Family Law Attorney in Fairfax
Skilled & Experienced Attorneys Providing Legal Services Catered to Your Needs

Attorney Chidinma U. Harley

Partner and Founding Attorneyundefined

Ms. Harley is a partner and founding member of Pervaiz & Harley PLLC. She brings the firm’s foundational principles of diligence, passion, creativity, and integrity to every case that she handles. Ms. Harley understands the challenging matters her clients face and she values the trust every client puts in her to help them navigate these issues. She is a caring attorney who listens to the needs, hopes, fears, and wants of her clients, and fights tirelessly to ensure they receive the best results. Ms. Harley's clients are her top priority.

Practice Areas

Ms. Harley’s current focus is to use her experience to provide the people of Northern Virginia and the District of Columbia with focused, quality legal representation in the areas of:

  • Family law
  • Criminal defense
  • Personal injury

Background and Experience

Ms. Harley began her legal career in New Jersey where she practiced family law for many years as a Deputy Attorney General, focusing in the area of child protection. After she moved to the D.C. metro area, Ms. Harley continued her legal career in Washington, D.C., where she worked on large-scale litigation matters for numerous law firms throughout the city. Ms. Harley has extensive criminal law experience she gained from her time with the Arkansas Supreme Court and the Criminal Law Clinic at the Leflar Law Center in Fayetteville. She also has experience with business formation from her time clerking at a small firm in Virginia.

Bar Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • State of New Jersey
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania


  • Juris Doctorate, University of Arkansas School of Law - Fayetteville
  • Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude, Rider University

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Fairfax Bar Association
  • Northern Virginia Black Attorneys' Association
  • Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

To learn more about our attorneys in Fairfax and how Ms. Harley can help you, contact us today at (703) 940-9953 for a free consultation.

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How Our Guidance Has Helped Our Clients
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  • “She was very responsive and answered all of my questions and concerns.”


Personalized Representation

Dedicated to Helping Our Clients Navigate the Legal System

We understand that this can be a stressful time for you and your family. That’s why our staff here at Pervaiz & Harley is focused on getting to know you and understanding what your specific needs are. Our legal team can use that information to cater the legal strategy to the address the things that are most important to you and help guide you through the legal process.

Compassionate Representation

Providing Individual Attention to Your Case
  1. We want to make sure our clients understand the legal process
  2. Our legal team caters the approach for each specific client
  3. Individual relationships with our clients are valued
  4. Skilled negotiators who can fight for your rights
  5. We speak many languages to help make representation easier
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