Bar and Court Admissions:
U.S. District Court - Western District of Virginia, 2010.
U. S. District Court - Eastern District of Virginia, 2010.
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, 2010.
District of Columbia, 2011.
William and Mary School of Law (J.D. ; Order of the Barristers; 2010); Chief Counsel - National Trial Team; Moot Court Board.
La Salle University (B.A. Maxima Cum Laude, 2007); Chairman - University Judicial Board.
Danville Bar Association, President 2015
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
City of Danville Public Service:
Commission of Architectural Review - Chair - 2015 - present; Member, 2012 - present
Board of Zoning Appeals - Vice-Chair - 2013 - present; Member, 2012 - present
Utility Commission - Vice Chair - 2014; Member, 2014 - present
The Arc of Southside Board of Directors - Vice-President - 2015, Member, 2013 - present
The Y Board of Directors (YMCA); Member - 2014 - present
Sacred Heart School Board of Directors - Member, 2012 - present
*Results depend on a variety of factors unique to each case...Past success is no guarantee of an outcome in any future case...Results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any future case undertaken*
March 2017 - Represented a client charged with aggravated malicious wounding (carrying a possible life sentence). The Court granted a motion to strike and convicted the client only of assault and battery, a misdemeanor.
November 2016 - Represented a client charged with 19 counts of lottery fraud. The Court acquitted the client and dismissed all of the charges.
April 2016 - Represented a client charged with two counts of Distribution of Methamphetamine. At the close of the Commonwealth's case, the Court dismissed the charges.
December 2015 - Represented a client charged with First Degree Murder, Attempted Robbery and Conspiracy to Commit Robbery. After a two day trial, the jury returned verdicts of Not Guilty on all counts.
October 2015 - Represented a client charged with two counts of first degree murder and eleven other charges. The jury rejected the murder charges and convicted only of voluntary manslaughter.
October 2015 - Represented a client charged with first degree murder. The jury reduced the charge to a lesser offense.
Areas of Practice:
Domestic Relations, Criminal Defense (Felony, Misdemeanor & Traffic), Civil Litigation, Federal Court Practice, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Appellate, Estate Planning.