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Strother Law Office, PLC is sophisticated representation for all your legal needs.

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strother law real estate land use zoning practice

Strother Law Offices, PLC has represented diverse clients, including developers, corporations, farm wineries and individuals, in a variety of complex disputes arising from zoning ordinances and municipal codes.

The attorneys at Strother Law have a particular interest in land conservation and smart growth. In recent years, the firm has been privileged to twice successfully represent landowners in the Virginia Supreme Court in a lawsuit against the world's largest brick company and in a case involving Wal-mart, the world's largest retailer.


The attorneys at Strother Law Offices, PLC honor Virginia's agricultural heritage and are available to assist farmers, farm winery owners and landowners in all areas of agricultural law.

As part of this practice, the lawyers at Strother Law have assisted landowners to place land under conservation easement and realize the resulting tax benefits.


Philip Carter Strother earned a Masters of Laws Degree in Environmental Law from The George Washington University School of Law and is experienced in environmental litigation.

The firm can assist landowners and business clients with compliance issues relating to the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act and other federal laws as well as Virginia law including the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act. Strother Law Offices is also highly capable of representing citizens and plaintiffs in environmental litigation.


The attorneys of Strother Law Office, PLC have been honored to assist clients in appeals at both the state and federal level, and are experienced in providing advocacy and expertise in the Virginia Court of Appeals and Supreme Court of Virginia, the United States District Courts for both the Eastern District and Western Districts of Virginia, and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Appellate cases handled by this firm have involved complex land use and zoning issues and special education matters.

The attorneys at Strother Law Offices, PLC can provide assistance at any stage of proceedings, and are committed to presenting well-reasoned and effective written and oral advocacy for their clients.


strother law business compliance legal practice

It can be time-consuming and stressful to run your own business. Navigating all of the legal requirements of contracting and compliance can kill productivity. Strother Law can give you quick and efficient answers to your legal worries, allowing you to focus on what matters.

Strother Law Offices, PLC has experience helping businesses of all sizes in a wide variety of business areas. Strother Law can help get your business up and off the ground if you are starting out with advice on choosing the best corporate structure and writing an operating agreement. As you grow, you can rely on Strother Law for advice on contracts and compliance issues.


strother law beverage hospitality hotel restaurant winery practice

Strother Law Offices, PLC represents a number of farm wineries in the state in a variety of matters and can provide legal assistance in license applications, hearings and appeals. Strother Law Offices understands how critical an ABC license is to the success of an establishment and therefore ABC violations must be taken very seriously.

Strother Law Offices, PLC is experienced in representing licensees in proceeding before ABC hearing officers. A portion of the firm's practice focuses on the representation of licensees in disciplinary and other administrative hearings regarding the restriction, suspension and revocation of the ABC license.

strother law civil litigation practice

Strother Law Offices, PLC are available to serve as local counsel in state and federal courts throughout Virginia at the trial and appellate levels.

Strother Law has attorneys who are admitted in all Virginia state courts, the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia, the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Our litigation attorneys possess significant experience in Virginia state and federal courts in a variety of litigation and are knowledgeable with the various courts' Local Rules and practices.

strother law family estate planning practice

Of all areas of the law, the practice of estate planning reaches most deeply into the personal lives of clients and their families. The hallmark of the Strother Law and our practice is the personal attention and service rendered each client regardless of the size or complexity of his or her estate.

Strother Law Offices, PLC offers creative solutions to estate planning that maximize the value of client assets by minimizing federal estate and state inheritance taxes and income taxes. We help achieve clients' goals by utilizing a wide variety of planning methods and tools; including the use of:

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Conservation easements
  • Family limited partnerships and limited liability companies
  • Powers of attorney
  • Health care powers of attorney and advance medical directives

strother law education attorney practice

Our attorneys at Strother Law Offices, PLC are experienced in guiding clients throughout the educational process, providing representation under the Individual with Disabilities in Education Act (IDEA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in special education, general education, and higher education matters. We advocate for clients in child study and IEP meetings, in mediations, in due process hearings, and in disciplinary settings.

We also provide representation at the appellate level. Our dedication to the educational rights of children and adults keeps us abreast of the constant developments and changes in this important legal arena, and we value the opportunity to provide our clients with the highest level of service.


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