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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 70%
    29 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
    16 years, 100 cases
  3. Arbitration: 5%
    16 years, 20 cases
  4. Appeals: 5%
    16 years, 6 cases



Hourly ($310/hour)

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Lenhart Petit

530 E Main St
Po Box 2057
Charlottesville, VA, 22902-5336


VAAuthorized to practice law200003/31/2016
NYCurrently registered 198703/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV ratedLexisNexis2013
Amicus Curiae Honor RoleVirginia Trial Lawyers Association2006
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerLenhart Pettit2008 - Present
AttorneyRichmond Fishburne2004 - 2008
PartnerWyatt & Armstrong2001 - 2004
Public DefenderLegal Aid Society Nyc1987 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2004 - Present
Virginia State BarMember2000 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
United States v. WoodConviction reversed
Brake v. PayneWe prevailed
Gray v. RhoadsPlaintiff prevailed
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Journal (Virginia Trial Lawyers Association)A Primer on the 5th Amendment in Civil Litigation2010
The Journal (Virginia Trial Lawyers Association)How to Recover When the Treating Physician Won't Get on the Bus2009
The Journal (Virginia Trial Lawyers Association)HIPAA Regulations and Client Privacy2007
The Journal (Virginia Trial Lawyers Association)The Myth of the Charitable Physician2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Virginia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
University of VirginiaPolitical & Social ThoughtBA - Bachelor of Arts1984
Albemarle High SchoolN/AHigh School1980
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Virginia CLEPersonal Injury Basics2013
Virginia CLETort Related Damages2012