Joseph B. Mullaney, Attorney
Joseph Mullaney is experienced in representing his client's best interests in an array of family law matters including contested divorces, issues involving child custody and visitation, equitable distribution of assets, spousal support and child support. Mr. Mullaney is also a strong advocate for the firm's clients in negotiating marital settlement agreements. Mr. Mullaney has a reputation for settling disputes outside of court by surmounting obstacles that arise in order to negotiate the best possible negotiations for our clients. Additionally, Mr. Mullaney is experienced in military divorces and is currently broadening his knowledge on military matters.
Mr. Mullaney is an active member of the Fairfax Bar Association (Family Law Section) and is a member of the Fairfax Bar Legislative Committee.
Mr. Mullaney attended Frostburg State University in Maryland where he received a Bachelor of Science with concentrations in Political Science and Justice Studies in 1995. He then spent time working as the Aide to Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist at the Supreme Court of the United States and to Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer While employed at the Supreme Court, Mr. Mullaney attended Georgetown University's Legal Assistant and Paralegal Program. Also while working at the Supreme Court, he earned his law degree from George Mason University School of Law in 2003, where he was a member of the Evening Law Student's Association and a Writing Fellow.
Upon graduation, Mr. Mullaney was a law clerk for the Honorable Jonathan C. Thacher, Fairfax County Circuit Court, 19th Judicial District. At the conclusion of his clerkship, he worked as an associate attorney at the law firm of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease, LLP, in Washington, DC, where he practiced all aspects of civil and criminal litigation; including domestic relations law at the trial and appellate levels.
Awards and Publications
- Martindale-Hubbell "BV" Preeminent Rating