Daniel B. Schy
Northern Virginia Divorce Lawyer
Mr. Schy encourages cooperation between parties to resolve family law matters,
preferring to put such personal decisions in the hands of the client instead
of in those of a judge. When that's not possible, however, Mr. Schy
is a zealous courtroom advocate for his clients. Mr. Schy has worked both
in the private sector and public interest law since 2005, handling all
aspects of domestic relations law, including divorce, property distribution,
custody/visitation, child and spousal support, and family abuse protective orders.
A life-long resident of Northern Virginia, Mr. Schy attended the College
of William and Mary, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Government,
with Honors. Mr. Schy received his juris doctorate from the University
of Richmond's T.C. Williams School of Law.
Prior to joining ShounBach, Mr. Schy was a partner at Richmond|Schy, PLLC.
He served as the Chair of the Family Law Practice Group,
Pro Bono Coordinator, and Domestic Violence Staff Attorney during his time with
Legal Services of Northern Virginia, a 30-attorney, non-profit law firm
dedicated to providing free legal assistance to the indigent, elderly
and disabled. At LSNV, Mr. Schy focused on cases involving domestic violence
and helped create the Attorney of the Day Program, a project responsible
for providing free attorneys to more than 200 victims of domestic violence
In addition to his membership in the Virginia State Bar, the Fairfax Bar
Association, and the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Schy participates
in Fairfax County's Domestic Violence Network, is on the Advisory
Board for Safe Havens Supervised Visitation/Exchange Program, and speaks
to residents of Artemis House, Fairfax County's shelter for families
affected by domestic violence.