Virginia Haizlip

Top rated Family Law attorney in Fairfax, Virginia

McCandlish Lillard
Virginia Haizlip
McCandlish Lillard

Practice Areas: Family Law, Estate Planning & Probate; view more

Licensed in Virginia since: 2005

Education: The George Washington University Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2019

McCandlish Lillard

11350 Random Hills Road
Suite 500
Fairfax, VA 22030 Visit website


A partner at McCandlish Lillard, located in Fairfax, Virginia, Virginia Haizlip is focused on providing high-quality representation to her clients who reside in the northern part of the state, particularly the area adjacent to the District of Columbia. She focuses her practice on family law matters, guardianships, and estate planning. 

As an undergraduate, Ms. Haizlip attended Colgate University and received a Bachelor of Arts in political science in 2001. She then went on to pursue her legal education at the George Washington University Law School and was awarded her Juris Doctor in 2004.

Following law school, Ms. Haizlip was admitted to practice law before the state courts of Virginia in 2005. She is also admitted to practice in the District of Columbia. Her dedication to her clients and her superior ethics has been recognized by her fellow professionals, as evidenced by her receipt of a 10.0 "Superb" peer review through Avvo. Ms. Haizlip is experienced in handling complex family law matters, and she works with her clients through a range of solutions to obtain favorable results for them, including litigation, mediation and collaborative divorce. Ms. Haizlip is also well-versed in handling contested and uncontested guardianships for incapacitated adults of all ages. She enjoys preparing a range of estate planning documents including wills and trusts. 

Ms. Haizlip has represented a wide variety of people, including federal employees, immigrants, business owners, stay-at-home parents and employees of nongovernmental organizations. She stays abreast of current developments in her practice area by actively participating in a variety of legal groups. A member of the Family Law Section of the Fairfax Bar Association and co-chair of the VAELA Education Committee, Ms. Haizlip has also served on the board of directors of the Northern Virginia Chapter of Virginia Women Attorneys Association.

Practice areas

Family Law, Estate Planning & Probate

Focus areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Power of Attorney, Prenuptial Agreements, Trusts, Wills

  • 70% Family Law
  • 30% Estate Planning & Probate

First Admitted: 2005, Virginia

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Virginia Women Attorneys Association, Northern Virginia Chapter, Board of Directors
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • Virginia Lawyers Weekly honored the inaugural class of Virginia’s leading women attorneys. A special reception and awards program honoring the class took place at the Hilton Short Pump on Feb. 18, 2019., Influential Women of Law, Lawyers Weekly, 2019
  • , Legal Elite, Virginia Business magazine, 2020
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers for Virginia, 2010
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers for Washington, 2013

Office location for Virginia Haizlip

11350 Random Hills Road
Suite 500
Fairfax, VA 22030

Phone: 703-934-1188


2 Years Super Lawyers
10 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2010 - 2019

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