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I am the President and Managing Partner of Pagano & Marks, P.C., practicing general civil law with a concentration in transactional work, including: Residential Real Estate, Consumer Bankruptcy, Divorce & Separation and Personal Injury law. My clients include developers, builders, property owners, the injured and the general public from all walks of life and throughout the Richmond-Metro area.


Prior to founding Pagano & Marks, P.C., I was an associate at a Richmond area law firm, where I managed and expanded a branch office representing purchasers, buyers, debtors, spouses, the injured and more. I was a judicial law clerk with the Honorable George E. Sabbath, Superior Court of New Jersey, and with the Honorable L. Scott Melville, Superior Court of Connecticut.  I have been licensed to practice law in several states including New Jersey, but I now focus my practice Virginia is a member of the Virginia and City of Richmond Bar Associations, as well as, United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia, Richmond Division, and Bankruptcy Sections of both the City of Richmond and Virginia Bar Associations. I am also a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.  I graduated law school top of my class with honors in 2000; and have been practicingin Virginia since 2002.



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Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 60%
    14 years
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
    14 years
  3. Real Estate: 20%
    14 years



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Contact info

Pagano & Marks, PC

4510 S. Laburnum Ave
Richmond, VA, 23231

Pagano & Marks, PC

8052-B Elm Drive
Mechanicsville, VA, 23111



VAAuthorized to practice law200203/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ClerkHon. George E. Sabbath, J.S.C., Chancery Division - Family Part, NJ2000 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
New Kent County Chamber of CommerceMember2013 - Present
Eastern Henrico Business AssociationMember2010 - Present
Virginia Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
Richmond Bar Association, Bankruptcy SectionChairman2016 - 2017
Richmond Bar Association, Bankruptcy SectionChair Elect2015 - 2016
Richmond Bar Association, Bankruptcy SectionSecretary Executive Commitee2014 - 2015
Richmond Bar Association, Bankruptcy SectionSecretary Executive Committee2013 - 2014
Richmond Bar AssociationExecutive Committee Member2012 - 2013
Richmond Bar AssociationExecutive Committee Chairman - Bankruptcy Section 2011-20122011 - 2012
Publication nameTitleDate
Washington and Lee Law ReviewHOA Fees: A BAPCPA Death_Trap *Honorable Mention Only2013
The Quinnipiac Probate Law JournalSimul et Simul: Understanding Estate Planning Principles in Conjunction with The Uniform Simultaneous Death Act and The Act’s Corresponding Tax Consequences2000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Quinnipiac University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Richard Stockton College of New JerseyPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Chapter 7 Pro Bono Project RepresentationChapter 7 Bankruptcy Basics2015