Krista N. Yancey


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Krista is an associate with Compton & Duling, L.C. in the domestic relations practice of the firm. She is a recent graduate of the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond. While in law school, Krista represented clients in a variety of family law matters as a Student Associate in the Jeannette Lipman Family Law Clinic. As a law student, Krista also held internships with Central Virginia Legal Aid Society, the Arlington County Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court, and a mid-sized law firm in Fairfax.


  • Prince William County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Group, Membership & Mentoring Committee, Family Law Committee, 2015-present
  • Virginia Women Attorneys Association, Prince William Chapter Justitia Award Committee Chair, 2015-present
  • Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference, Circuit Representative for the 31st Judicial Circuit, 2015-present
  • Prince William Bar Foundation Beat the Odds Program Mentor, 2015
  • Burke Presbyterian Church Youth Musical, Young Adult Leader, 2016-present


  • University of Richmond Law School Admissions Committee, 2012–2014
  • University of Richmond Women Law Students Association, 2011–2014
  • Metro Richmond Family Law Bar Association, 2013–2014
  • Bucknell University Presidential Search Committee, 2009–2010
  • Bucknell Student Government, 2007–2009
  • One Laptop Per Child Corps Member in Kibwezi, Kenya, 2009

Practice Areas

  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Child and Spousal Support
  • Property Settlement Agreements
  • Adoption
  • Other Domestic Relations and Family Law matters


  • University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law, J.D., 2014
  • Managing Editor and Associate Manuscripts Editor, Richmond Journal of Law and the Public Interest
  • Certificate of Concentration in Family Law, National Center for Family Law
  • Bucknell University, B.A., cum laude, 2011

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia State Bar, 2014