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Carol L. Ehlenberger


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Practice Areas:

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Separation Agreements
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Spousal Support/Alimony
  • Property Division
  • Pre/Post-Nuptial Agreements


Carol joined the firm in 1997 and became a partner in 2004. Carol's practice is focused exclusively on all areas of family law.

She is listed in "The Best Lawyers in America", Washingtonian magazine's Top Divorce Lawyers and Northern Virginia magazine's Top Lawyer Listing.

She is a member of the Family Law section of the Fairfax Bar Association and is on the Fairfax Bar Association's Circuit Court Committee and Domestic Relations Subcommittee. She is also an associate member of the Loudoun Bar Association and member of the Family Law Section of the Virginia State Bar. She is also a Neutral Case Evaluator for Fairfax County Circuit Court.


  • American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, District of Columbia
    • Juris Doctor
  • Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts

Bar Admission

  • Virginia

Published Works

  • Carol L. Ehlenberger, Mark Vogel and Richard Wolf, How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will Affect Family Law Cases Virginia Family Law Quarterly, Volume 38, No. 1 (2018)


  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • Top Divorce Lawyers, Washingtonian Magazine
  • Top Lawyer, Northern Virginia Magazine

Professional Associations

  • Fairfax Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Fairfax Bar Association, Domestic Relations Subcommittee
  • Loudoun Bar Association
  • Virginia State Bar, Family Law Section
  • Fairfax County Circuit Court, Neutral Case Evaluator