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David E Bateman

Real estate Attorney at Fairfax, VA

5.0   6 reviews

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Dave is an aggressive, results-driven, trial lawyer who enjoys helping his clients succeed. Dave’s practice is dedicated entirely to civil litigation in the areas real estate, business disputes, divorce and custody, contracts, probate and fiduciary claims, and creditors’ rights. For more than a decade, Dave has helped clients to resolve complex disputes both inside and outside the courtroom. Because his clients range from national lending institutions to small business and individuals, Dave excels in tailoring common-sense solutions to each client’s specific problem. He is responsive, dedicated, and strategic. Dave has appeared as a distinguished guest on the television show Probate Nation to discuss fiduciary and probate litigation and his work has been widely featured in the Virginia Lawyers Weekly. He is the recipient of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association’s Trial Advocacy Award. Dave currently serves as a committee member of the Fairfax Bar Association’s Circuit Court Committee and as an arbitrator appointed to the District of Columbia Bar’s Attorney/Client Arbitration Board.

Dave is a graduate of Brigham Young University, where he was a inducted as a member of the Golden Key Honor Society and the National German Honors Society, Delta Phi Alpha. He received his law degree (Juris Doctor) from Regent University and his his Master of Laws Degree in Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution (LL.M.) from George Washington University Law School.

Licensed for 15 years
State MD
Status Active
Acquired 2021
Updated 11/23/2022
State DC
Status Good Standing
Acquired 2008
Updated 06/08/2022
State VA
Status Active
Acquired 2007
Updated 12/27/2022

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

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Rathbun Bateman, P.C.
10427 North Street
Suite 200
Fairfax, VA, 22030

Reviews

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Posted by Lauren | July 31, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Principal Broker
5 Big Stars for Attorney David E. Bateman I needed legal representation when an unlicensed contractor was attempting to extort $25,000 from me for work he did not perform on a construction project in Arlington VA. I now realize the advantage in using a good law firm to handle disputes for my company. I hired David E Bateman from Rathbun/ Bateman in Fairfax VA. He was recommended to me by another happy client he had represented. Mr. Bateman did a phenomenal job. I have been in real estate/ construction for 38 years. Mr Bateman’s knowledge about real estate, contracts and construction astonished me in the courtroom He exhibited terrific listening skills and responded with eloquent and concrete answers that obviously impressed the Judge because he threw the case out and awarded me all legal fees. I highly recommend Dave Bateman. He is the best! He will work hard for you and win your case!! Thank you Lauren Lauren Kivlighan Principal Broker Northern Virginia Real Estate Inc. McLean VA 22101 703-967-1600
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Posted by Kristin | February 4, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Thorough and efficient law firm!
I retained Rathbun and Bateman in late September to assist with a commercial lease issue after multiple attempts at having it corrected with the landlord. During our six month court process...they were completely responsive and made me feel like I was their only client...even though I knew that wasn't the case. Dave Bateman presented my case efficiently and effectively. They were always available to answer my questions (which were many because I've never been in court), and presented me with all options available. After the case was over, he made sure I completely understood what had been granted, presented options, and scheduled a follow-up with me at a later date. As a business owner, having an issue with a landlord during an already stressful time has been daunting. Rathbun and Bateman are top notch attorneys and I will never go anywhere else for legal representation.
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Posted by M. Crutchfield | January 14, 2021
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| Consulted Attorney
Professional and Knowledgeable
Mr. Batemen talked with me over a 1/2 hour explaining in detail and answering questions and I was not a client. He was detailed and thorough and provided excellent and valuable information to me. Most appreciative.
Posted by anonymous | January 14, 2019
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| Consulted Attorney
Mr. Bateman is very professional and helpful!
I asked specific questions, and Mr. Bateman was very patient and accurate answering my questions that helped me a lot. I have also noticed this lawyer has been very helpful to this website, his answers and comments are very professional and helpful.
Posted by BOBBI GREEN | January 30, 2018
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| Consulted Attorney
Divorce questions
Mr. Bateman is a very compassionate attorney that tells you the truth of your situation--good and bad. I found him honest and competent. However, my case ended up in another state and therefore, I did not hire Mr. Bateman, but I would not hesitate to do so.
Posted by Cindy | July 28, 2017
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| Consulted Attorney
Mr. Bateman was generous with his time.
I did not hire Mr. Bateman as an attorney as one was not needed, but I appreciate Mr. Bateman answering a few questions I had. He was helpful and generous to use his time to help me without compensation.
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AVVO RATING 7.9 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Rathbun Bateman, P.C.
  • 2016 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Offit Kurman, P.C.
  • 2014 - 2016
  • Attorney
  • Rathbun & Goldberg, P.C.
  • 2008 - 2014

Education

  • George Washington University
  • LL.M - Master of Laws
  • 2008
  • Regent University
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2007
  • Brigham Young University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2002

Associations

  • Fairfax County Bar Association
  • Circuit Court Committee Member
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • 2007 Trial Advocacy Award
  • Virginia Trial Lawers Association
  • 2007

Speaking Engagements

  • Television Show
  • Durable Financial Power of Attorney - Abuses & Remedies: Part 2 - Litigation
  • 2018

Attorney endorsements

Received (3)
Given (1)
Endorse David
Business Attorney | Jan 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Bateman is an excellent advocate for his clients. I would not hesitate to recommend him to a client in need. He is also an asset to the Avvo Community, providing invaluable resources to those seeking help."
Real estate Attorney | Feb 02
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Dave is an awesome lawyer and a true asset to the community!"
Real estate Attorney | Sep 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."