Elizabeth Lancaster is a leading family law and domestic relations partner with decades of courtroom experience, serving clients in divorce, spousal support, child support, and child custody matters in the firm’s Leesburg, Virginia office. For more than 15 years, Elizabeth appeared in both the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court and Circuit Court of Loudoun on a nearly daily basis advocating on behalf of her clients. She was the first chair in over 25 jury trials and represents clients in all stages of trial, motions, and sentencing. Elizabeth is admitted to the Commonwealth of Virginia (2004), and the Commonwealth of Kentucky (2006).
Over the course of her special work with juveniles, Elizabeth has helped fundamentally change the system of juvenile justice in Loudoun County. Elizabeth’s experience as a leader in the legal community through her positions on local, state, and national committees gives her the unique ability to tap into a wide range of resources, and to find solutions to problems others might believe unfixable.
Elizabeth brings passion to her advocacy in both Family Law and Special Education Law. She is driven to give a voice to all individuals struggling through an overwhelming educational system and legal system. Her experience in serving individuals and families in crisis gives her a unique client-centered approach. Elizabeth also brings her significant trial and litigation experience to the area of Family Law.
Elizabeth grew up in Northern Virginia, was an NCAA Division I scholarship athlete, and is a licensed soccer coach by the United States Soccer federation. She enjoys spending her free time convincing her children that they really love soccer, not ballet or chess, and watching them thrive in all their non-soccer related passions.
Name: Elizabeth Lancaster
Law School: George Mason School University School of Law, J.D. (2004)
College: The American University in Washington, B.S. Biology (2000)
Affiliations: Loudoun County Juvenile Justice Steering Committee (Board Member); Loudoun County JDAI Committee (Board Member); Loudoun County Racial and Ethnic Disparities Committee (Founding Member); Juvenile and Domestic Relations Bench/Bar (Chair and Member), Mid-Atlantic Region National Juvenile Defender Center Ambassador; Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
“It’s nice to know that I finally have someone on my side supporting and protecting me. I greatly appreciate everything that you have done and are still doing as my attorney. I am now confident, that after so many years, my case will finally be able to see justice and fairness done. I just want to thank you for making me feel like my case is at the top of your priority list, I can never thank you enough for everything you’ve done for me. Thank you so much for your support and hard work.”