Gloucester, Virginia Business Lawyers

Gloucester Courthouse, VA Business Law Lawyer with 57 years experience
(804) 693-6688 6512 Main St
Gloucester Courthouse, VA 23061
Business
Mr. A. Conrad Bareford III
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Mathews, VA Business Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(804) 725-2149 32 Court Street
Box 5
Mathews, VA 23109
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Regent University School of Law
I came to the Mathews/Gloucester area after practicing in Hampton. My focus is state litigation, trusts, deeds, wills, and estate planning and administration.

I am on the Board of Directors of HeadStart, am a current or former officer with the Lions Charity Foundation and Middle Peninsula Bar Association. Also a member of the Mathews Ruritans.

I volunteer time and resources for most community functions.
Matthew Westcott Smith
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Williamsburg, VA Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(757) 903-2665 Bush Corporate Center
485 McLaws Circle
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Free ConsultationBusiness, Divorce, Employment and Insurance Claims
College of William and Mary
Boyd Otho Wiggam
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Cheyenne, WY Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(307) 414-8385 204 E 22nd Street
Cheyenne, WY 82001
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Immigration and Probate
William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Boyd O. Wiggam is an Associate Attorney at Olsen Legal Group. He joined the firm in January 2020 with a focus in bankruptcy, debt relief, business formation and organization, probate, immigration law, estate planning, and domestic relations litigation. Prior to joining Olsen Legal Group, Boyd founded Wiggam Law Office. At Wiggam Law Office Boyd practiced bankruptcy law, debt relief, immigration law, and worked on a wide variety of general civil litigation cases. Boyd has also worked as a policy analyst for a public policy think tank in Wyoming and was a candidate for Laramie County Commissioner in...
Dulles, VA Business Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(216) 279-8558 4100 Shanghai Pl
Dulles, VA 23110
Business, IP, International and Real Estate
Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School
Weems, VA Business Law Attorney with 51 years experience
(804) 438-8025 219 Redwood Ln
Weems, VA 22576
Business
Univ of Virginia School of Law
Irvington, VA Business Law Attorney
(804) 438-5522 293 Steamboat Rd
Irvington, VA 22480
Business, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Tax
Williamsburg, VA Business Law Lawyer
(757) 259-5720 485 McLaws Cir
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Business and Real Estate
Williamsburg, VA Business Law Attorney with 50 years experience
(757) 345-3900 1101 Professional Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Business and Real Estate
Yorktown, VA Business Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(757) 234-4218 302 Arcadia Loop
Yorktown, VA 23692
Business, Administrative and Military
Ms. Colleen Marea Quinn
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Richmond, VA Business Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(804) 545-9406 4928 West Broad St.
P.O. Box 11708
Richmond, VA 23230
Business, Civil Rights, Employment and Family
University of Virginia School of Law
Colleen Marea Quinn is a director and equity owner in the law firm of Locke & Quinn, has achieved an “AV” rating, the highest given, by Martindale Hubbell, was honored in 2011 with the YWCA Outstanding Woman Award for Law & Government, with the 2011 “Hats Off to Women Award” by the ABWA Cavalier Chapter, as a "Best Lawyer" and "Best Law Firm" by Us News & World Report, from 2006-17 as a “Super Lawyer” in Virginia by Richmond magazine, in from 2010-16 & 2005 by Virginia Business magazine as one of Virginia’s “Legal Elite,” a “Leader in the Law”...
Christopher Davis
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Chesapeake, VA Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(757) 410-2293 1403 Greenbrier Parkway, Suite 225
Chesapeake, VA 23320
Business, Employment, IP and Trademarks
Regent University and Regent University School of Law
Chris is a seasoned business attorney and litigator with experience helping businesses in both private practice and as a Corporate Counsel to a large franchisor with over 4,000 franchisees internationally.
Chris has handled commercial disputes for clients in state and federal courts around the country in matters ranging from basic contract disputes to multi-million dollar “bet the company” lawsuits. Prior to becoming an attorney, he was the C.I.O. for an Internet Service Provider in Buffalo, NY.
Chris teaches as a adjunct professor at Regent University.
Chris was named a 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 ‘Rising Star’ by Super Lawyers magazine, a distinction received...
Dominic Paul Lascara
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Chesapeake, VA Business Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(757) 410-8355 652 Independence Parkway, Suite 120
Chesapeake, VA 23320
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Real Estate
William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Dominic P. Lascara is a native of Portsmouth, Virginia. He graduated in 1986 from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary after receiving his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, in Business Administration in 1981 from Old Dominion University. Dominic P. Lascara joined the law firm of Roy, Forehand, Laine and Dale, P.C. as an associate in the fall of 1986 after being admitted to the Virginia State Bar. He was admitted to the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in 1987. He became a partner...
David C. Johnson Esq.
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Hampton, VA Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(757) 864-0941 Suite 202
Hampton, VA 23669-4084
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal and DUI
Regent University School of Law
Traffic and Criminal Defense. If you have a date to appear before a judge in southeastern Virginia, get help before you go! The Commonwealth is represented by an attorney, you should be, too. David C. Johnson honorably retired as a lieutenant colonel from the U.S. Marine Corps after 25 years of service, and takes special pride in caring for clients presently serving on active duty. He is the current vice-president of the Thoroughgood Civic League and is active in various professional and civic associations throughout Hampton Roads. Virginia Beach Law Group: Practicing law with...
William H. Oast III
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Portsmouth, VA Business Law Lawyer with 46 years experience
(757) 452-6200 355 Crawford Street
Suite 720
Portsmouth, VA 23704
Business, Elder and Estate Planning
Washington and Lee University School of Law
Bringing nearly 40 years of legal expertise to the Oast & Taylor team, Bill’s practice areas include Elder Law, Estate and Trust Administration, Estate Planning, Guardianships and Conservatorships, and Litigation.
Stephan J. Lipskis
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Virginia Beach, VA Business Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(757) 499-1841 4705 Columbus Street,
Suite 100
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Tax
University of South Carolina School of Law
Mr. Lipskis is an Estate and Elder Law attorney in Poole Brooke Plumlee’s Trust & Estates Department. He is licensed to practice in all Virginia Courts, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and accredited to practice before the Department of Veterans Affairs. His practice includes all facets of trusts, estate planning, estate administration, and elder law. Whether it be helping a young couple take appropriate steps for their children or protecting family wealth from potential creditors and taxation, Mr. Lipskis enjoys assisting families in understanding their planning needs. He also enjoys...
Shawn A. Voyles
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Virginia Beach, VA Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(757) 461-2500 Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Insurance Defense, Maritime, Municipal and Personal Injury
Regent University School of Law
I represent individuals and companies in federal and state courts in Virginia and North Carolina.

I serve as adjunct faculty at Regent University School of Law, where I have taught Admiralty Law for the past 15 years.

Richard Biemiller
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Virginia Beach, VA Business Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(888) 691-9319 4768 Euclid Road, Suite 103
Suite 103
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Business
University of Virginia School of Law
With the waxing and waning economy over the years, Richard has honed his experience in each economic climate. When the economy is down, he has represented lenders in more commercial special asset work, including collection, work out, collateral liquidation, and bankruptcy. When the economy is up, Richard spends more of his time handling commercial loan closings, from large residential development tracts to commercial office and trade buildings, as well as various forms of personal property collateral. Richard’s wealth of experience with special asset work has taught him the importance of proper loan documentation to protect a lender’s...
Michael Bruce Hamar
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Norfolk, VA Business Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(757) 622-2008 520 W 21st St
2nd Floor, Suite J
Norfolk, VA 23517
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of Virginia School of Law
Bar and Court Admissions: Virginia State Bar (1977) and Alabama State Bar (1977); State Bar of Texas (1981); U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1979; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit (1981); U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit (1984) Education: University of Virginia, B.A., with high distinction (1974); University of Virginia, J.D. (1977)
Marc Gordon Marling
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Norfolk, VA Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(757) 629-0616 999 Waterside Drive
Norfolk, VA 23510
Business
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
Caryn Rivett West
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Virginia Beach, VA Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(757) 453-7744 4768 EUCLID RD
Suite 103
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Washington & Lee University
Caryn was born and raised outside Buffalo, New York. Caryn’s first love and passion is reading and writing, which naturally led to a career in law. She attended the State University of New York at Geneseo, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree with Honors in Philosophy and English. From Geneseo, she moved South for warmer weather and attended Washington and Lee School of Law in Lexington, Virginia, graduating cum laude in 2002. During law school, Caryn was a member of the Editorial Board of the Washington and Lee Law Review.

Having visited her aunt...
Ronald Allen Page
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Hopewell, VA Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(804) 562-8704 208 N. 2nd Ave.
Hopewell, VA 23860
Business and Bankruptcy
Washington & Lee University
Areas of Practice:
Business and Consumer Bankruptcy, Business Planning, Commercial Litigation, and Creditors’ Rights.

Education:
J.D., Washington & Lee University School of Law, 2005
B.A., University of Michigan, Honors College, Double Major in Political Science and History, 1999

Honors:
Selected by Super Lawyers in 2012 – 2016 as a Virginia Rising Star in the Practice Area of Bankruptcy
Rated 10 out of 10 by Avvo.com, 2015 – 2018 Avvo Clients’ Choice Award

Professional Affiliations:
Virginia State Bar
District of Columbia Bar
Board of Governors, Virginia State Bar General Practice Section (2013 – Present) (Chair 2018 – Present)
Richmond Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section
American Bankruptcy Institute
Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference, Chair First Day...
Vivyane Kima
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Virginia Beach, VA Business Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(757) 803-1190 One Columbus Center
Suite 600
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Business, Immigration and Real Estate
Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law
Understandably, Ms. Kima has a passion for Immigration Law. She is motivated by the desire to help keep families together. She also has a strong desire to build an institution that can effectively guide and support American and African businesses to trade and invest in each other's markets on the basis of mutual respect and benefits. Service is her business. Ms. Kima believes in providing the highest level of service for her clients. She believes that good service makes all the difference to a successful business. She is always ready to go the extra mile to assist and satisfy...
Kristina Marse Beavers
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Newport News, VA Business Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(757) 234-4650 710 Denbigh Blvd
Suite 2E
Newport News, VA 23608
Business, Criminal, Divorce and Elder
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
I am an admitted attorney in both California and Virginia, with my main physical legal services office located in Yorktown, Virginia. I provide services for most of your personal, family and small business legal needs. As a second career attorney, I have had years of experience in business and in life. This helps me better understand my clients and their situations so that we can work together to get the best result for that client. I am also a licensed Real Estate Salesperson and I am familiar with the process of buying and selling your home. If you need help...
Anna Drake Dunkum
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Newport News, VA Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
827 Diligence Drive
Suite 109
Newport News, VA 23606
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Collections and Tax
Elon University
Anna focuses her practice on individual consumer and business bankruptcies, tax compliance and controversy, corporate and business law, and estate planning and administration. Prior to joining Harry Jernigan CPA Attorney, P.C., Mrs. Dunkum was Staff Attorney for the Chapter 13 Trustee for the Middle District of North Carolina- Greensboro Division. Mrs. Dunkum is admitted to practice in the United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina and the Eastern District of Virginia as well as all courts in the State of North Carolina and the Commonwealth of Virginia and U.S. Tax Court. ...
Brandon Zeigler
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Virginia Beach, VA Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(888) 691-9319 4768 Euclid Road
Suite 103
Virginia Beach, VA 23462-3810
Business, Family and Personal Injury
California Western School of Law
Brandon Zeigler is one of the top-rated Family Law and Small Business attorneys in Virginia Beach, VA. Brandon is focused on providing exceptional, quality legal representation to individuals, families and businesses. The backbone of the American economy is small business. As a principal at Parks Zeigler, PLLC, he is extremely passionate about this area of law. As the owner of three small businesses, he knows first-hand the issues that need to be addressed in forming and running a company. He enjoys working with small business owners to ensure they have the correct documents, contracts, leases,...
Barry Rowell
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Virginia Beach, VA Business Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(757) 432-2500 3500 Virginia Beach Blvd Ste 110
Virginia Beach, VA 23452-4460
Business, Civil Rights, Employment and Workers' Comp
Regent University School of Law
Barry Rowell is a partner at Klein Rowell & Shall PLLC (KRS Law). Prior to forming this new partnership, Barry was a partner at Valverde & Rowell, PC, from 2006 to 2019. From 1995 to 2006, Barry was employed with a Fortune 50 Company, working in the human resources and legal department. Barry has successfully responded to and mediated hundreds of charges of employment discrimination filed with the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Fair Employment Practice Agencies in more than 40 states. Barry has a wide range of experience advising corporate clients on complex employment issues including...
Helen Marmoll
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Haymarket, VA Business Law Lawyer with 51 years experience
(703) 754-7474 Little Haven Farm
3097 James Madison Highway
Haymarket, VA 20169
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Tax
American University Washington College of Law
My legal practice involves both planning and litigation in my practice areas, all of which is done from Little Haven Farm, a 4-acre horse farm and my residence. Personal time is spent riding horses, working on my English gardens and playing the piano.
Hank J Heyming
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Richmond, VA Business Law Attorney
(804) 697-1454 Troutman Sanders Building
1001 Haxall Point
Richmond, VA 23219
Business, International and Securities
Vanderbilt University
Hank is a partner at Troutman Sanders LLP where he concentrates his practice on the representation of venture capital and private debt and equity funds in the acquisition, maintenance and divestiture of their portfolio companies and investments. Hank also provides general representation to public and private companies in emerging growth fields, including the biotech, medical device, internet, media and information technology industries. Additionally, Hank has particular expertise advising on cross border mergers, acquisitions and investments, international trade and soft intellectual property issues.
Adrienne Sakyi
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Yorktown, VA Business Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(757) 240-4000 4000 George Washington Memorial Highway
Yorktown, VA 23692
Business, Family, Personal Injury and Real Estate
College of William and Mary and Flagler College
Adrienne Sakyi is an Associate Attorney with the law firm of Schempf & Ware, PLLC in Yorktown, Virginia. Her practice focuses on civil litigation, business disputes, and estate litigation. Schempf & Ware, PLLC represents both individuals and businesses in many forms of litigation ranging from business needs to personal injury to criminal matters, and we would be happy to assist you with any needs you may have.
Lamont Demetrius Maddox
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Norfolk, VA Business Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(757) 454-2045 Wells Fargo Center
440 Monticello Ave, Suite 1800
Norfolk, VA 23510
Business, Estate Planning, IP and Securities
College of William and Mary
Lamont Maddox focuses his practice on general business law matters, such as business start-ups, mergers and acquisitions, finance, securities, contracts, leases, e-commerce and corporate governance. As a former business owner, Mr. Maddox understands the needs and objectives of business owners; he was president and founder of Maddox Technology, Incorporated, a computer consulting firm serving small and moderate size businesses, for over 10 years.
David Mark Bastiaans
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Virginia Beach, VA Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(757) 554-0242 200 Bendix Road
Suie 300
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
University of Alabama School of Law and Western New England University School of Law
Before practicing as an attorney, I worked in greater Boston, MA and in Washington, DC in certified public accounting firms and currently hold my CPA license. I joined my law firm in 1998 and have been practicing and advising business owners and individuals ever since. In 2015, I graduated from the University of Alabama with my Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Business Transactions. In 2018, I became certified as an exit planning advisor by the Exit Planning Institute to better serve and assist my business clients.

I focus my practice areas in working with business owners and their advisors...
Mr. Andrew T. Bodoh Esq.
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Richmond, VA Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(804) 783-2000 105 S. 1st Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Business, Civil Rights, Employment and Personal Injury
I am a creative and vigorous Virginia litigation attorney focusing on civil rights, serious personal injury, and related claims. I stand with my clients when opposing local government bodies, police officers abusing their power, big insurance companies, employers, doctors, or anyone else who have violated my clients' rights or harmed my clients' person, property or reputation. I have handled or assisted in cases involving Constitutional violations, personal injury cases, defamation claims, malicious prosecution cases, FOIA lawsuits, and business litigation. I am the senior associate with Thomas H. Roberts & Associates, PC, in Richmond, VA, which specializes in civil rights and...
Sarah J Schmidt
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Chesapeake, VA Business Law Lawyer
(757) 410-8066 505 Independence Pkwy, Suite 103
Chesapeake, VA 23320
Business, Estate Planning and Probate
Kerriel Bailey
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Virginia Beach, VA Business Law Lawyer
(757) 961-3304 One Columbus Center
Suite 600
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Business, Appeals, Bankruptcy and Criminal
Regent University
D. Rossen S. Greene
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Suffolk, VA Business Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
117 Market Street
Suffolk, VA 23434
Business, Administrative, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Ross Greene focuses his practice in the areas of eminent domain and right of way, real estate, estate planning and administration, business legal services and litigation.

In his right-of-way practice, Ross represents condemning authorities for right of way projects, including state government agencies, utilities, municipalities and right of way consultants. His right-of-way practice includes litigation in state and federal courts regarding property valuation, eminent domain/condemnation and inverse condemnation, and the Uniform Relocation Act.

In his real estate practice, Ross represents and advises residential and commercial clients on transactions and related litigation. He serves as foreclosing trustee and represents creditors with regard to...
Ted G. Yoakam
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Virginia Beach, VA Business Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(757) 965-3434 2624 Southern Boulevard, Suite 100
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Business, Appeals, Environmental and Insurance Claims
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
"AV" - "Preeminent" Martindale Rating A Virginia Beach native, Ted was featured on 60 Minutes (Oct. 4, 2009) for his work involving environmental contamination from coal ash/ fly ash waste. And thanks to his AV® Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest possible rating from the premier peer review process for the legal profession. He also enjoys the highest client review rating. In addition to his defense of health care providers; Ted tries lawsuits involving plaintiff’s catastrophic injury, brain damage, paralysis and environmental cases in state and federal court in Virginia and in Pennsylvania. He was first admitted in Pennsylvania in1988...
Virginia Salima M. Duling
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Mechanicsville, VA Business Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(804) 789-0192 7309 Hanover Green Drive
Mechanicsville, VA 23111
Business, Elder and Estate Planning
Regent University
Sali Duling practices law in Mechanicsville, Virginia, with her husband, Jeffrey Duling.
John Edwin Griswold
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Colonial Heights, VA Business Law Attorney with 47 years experience
(804) 324-4467 2487 Boulevard
Colonial Heights, VA 23834-2317
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, Divorce and Family
University of Richmond School of Law
OVER 41 YEARS IN PRACTICE-I HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN THOUSANDS OF CASES.
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