Jonathan P. McHugh

Jonathan P. McHugh

Livesay & Myers, P.C.
  • Divorce, Family Law
  • Virginia
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Summary

Jonathan McHugh is a lead senior associate attorney at Livesay & Myers, P.C., practicing exclusively family law. He is experienced in handling every type of family law matter in Virginia, including custody, support, separation and high asset divorce cases. Mr. McHugh works in the firm’s offices in Arlington and Leesburg, and represents clients all across Northern Virginia.

As one of the leading military divorce lawyers in the firm, Mr. McHugh is intimately familiar with issues of military retirement, the Uniformed Services Former Spouses Protection Act, the Survivor Benefit Plan, disability pay, and the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act. Mr. McHugh is also experienced in the division of federal retirement benefits, including the FERS Basic Benefit Plan and TSP, and is the author of Federal Retirement Division in Virginia Divorce.

Mr. McHugh was born in Boston, Massachusetts and moved to Northern Virginia in 2005 after graduating cum laude from Wake Forest University a year earlier. He then worked for 3 ½ years as a consultant in the Washington, D.C. area. In that capacity Mr. McHugh served exclusively clients in the federal government, including the Department of Defense and the U.S. Army.

Mr. McHugh moved on from his consulting work to attend Catholic University Columbus School of Law. Upon graduating from law school in 2011, Mr. McHugh entered private practice as a family law attorney at a law firm in Vienna, Virginia. He then joined Livesay & Myers, P.C. as a family law associate in 2014.

Mr. McHugh’s calm and determined style, commitment to client service, and extensive knowledge of family law combine to serve his clients extremely well.

Mr. McHugh was included in the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for his work in Family Law. He has been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star every year since 2017. Mr. McHugh currently holds a perfect 10.0 rating from both Avvo and Justia.

Jonathan McHugh resides with his wife and daughter in Northern V

Education
Wake Forest University
B.A. (2011) | Political Science
Honors: Graduated cum laude.
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The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
J.D. (2011) | Law
Activities: Legal intern with the United States Attorney’s Office in Washington, D.C.; certified student attorney with the Families and the Law Clinic.
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Professional Experience
Lead Senior Associate Attorney
Livesay & Myers, P.C.
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Senior Associate Attorney
Livesay & Myers, P.C.
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Associate Attorney
Livesay & Myers, P.C.
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Associate Attorney
Fite, O’Brien & Anderson, LTD.
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Mediation of Virginia Family Law Cases During COVID-19
Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog
Federal Retirement Division in Virginia Divorce
The Livesay & Myers Blog
Awards
Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch
Best Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Top Contributor Award
Avvo
Professional Associations
Loudoun County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Virginia State Bar (Family Law Section)
Member
Current
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Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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Fairfax Bar Association
Member
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Prince William County Bar Association
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Virginia
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4th Circuit
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U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Family Lawyers in Northern Virginia
Blog
Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog
Contact & Map
Livesay & Myers, P.C.
1515 N Courthouse Rd #710
Arlington, VA 22201
Telephone: (703) 746-9103
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Livesay & Myers, P.C.
113 E Market St #110
Leesburg, VA 20175
Telephone: (571) 291-3190
Fax: (571) 442-8987
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed