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Elizabeth M. Ross

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Leesburg, VA

Beckman Schmalzle Georgelas & Ross, PLC
29 North King Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Phone: 703-722-0717
Fax: 703-722-0762
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2015
Licensed in Virginia Since: 2003
Practice Areas: Family Law, Estate Planning & Probate, Criminal Defense
Attorney Profile

Elizabeth M. Ross is an experienced attorney bringing nearly two decades of experience to the team at Beckman Schmalzle Georgelas & Ross, PLC. When she first joined the law firm in 2015, she focused her attention on serving families in northern Virginia. She now also provides estate planning and criminal law services in the rest of Virginia and Maryland.

Ms. Ross earned her bachelor's degree at the College of William & Mary and graduated with honors. She then completed her J.D. at The George Washington University Law School, where she also graduated with honors. In 2003, she became licensed to practice in Virginia.

After law school, Ms. Ross worked at a premier law firm in Virginia. Her former position helped her develop the strong negotiation skills and trial experience her current clients benefit from. She also learned the value of seeking amicable resolutions whenever possible. Her commitment to her clients has earned her a “Superb” rating on Avvo.

Outside of the courtroom and the office, Ms. Ross invests in her professional growth through memberships across several organizations. Some of her active memberships include Loudoun County Bar Associations, Fairfax County Bar Associations and Alexandria County Bar Associations.

Ms. Ross also has a strong philanthropic spirit. She serves the Legal Services of Northern Virginia as a pro bono attorney. She has also served on the Law Camp committee, Junior League of Northern Virginia and Virginia State Bar Special Committee on Lawyer Referral.

Practice Areas
Family Law, Estate Planning & Probate, Criminal Defense
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Estate Planning, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Trusts, Wills, Criminal Law

Selections

7 Years Super Lawyers
6 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2010 - 2015

About Elizabeth M. Ross

First Admitted: 2003, Virginia

Professional Webpage: https://www.bsgrlaw.com/attorney/ross-elizabeth-m/

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Pro Bono Attorney, Legal Services of Northern Virginia (LSNV)
  • Junior League of Northern Virginia, 2006 to 2017
  • Chair of the Virginia State Bar Special Committee on Lawyer Referral, 2014 to 2015
  • Law Camp committee, volunteer, since 2008

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified as a Virginia Bar Association Community Servant

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Alexandria County Bar Associations, Member, Present
  • Nominating and Placements Committee Chair, Board of Directors, 2015-2016
  • Fairfax County Bar Associations, Member
  • Junior League of Northern Virginia, Active member, since 2006
  • Virginia State Bar Special Committee on Lawyer Referral, Chair, 2014-2015
  • Virginia, 2003
  • Special Committee on Lawyer Referral 2009-2015
  • Loudoun County Bar Association, Board of Directors, 2013-2015
  • Loudoun County Bar Associations, Member
  • Virginia Women’s Attorney Association, Board of Directors, 2013 to 2015

Educational Background

  • The College of William & Mary, B.A. - 1999

Honors/Awards

  • Henry Carrico Pro Bono Award, 2007
  • Achieved a rating of “Superb” on the AVVO.com
  • With High Honors, The George Washington University Law School, Washington, District of Columbia, 2002
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star for Northern Virginia, 2010 to 2015
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Office Location for Elizabeth M. Ross

29 North King Street
Leesburg, VA 20176

Phone: 703-722-0717

Fax: 703-722-0762

Last Updated: 4/25/2022

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