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Decades of experience in family law, divorce and mediation.

Nan M. Joseph

Partner Location: Leesburg, Virginia Phone: 571-206-0433 Fax: 703-777-7741 Email: E-mail Me

Location: Leesburg, Virginia
Phone: 571-206-0433
Fax: 703-777-7741
Email: E-mail Me

Areas of Practice

  • Domestic Relations
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Alimony (spousal support)
  • Child Support
  • Child Custody
  • Property Distributions
  • Negotiating and Drafting Separation
  • Property Settlement Agreements and Pre-nuptial Agreements

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1976
  • District of Columbia, 1978


  • University of Richmond, The T.C. Williams School of Law, Richmond, Virginia
    • J.D. – 1976
  • Hollins College, Hollins, VA.
    • B.A. cum laude – 1973
    • Major: Economics


  • Seminar – Recent Cases, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association

Honors and Awards

  • Inclusion in The Heritage Registry of Who’s Who 2012 edition
  • Recognized by Virginia Living as one of the “most respected attorneys in the Commonwealth”, April 2012
  • AV Rated – Martindale Hubble
  • Top Attorneys in the DC Metro Area, Super Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow, 1997 – Present
  • International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow
  • Board of Governor’s – Junior Lawyers Conference of VA State Bar, 2007 – 2011
  • Family Law Section, VA State Bar, Board of Governor, 2010 – Present
  • Virginia Bar, Member
  • District of Columbia Bar, Member
  • Virginia State Bar Senior Lawyers Conference, Member of the Board of Governors, 2007 – 2011
  • Loudoun Bar Association, President, 1998 – 1999
  • Family Law Section, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Chair, 1988 – 1999
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Governors, 2007 – 2011
  • Loudoun County Board of Zoning Appeals , Member, 1986 – Present
  • Loudoun County Board of Zoning Appeals , Chairman, 2007 – Present
  • Loudoun County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court, Guardian ad Litem

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Offices of Betty A. Thompson, Associate, 1976 – 1982
  • Law Offices of Nan Joseph, Solo Practitioner, 1984 – 1992
  • Byrd Mische P.C., Partner, 1992 – 2006
  • Joseph & Mische PC, Shareholder, 2006 – 2012


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