corporate Partner, The Women's Center, Vienna, VA; the United States Supreme Court Bar; and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers., 2021

Office location for Alanna C. Williams

3050 Chain Bridge Road
Suite 200
Fairfax, VA 22030

Phone: 703-865-7480


3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2023

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