About Kelly Byrnes & Danker, PLLC
Kelly Byrnes & Danker, PLLC, offers a unique and unified approach to resolving your family’s transitions. Our firm focuses on all aspects of domestic relations law, including divorce, spousal support, child custody and support, marital property division, premarital agreements, and protection of separate property rights.
The firm’s partners John E. Byrnes, Sean P. Kelly and Maureen E. Danker — with associates Ann N. Luu, Laura M. O’Brien and Donald Anderson, III — are determined to optimize your goals, whether through negotiated settlement, mediation or litigation. We recognize the difficulty involved in a family dispute and strive to provide you with a clear understanding of the law to empower you to make informed decisions about your case.
Since 2011, partners Byrnes and Kelly have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® , and the firm as a whole has consecutively been named first tier in family law in Washington, D.C., by U.S. News & World Report–Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” Kelly has also been named a Top Lawyer by Washingtonian magazine consecutively from 2009 to 2017, and Kelly and Danker have been selected for inclusion in Virginia Super Lawyers. All three partners have been recognized in Ten Leaders, an organization dedicated to the recognition of experienced and qualified professionals in law, medicine, finance, architecture and technology.
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Dedicated To Earning Your Trust
In striving to maintain the highest professional standards, the firm’s partners have earned a stellar reputation in the Northern Virginia legal community.
Sean P. Kelly serves on the Virginia State Bar Council and is past chair of the Virginia State Bar’s Judicial Candidate Evaluation Committee. John E. Byrnes is the past chair of the 5th District Disciplinary Committee of the Virginia State Bar, as well as a member of the Judicial Candidate Evaluation Committee. Maureen E. Danker currently serves as Immediate Past President of the Virginia State Bar’s Young Lawyers Conference and is a member of the Virginia State Bar Council and Executive Committee. She was formerly vice chair of the 5th District Disciplinary Committee of the Virginia State Bar and is currently the Virginia’s Young Lawyers Division Delegate in the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates. All the firm’s attorneys are active members of the Fairfax and Loudoun Bar Associations.