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Tatiana Mendez, Esq.

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Tatiana Mendez, Esq.

Tatiana Mendez, Esq.

5 Star Reviews

“Superior Service & Professionalism - I am very glad I came across Ms Mendez ad for family attorney. She handled my case with the upmost care and professionalism. I couldn’t have hired anyone more thorough and who understood my complicated case so well. She kept me updated every step of the way. She even returned can email while she was on vacation in another country. Hands down 5-star service and knowledge on judicial matters. Definitely recommend her.”

Richie


“Custody and Child Support Case ( Spanish & English) - Es una excelente abogada muy dedicada a cada uno de sus casos. La abogada Mendez habla y escribe español, lo cual fue muy importante en nuestros casos. En mi familia la abogada Mendez nos representò en 2 casos . Estamos muy complacidos con su labor. (English version)-She is an excellent lawyer very dedicated to each of their cases. She speaks and writes Spanish , which was very important for our cases. She represented us in 2 cases. We are very pleased with her work.”

Díaz-Rodríguez


5 Star Reviews

“Tatiana Mendez is a diligent and tenacious attorney, one that you definitely want on your side. She and I worked on a criminal matter together, as well as countless hours in law school, and I know she can tackle great challenges with ease. I endorse this lawyer and routinely recommend her services to others.”

Deborah Lord, Estate planning Attorney


“Ms. Mendez is a very passionate, dedicated, smart, and hard working lawyer. She impressed me immediately upon meeting her with her commitment to seeking justice and righting wrongs. Her best quality is that she is fearless, which is exactly what everyone needs in a lawyer. I would not hesitate to place important personal matters in her hands.”<strong class="text-right d-block”

Phoenix Ayotte, Administrative law Attorney


“Tatiana Mendez is a knowledgeable and passionate attorney. If you want someone who will fight for you, she is the perfect choice.”

Amy Holland, Estate planning Attorney


Tatiana “Lawtina” Mendez is a highly sought-after bilingual attorney (English and Spanish). She helps clients in complex child custody cases, and practices in the areas of family law and family-based immigration. Tatiana has extensive experience in contested cases and also represents the best interests of children as a Guardian ad litem assigned by the Court. Tatiana has additional training as a mediator, and is well known for being able to settle even the toughest cases. Tatiana’s clients will tell you that she is kind and empathetic, and always fully committed to doing what it takes to get excellent results in her cases.

Tatiana is an accomplished attorney in Hampton Roads. She has been honored as a “Gold Client Champion” by Martindale-Hubbell in 2020, voted by her peers as a “Rising Star” for Super Lawyers, recognized as a “Top Lawyer” by Coastal Virginia Magazine, selected to the list of “Top 40 Under 40” by The National Trial Lawyers, honored as one of the “Top 40 Family Lawyers Under 40” by the American Society of Legal Advocates, and received a perfect 10 rating from Avvo.com, amongst many other distinctions.

Prior to the launch of her career, Tatiana earned a B.S. degree in Psychology and a B.A. degree in Philosophy from Virginia Commonwealth University, with a minor in Religious Studies. Her collegiate experience includes an internship with the Central Intelligence Agency and study abroad in Spain at the University of Salamanca (she earned a top score in the International Fluency Exam for Spanish Translators). Tatiana received her law degree from Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach. During law school, she volunteered as a tutor for juveniles at the Norfolk Detention Center and as a Student Bar Association mentor. She also interned for a year for the Federal Public Defender’s Office in Norfolk, VA.

Outside of the workplace, Tatiana loves to remain active with her husband and two little boys. You can find Tatiana twirling in the air on aerial silks, or performing in local community theater, She also enjoys yoga and kayaking, and considers herself a taco-aficionado.

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“Superior Service & Professionalism - I am very glad I came across Ms Mendez ad for family attorney. She handled my case with the upmost care and professionalism. I couldn’t have hired anyone more thorough and who understood my complicated case so well. She kept me updated every step of the way. She even returned can email while she was on vacation in another country. Hands down 5-star service and knowledge on judicial matters. Definitely recommend her.”

Richie


“Custody and Child Support Case ( Spanish & English) - Es una excelente abogada muy dedicada a cada uno de sus casos. La abogada Mendez habla y escribe español, lo cual fue muy importante en nuestros casos. En mi familia la abogada Mendez nos representò en 2 casos . Estamos muy complacidos con su labor. (English version)-She is an excellent lawyer very dedicated to each of their cases. She speaks and writes Spanish , which was very important for our cases. She represented us in 2 cases. We are very pleased with her work.”

Díaz-Rodríguez


5 Star Reviews

“Tatiana Mendez is a diligent and tenacious attorney, one that you definitely want on your side. She and I worked on a criminal matter together, as well as countless hours in law school, and I know she can tackle great challenges with ease. I endorse this lawyer and routinely recommend her services to others.”

Deborah Lord, Estate planning Attorney


“Ms. Mendez is a very passionate, dedicated, smart, and hard working lawyer. She impressed me immediately upon meeting her with her commitment to seeking justice and righting wrongs. Her best quality is that she is fearless, which is exactly what everyone needs in a lawyer. I would not hesitate to place important personal matters in her hands.”<strong class="text-right d-block”

Phoenix Ayotte, Administrative law Attorney


“Tatiana Mendez is a knowledgeable and passionate attorney. If you want someone who will fight for you, she is the perfect choice.”

Amy Holland, Estate planning Attorney