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Paul R. Hernandez

Litigation Attorney at Norfolk, VA

5.0   1 review
  • State Years
    North Carolina - NC 25 years
    Virginia - VA 28 years
  • Licensed for 25 years
    State NC
    Acquired 1999
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 28 years
    State VA
    Acquired 1995
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Paul

Learn Paul’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Brain injury
    20%
    Severe TBIs can cause you to lose consciousness anywhere from 20 minutes to days, weeks and sometimes months. These TBIs often include cognitive defects with tasks like language processing, and difficulties with hearing, vision and sensory skills

    28 years

  2. Defective and dangerous products
    20%

    33 years

  3. Litigation
    20%

    33 years

  4. Personal injury
    20%
    A personal injury can be physical, financial, psychological, or all of the above – involving damages done to a person, their property, their rights, or reputation.

    33 years

  5. Wrongful death
    20%
    allege that the death of a loved one occurred as a direct result of someone's negligence or other wrongful conduct.

    33 years

 

Being a native of Virginia, Paul attended Old Dominion University where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance, while minoring in Accounting. He then attended Cleveland State University - Cleveland Marshall College of Law and received his law degree. His last year of law school was spent at the College of William & Mary Marshall - Wythe School of Law.

 

He is a strong supporter of the VTLA and very active in many committees. He enjoys a very active litigation practice in Virginia and North Carolina, representing individuals injured by the wrongdoing of others. Paul handles a heavy amount of cases referred to him from other attorneys around the country.  Paul concentrates his time on complex cases involving tractor trailers and other commercial vehicles.

Paul is an advocate in the schools to end distracted driving, and speaks to students at many of the local high schools in the Hampton Roads area on behalf of the Casey Anderson Feldman Foundation. Since 2011, Paul has become a familiar face on WAVY's Hampton Roads Show as the Legal Advisor during the "Legal Matters Segment".

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Location

Kalfus & Nachman PC
870 N Military Hwy
Suite 300
Norfolk, VA, 23502
Kalfus & Nachman PC
749 J Clyde Morris Blvd
Suite B
Newport News, VA, 23601
Paul R. Hernandez
1322 Plantation Rd
Roanoke, VA, 24012
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Reviews

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Posted by MaryLouise Murray Burgess | February 24, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
Great Lawyer
In 2010 I was in need of legal representation regarding a case. Paul was there every step of way and got me the results I needed in Norfolk Circuit Court. I have recommended him to friends and family.

Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 120 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.8 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Managing Partner
  • Kalfus & Nachman, PC
  • 1997 - Present

Education

  • Cleveland State University - Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1995
  • Old Dominion University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1992

Associations

  • Norfolk Portsmouth Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1995 - Present
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Board of Governors
  • 1995 - Present
  • Trial Lawyers of America
  • Member
  • N/A
  • North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2016
  • Readers Choice Award
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine
  • 2015
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2015
  • Readers Choice Award
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine
  • 2014
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2014
  • Readers Choice Award
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine
  • 2013
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2013
  • American Jurisprudence Award
  • Lawyers Cooperative Publishing
  • N/A
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Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • Ocean Lakes High School
  • End Distracted Driving
  • 2016
  • Regent University
  • Marketing Your Law Firm
  • 2015
  • EndDD
  • End Distracted Driving
  • 2013
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Attorney endorsements

Received (5)
Given (5)
Endorse Paul
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 12
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer for his dedication to his clients and the results he delivers."
Litigation Attorney | Feb 25
Relationship: Other
"I have known Paul for many years. He is highly intelligent, motivated, and knowledgeable about his work. He is a great communicator and a fantastic attorney. I would recommend him without any reservations whatsoever."
Personal injury Attorney | Oct 30
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Oct 14
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Oct 14
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
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Norfolk Litigation Lawyer Paul R. Hernandez
Paul R. Hernandez
Litigation Attorney
Norfolk, VA
Licensed for 28 years
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