Jordan Fanney

Jordan Fanney is the lead attorney in Poole Brooke Plumlee’s Domestic Relations Department.  He represents clients in all areas of family law, including divorce, drafting premarital agreements and separation agreements, child custody, visitation, child support and spousal support matters, foster care matters, termination of parental rights, domestic violence, civil protective orders, contempt cases and cases to enforce prior domestic relations orders, name changes, and adoptions.  He also represents clients in guardianship and conservatorship matters.

Mr. Fanney is a qualified guardian ad litem for children and previously served as a qualified guardian ad litem for incapacitated adults.  He uses the unique perspective he has gained in his guardian ad litem work to help clients in custody and visitation matters and guardianship and conservatorship cases.

Mr. Fanney helped author a winning brief in the Court of Appeals of Virginia case Friedman v. Smith, 68 Va. App. 529, 546 (2018).  The case addresses circumstances in which married parties can be declared divorced prior to a court determining the division of their assets and liabilities.

In his spare time, Mr. Fanney enjoys spending time with his wife and their two children, working out, and playing squash.


4705 Columbus Street, Suite 100 Virginia Beach, VA 23462-6749



  • Virginia State Bar
  • Family Law Section of the Virginia State Bar
  • Wofford College (B.S. Psychology 2006)
  • University of Richmond School of Law (J.D. 2010)

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