Dana J. Carlson

Dana J. Carlson: Attorney with Hale Ball Carlson Baumgartner Murphy, PLC
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Delta Theta Phi. Dana J. Carlson, a principal in the firm, has been in practice since 1981. Mr. Carlson joined the firm as an Associate after completing law school, became a member in, and has remained with the firm throughout his 28 year legal career. Mr. Carlson began his career type of cases. He now, focuses exclusively, in the area of family law matters. His current practice is comprised primarily of equitable distribution, spousal and child support, and custody cases. He has litigated throughout his career in all Northern Virginia courts including the Court of Appeals of Virginia and the Supreme Court of Virginia.

Mr. Carlson addresses his client's needs from the perspective of assessing alternative means for dispute resolution, referring clients for personal financial planning and tax advice as well as directing clients, if needed, to a variety of outside quality counseling resources.

Mr. Carlson is actively involved in community service organizations, bar activities, and religious activities.

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Family Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
571-385-3120  Phone
703-962-1164  Phone
703-591-5082  Fax
University Attended:
U.S. Air Force Academy and Wheaton College, B.A., 1976
Law School Attended:
George Mason University School of Law, J.D., 1981
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia; 1981, Virginia
Loudon County (Associate Member) and Fairfax Bar Associations; Virginia Trial Lawyers Association; Christian Legal Society.
Birth Information:
Benton Harbor, Michigan, November 4, 1952
Reported Cases:
Wiese v. Wiese, 46 Va. App.399; 617 S.E.2d 427 (Record No. 2251-04-4, Court Of Appeals Of Virginia 2005); Wiese v. Wiese, 2005 Va App. Lexis 322 (Record No. 2251-04-4, Court Of Appeals Of Virginia 2005); Massa v. Massa, 2004 Va. App. Lexis 129 (Record No. 0843-03-4, Court Of Appeals Of Virginia 2004); Abu-Hassan v. Al-Nsour, 64 Va. Cir. 76; 2004 Va. Cir. Lexis 40 (Chancery No. 184258, Circuit Court Of Fairfax County, Virginia 2004); Abu-Hassan v. Al-Nsour, Va. App. Lexis 32 (Chancery No. 184258, Circuit Court Of Fairfax County, Virginia 2002); Hartingh v. Hartingh, 55Va. Cir. 455; 2000 Va. Cir. Lexis 405 (Chancery No. 164698, Circuit Court Of Fairfax County, Virginia 2000); Lynch v. Lynch, 1997 Va. Cir. Lexis 602 (Chancery No. 143989, Circuit Court Of Fairfax County, Virginia); Lang v. Lang, 1997 Va. App. Lexis 219 (Record No. 2193-96-4, Court Of Appeals Of Virginia 1997); Lint v. Lock, 1995 Va. Cir. Lexis 1426 (Chancery No. 140250, Circuit Court Of Fairfax County, Virginia 1995); Donnell v. Donnell, 20 Va. App. 37; 455 S.E.2d 256 (Record No. 2047-93-4, Court Of Appeals Of Virginia 1995); Donnell v. Donnell, 1995 Va. App. Lexis 280 (Record No. 2047-93-4, Court Of Appeals Of Virginia 1995); Leisge v Leisge, 224 Va. 303; 296 S.E.2d 538; 1982 Va. Lexis 296 (Record Nos. 810705, 820572, Supreme Court Of Virginia 1982).
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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