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H. Eugene Oliver, III is the owner and founder of Oliver Law, PLLC. An experienced attorney in criminal defense, traffic matters, and family law, Eugene founded Oliver Law, PLLC in 2016 to provide quality and affordable legal services to the Shenandoah Valley and Virginia.

Eugene is a former prosecutor with experience ranging from violent felonies to misdemeanors and traffic cases. Handling thousands of cases as a prosecutor, he knows the ins and outs of criminal law practice in Virginia. He participated in all stages of criminal cases including making pre-trial charging decisions and appeals to both the Virginia Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Virginia.

After serving as a prosecutor, Eugene worked in the Attorney General’s office as counsel for the Division of Child Support Enforcement where he litigated child support cases throughout Virginia. Since 2011, he has been in private practice representing clients in criminal defense, traffic, and family law matters. In all of these cases, he has had a commitment to providing exceptional legal service to his clients and helping them to achieve the best possible results.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 55%
  2. Speeding Ticket: 25%
  3. Family: 20%



Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

22 total 

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  • James David Livesay Jr.

    Eugene Oliver is an outstanding defense attorney with experience in every type of criminal law matter in Virginia, from serious felonies, violent crimes, and drug charges to misdemeanors, DUI and traffic cases. Mr. Oliver is a knowledgeable and talented advocate for his clients both inside and outside the courtroom. I endorse him wholeheartedly to anyone in search of an excellent criminal defense attorney in Northern Virginia.


    James Livesay Divorce and separation Attorney
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  • Ghislaine Storr Burks

    Eugene is a top notch member of the Livesay & Myers, P.C. criminal defense team. His prior experiences as a prosecutor give him an edge over many defense attorneys as he has a demonstrated ability to see and work a criminal case from both sides. He also has extensive and exceptional experience in the Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court as it relates to criminal matters.


    Ghislaine Storr Burks Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Supervised lawyer

Contact info

Oliver Law, PLLC

2 South Main Street
Suite 508
Harrisonburg, VA, 22801


DCActive 201207/06/2016
VAAuthorized to practice law200803/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2015 Top Contributor AwardAvvo2015
2015 Clients' Choice AwardAvvo2015
2014 Top Contributor AwardAvvo2014
2013 Top Contributor AwardAvvo2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerOliver Law, PLLC2016 - Present
Senior AssociateLivesay & Myers, PC2013 - 2016
Senior AssociateTully Rinckey, PLLC2012 - 2013
Associate AttorneyWexell Milman2011 - 2012
Assistant Attorney GeneralOffice Of The Attorney General2010 - 2011
Assistant Commonwealth's AttorneyOffice of the Commonwealth's Attorney, Mecklenburg County2008 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Harrisonburg-Rockingham Bar AssociationMember2016 - Present
Virginia State Bar Special Committee on CommunicationsCommittee Member2015 - Present
Virginia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2013 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth CircuitAdmitted to Practice2012 - Present
United States District Court for the Eastern District of VirginiaAdmitted to Practice2012 - Present
United States District Court for the Western District of VirginiaAdmitted to Practice2012 - Present
Fairfax Bar AssociationMember2011 - 2016
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
US ED Virginia - Impersonating Law EnforcementReduction to Non-Criminal Traffic Infraction
McMahon v. Wirick; Virginia Supreme Court - 762 S.E.2d 781 (Va., 2014)Trial Court Affirmed in Published Decision
Fairfax Domestic Assault and BatteryClient found Not Guilty
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington University National Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
College of William and MaryHistory / GovernmentBA - Bachelor of Arts2005
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Criminal Attorney Eugene Oliver Interviewed About Jameis Winston CaseJameis Winston Case2013