Alice Newhall Ahearn guides family law clients through one of the most difficult times in their lives to emerge optimistic about the future. She excels at solving contentious and complex child custody problems, including relocation cases. Alice is also adept at resolving divorces with complicated financial issues, including business and stock valuations, the division of marital interest in a business, and spousal support. Her clients include professionals, physicians, accountants, bankers, business owners, lawyers and their spouses.
Alice understands how emotional divorce and post-divorce issues can be, and helps clients set realistic and achievable goals—both in regard to financial assets and long-term co-parenting arrangements. She counsels her clients about how to become financially educated and confident about managing their own finances.
Alice is a 2009 cum laude graduate of the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond. While in law school, Alice served as President of the Family Law Society, a member of the Client Counseling and Negotiation Board, as well as interned with the Family Law Clinic at the National Center for Family Law. Alice earned her Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in History and Sociology from Tulane University in 2006.
Serving in the firm’s Virginia office, Alice is a member of the Virginia State Bar; the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association; the Fairfax County Bar Association, including the Young Lawyer’s Section and the Family Law Section; the Fairfax County CLE Court Committee; the Northern Virginia Women’s Attorney Association; the Tulane University Alumni Association; the Kappa Alpha Theta Alumni Association; and the University of Richmond School of Law Alumni Association.