Family Law Attorney Specialists
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Alex Lewis has been an associate with Duff & Kronfeld, P.C. since 2015. Alex focuses his current practice in matters of family law, which includes divorce and separation, custody and visitation, child support and spousal support (alimony), division of marital property/equitable distribution and appeals. His practice also includes personal injury and legal malpractice.
Prior to joining the Duff & Kronfeld, P.C, Mr. Lewis worked at a top international law firm where he maintained an extensive and highly active caseload defending personal injury and professional liability claims, and handling other complex litigation matters. A graduate of George Mason University School of Law, he began his legal career serving as the law clerk to the Honorable Lorraine Nordlund in Fairfax County Circuit Court.
Mr. Lewis’s experience defending complex litigation coupled with his unique experience as a circuit court law clerk make him a devoted advocate for his clients and help him provide his client’s guidance to reach an effective resolution of complicated issues.
When Alex is not practicing law, he dedicates his time as the Co-founder and Director of The Luv u Project, Inc. The mission of The Luv u Project is to turn an unacceptable tragedy into a quantifiable agenda and responsible actions that advance the understanding of, and treatments for, mental health issues. Most significantly, Alex dedicates a significant amount of his time with The Luv u Project to its young professionals organization, uLead, which brings together young professionals with the purpose of understanding, educating, and addressing the stigma associated with mental health issues. You can find out more about The Luv u Project at www.theluvuproject.org
Carolyn Grimes, Esq.
A family lawyer for over 26 years, Carolyn is experienced in all aspects of family law. She looks to guide your family into the next phase and effectively get through the divorce and post divorce process. Carolyn has a great deal of experience dealing with issues involving military and civilian government employees, Foreign Service employees, as well as interstate custody and child support issues.
Wade, Grimes, Friedman, Meinken & Leischner, PLLC is a law firm with experienced, sympathetic, and practical lawyers. They practice in the traditional adversarial setting of law, but also practice collaborative law, designed to bring parties to a peaceful, agreed upon resolution. Wade, Grimes, Friedman, Meinken & Leischner, PLLC take what they term a ‘holistic problem solving approach’ to family law.
Carolyn’s dream job is to be the theatre critic for the New York Times, so she can get paid to go to the theatre! She enjoys problem solving and connecting people with others that support their needs.
As the daughter of divorced parents and as a divorced woman, a mom and a stepmom, LJ has personal understanding of the damage the court process can cause and the challenges parents face after divorce. She is a settlement-focused family law attorney, offering alternatives to litigation. LJ focuses on the Collaborative Divorce Process, Mediation, negotiation, legal advice and consultation for clients who want to work things out themselves with their spouses.
LJ’s passion lies in finding respectful resolutions to family situations, not in fighting about issues in court. Whether divorce, custody or support, she provides the advocacy, information, and legal advice clients need to make choices based on what is important to them and their families. LJ welcomes the opportunity to discuss options that are available to partners considering restructuring their family through divorce or custody agreements.
In her free time, she loves to spend time with her family, read, and spin fire!
Ms. Stuart Skok is the founder of Stuart Skok Law LLC, based in Rockville, Maryland. Her firm’s mission is to assist clients looking to visualize the path ahead through innovative thinking and collaborative approaches. Their focal points are divorce, custody, post-divorce modification/contempt, domestic violence, and separation agreements.
Stuart brings a wealth of experience to Colibri Life. She has been practicing matrimonial and family law for over 20 years, and was named a Top 25 Family Law Attorney by SuperLawyers. A leader in the legal community, Stuart is certified in Collaborative Law and Divorce Mediation, with particular experience in cases involving children with special needs.
This interest in special needs children arises from her son. An individual with Down Syndrome, he has taught her and her family invaluable gifts about life. Stuart grew up riding horses, and prior to pursuing a career as a lawyer, traveled out west to ski. She believes that every woman possesses the strength to create her own future. It’s never too late to flip the switch and start a new chapter.
Sun E. Choi is a trial attorney, litigator, and certified mediator with 20 years of practice beginning as a law clerk, then becoming a prosecutor, and currently leading her private practice. Sun is a straight shooter that specializes in the areas of complex domestic matters and criminal defense.
To provide you the best outcome, DC Metro Law purposefully and strategically represents clients that align with their knowledge and expertise. With real world practice, intensive litigation experience, and aggressive trial practice and advocacy skills, Sun and her team will find the best options tailored to your specific situation. She understands that the success of her practice is based on your success and she and her team will work to be your legal guide through the incredibly difficult process of divorce.
Sun is a mother of two children, a marathoner, a community activist, and serves on the board of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. Sun was appointed by Korea’s Ministry of Gender Equality and Family to serve as it’s expert advisor for Korea’s national child support system.
She is also an expert on all things sci-fi and fantasy if you ever need to impress your kids!