Mary G. Commander

Mary G. Commander

Divorce / Separation Lawyer

Norfolk, VA





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About Me

Born and raised in Hampton Roads, I only strayed as far away as Richmond for law school. I have worked with the court systems here for more than 30 years and know how things work. My goal is to make whatever legal service you require as easy on you as it possibly can be. With my experience, I will not be experimenting with you or your case. My firm is not a training ground for new associates. It...

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Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Hourly ($350/hour)

Client Reviews

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Military Spouse Praise: Redeeming Qualities, An Attorney with Integrity, Commitment & Heart

Posted by: Latorial about 1 month ago.

Attorney Commander handled my disabled mother's divorce case a few years ago. When "wording and terminology" of the divorce decree caused the Office...

Mary Commander did a great job for me, and I can't recommend her more highly

Posted by: a Divorce client 2 months ago.

Mary (and her trusty paralegal) did the impossible... They got my ex-husband's lawyer to do his job in my divorce matter. The matter drug on and on...
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James Hill Wilson Jr.
James Wilson

Glen Allen, VA

About 1 year ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. I am familiar with the quality of her work through my research of case law in Virginia in which she has been involved as...
Matisyahu Wolfberg
Matisyahu Wolfberg

Monsey, NY

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer.
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1981 License Status: Authorized to practice law for the state of Virginia.
Last updated by Avvo: 11/29/2012
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2010 – present

Commander & Carlson, Attorneys And Mediators


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1981 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University of Richmond, The T. C. Williams School of Law


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2013 "Legal Elite"-Alternative Dispute Resolution

Virgnia Business Magazine


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2013- present Fellow

American Bar Association

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Showing 2 of 3 publications

2008 Fourth edition of treatise

Adoption: Practice and Forms For The Virginia Lawyer

1991 Annual Review-Law of Workers' compensation

University of Richmond Law Review

Speaking Engagements

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2011 Spousal Support

at Mediator Training

2011 Divorce

at 2011 Virginia Women's Conference

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