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He’s worked on model non-competition agreements for a Fortune 500 company covering employees nationwide, drafted a handbook for one of Virginia’s largest contractors, and helped one of Virginia’s largest private medical practices reorganize its operations.

Prior to Woods Rogers, Agnis was a principal at the Center for Employment Law, P.C. He’s a member of the Labor and Employment sections of both the Virginia Bar Association and the American Bar Association, where he serves on The Developing Labor Law Subcommittee.

Agnis has a bachelor’s degree from the College of William & Mary and earned his law degree from the University of Richmond School of Law.

He is consistently honored by Virginia Business magazine as a Legal Elite in the field of labor and employment and is also listed in Best Lawyers in America and Virginia Super Lawyers. He’s been recognized as a Best Lawyer by Corporate Counsel magazine.

Agnis is a board member of the Al Pollard Memorial Foundation, helping to raise scholarship dollars in the name of a Roanoke corporate leader.


Practice areas


  1. Employment: 90%
  2. Health Care: 10%


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Contact info

10 South Jefferson Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 14125
Roanoke, VA, 24038-4125


VAAuthorized to practice law198909/15/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerVirginia Super Lawyers2011
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2010
Super LawyerVirginia Super Lawyers2010
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2010
Super LawyerVirginia Super Lawyers2009
Legal EliteVirginia Business Magazine2007
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A
Best LawyerCorporate Counsel MagazineN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalWoods Rogers, PLC1989 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Roanoke Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2000 - 2002
Virginia Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Virginia State BarMemberN/A
Society for Human Resource ManagementMemberN/A
Al Pollard Memorial FoundationBoard MemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Richmond, The T. C. Williams School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
College of William and MaryN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1985
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual Labor & Employment SeminarPearls of Wisdom for Your Business2011
Annual Labor & Employment SeminarWeathering the Perfect Storm - Coping with Aggressive Enforcement in a Recovering Economy2010
Annual Labor and Employment SeminarFind Your Inner Peace2009
SeminarRespect and Diversity in the Workplace in Virginia2008
SeminarHuman Resource Audits2008