Regina F. Amick is a litigator who represents individuals in areas of Family Law and Domestic Relations. With more than twelve years of experience, Ms. Amick is skilled at trying and negotiating divorce actions, child custody and visitation, child support, spousal support, division of retirement, and negotiating and drafting Separation Agreements. As a Navy spouse herself, Ms. Amick enjoys representing military personnel and their families and has extensive experience in military divorce law.
Before joining Wolcott Rivers Gates, Ms. Amick was with a small firm in Chesapeake, where her practice focused on traffic and misdemeanor defense and family law. Prior to private practice, Ms. Amick served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Karen A. Murphy Jensen in the Circuit Court for Caroline County, Maryland. After that she prosecuted criminal matters, before moving to Virginia Beach in 2004. Ms. Amick started her career on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. for the Office of the Clerk of the House of Representatives. Ms. Amick is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law and is licensed to practice law in both Virginia and Maryland.
Areas of Practice:
Complex Divorce Litigation
Professional Associations and Memberships
Maryland State Bar
Virginia State Bar
99% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Turner v. Turner, 47 Va. App. 76. Affirmed my client’s position: Where a final divorce decree provided that the wife would be entitled to 50% of the marital share of the husband's pension, the trial court did not err in entering a QDRO after his retirement, because the QDRO did not create substantive rights, but only effectuated the express intent of the final decree under Va. Code Ann. § 20-107.3(K)(4).
University of Maryland School of Law, J.D. 2003
Frostburg State University, B.S. 1999
C.L.A.S.S. Program– Concerned Lawyers Advocating Spousal Safety - Virginia Beach Bar Association.
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|VA||Authorized to practice law||2005||10/09/2009|
|Attorney||Wolcott Rivers Gates||2015 - Present|
|Attorney||Wolcott Rivers Gates||2008 - 2012|
|Attorney||The Law Office of Michael J. Woods, P.C.||2005 - 2008|
|Prosecuting Attorney||Office of the State's Attorney||2004 - 2004|
|Law Clerk||Caroline County Circuit Court (Maryland)||2003 - 2004|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar Association||N/A||2015 - Present|
|Virginia Beach Bar Association||N/A||2008 - Present|
|Virginia State Bar||Member||N/A|
|Turner v. Turner, 47 VA. App. 76 (2005)||Affirmed my client's position.|
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|WRG Legal Notes||Your Military Pension and the Myth of the Ten Year Rule||2012|
|University of Maryland School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2003|