Laura Dove is an experienced Northern Virginia family law attorney located in Arlington, Virginia.  Laura has exclusively focused her practice on domestic relations matters, including divorce, property distribution, child support and spousal support issues, custody and visitation, preparation of separation and property settlement agreements and all other aspects of family law.

Her legal knowledge and experience spans a diverse range of complex family law issues, such as the valuation and distribution of business interests, military retirement benefits, financial investments, family trusts, imputation of income and spousal support and child support matters involving unemployed or underemployed individuals, allegations of abuse, child custody evaluations, interstate and international child custody matters, immigration concerns and parent relocation. TLlogosmall

While she resolves the majority of her cases without resorting to court intervention, Laura has the courtroom skills necessary to ensure that her clients receive the highest level of representation when it is not possible to reach an amicable resolution. 

Laura has been admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia since 2003 and has appeared in Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts and Circuit Courts throughout Northern Virginia and the Virginia Court of Appeals.

In addition to her traditional legal experience, Laura serves as a Conciliator in the Alexandria Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court and she is also trained in collaborative law.  

Memberships/Professional Associations

    • Virginia State Bar, Family Law Section
    • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Family Law Section
    • Board Member, Arlington County Bar Foundation  
    • Arlington County Bar Association
    • Fairfax County Bar Association
    • Alexandria Bar Association
    • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
    • Virginia Collaborative Professionals
    • Collaborative Professionals of Northern Virginia (
    • Conciliator for the Alexandria Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court


  • George Mason University School of Law, Juris Doctorate
  • University of Northern Iowa, Bachelor of Science | MartindaleLinkedInGoogle+Facebook


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Three Ballston Plaza, 1100 N. Glebe Road, Suite 1060, Arlington, Virginia 22201   |   Telephone: 703.522.8100   |   Facsimile: 703.522.3770