Mr. Krieger has ten years of public interest advocacy and experience. His passion is helping people gain access to legal remedies, and in serving traditionally underserved or marginalized populations.
Mr. Krieger earned his Juris Doctor from the UCLA School of Law, David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy. Prior to law school, Mr. Krieger earned a Bachelor in Business Administration from the University of Michigan School of Business.
Mr. Krieger has published five articles on access to justice issues:
Mr. Krieger is licensed to practice law in Virginia and the District of Columbia.
Ms. Nguyen is experienced working in family law, contracts, and civil litigation and arbitration both domestically and internationally. She obtained her Juris Doctor from the Georgetown University Law Center and her Bachelor of Arts from Christopher Newport University.
Ms. Nguyen is licensed to practice law in Virginia and the District of Columbia.
Ms. Thode began her work with Steven Krieger Law in 2014, as the Executive Assistant to Steven Krieger. She has an associate’s degree equivalent from Algeria and has over 16 years of experience in the legal field. Additionally, she has extensive international experience, having worked in consular services for U.S. embassies overseas. She also received professional training in consular processing at the U.S. State Department’s Foreign Service Institute.
Ms. Thode grew up in Algeria and studied fashion design at the institute there before coming to the United States. She speaks English, French, Spanish and Arabic. In her free time, Ms. Thode enjoys reading and painting.
Ms. Iuga practices in the areas of domestic relations, general civil litigation and legal malpractice. Ms. Iuga’s passion is fueled by seeing the direct impact of her work, in and out of the courtroom, in her clients’ lives. Her clients thank her for her advocacy and her empathy — two attributes that are not often in the same sentence.
Ms. Iuga graduated from the University of San Diego, School of Law, in 2002 with an L.L.M.
Ms. Iuga is a member in good standing of the New York State Bar since 2003, the Commonwealth of Virginia Bar since 2004 and the District of Columbia Bar since 2005. She is also admitted to the federal bars of the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York and the Eastern District of Virginia.
She lives in Northern Virginia with her husband and two children. Ms. Iuga is fluent in Romanian and French and enjoys introducing her friends and American family members to her native Romanian culture and traditions.
Melannie Hutzelman Dino is the Lead Family Law Attorney at Steven Krieger Law, PLLC, practicing exclusively family law. An attorney since 2001, Ms. Dino has been practicing family law exclusively in Northern Virginia since 2004. For 19 years, Ms. Dino’s experience in courts across Northern Virginia, has included contested divorce matters, custody, support, high value equitable distribution cases, protective orders, marital agreements, prenuptial agreements, post nuptial agreements and post-divorce matters.
Ms. Dino grew up in Erie Pennsylvania and was one of five children. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Communications in 1996 from Clarion University of Pennsylvania. She then earned her Juris Doctor from Widener University Law School in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in 1999. Upon graduation, Ms. Dino first returned to Erie to work in the law practice of her father, Stephen Hutzelman, a prominent bankruptcy attorney in Erie for more than 40 years. While in Erie, Ms. Dino had her first taste of family law, working in a thriving family law practice of her Father’s partner. By 2004, Ms. Dino had moved to northern Virginia to continue pursuing her passion for family law and has practiced family law ever since.
In 2014, Ms. Dino was named one of the Ten Leaders Under Age 45 in Matrimonial & Divorce Law in Northern Virginia. In 2017-2018 Ms. Dino received Top Contributor Award from Avvo. In 2019, Ms. Dino received the prestigious AV Preeminent rating (the highest possible rating) for ethical standards and legal ability from Martindale Hubbell. In 2019, Ms. Dino received an award for 10 Best Attorneys, from Virginia American Institute of Family Law Attorneys. Ms. Dino currently holds a perfect 10.0 rating from Justia.
Ms. Dino resides in Loudoun County with her husband and two children.
Mrs. Patino graduated George Mason University in 2017 with a Bachelor’s in Criminology, Law, and Society and a Minor in Philosophy and Law. Starting her career in the legal field as an intern at the age of 15, Mrs. Patino has developed a passion for helping people get the legal services they need.
In her spare time, Mrs. Patino loves watching movies, spending time with her husband and family, and playing with her Golden Retriever Nala.
Mr. Granoski has been practicing law since 1991. He has represented clients and appeared in state and Federal courts in Virginia and Washington, D.C.
James is an experienced litigator and transactional attorney, with a broad-based background of legal work, which includes Civil, Criminal and Commercial Litigation, Commercial Contracts, Mergers and Acquisitions of Small Businesses, Real Estate, Estate Planning and Probate, and Landlord/Tenant representation. Obtaining favorable results for clients is what Mr. Granoski’s values the most.
Ms. Moss began her time with Steven Krieger Law in 2019. She brings a decade of customer service experience to the firm. Often the first point of contact, providing compassionate and empathetic support to clients is where her focus lies.
In her spare time, Ms. Moss enjoys cooking, crafting and spending time outdoors with her dogs.
Adele Garmirian is Of Counsel to the firm and has been practicing law in Virginia since 2010. Her professional background includes experience in estate planning and small business law, as well as extensive experience in family law and litigation. Adele strives to be a thoughtful and compassionate advocate for her clients, and to minimize their stress through a process that can often be difficult or overwhelming.
Adele is a member of the Virginia State Bar, and has been named to the Virginia Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” list for 2015–2020. Adele earned her Juris Doctor from the George Mason University School of Law, and her Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Virginia Tech.