cheri at march 2011 bunco

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Cheri Belkowitz

Attorney at Law


Cheri Belkowitz is committed to providing personalized and effective legal advice to her clients.  Cheri graduated cum laude from Brandeis University, and she received her Juris Doctor magna cum laude from Syracuse University College of Law. While attending Syracuse, Cheri was the Notes and Comments Editor of the Syracuse Law Review and a member of the Justinian Honorary Law Society. At graduation, Cheri was awarded the Dean’s Most Outstanding Contribution Award. An ardent community volunteer, Cheri has served on numerous boards and organizations in Fairfax County. 

Cheri and Harold Belkowitz live in Fairfax Station with their school-age son and two dogs.  Their two daughters are undergraduates at the University of Virginia and Goucher College.


Practice Areas


Cheri represents families in special education law matters arising under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, including eligibility, placement, IEP and due process proceedings.



Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1994

Brandeis University, B.A., cum laude, 1991


Bar Admissions

Commonwealth of Virginia

District of Columbia

Professional Associations

Fairfax Bar Association

National Association of Women Lawyers

Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA)

Education Law Association

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)