About Us


Collaborative Practice

Family Law

LGBT Legal Issues

Estate Planning and Administration


Michael McHugh began his law career in 1987 working for Hazel & Thomas, specializing in Land, Use, Zoning, and Development. In 1993, he began his own firm handling matters in the practice areas of Family Law, Estate Planning, Real Estate, and LGBT issues. Mr. McHugh emphasizes the development of close, long-term, and productive relationships that will have a lasting impact on each and every client’s life.

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Education and Honors

  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1987
  • M.S., Architecture, North Carolina State University, 1982
  • B.S., Architecture, University of Virginia, 1980

Admissions and Affiliations

  • Collaborative Professionals of Northern Virginia (Board Member)
  • Virginia Collaborative Professionals
  • DC Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, qualified trainer Collaborative Practice Training Institute (founding member)
  • Virginia State Bar
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar