Practice Areas

Administrative Appeals

If you are a state or local government employee, you may have certain rights if you are disciplined, demoted or fired. I have extensive experience with administrative appeals at the state and local level – whether the proceeding is governed by a local grievance procedure, the state grievance procedure, or the Law Enforcement Officers Procedural [..]

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Business Law/ Business Organization

Starting a Virginia business is very exciting; however, it is important to ensure that you have all of the necessary documents in place to ensure your business gets off to a strong start. Every business has slightly different requirements and therefore I can review your current business and help you determine the best possible business [..]

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Civil Litigation

When you are involved in a dispute over a contract, you are the victim of a tort, or suffered an injury due to the actions of another, you need to have an attorney you can turn to who can answer your questions and explain your options. I have the skills necessary to help you with [..]

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Constitutional Law

Since we live in a less than perfect world, unfortunately from time to time our rights get trampled upon. The U.S. Constitution and subsequent amendments have given us certain rights including the right to vote, to carry a firearm and to be free from unlawful detention. Civil Rights – if you have faced discrimination when [..]

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Criminal & Traffic Defense

If you have been arrested or you’ve been served with a summons to appear in criminal court, you need to work with a criminal defense attorney immediately. There is too much at stake, including your freedom and certain rights, for you to take chances on defending yourself. Virginia Serious Traffic Offenses (DUI/Reckless Driving) A DUI [..]

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Employment Law

I am at ease defending against or prosecuting a non-compete or a Virginia Trade Secrets action. I also understand employment contracts must be drafted in compliance with Virginia law. I can help you with some of the following: Employment Contracts – I can help you draft the right employment contract based on the individual job [..]

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Estate Planning

My experience as a financial advisor provides me with a unique insight into estate planning. While planning for your eventual death is one part of planning, there are other issues which can affect your life that can and should be dealt with as part of your overall estate plan. While providing your family with a [..]

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Family Law

Going through the process of divorce is difficult both on an emotional level and often on a financial level. Issues you never believed you would have to deal with suddenly need to be handled immediately – including child and spousal support and child custody. I understand that your first goal is always the best interest [..]

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Landlord-Tenant

There are few relationships that can go sour faster than that of a landlord and tenant. Fortunately, the law provides for remedies and relief for both landlords and tenants. Leases One of the most important documents in the landlord and tenant relationship is a lease. However, in order for a lease to be enforceable it [..]

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Law Enforcement Officer Representation

As if law enforcement officers did not have a challenging enough position, they also have to deal with internal and external issues that may require the assistance of an attorney. I’ve been able to help law enforcement officers across  Virginia with some of the following issues: Critical Incidents – when a suspect or civilian is [..]

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Personal Injury

If you or a loved one suffered an injury due to the actions or negligence of another, you need legal representation to protect your rights. For example, an insurance company’s estimate of a damaged or totaled motor vehicle might not be an accurate reflection of the motor vehicle’s value. The actions or negligence of another [..]

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