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Betty Russo

Attorney Betty Russo

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Practice Areas

  • Divorce
  • Military Divorce
  • Custody
  • Visitation
  • Mediation


Betty Russo is an attorney at the law firm of Betty Russo Law PC, located in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She focuses her practice on matters such as divorce, custody and visitation, child support, family law, military divorce, and mediation. She serves as a compassionate attorney, who takes on all cases with a genuine concern for her clients, and aggressively advocates for their best interests.

Ms. Russo has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Virginia Tech and went on to pursue her master’s degree in museum education from William & Mary. She also has a post-baccalaureate degree in early childhood education. In 2010, she earned her Juris Doctor from Regent University School of Law..

Actively associated with the legal community, Ms. Russo holds memberships in the following associations:

  • Norfolk Portsmouth Bar Association
  • Virginia Beach Bar Association
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Virginia Mediation Network
  • The Up Center, volunteer mediator

Ms. Russo is board-certified as a family mediator and general mediator by the Supreme Court of Virginia. She plays the role of a mediator by sitting back and letting the two sides air their grievances without interjecting her own ideas or solutions. Because of this, the parties are able to talk to one another and collaborate to find a solution that works for both of them.


  • Regent University School of Law, Virginia Beach, Virginia
    • J.D. - 2010
  • William and Mary, Williamsburg
    • Masters Degree in Education - 1980


  • English

Professional Associations

  • Virginia State Bar
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Norfolk Portsmouth Bar Association
  • Virginia Beach Bar Association
  • Virginia Mediation Network

Current Employment Position

  • President of Betty Russo Law, P.C.

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 2011