Angela Morehouse

Angela MorehouseAngela Morehouse practices estate administration litigation, guardianship and conservatorship proceedings, and other elder law issues for which she regularly appears before local Circuit Courts and Commissioners of Accounts.  She is a Qualified Guardian ad Litem for both children and incapacitated adults, vigorously defending the interests of our most vulnerable populations.  She also frequently negotiates and litigates family law matters including divorce, custody, spousal support, equitable distribution, and child support in both Circuit Courts and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts throughout Northern Virginia.

Prior Experience

Ms. Morehouse served previously as a law clerk for the Honorable William D. Hamblen, retired, of the Circuit Court of Prince William County and worked for the Supreme Court of Virginia’s Office of Chief Staff Attorney. She also externed for Justice Elizabeth A. McClanahan, presently of the Supreme Court of Virginia, during her tenure on the Court of Appeals of Virginia.

Memberships and Associations

Angela Morehouse is a member in good standing of the Virginia State Bar, the Prince William County Bar Association, the Virginia Women Attorneys Association (past chapter president), the Guardian ad Litem Ad Hoc Committee of Prince William County, and the Young Lawyer’s of Prince William County.

Education and Publication

A graduate of the William & Mary School of Law, Ms. Morehouse earned her undergraduate degree summa cum laude from Old Dominion University, where she was honored as the valedictorian of the College of Arts & Letters. She is published in the 2014 issue of Lex Claudia on Child Sexual Abuse, was a co-author of a 2012 Virginia Lawyers’ Weekly article on the Commonwealth’s new guardianship laws and is published in the Intercultural Human Rights Law Review of the St. Thomas University School of Law (2010), as well as the Program in Comparative Legal Studies of the William and Mary School of Law (2009).

Speaking Engagements

Ms. Morehouse has participated in several recent speaking engagements through the Prince William County Bar Association, including co-presenting a 2016 Adult Guardianship CLE, moderating a 2016 Juvenile GAL seminar, and co-presenting a 2014 Family Law CLE on Juvenile Court and Uncontested Divorce proceedings.  Other engagements by Ms. Morehouse include presenting in the 2016 and 2014 Guardians ad Litem for Incapacitated Adults Qualifying Course, a 2012 Elder Abuse presentation for Soroptimist International of Prince William County, a Continuing Legal Education seminar on Elder Law for the Prince William County Bar Association in 2010, and a panel presentation for St. Thomas University School of Law’s Symposium on U.S. Immigration Detention in 2009.  Ms. Morehouse regularly presents to area high schools on the So You’re 18 project to educate young adults on their new legal rights and responsibilities.

Personal

Originally from Hampton Roads, Ms. Morehouse has resided in the Commonwealth of Virginia nearly all her life. She is a proud mother of two young children and enjoys rock climbing and backcountry camping in her spare time.