David G. DeFazio Esq.

David G. DeFazio Esq.

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Location:
Glen Allen, Virginia
Phone:
804-794-4900
Email:

David DeFazio grew up in Richmond, Virginia and is a graduate of Meadowbrook High School, Hampden-Sydney College and The University of Richmond School of Law. He is also a graduate of the United Stated Army Military Police School.

David served in the Army before law school. He credits the Army with teaching him the relationship between organization and careful preparation with success and the skills to succeed under pressure. Skills he still finds continually helpful to this day.

David serves in the Executive Committee in the Chesterfield County Bar Association as its Immediate Past-President. He enjoys coaching his son's athletic teams and watching his daughter cheer. He lives in Chesterfield with his wife and children.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Child Support
  • Child Custody
  • Equitable Distribution

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia, 1999
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Virginia, 2001
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1998

Education

  • University of Richmond, The T.C. Williams School of Law, Richmond, Virginia
    • J.D. - 1998
  • Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, Virginia
    • B.A. - 1995
    • Major: Economics & Philosophy

Published Works

  • Relocation of Children in Virginia, Bench Bar Conference, October, 2009

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers Listing in Richmond Magazine, 2013 - Present
  • Voted Rising Star Super Lawyers in Virginia, by Richmond Magazine Law & Politics, 2012 - Present
  • Leader in the Law by Virginia Lawyers Weekly, 2012 - Present
  • Voted Rising Star Super Lawyers in Virginia, by Richmond Magazine Law & Politics, 2011 - Present
  • Achieved Highest Rating in Family Law by Avvo.com, 2011 - Present
  • Voted Rising Star Super Lawyers in Virginia, by Richmond Magazine Law & Politics, 2010 - Present
  • Voted a Rising Star Super Lawyers in Virginia, by Richmond Magazine Law & Politics, 2009 - Present
  • Voted a Rising Star Super Lawyers in Virginia, by Richmond Magazine Law & Politics, 2008 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Chesterfield Bar Association, Past-President, 2011 - 2012
  • Richmond Bar Association, Member
  • City of Richmond Bench Bar Committee, Member
  • Metro Richmond Family Law Bar

Past Employment Positions

  • Counsel Press, LLC, Legal Consultant, 2003 - 2006
  • Law Offices of Rod Sager, Richmond, Virginia, Associate, 2001 - 2003
  • Jenkins Block & Associates, Richmond, Virginia, Associate, 1999 - 2001
  • Collins & DeFazio, Henrico, Virginia, Managing Attorney, 1998 - 1999
  • Barnes & Diehl, Chesterfield, Virginia
  • Counsel Press, Richmond, Virginia
  • Chesterfield County Commonwealth Attorney's Office, Internship