Adoption Lawyer Serving Leesburg, Loudoun, Fairfax, Ashburn, Manassas, Winchester and Northern Virginia --- The Law Firm of Karen S. Law.

Leesburg and Loudoun County Adoption Attorney

Karen Stoutamyer Law is an adoption attorney practicing in Ashburn, Leesburg, Fairfax, Manassas, and Winchester Virginia. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law in 1985 and became licensed in Virginia in that same year. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the Virginia State Bar, and the Loudoun Chapter, Virginia Women Attorneys' Association. She was elected as an Angel in Adoption by the Congressional Coalition on Adoption in 2013. She served on the International Operations Committee for the American Immigration Lawyers Association for two years and has co-chaired the annual celebration of adoption, Loudoun Adoption Day, for thirteen years.

Mrs. Law represents adoptive parents and birth parents in private, agency, international, step-parent, and relative adoptions. She has been certified by the Virginia Supreme Court as a Guardian Ad Litem to represent the interests of children in adoptions throughout the Commonwealth. She often speaks at national conferences on intercountry adoption and has visited orphanages all over the world.

  • 2018 National Business Institute Webinar, October 9, 2018, Adoption Law: Start to Finish, "Foster Care Adoption", "Adoption of Foreign Born Children"
  • "The Role of Facilitators in Adoption" by Karen Stoutamyer Law ESQ., Teresa M. McDonough ACSW Apr 01, 2014 Ed.
  • "Intercountry Adoption, Domestic Adoption and the Post-Hague Landscape" by Karen Stoutamyer Law, Dan Berger, Massiell Tercero Parker, and Emily Ferror, Immigration Practice Pointers 2012-13 Ed.
  • “Intercountry Adoptions”: Karen Stoutamyer Law, Adoption Procedures and Forms: A Guide for Virginia Lawyers, Virginia Law Foundation, 2010, available at Virginia CLE (800)-979-8253.
  • "Intercountry Adoptions: Understanding the Procedures One Year after Implementation of the Hague Adoption Convention", by Cynthia Hemphill, Karen Stoutamyer Law and Carine Rosalia-Marion, Immigration & Nationality Law Handbook, AILA Publications, 2009-2010 Edition.

Serving clients in Loudoun County, Fairfax County, Prince William County, Arlington County, Alexandria, Frederick County, Albermarle County, Culpeper County, Dinwiddie County, Pittsylvania County, Rockingham County, Shenandoah County, Spotsylvania County, Stafford County, Warren County, Westmoreland County, Virginia Beach and throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.