John S. Huntington, Esq. has decades of experience handling complex family law matters. He is motivated to promote the dignity of parties and the best interests of children. Mr. Huntington practices law with professionalism and civility.

Mr. Huntington is a certified Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML).

Mr. Huntington maintains an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards.

Mr. Huntington served on the Board of Governors of the Family Law Section of the Virginia State Bar and chaired the Alternate Dispute Resolution Committee and Local Bar Section Committee

Mr. Huntington has trained as a Collaborative Law attorney.

Professional Service and Distinctions

  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Past Member of the Board of Governors of the Virginia State Bar Family Law Section and former chair of the Section’s Alternate Dispute Resolution Committee and Local Bar Committee.
  • Former Member of the Virginia State Bar 10th District Subcommittee (2010 – 2016).
  • Past president of the Montgomery-Radford Bar Association
  • Recipient of the New River Valley Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year award
  • Montgomery-Radford Bar Association Family Law Section (Steering Committee 1993 – present)
  • Collaborative Law trained attorney
  • Civil trial practice since 1982, emphasizing family law since 1986
  • Service as Judge pro tempore in divorce proceedings
  • Service as Commissioner in Chancery in divorce proceedings
  • Past president of the Montgomery County Humane Society
  • Past Board member, New River Valley Legal Aid Society

Alternate Dispute Resolution

Mr. Huntington has successfully resolved cases through the following alternate dispute resolution models:

  • Judicial Settlement Conferences
  • Mediation
  • Collaborative Divorce practice
  • Cooperative Divorce practice


  • Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University - J.D. - 1981
  • State University of New York at Binghamton - B.A. - 1978

    With Honors

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