Virginia Beach Family Law Attorney

Mykell L. Messman

Founder of Messman Law, PLC

Mykell Messman is licensed to practice in all Virginia state courts, the Eastern District of Virginia and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Ms. Messman is an active member of the local military community, serving as the Family Readiness Group President for the Army Norfolk Recruiting Command. Ms. Messman earned her Associates Degree, Bachelor of Arts Degree and her Juris Doctor while her husband was on active duty service with the US Army. Ms. Messman has experience in all aspects of trial preparation and litigation. While attending law school, she was active in many organizations and participated in Regent’s Trial Competition in which she was awarded the Individual Award for Best Cross Examination.

Practice areas

Bar admissions

  • Virginia, 2009
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, 2010
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 2010


  • Regent University School of Law, Virginia Beach, Virginia, J.D., 2009
  • Purchase College, State University of New York, B.A., History/Political Science, cum laude, 2006
    • Dean’s List
  • Dutchess Community College, A.A., Humanities, 2004
    • Dean’s List


  • Virginia State Bar
  • Norfolk/Portsmouth Bar Association
  • Criminal Justice Act Panel (U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia)
  • Indigent Criminal Defense
  • James Kent Inn of Court
  • Virginia Women Attorneys Association
    • Treasurer

Past employment

  • Liberty Tax Service, 2009-2010
  • Court of Appeals of Virginia, The Honorable Robert J. Humphreys, Virginia Beach, VA, Intern
  • Chesapeake Commonwealth’s Attorney Office, Intern
  • Chesapeake Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court, Intern

Volunteer organizations

  • Norfolk Army Recruiting Command, Family Readiness Group, President
  • REACH-Reading Enhances All Children, Volunteer
  • Bryant & Stratton — Paralegal Studies Board of Advisors Member

Contact our team in Virginia Beach today

To discuss your family law matter with a dedicated and knowledgeable attorney, schedule your confidential consultation by calling Messman Law, PLC at 757-918-7807  or filling out the intake form today.