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Brett B. Thompson is a native of Chesapeake, Virginia. He is a 1993 graduate of Western Branch High School in Chesapeake, where he was an All-American wrestler. He attended Virginia Military Institute on a wrestling scholarship where he received a degree in business and economics in 1998. He is a 2001 graduate of Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, where he was a member of its prestigious moot court board. 

After being admitted to the Virginia Bar in 2001, Brett B. Thompson joined the law firm of Kellam, Pickrell, Cox & Tayloe, P.C. in 2002 as an associate and later a partner. He was admitted to the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in 2003. In the fall of 2010, his entrepreneurial spirit led him to start his own firm, which has proven to be an opportunity for him to better personally serve his client base and community. 

His practice is primarily in the areas of residential and commercial real estate and refinancing, corporate law, business law, creditor’s rights, and civil litigation. 

Brett B. Thompson serves his community as a member and past president of the Norfolk Sunrise Rotary Club and as a member Courthouse Community United Methodist Church in Virginia Beach. He has also served on the Board of the United Way of South Hampton Roads and is a past member of the Norfolk Sertoma Club.

He is a 2008 graduate of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce’s prestigious LEAD HAMPTON ROADS program. He is an affiliate attorney member of the Hampton Roads Realtor’s Association (HRRA) as well as a member of the Hampton Roads Association for Commercial Real Estate (HRACRE) and the Tidewater Mortgage Bankers Association (TMBA). He is also a current member of the TowneBank Leadership Alliance board. 

Brett B. Thompson was named as one of the Top 40 Under 40 business professionals in Hampton Roads by Inside Business Magazine in 2009. 

Brett resides in Virginia Beach with his wife, Tiffany, daughter, Briana, and son, Brock. When not focusing on his family, profession or civic organizations, Brett enjoys teaching a martial art called Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as an instructor at Linxx Academy of Martial Arts. He started training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in 1997 and he received his Black Belt from world renowned Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Professor Pedro Sauer in 2005. 


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  1. Real Estate: 60%
    15 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Litigation: 15%
    15 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Corporate: 15%
    14 years, 200 cases
  4. Landlord & Tenant: 10%
    14 years, 100 cases



Hourly ($250-350/hour), contingent (25-33%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Mark Allen Andrews

    Mr. Thompson is a very knowledgable and experienced attorney. He is one of the best real estate attorneys in Hampton Roads. I highly endorse this lawyer.


    Mark Andrews DUI & DWI Attorney
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  • Paul David Merullo

    I endorse this lawyer. Brett and I were interns together in the U.S. Attorney's Office in 1999. Since that time, Brett has made a great name for himself in the Hampton Roads legal community as a top real estate lawyer.


    Paul Merullo Criminal Defense Attorney
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Contact info

Thompson Law Group, PLLC

4575 Bonney Road
Suite 101
Virginia Beach, VA, 23462


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