Chanda L. Kinsey

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Chanda graduated from James Madison University in 1976 with a B.S. Major in Political Science and a Minor in Economics. She then attended William & Mary for Law School where she received her J.D. in 1979. Following law school, Ms. Kinsey served as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney (prosecutor) for Fairfax County from 1979 to 1984. She was an Adjunct Professor at the Northern Virginia Community College where she taught domestic relations, evidence and criminal law & procedure from 1986 to 1988. Additionally, Ms. Kinsey was a legal instructor at the Northern Virginia Police Academy from 1984 to 1988. Ms Kinsey defended adults and juveniles charged with crimes from 1984 until approximately 2000.

She is a member of the Virginia State Bar and the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Ms. Kinsey was awarded Outstanding Community Woman for Springfield, Virginia in 1983. She has appeared on FOX morning news as a legal commentator. Ms. Kinsey has conducted approximately 140 jury trials and hundreds of bench trials. Her practice focuses on divorce and custody, support, child protective services cases, protection orders, domestic assaults, and other family matters in both juvenile and domestic relations and circuit courts all over Northern Virginia.

Ms. Kinsey has litigated complex equitable distribution cases as well as custody cases involving physical, sexual and emotional abuse on the spouse or children of the marriage.

Education
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
Virginia, 1979

Bar Admision
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
Virginia, 1979

Practice Areas
Divorce
Custody and Visitation
Spousal and Child Support
Adoptions
Protective Orders/Domestic Assault
Prenuptual Agreements

Honors and Awards
Outstanding Community Woman for Springfield, Virginia, 1983

Professional Affiliations and Memberships
Virginia State Bar, Member
Federal District Court for Eastern District of Virginia, Member

Past Employment Positions
Fairfax County, Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney, 1979-1984
Northern Virginia Community College, Adjunct Professor, 1986-1988
Northern Virginia Police Academy, Legal Instructor, 1984-1988

Kinsey, Lynch & Filipour is located in Fairfax, and our attorneys serve clients in Fairfax County, Loudoun County, Prince William County, and Arlington County, including Vienna, McLean, Great Falls, Leesburg, Clifton, Falls Church, Alexandria, Manassas, Herndon, Centreville, Sterling, Lake Ridge, Montclair, Countryside, Haymarket, Gainesville, and Middleburg, Virginia.

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