ARLINGTON, VA, James W. Korman began his legal career in 1968 as a clerk and later as an associate attorney at Bean, Kinney & Korman. His reputation as one of the top litigation and family law attorneys in Virginia was well known and widely respected.
Jim handled numerous civil litigation matters and had a statewide reputation for his professionalism, integrity, and excellence. Jim began and developed the family law practice of the firm and counseled and represented clients in all aspects of family law with particular focus on complex divorces involving the division of property and marital assets including stock options, pension plans, investment and business interests for high net worth individuals. He regularly applied his past experience in business, commercial, and banking law and litigation to benefit his family law clients.
He was consistently recognized in Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, Washingtonian magazine, Northern Virginia magazine and other regional and national publications for his depth and breadth of experience in domestic relations. He was recognized by Virginia Lawyer’s Weekly as one of the inaugural members of the “Virginia Lawyers Hall of Fame” and won the highest honor bestowed by the Arlington Bar Association, the William O. Winston Award.
He was a four-term member of the Virginia State Bar Council, Chair of the Virginia State Bar Committee on Women and Minorities in the Law, President of the Arlington Bar Association and President of the Virginia Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, in addition to having affiliations with several other associations focused on providing the best legal service.
After a distinguished career in law, Jim retired as of December 31, 2022.