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Michael Bruce Ware

Michael Bruce Ware

Practice areas:

Litigation, Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Car Accidents, Construction & Development

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1985

  1. Litigation: 50%
    30 years, 500 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
    30 years, 500 cases
  3. DUI & DWI: 10%
    30 years, 500 cases
  4. Construction & Development: 5%
    30 years
  5. Car Accidents: 5%
    30 years

Attorney Endorsements

10 total 

  • Joseph Franklin Verser

    Mike is one of the best stand-up trial lawyers on the Peninsula. He is always prepared and always persuasive.


    Joseph Verser Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Michael. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Schempf & Ware PLLC

4000 George Washinton Memorial Highway
Yorktown, VA, 23692



VAAuthorized to practice law198503/11/2014

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Legal EliteVirginia Business Magazine2006

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerSchempf & Ware2011 - Present
PartnerJones Blechman Woltz & Kelly P.C.1985 - 2011


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Newport News Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Williamsburg Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Virginia Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Virginia State Bar, Litigation SectionMemberN/A
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
I'anson-Hoffman American Inn of CourtMemberN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Christopher Newport UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1982