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Robert Hartsoe, Partner

Mr. Hartsoe is a founding member of the firm, and has been practicing law the in state and federal courts of Virginia since 1987. Mr. Hartsoe focuses his practice on the following areas of law in Northern Virginia: Construction Litigation and Construction Contract Review; Commercial Litigation and General Business Practice, including Uniform Commercial Code and Creation of Business Entities; Domestic Relations and Child Custody matters; Personal Injury and Tort law; and General Civil Litigation matters.

Additionally, Mr. Hartsoe currently serves as:

  • Special Education Hearing Officer, under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), pursuant to the standards set by the Supreme Court of Virginia and the Virginia Department of Education. 
  • Lecturer for the Virginia Continuing Legal Education series on the subjects of construction law and domestic relations. 
  • Commissioner in Chancery for the Loudoun County Circuit Court.
  • Guardian ad Litem for children and incapacitated adults.
  • Conciliator for the Fairfax County Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court

Appellate Decisions: 

  • Hamilton v. Loudoun County Dept. of Family Services, 14 Vap UNP 1522144 (2014)
  • Bescher v. Commonwealth, Virginia Court of Appeals Record No. 1489-97-4 (1998)
  • Jones v. Commonwealth, Virginia Court of Appeals Record No. 0604-96-4 (1997)
  • Lovak v. Commonwealth, Virginia Court of Appeals Record No. 2001-93-4 (1995)
  • Fitzhugh v. Commonwealth, 20 Va. App. 275, 456 S.E.2d 163 (1995) 
  • Johnson v. Commonwealth, Virginia Court of Appeals Record No. 1665-88-1 (1991)
  • Bevins v. Commonwealth, Virginia Court of Appeals Record No. 1002-90-1 (1990) 

Circuit Court Decisions:

  • Commonwealth v. Graves, 88 Va. Cir. 32 (2013)
  • Mukerji v. Mukerji, 89 Va. Cir. 506 (2013)
  • Ghiorzi v. B&B Builders & Remodelers, Inc., 85 Va. Circ. 89(2012)
  • Mansfield v. Barnabei, 82 Va. Cir. 511 (2011)
  • Bui v. Nguyen, LEXIS/Casefinder (2011)
  • All American Contractors, Inc. v. Betonti,, 53 Va. 24 (2000)
  • Key Bank & Trust v. Myers, 49 Va. 70 (1999); 
  • Department of Family Services v. Desousa, LEXIS/Casefinder (1998); 
  • Commonwealth v. Dudley, Casefinder (1994); 
  • General Excavation, Inc. v. Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, 33 Va.. Cir. 120 (1993); 
  • Goodman Homes, Inc. v. Helmut Radar, et al., 25 Va. Cir. 156 (1991); 
     

 

 

Education

University of Richmond School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1987

College of William & Mary, A.B., 1984

Activities & Affiliations

  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Fairfax County Bar Association - Conciliator for J&DR
  • Loudoun County Bar Association - President (2017-2018); President Elect (2016-2017); Chairman/Bench-Bar Committee (2011-2016)   
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers’ Association, Litigation Section
  • George Mason Inns of Court (2011-2017)
  • Herndon Rotary Club; Paul Harris Society Member; Fund Raising - Herndon Festival Beer Booth, Member; Past President & Director (2016 - 2017); President (2015 -2016); President Elect (2014 - 2015); Director, Rotary Foundation Committee (2011 - 2014)   

                         

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia State Bar
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
  • Fourth Circuit of the United States Court of Appeals
 
 

 
 
 
 
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Alexander Morgan, Partner

Alex Morgan joined the firm in 1998 as an associate, and soon became a full partner. Mr. Morgan focuses his practice on Family Law in Virginia, including Divorce and Child Custody Matters, Equitable Distribution, Spousal Support, Child Support and Alimony determinations, and Separation Agreements, and practices in the Fairfax office. Additionally, Mr. Morgan can prepare and review Prenuptial Agreements for Northern Virginia residents. 

Mr. Morgan also handles cases involving Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, and General Civil Litigation. 

Education

University of Kentucky School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1998

George Mason University, B.A., 1995
B.A., Economics, 1995

Activities & Affiliations

  • Virginia Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Fairfax County Bar Association
  • Loudoun County Bar Association 

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia State Bar
  • Kentucky State Bar
 
 

 
 
 
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Tiziana Ventimiglia, Managing Attorney and Of Counsel 

Ms. Ventimiglia focuses her practice on the following areas of law in Northern Virginia: General Business Law; Community Association, Homeowners’ Association and Condominium Association Law; Landlord Tenant Law; Residential and Commercial Real Estate Law; Business Law; Creditor’s Rights; Estate Planning. 

Ms. Ventimiglia received her first Juris Doctor from La Sapienza, Rome, Italy in 1994 and her second Juris Doctor from the University of Alabama in 1997.  She is proficient in Italian and fluent in Spanish. Ms. Ventimiglia practices out of the Fairfax office. 

 

Education

University of Alabama School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1997

Universita` La Sapienza, Rome, Italy, Juris Doctor, 1994

Activities & Affiliations

  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Fairfax County Bar Association

Bar Admissions and Certifications

  • Guardian Ad Litem for Children and Incapacitated Adults
  • Mediator - General District Court
  • Virginia State Bar
  • Illinois State Bar
  • District of Columbia
  • Alabama State Bar
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia
 
 

 
 
 
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Julia R. Burcher, Associate

Ms. Burcher focuses her practice on Estate Planning and Real Estate matters. Ms. Burcher practices in the Fairfax office of the firm.

Education

University of Richmond School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1997

Activities & Affiliations

  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Fairfax County Bar Association   
 

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia State Bar