Sean P. Schmergel is a native of New York and has resided in Northern Virginia for nearly three decades. He currently lives with his family in Arlington. He co-founded Schmergel & Mersberger, PLC in 2004 to help individuals with complex–and often emotional–famly law cases. Mr. Schmergel’s practice is therefore limited to divorce and family law before the courts of Virginia and the District of Columbia.
Mr. Schmergel was named a “Super Lawyer” in Virginia and the District of Columbia, and was previously named a Super Lawyers “Rising Star” from 2012-2014 . He was the President of the Alexandria Bar Association in 2014 and he is a member of the Family Law sections of the Virginia State Bar and the District of Columbia Bar.
He is the current Chair of the Virginia State Bar’s 4th District, Section II Disciplinary Committee. As a father of two and a certified guardian ad litem in Virginia, Mr. Schmergel is passionate about resolving custody and visitation disputes. He believes that parents need a strong and knowledgeable advocate to acheive the best outcome, whether the case settles or goes to trial. Mr. Schmergel has the qualifications and experience to resolve a custody case in the child’s best interest.
He is equally skilled in handling divorce, marital agreements, child and spousal support, and complex property division, and effectively guides his clients through these difficult issues.