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John E. Byrnes - Fairfax, VA

3975 Fair Ridge DriveSuite 275N Fairfax, VA 22033

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Updated: 11/08/2022

Fairfax Family Law Lawyer


John E. Byrnes has exclusively practiced divorce and family law since 1996. He appears in all of the northern Virginia circuit courts and juvenile and domestic relations district courts as well as the Virginia Court of Appeal. While most matters are amicably resolved thorough negotiation or mediation, John has extensive litigation experience...

About John E. Byrnes

Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Divorce

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner


Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1995

Other Affiliations

  • 5th District Disciplinary Committee, Virginia State Bar (Chairperson)
  • Virginia State Bar Judicial Candidate Evaluation Committee
  • Virginia State Bar Mid-Year Seminar Committee
  • Fairfax Bar Association's Membership Committee (Past Chair)
  • Virginia State Bar (Member)
  • Fairfax Bar Association (Member)
  • Loudoun Bar Association (Member)
  • National Advocates Top 30 Matrimonial and Family Law Attorney


  • George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, Virginia, 1995
    J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
    Honors: Dean's Scholar Program
    Law Review: George Mason University Independent Law Review, Lead Articles Editor
  • University of California (Berkeley), Berkeley, California, May, 1989
    B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    Major: English

Past Positions

  • Honorable J. Howe Brown of the Fairfax County Circuit Court, Clerk, August of 1996


Other Sources of Feedback About John E. Byrnes

Included on the 2023 Washington DC list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Washington DC Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Washington DC Super Lawyers list

View the profile for John E. Byrnes on Super Lawyers


  • Super Lawyers 2021 - 2022
  • December 2018 Northern Virginia Magazine as a Top Divorce and Family Lawyer in the Northern Virginia area

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Office Information


3975 Fair Ridge DriveSuite 275N Fairfax, VA 22033


  • 703-268-5888

Accepts Credit Cards


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