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Practice areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 45%
    29 years, 350 cases
  2. Car Accident: 30%
    29 years, 750 cases
  3. Environmental: 15%
    15 years, 10 cases
  4. Defective Products: 10%
    29 years, 50 cases

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  • Mark John Favaloro

    Ted is a top notch lawyer in every sense of the word. He is extremely bright, responsible, and highly respected by his peers. I consider it a privilege whenever I have a case with Ted.


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Contact info

Yoakam & Etheridge, PLC

2624 Southern Boulevard, Suite 100
Virginia Beach, VA, 23452


VAAuthorized to practice law199903/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2015
Virginia's Top Rated LawyersLegal Leaders2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerYoakam & Etheridge2009 - Present
ShareholderMcKenry, Dancigers, Dawson & Lake2004 - 2009
AssociateDavid, Kamp & Frank2001 - 2004
Sole PractionerTed G. Yoakam1993 - 2001
AssociateLewis & Stockey1988 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
Virginia Association of Defense AttorneysMember2004 - Present
VASHRIMMember2004 - Present
Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Virginia State BarMember1999 - Present
Pennsylvania State BarMember1988 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Gusler v. PerwaizPlaintiff's verdicts
Palmer & Palmer v. Waterfront Marine, 276 Va.285, 662 S.E.2d 77 (2008)Verdict Reversed by Supreme Court of Virginia
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Pittsburgh School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
Saint Vincent CollegeHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Auto Injury Litigation From Start to FinishAuto Injury Litigation2012
The Professionalsim CourseLitigation war stories2009
The Professionalism CourseLitigation war stories2008