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Practice areas


  1. Family: 40%
  2. Divorce: 40%
  3. Litigation: 20%


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Attorney endorsements

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  • Regina Frances Amick

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Mr. Russo for a considerable time and have known him to be a highly competent and effective attorney, as well as a professional with the highest integrity.


    Regina Amick Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Robert Lamar Foley

    I've had the pleasure of having Phil on the other side of the aisle in several cases over the years. He often combines keen intellect with common sense in his legal arguments and steadfastly fights for his clients' positions. He is an asset to our legal community.


    Robert Foley Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Philip L. Russo, Jr PC

4669 South Blvd Ste 107
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
Legal Elite Domestic RelationsVirginia Business Magazine2015
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Legal Elite Domestic RelationsVirginia Business Magazine2014
Legal Elite Domestic RelationsVirginia Business Magazine2009
Legal Elite Domestic RelationsVirginia Business Magazine2008
Community Service AwardVirginia Beach Bar Association2007
Legal Elite Domestic RelationsVirginia Business Magazine2006
Legal Elite Domestic RelationsVirginia Business Magazine2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Special Justice for Mental Commitment HearingsSupreme Court of Virginia2007 - Present
AttorneyPhilip L. Russo, Jr. P.C.1993 - Present
PartnerSchafer & Russo1994 - 2003
Associate General CounselThe Jonathan Corporation1987 - 1993
AssociateHeilig, McKenry & Fraim1985 - 1987
Law Clerk to Honorable Richard B. KellamUnited States District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, Norfolk Division1984 - 1985
Association namePosition nameDuration
Catholic Charities of Eastern Virginia FoundationDirector1999 - Present
Eggleston ServicesDirector1994 - Present
Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionChairmanN/A
Friends of the Juvenile CourtBoard MemberN/A
Catholic Charities of Eastern VirginiaDirector1994 - 2014
Notre Dame Club of Southeastern VirginiaPresident1984 - 1988
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Old Dominion UniversityBusiness AdministrationMBA - Master of Business Administration1993
College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
DePaul University College of LawN/AN/A1982
University of Notre DameAmerican StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1980
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Judicial conference for General District Court JudgesMental Commitment Hearings in Virginia2014