Shirley Chim-Wight

Shirley Chim-Wight

Shirley has worked with families and individuals in Northern Virginia to help them understand the processes and complexities that are often presented in divorce, child custody, wills/estates, and criminal law matters. Shirley is also a skilled negotiator and believes in empowering her clients in settlement and mediation, where appropriate. Shirley is flexible and creative in her approach to law and works side by side with her clients in some of the toughest times of their lives. Shirley believes there is no case too big or too small and invests in her cases accordingly. Whether it is a highly contested divorce case, or a simple traffic infraction Shirley will advocate for her client’s best interest and desired outcomes with all available resources and a professional and practical approach. Shirley represents clients in wills/trusts, divorce, child custody, visitation, child support, spousal support/alimony and equitable distribution matters in local courts including Alexandria, Fairfax, Fauquier County, Loudoun County, Stafford County and Prince William County. 

Shirley resides in Loudoun County Virginia with her Husband, son and two black lab rescues. In her leisure time, Shirley enjoys traveling abroad and has traveled to over 10 countries, and 4 continents.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law Divorce
  • Child Support
  • Spousal Support/Alimony
  • Equitable Distribution Matters
  • Wills, Trusts, Estates
  • Traffic

 Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 2012


Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Washington, District of Columbia

  • D.
  • International Business and Trade Law Program, Cracow Poland

American University, Cum Laude

  • A., Bachelor in Psychology – 2006

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Member, Virginia Trial Lawyers Assoc., 2019 –
  • Present Family Law Committee Member, Fairfax County Bar Assoc, 2018 - present Virginia State Bar, 2012 - Present

The Law Offices of Rick Todd has offices located in Columbia, Chevy Chase, Fairfax, Virginia, and Maryland and serves clients throughout Clarksville, Columbia, Ellicott City, Fulton, Rockville, Bethesda, Potomac, Laurel, Howard County, Montgomery County, and Washington D.C.

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