Firm Overview

About Wexell Milman, a Fairfax County Family Law Firm

Established Fairfax County family law firm Wexell Milman is comprised of distinguished Virginia family lawyers who are dedicated to helping clients going through a divorce. In 1981, Richard Wexell began handling family law and divorce-related matters for clients in Fairfax County, VA and the surrounding counties and cities of Northern Virginia. Since 1981, the firm has expanded to include Richard Wexell’s partner, Douglas E. Milman, and of-counsel attorney, David Horowitz. For over 35 years, Wexell Milman’s focus on family law, separation, and divorce has remained unchanged.

In addition to experience and dedication to clients, here are some of the other important qualities we would like you to consider when choosing a family lawyer and law firm to help you through the divorce process and beyond:

  • Wexell Milman’s divorce attorneys are thoughtful advocates. We are sensitive to the difficult and emotional nature of family law issues, so we treat all our clients with respect and compassion for their current circumstances. We will listen to and work closely with you to identify your specific needs, goals, and objectives. We will assist you in understanding and evaluating all of your reasonable options, then we will work tirelessly to achieve your key objectives.
  • Wexell Milman’s family law attorneys and support staff are responsive to our clients. Our commitment to providing quality service means we strive to resolve your concerns promptly, efficiently, and within your budget. Throughout this process, you can count on us to be in regular contact with you, respond promptly to your questions and concerns, and keep you informed of the progress of your divorce case.
  • We emphasize thorough preparation and attention to detail. Decades of experience combined with an exhaustive knowledge of Virginia family law allows us to create strategies that will produce the results clients want.
  • Wexell Milman has developed the resources and professional connections required to handle even the most complex divorce and family law issues. Our dedicated Virginia family lawyers work with a number of other highly respected professionals who have expertise in matters such as forensic accounting, property appraisal, business valuation, and child custody evaluation.

An attorney’s ability to achieve the results you want often depends on their ability to work well with the attorney on the other side as well as the Courts. At Wexell Milman, we believe that the ethical standards we maintain, the professionalism we show in our work, and the dedication we offer our clients have earned us the respect and trust of our colleagues throughout the legal community in Northern Virginia.

Wexell Milman’s Distinguished Virginia Family Lawyers

Richard Wexell has received an AV Rating* under Martindale-Hubbell’s peer review rating system, and a Super Lawyers designation from his peers in both Virginia and Washington, DC. He has been selected as one of the Top Divorce Lawyers in Northern Virginia by Northern Virginia Magazine. He is honored to be listed in the Best Lawyers In America publication, in the field of family law. Mr. Wexell has frequently lectured on various family law topics – including child custody, property division, and spousal support – before professional organizations such as the American Bar Association, the Virginia State Bar, and local Bar Associations.

Douglas Milman has earned a Masters Degree in litigation and dispute resolution from the George Washington University Law School. The firm has handled divorce and family law litigation not only in the trial courts of Northern Virginia but also before the Court of Appeals of Virginia and the Supreme Court of Virginia.

Find the answers, experience, and resources you need at Fairfax County family law firm Wexell Milman. Schedule an initial consultation with one of our seasoned family law attorneys to discuss any issues related to your divorce by calling our law offices at 703-385-3858, or by contacting us online. Whether you need guidance handling property division, child support, custody, visitation, or some other family law issue, the knowledgeable family lawyers at Wexell Milman can answer all of your questions.

*CV, BV, and AV are registered 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.