Erika E. MacCormac

Erika MacCormac is the leader of the firm’s family law team and practices solely in the area of family law, focusing on divorce, child custody and visitation, spousal support, child support, adoption, and prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.  Erika understands the myriad emotional, financial, spiritual, and practical implications and challenges presented by divorce and custody matters. She is equally comfortable in the courtroom trying a case or at settlement table working on a collaborative resolution.

In addition, Erika routinely serves as a Guardian ad litem for minor children in the context of abuse and neglect proceedings, juvenile delinquency hearings, and contested custody and visitation litigation.  She also presents for the National Business Institute on family law matters and serves as a guest lecturer at the University of Richmond Law School Family Law Clinic Seminar.

Erika attended Virginia Tech earning her degree in political science with a legal studies option, graduating magna cum laude, with memberships in Gamma Beta Phi, Pi Sigma Alpha, and the Golden Key Society.  She was also a columnist with the Collegiate Times. Erika earned her J.D. from the University of Richmond School of Law, where she graduated with a certification of concentration in family law. In addition, she worked and served as a Teaching Assistant for the Jeannette Lipman Family Law Clinic.  She was also Executive Editor of the Richmond Journal of Law and Public Interest, served on the University of Richmond Client Counseling and Negotiation Board, and earned first prize in Richmond’s Client Counseling Competition.

A native of Chesterfield County, Erika is an active member of Mt. Pisgah United Methodist Church in Midlothian, as well as being a member of Midlothian Ruritan Club. In her free time she enjoys singing, reading, ballet, and scrapbooking. She resides with her husband and children in Midlothian.