The Geller Law Group
Laurie Neff’s practice is focused on providing sound and balanced representation to clients navigating all aspects of family law: Divorce, Equitable Distribution, Custody, Spousal and Child Support, Adoption, Assisted Reproduction, and Bankruptcy.
Practicing law since 2001, Laurie is an experienced and confident attorney who represents clients throughout Northern Virginia with the primary goal of achieving fair, amicable settlements in contested family law matters.
Laurie firmly believes that court should be the last resort in family law matters and works tirelessly with clients and counsel to reach achieve the best possible outcome without having to resort to protracted litigation or having a judge determine what is best for a family.
Prior to joining the firm, Laurie was a clinical professor of law at the Antonio Scalia Law School in Arlington, Virginia where she directed the Mason Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Clinic (MVETS). A former United States Marine, Laurie’s practice during her time at MVETS was heavily focused on representing our nation’s service members and veterans in family law and civil litigation matters in the courts of Northern Virginia providing millions of dollars in pro bono legal assistance. As such, Laurie has significant experience with issues unique to military members, veterans and their dependents, including the intricacies of military divorces and issues involving division of military retirement, the Survivor Benefit Plan, and the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act.
Prior to joining the law school faculty, Laurie worked for a major international firm, a highly regarded firm in Virginia Beach, and served as a law clerk for the Fourth Judicial Circuit upon her cum laude graduation from Pepperdine University School of Law, where she served as the Lead Articles Editor of the Pepperdine Law Review.
Laurie is a member of the Virginia State Bar (Member, Family Law Section), Fairfax County Bar Association, Loudoun County Bar Association, and the Virginia Women’s Attorney’s Association (VWAA). She is currently President-Elect for the Northern Virginia Chapter of the Women Attorneys Association for the 2024-2025 term after serving as Secretary for 2023, and formerly Director at Large, Co-Director of the Holiday Reception, and Director of Judiciary.
From 2014-2016, Laurie served as a Board Member of the Virginia Board of Veteran Services, having been appointed by former Governor Terry McAuliffe.
Super Lawyers, 2023
2023 Top 50 Lawyers In America, America’s Top Lawyers
2023 Elite Lawyer
Top Lawyers 2022, Northern Virginia Magazine
2022, 2020 Legal Elite-Family Law/Domestic Relations, Virginia Business
2018 Best of Attorney in Loudoun County Virginia – Runner Up