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Frank K. Friedman, chairman of our Appellate Section, has handled numerous appeals both in state and federal courts.


He has served as chair of the Appellate Practice Subsection of the Litigation Section of the Virginia State Bar, chair of the Board of Governors of the Litigation Section of the Virginia State Bar, and chair of the Board of Editors of The Journal of Civil Litigation. He is a frequent speaker for Virginia CLE and other bar groups on appellate topics.


Frank was named a Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in America in appellate practice. He’s also regularly lauded for excellence by publications that include Super Lawyers and Virginia Living.

Frank graduated from Harvard College and received his law degree from Vanderbilt University.

He is active in Temple Emanuel, Roanoke, and has served on the boards of Total Action Against Poverty and Southwestern Virginia Second Harvest Food Bank.


Practice areas


  1. Appeals: 100%


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


VAAuthorized to practice law198509/15/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2012
Super LawyerVirginia Super Lawyers2011
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2011
Super LawyerVirginia Super Lawyers2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalWoods Rogers, PLC1985 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Roanoke Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Virginia Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Virginia Association of Defense AttorneysMemberN/A
Virginia State BarN/AN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Journal of Civil LitigationLitigation News2000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Vanderbilt University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Harvard UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1980