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Gary Mitchell Coates

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Personal Injury, Child Custody, Adoption, Employment & Labor, Family

About Me

I am a general practice attorney with emphasis in personal injury, family law and employment law.  I love working with clients to get them the best results possible. I pride mysel in keeping my clients informed as to the status of their case.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1987

  1. Divorce & Separation: 30%
    28 years
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
    28 years
  3. Child Custody: 15%
    28 years
  4. Employment & Labor: 10%
    28 years
  5. Other: 15%
  6. More 


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Freeman Dunn Alexander Gay Lucy & Coates, PC

1045 Cottontown Road
Lynchburg, VA, 24503



VAAuthorized to practice law198703/11/2014

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pro Bono AwardVirginia Legal Aid SocietyN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateMcGuire Woods Battle & Boothe1987 - 1988


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Lynchburg Bar AssociationPresident2000 - 2001
Virginia State BarN/A1987 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Richmond Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
Temple UniversityEnvironmental SciencesMS1980
College of William and MaryGeologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1978

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Employment lawVirginia State CLEN/A