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Paul Rice Thomson III

Paul Rice Thomson III

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Defective and Dangerous Products, Brain Injury, Medical Malpractice, Motorcycle Accident, Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect, Wrongful Death

About Me

My law practice is devoted entirely to personal injury work.  I assist clients in Roanoke County; Roanoke City; Salem; Botetourt County; the city of Lynchburg; Lexington; Martinsville; Franklin County; Rocky Mount; Rockbridge County; Wytheville; Abingdon; Bristol; Wise; Lebanon; Hillsville; Manassas; Fairfax; Arlington; Richmond and Virginia Beach.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. Car Accidents: 30%
    20 years
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    20 years
  3. Defective and Dangerous Products: 20%
    20 years
  4. Wrongful Death: 5%
    20 years
  5. Other: 20%
  6. More 



Contingent (33-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.


    Christian Lassen Wrongful Death Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Dennis Wayne Tackett

    I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Thomson is a true professional. His clients like him and his opponents respect him.


    Dennis Tackett Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Thomson Law Firm PLLC

2721 Brambleton Ave. S.W.
Roanoke, VA, 24015



WVAuthorized to practice law200208/03/2015
VAAuthorized to practice law199503/11/2014

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
MemberMulti-Million Dollar Advocates ForumN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyThe Thomson Law Firm PLLC2010 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
AAJ American Association for JusticeN/AN/A
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
West Virginia Association for JusticeN/AN/A
Personal Injury Lawyers of Roanoke (PILR)N/AN/A
Roanoke Bar AssociationN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Nurse admits exceeding scope of practiceSettlement - $1.4 Million

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Publication NameTitleDate
Virginia Lawyers WeeklyNurse admits exceeding scope of practice - $1,400,000 Settlement2008
Virginia Lawyers WeeklyRear-ender mediation results in $200K for back injuries2007
Virginia Lawyers WeeklyDeputy's claim following wreck mediated2006


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Arkansas - Little RockLawJ.D. with honors1995
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityPolitical ScienceB.A.1989

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Spring 2013Defective Soccer Goals2013
LGA Spring 2013 ConferencePremises Liability2013