Susan M. Butler

Attorney

While she has brought the majority of her cases to closure without the necessity of contested court intervention, when it is not possible to reach an amicable resolution of a matter Ms. Butler has extensive experience in litigation of equitable distribution, custody, support and other family law issues in Northern Virginia court systems. Moreover, she has written appellate briefs and has argued cases before the Virginia Court of Appeals. She serves as a Neutral Case Evaluator and Conciliator for the Circuit Court of Fairfax County.

Ms. Butler is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts and of The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law. She is admitted to practice law in Virginia, the District of Columbia, Maryland, Connecticut, and before the United States Supreme Court. She is a member of the Virginia and Fairfax Bar Association.

Ms. Butler has been an elected member of the Virginia State Bar Council since 2008. She is a former faculty member of the Harry L. Cerrico Professionalism Course of the Virginia State Bar, and is a current member of the VSB's Law School Professionalism Course. She has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers® list since 2010 and is listed in Best Lawyers in America ® in the Family Law and Family Law Mediation categories.

Education

  • Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts
  • The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law

Memberships & Admissions

  • Virginia State Bar
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Maryland State Bar
  • Connecticut State Bar
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Fairfax Bar Association
  • Virginia State Bar Council
  • Harry L. Cerrico Professionalism Course of the Virginia State Bar
  • Virginia State Bar Law School Professionalism Course

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