Cases Potentially Accepted

  1. BulletCivil litigation, auto accidents, negligence, personal injury and wrongful death.

  2. BulletProducts liability, defective products, pharmaceutical injuries and defective drugs.

  3. BulletCriminal defense, everything from complex felonies to simple misdemeanor cases, jury and non-jury trials.

  4. BulletTraffic tickets, speeding and reckless driving.

  5. BulletAlcohol offenses, dui, dwi and underage possession.

  6. BulletDrug possession, manufacture, distribution and conspiracy.

  7. BulletShoplifting, burglary, grand and petit larceny and the like.

  8. BulletSerious criminal litigation, including homicides and sex offenses.

  9. BulletAdvice for target defendants investigated by federal, state and/or local authorities.

  10. BulletProbation violations, show cause and contempt of court.

  11. BulletFamily law, divorce and separation, child custody and visitation, child support and spousal support.

  12. BulletBusiness law, contract disputes and regulatory compliance.

  13. BulletMediation and arbitration where appropriate.

Courts and Jurisdictions

  1. BulletAll Virginia courts since 1990, including Virginia’s Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, Circuit Courts, General District Courts and Juvenile and Domestic Relations Courts.

  2. BulletFederal courts since 1991, including United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and US District Court for the Western District of Virginia.

  3. BulletServing clients throughout Southwest Virginia, including Washington County and the Town of Abingdon, Smyth County and the Towns of Marion and Saltville, City of Bristol, Wythe County and the Town of Wytheville, Carroll County and the Town of Hillsville, Bland County, City of Radford, Pulaski County and Town of Pulaski, Russell County and the Town of Lebanon, Tazewell County and the Town of Tazewell, Dickenson County and the Town of Clintwood, Wise County and the City of Norton and Town of Wise, Scott County and the Town of Gate City.

  4. BulletAppearances in other states by associating local counsel.

  5. BulletAppearances before regulatory agencies, including Virginia’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Board (ABC), Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Department of Occupational Regulation (DPOR) and Board of Nursing.

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