Gerald Curran has practiced as a trial lawyer in Virginia since 1991, where he has focused his practice on domestic relations litigation, including equitable distribution of property, child and spousal support issues, custody and visitation, preparation of separation and property settlement agreements, and all other aspects of family law.
Mr. Curran received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania and received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Southern California. A native of Philadelphia, Mr. Curran was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar and then the Virginia State Bar.
Mr. Curran has personally litigated several multi-million dollar cases involving complex issues such as the valuation and distribution of business interests, stock options, real estate, retirement, financial investments and trusts.
He has settled alimony and child support cases involving all income levels, successfully addressing such issues as the unemployment or underemployment of the payor or recipient and the unique financial aspects of children with special needs. He has handled numerous contested child custody and visitation cases and has expertise in such matters especially when they involve mental health issues, child custody evaluators, alleged abuse and parent relocation.
While settling cases through the negotiation process is his primary goal, Mr. Curran has developed his courtroom skills to an extent that ensures the firm's clients the highest level of representation in cases requiring trial presentation.
Mr. Curran is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the Fairfax Bar Association (Family Law Section) and the Pennsylvania Bar Association (inactive).
He receives AV Preeminent® ratings from Martindale-Hubbell® and has been listed in the treatise The Best Lawyers in America since 2007. Mr. Curran is recognized as one of Virginia’s Super Lawyers and has been designated as one of the Ten Leaders in Northern Virginia Matrimonial and Divorce Law. He was included in The Washingtonian magazine as one of Northern Virginia’s top family law practitioners and listed as a top divorce lawyer by Northern Virginia Magazine.