John Frederick Sawyer

John Frederick Sawyer

Elder Law Attorney

Virginia Beach, VA





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About Me

  John F. Sawyer represents businesses and individuals in federal court and in state courts throughout the Hampton Roads region.  He routinely handles guardianship and conservatorship cases as well as will and trust disputes and other fiduciary litigation.  He has twice appeared before the Virginia Supreme Court on will and estate cases.  He is also certified as a Guardian ad litem for...

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Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Client Reviews

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Excellent counsel and guidance in guardianship & conservatorship proceedings

Posted by: Valerie 5 months ago.

John Sawyer recently handled guardianship and conservatorship proceedings for me regarding a family member whose health had declined very rapidly....
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Kellam Thomas Parks
Kellam Parks

Virginia Beach, VA

19 days ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I highly recommend John for Guardianship/Conservatorship matters. I had the pleasure of working with John for a number of years at Wolcott Rivers...
Stephen Patrick Pfeiffer
Stephen Pfeiffer

Virginia Beach, VA

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Co-worker

John Sawyer is a fantasic attorney and the person I trust with all of my cleints' guardianship and banking needs. He is committed to excellence in...
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2003 License Status: Authorized to practice law for the state of Virginia.
Last updated by Avvo: 03/11/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2003 – present

Wolcott Rivers Gates


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2003 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law


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2014 Rising Star

Super Lawyers


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2003- present

Virginia State Bar

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2003 "Shipbreaking and the North-South Debate: Economic Development or Environmental and Labor Catastrophe?", 20 Penn St. Intl. L. Rev. 535, 2002

Penn State International Law Review

Speaking Engagements

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2012 Landlord Tenant Law: Surviving in a Difficult Economy

at Continuing Legal Education

2010 Environmental Issues in the Foreclosure Process

at Continuing Legal Education

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