Albert M. Bonin
When you need an experienced and committed family law professional, you can turn to Attorney Albert Bonin for professional, compassionate and effective counsel and representation. For almost three decades, Mr. Bonin has been practicing family law and handling difficult cases on the behalf of all types of clients. No case is too complex for Mr. Bonin to take on, and he frequently takes on cases involving property, custody, parenting time, support and matters across state and international borders.
When you choose to work with Mr. Bonin you are not just receiving the benefit of a highly skilled litigator, you are also enlisting the help of a problem solver who is well known for his ability to resolve conflicts. Mr. Bonin works through negotiation, mediation and the collaborative process to help clients achieve their goals for their family and their future.
For over two decades, Mr. Bonin has been included in the treatise, The Best Lawyers in America, and he is listed as one of the Metropolitan D.C.'s best family law attorneys every year in
The Washington Post Magazine. Additionally, Mr. Bonin has also been chosen as one of the Ten Leaders in Matrimonial and Divorce Law in Northern Virginia since 2007.
Set Apart from the Rest
Part of what distinguishes Mr. Bonin and his firm above different law firms is that Mr. Bonin limits the number of cases he accepts. He understands that an attorney may have many clients, but a client only has one attorney. Therefore, he only takes on a few cases at a time in order to provide a level of service that exceeds the client's expectations.
Aside from the honors mentioned above, Mr. Bonin also holds several positions in local, state and national organizations. As the Vice Chair of the Fairfax Bar Association Circuit Court Committee, Mr. Bonin received the "2009 Chair Award" for outstanding service. His other current appointments include: Membership Chair and Executive Council member of the Family Law Section of the Virginia Bar Association, Board Member of the Fairfax Law Foundation, lifetime member of the Colorado Bar Foundation, and Outreach Chair and member of the Executive Council of the Virginia Association of Collaborative Professionals.
Mr. Bonin is also proud to be a fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and he served as a chapter President of this prestigious organization. Additionally, he is also a fellow of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. As part of the executive committee for the Virginia Association of Collaborative Professionals, Mr. Bonin has been chosen to be President-elect for 2011.
Additional Awards and Memberships
Mr. Bonin was the recipient of the Outstanding Professional of the Year Award in 1997 and also in 2001 for a second time while he was practicing law in Colorado. During his time there, he was also listed by 5280 magazine as one of Denver's top lawyers. For almost two decades, Mr. Bonin served on the Editorial Board of
Divorce Litigation, which is a monthly publication distributed throughout the nation by the National Legal Resource Group, Inc. He was also involved in other writing roles, and was the coauthor of the two-volume manual,
Domestic Relations Forms and Practice, by Lexis Law Publications. Mr. Bonin has also had the unique privilege of lecturing nationally and internationally on all aspects of family law because he was the cofounder and former director of the National Center for Legal Education.
Mr. Bonin is a member of the Virginia, Fairfax, Prince William, District of Columbia and Colorado Bar Associations, as well as the Collaborative Professionals of Northern Virginia.