Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Vienna, VA
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015
As an associate attorney with The Roop Law Firm, PLLC, Jennifer M. Babounakis is committed to representing clients in Northern Virginia, including Vienna and Alexandria, as well as throughout Prince William, Fairfax, Loudoun and Arlington counties. She focuses her practice on domestic relations law, handling litigation and trial cases involving the following matters: divorce, mediation, property distribution, relocation, international child custody, life insurance, military divorce, name change petitions, business valuations, family tax issues, alimony and spousal support, domestic violence, protective orders, post-divorce issues and wealth management.
After receiving a Bachelor of Science in social work from Arizona State University in 1994, Ms. Babounakis went on to earn a Master of Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1998. In 2005, she earned a Juris Doctor from New York Law School. During her time as a law student, Ms. Babounakis served as an associate editor for the school's law review.
Ms. Babounakis has more than 11 years of experience representing a variety of clients, including spouses in sensitive family law cases and businesses in complex corporate law cases. Prior to joining The Roop Law Firm, PLLC, she practiced corporate law with an internationally renowned corporate law firm. Preceding her legal career, Ms. Babounakis was a clinical social worker for three years.
As a former social worker and a parent of two children, Ms. Babounakis has unique insight into the challenges that family law issues create for everyone involved. Complementing her experience in family law, her corporate law experience gives her clients advantages in the context of challenging financial issues, such as estate division and support.
Active in the legal community, Ms. Babounakis is a member of The Virginia Bar Association, The District of Columbia Bar and The Women's Center.
- 100%Family Law
Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law
- Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2022
- Rising Stars: 2015
About Jennifer Babounakis
First Admitted: 2005, Virginia
Professional Webpage: https://rooplaw.com/meet-our-attorneys/jennifer-m-babounakis...
- Commonwealth of Virginia
- Virginia Bar Member
- The Women's Center
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
- District of Columbia Bar Member
- American Civil Liberties Union, President (New York Law School)
- District of Columbia
- Family Law Section of the Virginia Bar
- Women's Bar Association
- Associate Editor, New York Law School Law Review
- Arizona State University, Bachelor of Science Major: Social Work, 1994
- Virginia Commonwealth University, Master in Social Work, 1998
Last Updated: 5/15/2022