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C. Arthur Robinson II has practiced since 1985 concentrating in various matters involving Taxation, including estate planning, estate and trust administration as well as many areas of business and corporate law.


He has acted as an advisor to many corporations both business and non-profit.


Mr. Robinson is a native of Norfolk and a graduate of Norfolk Collegiate.


He is also a Certified Public Accountant.


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Practice areas


  1. Probate: 25%
    31 years, 400 cases
  2. Estate Planning: 25%
    31 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Tax: 20%
    31 years, 1 thousand cases
  4. Partnership: 10%
    31 years, 100 cases
  5. Other: 20%
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Hourly ($325-375/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

3 total 

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  • Carl Arthur Eason

    Art combines knowledge, compassion, drafting skills and tax guidance in his guidance of clients with estate planning needs. This level of service can only be gleaned through many years of experience and practice. He has served my client's needs in the highest professional manner for many years. I am most proud to have a partner that demonstrates personal concern and responsibility for my clients. In short--- he cares, he's top at what he does--- and it shows.


    Carl Eason Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Edward Wallace Wolcott Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Robinson is one of the top attorneys for complex estate planning in all of Hampton Roads. I have worked with him on several files and always with an excellent result.


    Edward Wolcott Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Wolcott Rivers Gates

200 Bendix Road
Suite 300
Virginia Beach, VA, 23452


VAAuthorized to practice law198503/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top LawyerCoastal Virginia Magazine2015
FellowAmerican College of Trust and Estate Counsel2013
Accredited Estate PlannerNational Association of Estate Planning Counsels2009
Virginia's Legal EliteVirginia Business Magazine2008
Outstanding achievements in Support of PhilanthropyTidewater Jewish Foundation2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderWolcott Rivers Gates2005 - Present
PartnerPayne Gates Farthing & Radd1999 - 2005
Principal in C. Arthur Robinson II, P.C.Sole Practitioner1985 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
Hampton Roads estate planning counselImmediate Past President2004 - Present
National Association of Elder Law AttorneysNo Value2003 - Present
American Association of Attorney-Certified Public AccountantsN/A1985 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1985 - Present
Virginia State BarPast President, Trust and Estate Section , Board of Governors1985 - Present
Virginia Society of CPAsN/A1985 - Present
American Institute of Certified Public AccountantsN/A1982 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Virginia Lawyer (Virginia State Bar)Back to Fundamentals in Estate Planning: A Long Term Perspective2015
Probate and Property magazine (ABA)Economic Development Funds and Taxation: Is There a Means to Tax-Free Non-Owner Contributions2013
Probate and Property magazine (ABA)Valuing Claims: Is There a Methodology?2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
College of William and MaryAccountingMasters of Business Administration1982
Vanderbilt University Law SchoolMathematicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Virginia advanced estate planning conferenceVirginia law update2014
Virginia Beach Bar Association August CLEAsset protection and use of FLP2012
Annual Trust and Estate SeminarEthical and Other considerations when Attorneys Act as Fiduciaries and Represent Fiduciaries2012