Emily Neuhausen

Emily Neuhausen

Livesay & Myers, P.C.
  • Family Law, Divorce
  • District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia
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Matthew Smith
Matthew Smith October 5, 2020
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Emily is experienced, skilled and hard-working. She has all the tools to be an effective advocate for her clients, and has demonstrated these abilities throughout her years of practice.
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Emily Neuhausen is an associate attorney at Livesay & Myers, P.C., practicing exclusively family law. She is experienced in handling every type of family law matter in Virginia, including separation, divorce, custody, visitation, support and adoption cases. Ms. Neuhausen works in the firm’s Fairfax office, and represents clients in Fairfax, Alexandria, Arlington and all across Northern Virginia.

In addition to her general family law practice, Ms. Neuhausen is an experienced adoption lawyer. She has handled cases assisting clients with domestic, stepparent, second parent, and foster parent adoptions in Virginia, Maryland and D.C. Ms. Neuhausen also represents clients in negotiating surrogacy, sperm donor, and egg donor contracts, including for many LGBT clients.

An attorney since 2012, Ms. Neuhausen has practiced exclusively family law her entire career. From 2012–2020, she worked as a family law associate at two different law firms in Maryland, before joining Livesay & Myers, P.C. as an associate attorney in 2020. Ms. Neuhausen is licensed to practice law in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.

Ms. Neuhausen is a Fairfax County native. She was born in Alexandria and grew up in Clifton, Virginia. Ms. Neuhausen attended college out of state on an academic scholarship at the University of South Carolina. After graduating in three years from that school magna cum laude, Ms. Neuhausen returned to the D.C. area and earned her law degree at American University Washington College of Law.

Ms. Neuhausen was included in the 2022 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for her work in Family Law. She was also named a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2022. Ms. Neuhausen currently holds a perfect 10.0 rating from both Avvo and Justia.

Practice Areas
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Video Conferencing
  • Google Hangouts
  • Skype
  • Zoom
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
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Maryland Court of Appeals
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Virginia State Bar
ID Number: 84985
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4th Circuit
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U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Associate Attorney
Livesay & Myers, P.C.
- Current
Associate Attorney
Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A.
Associate Attorney
Zavos Juncker Law Group, PLLC
American University Washington College of Law
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University of South Carolina - Columbia
Honors: Graduated Magna Cum Laude
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Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch
Best Lawyers
Top 10 Family Law Attorneys Under 40 in Virginia
National Academy of Family Law Attorneys
Top Contributor Award
Professional Associations
Fairfax Bar Association
- Current
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Virginia State Bar  # 84985
- Current
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Virginia Bar Association
- Current
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D.C. Bar (Family Law Section)
- Current
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Articles & Publications
Start-Up or Merger? The Role of Premarital Agreements
Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog
Oops! Are You Accidentally Married?
Washington Blade
Speaking Engagements
Taming the Discovery Beast, Maryland Family Law Practice for Paralegals, Columbia, Maryland
HalfMoon Education Inc.
Websites & Blogs
Fairfax Family Lawyers
Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog
Contact & Map
Livesay & Myers, P.C.
3975 University Drive #325
Fairfax, VA 22030
Telephone: (703) 865-4746
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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