Afsana Chowdhury

Afsana Chowdhury

Attorney
Location:
Fairfax, Virginia
Phone:
703-271-6519
Fax:
703-271-6504
Email:

Afsana Chowdhury represents clients in all types of family law matters including divorce and separation, child custody, visitation, child support, spousal support, division of property, and marital and premarital agreements. A native of Northern Virginia, Afsana is familiar with the local courts and is highly experienced in the area of divorce and family law. She is nationally recognized as a top attorney by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys and has been named one of the Top 10 Attorneys Under 40 by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys. She holds a perfect 10 rating on the attorney review site Avvo and has consistently received the Avvo Client's Choice Award year after year. She has received numerous positive reviews on both Avvo and Google from her former clients. Afsana is skilled at handling complex divorce matters such as dividing pensions, real estate, and calculating support.

Afsana received her B.A. in Political Science, magna cum laude, from Virginia Tech and her Juris Doctorate from the University of Richmond School of Law, where she served on the Moot Court Board and was an associate editor of the University of Richmond Law Review. She is admitted to practice in all courts in the state of Virginia as well as the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. She is a member of the Virginia Bar Association and the Fairfax Bar Association.

When not working on cases, Afsana is busy being a mom to her two little girls and enjoys reading parenting books and blogs, binge watching shows with her husband, eating/cooking spicy South Asian food, and connecting with other professionals in her local community. 

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce
  • Family Law

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

Education

  • University of Richmond, The T.C. Williams School of Law, Richmond, Virginia
    • J.D. magna cum laude
    • Law Review: The University of Richmond Law Review, Editor
  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia
    • B.A. magna cum laude
    • Major: Political Science

Published Works

  • Administrative Law Updates, University of Richmond Law Review

Honors and Awards

  • NAFLA Top 10 Under 40 - Family Law
  • AIFLA 10 Best Attorneys for Client Satisfaction - Virginia
  • Avvo Client's Choice Award, 2014 - 2019
  • Avvo Perfect 10 Rating

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Virginia State Bar
  • Fairfax Bar Association
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, 2012 - 2013
  • Richmond Bar Association, 2012 - 2013
  • American Association for Justice, 2012 - 2013
  • National Employment Association, 2012 - 2013
  • Metropolitan Richmond Women's Bar Association, 2012 - 2013
  • Virginia Employment Lawyers Association, 2012 - 2013

Past Employment Positions

  • Office of the Attorney General of Virginia, Legal Intern

Languages

  • English (Primary)
  • Bengali

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity