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Ted G. Yoakam

Ted G. Yoakam

Practice areas:

Medical Malpractice, Car Accidents, Environmental and Natural Resources, Defective and Dangerous Products

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1988

  1. Medical Malpractice: 45%
    28 years, 350 cases
  2. Car Accidents: 30%
    28 years, 750 cases
  3. Environmental and Natural Resources: 15%
    14 years, 10 cases
  4. Defective and Dangerous Products: 10%
    28 years, 50 cases

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Mark John Favaloro

    Ted is a top notch lawyer in every sense of the word. He is extremely bright, responsible, and highly respected by his peers. I consider it a privilege whenever I have a case with Ted.


    Mark Favaloro Medical Malpractice Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Yoakam & Etheridge, PLC

2624 Southern Boulevard, Suite 100
Virginia Beach, VA, 23452



VAAuthorized to practice law199903/11/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2015
Virginia's Top Rated LawyersLegal Leaders2012

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerYoakam & Etheridge2009 - Present
ShareholderMcKenry, Dancigers, Dawson & Lake2004 - 2009
AssociateDavid, Kamp & Frank2001 - 2004
Sole PractionerTed G. Yoakam1993 - 2001
AssociateLewis & Stockey1988 - 1993


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Virginia Association of Defense AttorneysMember2004 - Present
VASHRIMMember2004 - Present
Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Virginia State BarMember1999 - Present
Pennsylvania State BarMember1988 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Palmer & Palmer v. Waterfront Marine, 276 Va.285, 662 S.E.2d 77 (2008)Verdict Reversed by Supreme Court of Virginia
Gusler v. PerwaizPlaintiff's verdicts

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Pittsburgh School of LawLawJuris Doctor1987
Saint Vincent CollegeHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1983

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Auto Injury Litigation From Start to FinishAuto Injury Litigation2012
The Professionalsim CourseLitigation war stories2009
The Professionalism CourseLitigation war stories2008