Darlene Lesser’s practice focuses on family law issues including negotiating and litigating custody, visitation, relocation, divorce division of property, finances and retirement funds, as well as alimony and child support. Her trial experience as an assistant Public Defender in Florida enhances her representation of clients in all aspects of litigated issues including domestic-related criminal matters such as protective orders and domestic assault. Darlene represents clients throughout Virginia, including the Northern Virginia Counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William and Frederick in both Circuit Courts and Juvenile and Domestic Relations Courts.
Darlene has received an AV rating, the highest rating given by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ for her legal ability and general ethical standards. She has been included on Virginia Business magazine’s “Legal Elite” five times, and was selected as The State’s Outstanding Young Lawyer by Richmond Magazine in 2009. Darlene was also selected for inclusion as a Virginia Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2008 and 2009, and in 2015, Northern Virginia magazine recognized her as a Top Attorney in the practice of Family Law.
She is also a contributing author to the Virginia Divorce and Custody Law blog.
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