Alex Phillips serves as an Attorney & Counselor at Law in the firm’s family law section. His practice focuses on the representation of clients in divorce, custody, support, and equitable distribution matters.
He is an experienced courtroom advocate and is as comfortable in the courtroom as he is at the negotiating table. He represents clients throughout Central Virginia, from Richmond to Williamsburg.
Alex graduated from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William & Mary, which is where he first discovered his passion for family law. His interest in family law further developed during his participation in the William & Mary Family Law Clinic.
In his work at the clinic he gained valuable experience while representing and advising clients of limited financial resources at the Williamsburg office of the Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia.
In law school Alex was also a member of the William and Mary Law Review and the Moot Court team. He was a finalist in The Bushrod T. Washington Moot Court Tournament, a competition for William & Mary’s first-year law students.
During law school he also gained practical experience working as an extern for The Honorable William G. Petty of The Court of Appeals of Virginia and as an intern for the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney for the City of Fredericksburg.
Prior to attending law school Alex worked in a congressional office on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. and before that on a congressional campaign in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Richmond, where he majored in Political Science with a minor in Law and the Liberal Arts. As an undergraduate he was a member of Pi Sigma Alpha, a national political science honor society and was the President of his fraternity, Delta Kappa Epsilon.
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