Alexander H. Xanttopoulos is a principal attorney with Roop, Xanttopoulos, Babounakis. He joined the predecessor firm in Fall 2010, to focus primarily on family law. He works in cases involving divorce, child custody, support, visitation and equitable distribution. Prior to joining Roop Law, Alex worked for several years for Greenspun, Shapiro, Davis and Leary P.C. as an associate practicing in the areas of domestic relations, traffic, criminal defense and civil litigation. He also has experience in the areas of Administration, Estate Planning and Tax Law.
Alex received his bachelors degree from the College of Charleston and Juris
Doctor, cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law. While
attending law school, Alex clerked for the Honorable Judge Spencer Eig of the 11th Circuit in Miami Dade County where he researched and drafted opinions for use in various criminal, civil and appellate decisions. During his second year, Alex was a member of the University of Miami Trial Advocacy Litigation Skills Team and a member of the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society. Alex also was awarded the Dean’s Fellowship and was an Equal Justice Continuing Merit Scholar. Alex acquired experience during law school in the fields of Administrative, Estate Planning and Tax Law. He worked as a tax consultant for Gables Estates Tax & Advisory Services in Miami, FL, and as a judicial intern for the Honorable Judge Anne Yahner in the Office of Administrative Hearings in Washington, DC.
Alex understands that these can be some of the most difficult and stressful times in a person’s life and enjoys the rewarding experience in helping people work through these problems. Alex was born in San Francisco, California and resides in Northern Virginia.