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A general practice law firm. Practice areas include traffic, wills, criminal defense, personal injury, and landlord-tenant disputes.


Mr. Steele earned his law degree from Wake Forest University School of Law in 2007, and his undergraduate degree in Spanish from Tennessee Tech University. He is licensed to practice in Virginia, North Carolina, and New York.


Practice areas


  1. Speeding Ticket: 60%
  2. Family: 10%
  3. Landlord & Tenant: 10%
  4. Wills: 10%
  5. Criminal Defense: 10%



Hourly ($200/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

3 total 

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  • Ryan Scott Hershey

    Mr. Steele is a very knowledgeable and charismatic representative of his clients. He is truly both an Attorney and Counselor at Law.


    Ryan Hershey DUI & DWI Attorney
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  • Robert Dean

    As a fellow attorney, I know Mr. Steele to be a smart, experienced attorney who does a great job for his clients. I give him my highest recommendation.


    Robert Dean Criminal Defense Attorney
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Contact info

Law Office of James Steele PLLC Western Virginia Office

3048 Brambleton Ave. SW
Roanoke, VA, 24015

Law Office of James Steele PLLC Central Virginia Office

214 North Dunlop Street
Petersburg, VA, 23803



VAAuthorized to practice law201209/15/2015
NYCurrently registered 200903/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
CALI Award - Property ICenter for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerThe Law Office of James Steele2015 - Present
Associate AttorneyBoies Schiller & Flexner2010 - 2010
Client ManagerRational Enterprise2010 - 2012
Associate AttorneyThe Law Office of Mark T. Atkinson2007 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Roanoke Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wake Forest University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007