Sara Leiner Schuler is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), and practices all aspects of family law in the Northern Virginia area, including Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Spousal Support and Alimony, Prenuptial Agreements, Step-Parent Adoptions (including Same-Sex Step-Parent Adoptions), Uncontested Divorces, and Enforcement Issues. Ms. Schuler also represents clients in the Collaborative Divorce process, a voluntary team-based approach in which a couple chooses to divorce without contested litigation to best meet their respective individual needs and the needs of any minor children.
Ms. Schuler practices family law in both the Circuit and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts of Fairfax County, Arlington County, Alexandria City, Prince William County and Loudoun County.
Ms. Schuler has been recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine as a Virginia Super Lawyer in Family Law, on the Top 50 Women list, and on the Top 100 Lawyers list, and as a Washington, D.C. Super Lawyer in Family Law. She was also recognized by Northern Virginia Magazine as a Top Lawyer, as well as by Virginia Business Legal Elite. She is a member of the Collaborative Professionals of Northern Virginia (CPNV), Virginia Collaborative Professionals (VaCP), International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP), Virginia Bar Association (VBA), Virginia State Bar (VSB), Fairfax County Bar Association (FBA), Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (VTLA), and Virginia Women Attorneys Association (VWAA).
Ms. Schuler is the current Outreach Chair and a Board Member of the Collaborative Professionals of Northern Virginia, is the former Co-Chair of the Conciliation Committee of the Fairfax County Bar Association, and is a current member of the Family Law Section. She has served on the Board of the Arlington County Bar Association.