Nicole M. Burns

Nicole M. Burns: Attorney with Hirsch & Ehlenberger, P.C.

Biography

Nicole joined Hirsch and Ehlenberger in October 2011 and is the firm's senior associate. Prior to practicing family law, Nicole worked as in-house counsel for a defense contractor in Arlington, Virginia. Nicole is a member of the Fairfax Bar Association, Loudoun Bar Association, and the Virginia State Bar and regularly practices in courts throughout Northern Virginia. Nicole has experience litigating and resolving high conflict custody, visitation, domestic abuse, support and equitable distribution cases, as well as post-divorce issues.

Nicole regularly judges moot court competitions at George Mason University and has judged high school mock trial competitions for the Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity.

Nicole attended law school at George Mason University and was a committee chairperson for the Moot Court Board. She participated in and won several oral argument competitions, including the New York State Bar Association's National Moot Court Competition in which her team placed in the semi-finals and won the award for best brief in the region. Additionally, Nicole interned in the Fairfax Circuit Court.

Before law school, Nicole studied psychology at the Catholic University of America. While there, she completed graduate coursework in cultural psychology and the effects of marital conflict on children. Nicole is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Areas of Practice (59)

  • Alimony
  • Annulment
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Child Advocacy
  • Child Care
  • Child Custody
  • Child Custody Mediation
  • Child Dependency
  • Child Protection
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Child Support
  • Child Welfare
  • Civil Unions
  • Cohabitation Agreements
  • Childrens Rights
  • Collaborative Family Law
  • Day Care
  • Divorce
  • Divorce Arbitration
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Domestic Partnerships
  • Domestic Relations
  • Domestic Violence
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Family Arbitration
  • Family Mediation
  • Gay and Lesbian Family Law
  • Grandparents Custody
  • Grandparents Visitation Rights
  • Interstate Child Custody
  • Interstate Support
  • Juvenile Dependency
  • International Child Abduction
  • Juvenile Law
  • Legal Separation
  • Marital Agreements
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Marital Property Law
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Military Divorce
  • Name Changes
  • No Fault Divorce
  • Non-Traditional Family Law
  • Parental Kidnapping
  • Parental Rights
  • Parenting Time
  • Paternity
  • Post Divorce Modification
  • Post Nuptial Agreements
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs)
  • Restraining Orders
  • Same Sex Marriage
  • Spousal Support
  • Step Parent Adoptions
  • Third Party Custody
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Visitation Rights

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
703-481-6063  Phone
703-481-6066  Fax
www.novafamilylaw.com
University Attended:
The Catholic University of America, summa cum laude, 2006
Law School Attended:
George Mason University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2010
Year of First admission:
2010
Admission:
2010, Virginia
Memberships:
Fairfax Bar Association
Loudoun Bar Association.
Birth Information:
Rockland, New York, December 27, 1983
ISLN:
924602236
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
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