Richard Wexell – an experienced divorce lawyer at family law firm Wexell Milman in Fairfax County, Virginia – limits his practice to issues pertaining to family law. He represents clients throughout Fairfax County and Northern Virginia in a variety of family law matters, including child and spousal support, child custody and visitation, marital property and debt division, and divorce. He also counsels clients on other family law issues like division of assets and liabilities, support issues, post-divorce modifications, prenuptial agreements, marital agreements, and parental relocation.
A Litigator and a Strong Negotiator
While he attempts to resolve issues for his clients through negotiation, Richard Wexell is an experienced, skilled, and tenacious litigator who devotes 50% of his family law practice to litigation. He has a particular interest in child custody cases, especially those involving relocation issues, and he was trial and appellate counsel in one of the leading child custody relocation cases in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Richard Wexell is committed to preserving his clients’ relationship with their children.
Respected Fairfax County Family Law Attorney and Lecturer
Richard Wexell is a distinguished divorce lawyer who has received numerous honors and awards. He has been rated “AV Preeminent” (the highest possible peer rating)by Martindale-Hubbell; Northern Virginia Magazine named Mr. Wexell as one of Northern Virginia’s top divorce lawyers; and he is honored to have been selected by the Best Lawyers of America publication in the category of family law.
Various organizations, including the American Bar Association and local and state bar associations, have asked him to deliver lectures on a variety of family law topics, such as property division, child custody, and spousal support.
Personal, Responsive, and Cost-Effective Divorce Lawyer
Richard Wexell’s objective as a divorce lawyer is to provide clients in Fairfax County, VA and the surrounding areas with personal, responsive, and cost-effective representation that achieves their reasonable goals. Understanding that they are going through one of the most difficult experiences in their lives, Richard Wexell provides compassionate counsel to his clients. However, he will be as tough as he needs to be to protect their rights and ensure the best possible outcome to their family law case.
Areas of Practice
Richard Wexell: Education and Bar Admissions
After receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude in 1974 from Brandeis University in Massachusetts, Richard Wexell earned his Juris Doctor at The George Washington University Law School in 1977. That year, he was admitted to the Virginia State Bar, allowing him to practice before the state courts of Virginia. He was admitted to practice in the District of Columbia in 1980.
Richard Wexell began his law practice in Fairfax City in 1981. Since that time, he has focused his practice on family law matters, representing clients in and around Northern Virginia. His firm has represented clients not only in the trial courts of Northern Virginia but also on appeal to the Court of Appeals of Virginia.
- 50% of Richard Wexell’s Practice is devoted to litigation
Honors and Awards
- AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
- Northern Virginia Magazine named Mr. Wexell as one of Northern Virginia’s top Divorce Lawyers
- Best Lawyers of America lists Mr. Wexell in the specialty of Family Law
- Super Lawyers: 2007 – 2022
- Family Lawyer Magazine Recognizes 2022
Schedule an Appointment with Divorce Lawyer Richard Wexell
An accomplished negotiator and litigator with over thirty years of experience in family law cases, divorce lawyer Richard Wexell has successfully represented his clients throughout Fairfax County and Northern Virginia via negotiation as well as at trial. To find out how Richard Wexell and the team at Wexell Milman can help you to achieve a fair resolution as quickly and economically as possible, contact us to schedule a consultation today.
* AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.