Cheshire I'Anson Eveleigh



Suite 500 301 Bendix Rd.
Virginia Beach VA, 23451
Phone: (757) 497-6633
Fax: (757) 554-0248


Traditional Client Representation and Litigation



  • Chesapeake , Virginia

Legal Organizations

Virginia State Bar, Board of Governors-Family Law Section (2001-present), Immediate Past Chair (2006-2007) Chair (2005-2006), Vice -Chair (2003-2004 and 2004-2005), Secretary (2002-2003); Virginia Bar Assn. Board of Governors (2005-2008), Commission on Professionalism (2007-2008), Domestic Relations Council (1998-present), Chair (2003), Vice-Chair (2001 and 2002), Immediate Past-Chair (2004); Virginia Beach Bar Assn., Juvenile and Domestic Relations Liaison Committee (1999-2001); Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar Assn., President (2002-2003), President-Elect (2001-2002), Secretary (2000-2001), Immediate Past-President (2003-2004), Director (1996-2000); The McCammon Group; Family Law Organization of Greater Hampton Roads, President (1997), Vice-President (1996), Secretary (1995), Steering Committee (1994); Virginia Law Foundation Committee on Continuing Legal Education (2006-2010); Board of Directors, National Center for Family Law (2006 to present); Judicial Functions Task Force, "Commission on Virginia Courts in the 21st Century: To Benefit All, To Exclude None" (appointed by Chief Justice Hassell); Pro Bono Initiative Commission on Custody (appointed by Chief Justice Hassell); Attorney General's Task Force on Child Abuse Fatalities (appointed by then Attorney General Mark Early).


Named "Leader in the Law" by Virginia Lawyers Weekly 2011; Named One of the Top 25 Women Attorneys in Virginia 2007, 2008 and 2009; On of Virginia's "Super Lawyers" 2006-2011 for Family Law; One of Virginia's "Legal Elite" (Family Law) Virginia Business Magazine, December 2001-2004, 2006-2011; One Of Virginia's "Legal Elite" (Alternative Dispute Resolution) Virginia Business Magazine, December 2005; One of Hampton Roads Outstanding Professional Women 2002.

CLE Presentations

Defined and Undefined Duration Spousal Support Awards, 24th Annual Advanced Family Law Seminar; Mind Games: Getting Into the Mind of the Forensic Mental Health Expert, 23rd Annual Advanced Family Law Seminar; Pendente Lite Hearings in the Context of 20-103, 25th Annual Family Law Seminar Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act, Virginia Women Attorneys' Assn. State Convention; Uniform Interstate Family Support Act, Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar Assn. Family Law Seminar; Ethical Considerations in Alternative Dispute Resolution for Family Law Attorneys, Virginia Trial Lawyers Seminar; Dealing with the Difficult Client: Ethical and Professional Concerns, 18th Annual Advanced Family Law Seminar; Advocacy in Mediation: Beyond the Basics, Virginia State Bar Annual Meeting.


"The Role of the Guardian Ad Litem in Custody Cases" (co-author) The Virginia Lawyer, February 2002; "The Future of Surrogacy in Virginia" The Colonial Lawyer, Fall 1989;