About Our Attorneys

Our attorneys are dedicated to providing clients with personalized legal representation. We assist our clients with understanding their rights and options in seeking a resolution with regard to their specific case. With over a century of combined experience, our law firm is an ally upon which multiple generations of families have relied throughout their lifetimes. Since our lawyers are family, we treat our clients like family.

Gary S. Nachman

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Gary S. Nachman, Attorney

Areas of Practice:

  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Family Law
  • Auto Accidents
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody & Support
  • Medical Malpractice

Bar Admissions:

  • Virginia General District & Circuit Courts, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 1974
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1975
  • Virginia Supreme Court, 1974
  • Court of Appeals of Virginia, 1975

Education:

  • University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1974
    J.D.
  • University of Virginia, 1971
    B.A. Cum Laude

Honors & Awards:

  • Outstanding Service in Support of Philanthropy Award Recipient, 2007, Tidewater Foundation
  • Distinguished Service Award Recipient
  • Young Leadership Award Recipient

Professional Associations & Memberships:

  • Newport News Bar Association
    President, 1998-1999
    Member, Court Liasison Committee
    Member, Judicial Nominating Committee
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
    Member
  • Inns of Court
    Barrister
  • United Jewish Community of Virginia Peninsula
    President, 1994-1995
    Board of Directors Endowment Trustee
  • Rodef Sholom Temple
    President, 2007-2009

Fraternities:

Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEΠ)


Leon R. Sarfan

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Leon R. Sarfan, Attorney

Areas of Practice:

  • Personal Injury/Auto Accidents
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Criminal Law
  • Social Security Claims

Bar Admissions:

  • Virginia General District & Circuit Courts, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1981
  • Virginia Supreme Court, 1981

Education:

  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1978
    Bachelor of Arts & Science
    Summa Cum Laude
    With Highest Distinction
    Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
  • Menchville High School, Newport News, Virginia, 1974
    Valedectorian

Representative Cases:

Honors & Awards:

  • Outstanding Service in Support of Philanthropy Award Recipient, 2007, Tidewater Foundation

Professional Associations & Memberships:

  • Virginia State Bar
    Member
  • Newport News Bar Association
    Member

Fraternities

Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEΠ)


Edward I. Sarfan

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Edward I. Sarfan, Attorney

Areas of Practice:

  • Personal Injury/Auto Accidents
  • Criminal Law
  • Traffic Law
  • Collections

Bar Admissions:

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1986
  • Virginia General District & Circuit Courts, 1986
  • Court of Appeals of Virginia, 1986
  • Virginia Supreme Court, 1986

Education:

  • The College of William & Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1986
  • Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, 1983
    B.A. Cum Laude
    Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
    Major: Liberal Arts & Sciences

Representative Cases:

Dicker v. Commonwealth, 472 S.E.2d 655, 22 VA App. 658 (1996)
Buie v. Commonwealth, 465 S.E.2d 596, 21 VA App. 526 (1996)
Cole v. Commonwealth, 428 S.E.2d 303, 16 VA App. 113 (1993)
Glasco v. Commonwealth, 257 VA 433 (1999)

Honors & Awards:

  • Young Leadership Award Recipient, 1998
  • Outstanding Service in Support of Philanthropy Award Recipient, 2007
  • Listed in Outstanding Young Americans, 1998
  • Listed in Who’s Who, 2000

Professional Associations & Memberships:

  • Newport News Bar Association
    President, 2007-2008
    Court Liaison Committee, 2000-Present
  • Hampton Bar Association
    Member
  • Virginia State Bar
    Member
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
    Member
  • Inns of Court
    Barrister, 1990-1996
  • Colonial Acres Homeowners Association
    Member
  • United Jewish Community of Virginia Peninsula
    President, 2002-2004
    Board of Directors, 1990-Present
    Endowment Trustee

Fraternities:

Pi Kappa Alpha (ΠKA)

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