Maryse C. Allen

Maryse C. Allen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Woodbridge, VA

Compton & Duling, L.C.
 | 12701 Marblestone Dr., Suite 350
Woodbridge, VA 22192
Phone: 703-583-6060
Fax: 703-583-6066
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1985
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Maryse C. Allen has focused her practice on family law since 1997 and she holds an AV Martindale-Hubbell® peer review rating -- placing her at the highest level of professional excellence. She is an equity member of Compton & Duling, L.C., in Prince William County, Virginia. Ms. Allen is a graduate of the University of Virginia, with honors, and obtained her law degree from the University of Richmond's T.C. Williams School of Law. While in law school, she was a member of the Law Review, on the Client Counseling Board and was awarded the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Award for Distinguished Trial Advocacy. Ms. Allen currently serves on the Board of the Virginia Women Attorneys Association (VWAA) is a Past-President of this statewide bar association and is a Past-President of the Prince William Chapter of the VWAA.  She is also on the Virginia State Bar Professionalism Committee and is a frequent speaker at continuing legal education courses and the University of Richmond Family Law Clinic.  Previously, she has served on the board of The ARC/Insight of Greater Prince William County and on the Committee for the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial. Ms. Allen has been recognized for her pro bono service representing victims of domestic violence by Legal Services of Northern Virginia and has volunteered as a mentor to award winners of the Beat the Odds program sponsored by the Prince William County Bar Association. She is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, and a member of the Virginia Trial Attorneys Association, the Prince William County Bar Association in which she has been active on the Family Law Committee, the American Bar Association and the Prince William Chamber of Commerce.

About Maryse Allen

Admitted: 1985, Virginia

Professional Webpage: http://www.comptonduling.com/attorney/maryse-c-allen/

Honors/Awards:

  • AV rated , Martindale Hubbell, 2008
  • Sole receptient of trial advocacy award in graduating law school class based on achievement in trial courses., Trial Advocacy Award, International Academy of Trial Attorneys, 1985

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Committee member; University of Richmond Law School 30th year class reunion, 2015
  • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, 2013
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the ARC/Insight, 2011
  • Virginia Trial Attorneys Association member, 2003
  • Member of the Prince William Chamber of Commerce., 2002
  • Member of the  American Bar Association, 2002
  • Member of the Prince William County Bar Association Family Law Committee , 2002
  • Faculty member of National Business Institute legal seminars

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Prince William Chapter of the VWAA awarded VSB 2 Certificates of Achievement for programs/events during year as President of Chapter 
  • Recognized by Legal Services of Northern Virginia for pro bono work

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Instructor, Ethics Seminar, NBI, 2015
  • Marriage Dissolution: Process and Procedure, Faculty & Author, National Business Institute, 2014
  • Family Law from A to Z:Legal Update--A Year in Review, Faculty & Author, National Business Institute, 2014
  • Divorce Litigation From Start to Finish: Trial of a Divorce Case, Faculty & Author, National Business Institute, 2014
  • Discovery in Divorce, Faculty & Author, National Business Institute, 2012
  • Family Law from A to Z: Legal Update--A Year in Review, Faculty & Author, National Business Institute, 2012
  • Death and Divorce, Faculty & Author, National Business Institute, 2011
  • Ethics, Faculty & Author, National Business Institute, 2001

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • President of the Virginia Women Attorneys Association, 2013
  • President of the Prince William Chapter of the VWAA, 2011
  • Member of the VWAA Board of Directors, 2010

Educational Background:

  • University of Richmond, JD, 1985
  • University of Virginia, B.A., cum laude, 1982
Office Location for Maryse C. Allen

12701 Marblestone Dr.
Suite 350
Woodbridge, VA 22192

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Last Updated: 11/16/2018

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