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Jonathan McHugh

113 East Market Street, Suite 110 Leesburg, Virginia 20176
Firm: Livesay & Myers, P.C.
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Livesay & Myers, P.C.

Years In Practice


Phone Number (571) 291-3190

Jonathan McHugh is a senior associate attorney at Livesay & Myers, P.C., practicing exclusively family law. He is experienced in handling every type of family law matter in Virginia, including custody, support, separation and high asset divorce cases. Mr. McHugh is on the of the firm's team of family law attorneys in Leesburg, and represents clients in Leesburg, Ashburn and all across Loudoun County. 

As one of the leading military divorce lawyers in the firm, Mr. McHugh is intimately familiar with issues of military retirement, the Uniformed Services Former Spouses Protection Act, the Survivor Benefit Plan, disability pay, and the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act. Mr. McHugh is also experienced in the division of federal retirement benefits, including the FERS Basic Benefit Plan and TSP, and is the author of Federal Retirement Division in Virginia Divorce.

Mr. McHugh was born in Boston, Massachusetts and moved to Northern Virginia in 2005 after graduating cum laude from Wake Forest University a year earlier. He then worked for 3 ½ years as a consultant in the Washington, D.C. area. In that capacity Mr. McHugh served exclusively clients in the federal government, including the Department of Defense and the U.S. Army.

Mr. McHugh moved on from his consulting work to attend Catholic University Columbus School of Law. Upon graduating from law school in 2011, Mr. McHugh entered private practice as a family law attorney at a law firm in Vienna, Virginia. He then joined Livesay & Myers, P.C. as a family law associate in 2014.

Mr. McHugh’s calm and determined style, commitment to client service, and extensive knowledge of family law combine to serve his clients extremely well. Mr. McHugh was named a Super Lawyers Rising Star in both Virginia and Washington D.C. in 2017–2019. He currently holds a perfect 10.0 rating from both Avvo and Justia.

Jonathan McHugh resides with his wife and daughter in Northern Virginia.

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Bar Admissions
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
Admitted in 2016
Admitted in 2012
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Admitted in 2000
  • Virginia Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2017–2019
  • Washington D.C. Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2017–2019
  • Lawyers of Distinction, 2017
  • Top Contributor Award, Avvo, 2015
Work Experience
Livesay & Myers, P.C., Senior Associate Attorney
2018 - Current
Livesay & Myers, P.C., Associate Attorney
2014 - 2018
Fite, O’Brien & Anderson, LTD., Associate Attorney
2012 - 2014
Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America, J.D.
Graduated 2011
Wake Forest University, B.A., cum laude
Graduated 2004
Contact Details and Office Locations
113 East Market Street, Suite 110
Leesburg, Virginia 20176
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