Yetter & Mays, PLC

Yetter & Mays, PLC

At Yetter & Mays, we provide cost-effective legal representation to individuals and families in matters relating to Divorce and Family Law, Estate Planning, and Criminal and Traffic Defense.

Firm Overview

Our office represents clients in Divorce, Family Law, Estate Planning and Administration, as well as Criminal and Traffic Defense. We practice throughout Northern Virginia, to include the counties of Fairfax, Prince William, Arlington, Loudoun and the City of Alexandria. Hiring an attorney and navigating legal problems can be one of the most difficult things facing an individual or family. Our goal is to guide our clients through the legal process competently, compassionately and cost-effectively.

Because we practice throughout Northern Virginia, we maintain meeting spaces in Fairfax, Manassas, and the City of Alexandria to make meeting with an attorney as convenient and accessible as possible.

Our office offers a no cost initial consultation on most matters. If you would like to talk to an attorney about your personal legal issue, please feel free to contact us by phone or email.
Main Office
Alexandria Office
5680 King Centre Drive, #600
Alexandria  VA  22315
  • (703) 665-0836
  • (703) 564-1436

Other Offices

Manassas Office
10432 Balls Ford Road
Suite 300
Manassas,  VA  20109

Christopher Mays

Christopher Mays received his BS from Virginia Tech and JD from the George Washington University Law School. Chris has received various awards for his work as a family law attorney, including recognition as a "Top Lawyer" by Northern Virginia Magazine. He has lectured at Continuing Legal Education seminars for the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and local bar associations in Northern Virginia. He has also written for the Journal of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and co-authored written materials for Virginia CLE (Continuing Legal Education).

As an attorney, Chris focuses his practice on representing individuals and families in matters relating to divorce and other family law matters, as well as estate planning. Chris is a member of the Virginia State Bar, Fairfax County Bar Association, Prince William County Bar Association and Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. Chris is admitted to practice before the Virginia Supreme Court and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Before beginning his legal practice, Chris served on active duty with the United States Army and as a civilian employee of the Department of Defense.

Tawnya Yetter

Tawnya went into private practice after public service as an Assistant Attorney General for the District of Columbia. She practices primarily in the areas of domestic relations, criminal defense and wills and estates, but also is a litigator in other civil areas, including landlord tenant disputes. During law school, Tawnya clerked for the Department of Justice in Wilmington, Delaware. Along with years of courtroom experience, Tawnya coordinated a successful mediation program for 8+ years and continues to offer mediation and other alternative dispute resolution solutions.

Tawnya is admitted to practice in Virginia, the District of Columbia, Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.
Tawnya is a 2004 graduate of Widener Law School. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1995 with dual B.S. in Political Science and Sociology and received a M.S. in Criminology from West Chester University in 1998. Tawnya is an adjunct professor at Catholic University.

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