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Chad L. Edwards

About me

Originally from Texas, I have lived in Virginia since 2006.  I became a lawyer because I enjoy helping people solve problems.  I know that people come to attorneys because they are stressed; many are facing very difficult times in their lives.  Therefore my philosophy is to treat every client as a person, not as "just another case."  


When not working, I spend my time with my wife, Rhiannon, and our three sons.  


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Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 20%
  2. Lawsuits & Disputes: 20%
  3. Wills & Living Wills: 20%
  4. Family: 20%
  5. Contracts & Agreements: 20%



Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Edwards Law, PLC

One Columbus Center
Suite 600
Virginia Beach, VA, 23462


VAAuthorized to practice law201209/15/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Law Firm in Virginia Beach: SilverThe Virginian-Pilot2013
Best Law Firm in Newport News: SilverThe Virginian-Pilot2013
Academic Merit AwardRegent University School of Law2012
Academic Merit AwardRegent University School of Law2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyEdwards Law, PLC2015 - Present
Associate AttorneyThe Merna Law Group, P.C.2012 - 2015
Legal InternThe Merna Law Group, P.C.2010 - 2011
VITA VolunteerU.S. Army2010 - 2010
Director of Foundation and Corporate RelationsThe Leadership Institute2006 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Tidewater Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Communication CommitteeChair2013 - Present
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
Virginia State BarMemberN/A
Federalist SocietyMemberN/A
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re McPhee, Case No. 13-36046-KRH (Bankr. E.D.Va., 2014)Won the right of Canadian citizens living in the US to exempt their social security income.
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Fundamentals of Proposal WritingThe Fundamentals of Proposal Writing2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Regent University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2012
University of Idaho College of LawHistoryBS - Bachelor of Science2006
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
LI Fundraising SchoolAdvanced Proposal Writing2009
LI Fundraising SchoolThe Basics of Foundation Fundraising2009