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Joan Bellefield Davis

also known as Joan B. Davis, Joni Davis

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Practice areas


  1. Entertainment: 40%
  2. Trademark Application: 30%
  3. Copyright Application: 10%
  4. Business: 10%
  5. Contracts: 10%



Hourly ($225-300/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Mark Raafat Malek

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Joan for years and have come to appreciate her expertise in Entertainment law, business law and on other intellectual property matters. I highly recommend Joan for your legal needs.


    Mark Malek Patent application Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Bennett Jay Fidlow

    Joan is a lawyer who really cares deeply about her clients and the artistic community as a whole. She is constantly learning about new areas of the law & working to improve herself so she can better represent her clients. She approaches everything she does with a ton of energy & enthusiasm and she is extremely dependable & trustworthy. I highly endorse this lawyer.


    Bennett Fidlow Entertainment Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Schroder Davis PLC

2310 West Main Street Suite 108
Richmond, VA, 23220


VAAuthorized to practice law200303/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Clients Choice-EntertainmentAVVO2015
Clients Choice-Entertainment LawAvvo2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerSchroder Davis PLC2015 - Present
LawyerSchroder Fidlow, PLC2008 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorSouth University2012 - 2013
Law ClerkSupreme Court of Virginia2003 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
The Model AllianceMember2012 - Present
Fredericksburg Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
New York Lawyers for the ArtsMemberN/A
Virginia Bar Association Lawyers for the Arts CommitteeMemberN/A
International Association of Entertainment LawyersMemberN/A
Greater Richmond Intellectual Property Law AssociationMemberN/A
Fashion Group InternationalExecutive MemberN/A
Virginia State Bar, Intellectual Property Law SectionMemberN/A
Metropolitan Richmond Women's Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington Area Lawyers for the ArtsMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Grid MagazineDoes Fashion Protection Exist?2011
A NovelFeng Shui Love2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Fordham University School of LawFashion Law InstituteSummer Intensive2013
University of Richmond, The T. C. Williams School of LawLawTransient Student2001
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Stetson University College of LawConcentration in International Business TransactionsN/A2001
Virginia Commonwealth UniversityCriminal JusticeMS - Master of Science1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Tennessee Bar Entertainment and Sports ForumFashion Law2016
Schroder Davis Educational SeriesFashion Law in Film2016
Entertainment and Law SocietyFashion Law2016
Virginia Fashion WeekLegal Seminar for New Fashion Designers2012
International Fashion ExpoTrademarks For Designers2012
VCU School of DesignFashion Related Legal Issues2011
James River Writers ConferenceLegal Issues for Authors2010
Virginia Equine Artists AssociationArt Law2009
BonAir Artists AssociationArt Law Copyright Issues2009