Meet Your Leesburg Attorneys
The Law Office of Patricia E. Tichenor, P.L.L.C. is a general law practice focusing on the areas of Family Law and Estate Law, and range of other legal areas. Proudly serving Leesburg, VA and the surrounding communities.
Areas of Practice
- Adoption by Step-parent
- Spousal and Child Support
- Special Needs Trust Planning
- Guardianship and Conservatorship
- Marital and Premarital Contracts
- Custody & Visitation
- Divorce (Mediation, Agreement Drafting/Review, Uncontested and Contested Matters)
- Elder Law
- Estate Planning
- Family Law
- Probate & Estate Administration
Patricia E. Tichenor, Esq.
Owner and Principal Attorney
Patricia E. Tichenor graduated cum laude from the American University, Washington College of Law (1996) in Washington, D.C. She received her B.A. degree Magna Cum Laude in English Literature from Hofstra University in New York (1992). Prior to opening her own practice, Ms. Tichenor worked for the Office of the General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Agriculture headquarters in Washington, D.C. She was responsible for regulatory oversight, investigation and enforcement for the Food Stamp Program, as well as a number of other programs managed by the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) in Alexandria, Virginia.
Ms. Tichenor opened the Law Office of Patricia E. Tichenor, P.L.L.C. in 2001, to offer legal services in estate planning and family law. She brings experience in estate planning, securities arbitration, criminal defense and divorce, as well as consulting services for the Technical Advisory Service for Attorneys (TASA). She is licensed to practice law in Virginia, the District of Columbia, Minnesota and California, and is an active member of the American Bar Association (ABA), Loudoun County Bar Association, Fairfax County Bar Association, Virginia State Bar Association and Minnesota State Bar Association. Ms. Tichenor hails from Minnesota but is a world traveler who has developed a passion for the Korean culture, often traveling to Korea and studying its language.
Honors and Awards:
- Top 100 Litigation Lawyers in the Commonwealth of Virginia, 2013-2019
- 2015 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award from the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
- Who’s Who
- Top 10 Family Law Attorney, 2018-2019