Melannie H. Dino

Melannie H. Dino

Livesay & Myers, P.C.
  • Divorce, Family Law
  • DC, Virginia
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Melannie Dino is a senior associate attorney at Livesay & Myers, P.C., practicing exclusively family law. An attorney since 2001, Ms. Dino has litigated every type of family law case in the courts of Northern Virginia, including contested divorce, custody, support, and high value equitable distribution cases. Ms. Dino works in the firm’s office in Manassas, and represents clients in Manassas, Prince William County and all across Northern Virginia.

Originally from Erie, Pennsylvania, Ms. Dino earned her Bachelor of Science in Communications in 1996 from nearby Clarion University of Pennsylvania. She proceeded to earn her J.D. from Widener University Law School in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in 1999.

Ms. Dino then returned to Erie to work in the law practice of her father, a prominent bankruptcy lawyer in Erie for decades. It was there that Ms. Dino got her first taste of family law, working in the thriving family law practice of her father’s partner. The practice area seemed a natural fit for Ms. Dino–as the third of five children, she says, she was the “peacemaker and mediator in the family.”

Although she could easily have followed in her father’s footsteps as a hometown attorney in Erie, Ms. Dino and her law school beau, moved to Northern Virginia, wed, and launched law careers together–with Ms. Dino going to work at XM Satellite Radio (in D.C.).

Ms. Dino worked for three years at XM Satellite Radio as a Coordinator for National Site Acquisition, before leaving that job in 2004 to pursue her passion for family law. She joined a family law firm in Vienna, Virginia, and has practiced family law in Northern Virginia ever since. Through hard work, natural ability and countless hours in the courtroom, Ms. Dino has established herself as one of Northern Virginia’s most-respected family law attorneys.

Ms. Dino now resides in Northern Virginia with her husband and two children.

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
DC
Virginia
4th Circuit
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Senior Associate Attorney
Livesay & Myers, P.C.
- Current
Associate Attorney
The Havrilak Law Firm
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Associate Attorney
Graham Law Firm PLLC
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Associate Attorney
Masterman, Krogmann & Dino, P.C.
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Associate Attorney
Masterman & Graham, P.C.
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Associate Attorney
Whitbeck & Cisneros, P.C.
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Associate Attorney
Maddox, Cole & Miller, P.C.
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Washington, D.C. Coordinator, National Site Acquisition
XM Satellite Radio, Inc.
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Education
Widener University Commonwealth Law School
J.D. (1999) | Law
Clarion University of Pennsylvania
B.S. (1996) | Communications
Awards
Top Contributor Award
Avvo
Ten Leaders Under Age 45, Matrimonial & Divorce Law
Ten Leaders
Professional Associations
Prince William County Bar Association
Member
- Current
Loudoun County Bar Association, Law Camp Committee
Member
- Current
Fairfax Bar Association, Family Law Section
Member
- Current
Virginia State Bar # 51017
Member
- Current
District of Columbia Bar
Member
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Do You Need an Attorney for a Separation Agreement?
Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog
Separate Maintenance in Virginia
Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog
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Contact & Map
Manassas Office
9408 Grant Avenue #402
Manassas, VA 20110
USA
Telephone: (571) 208-1267