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Donald C. Schultz is a partner with Crenshaw, Ware & Martin in Norfolk. He practices in the areas of Civil Litigation, Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights, Construction Law and Eminent Domain. He received his B.A. degree from the University of Virginia and his J.D. degree from Washington and Lee University, after which he began his career by clerking with the Honorable Blackwell N. Shelley of the United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia.


 


Representative Experience:


 



  • Former Law Clerk to the Honorable Blackwell N. Shelley of the United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia.


 



  • Represents regional and national financial institutions in workouts, litigation (bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy) and asset-backed lending.


 



  • Has successfully represented clients in obtaining pre-judgment property seizures and attachments.


 



  • Has successfully represented clients in obtaining injunctive relief in federal and state courts.


 



  • Represents municipal entities in eminent domain and redevelopment matters.


 



  • Successfully represented non-profit corporation in obtaining summary judgment on all counts of a multimillion dollar class-action civil rights lawsuit.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Litigation: 50%
  2. Debt Collection: 25%
  3. Commercial Real Estate: 15%
  4. Construction: 10%

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Contact info

Crenshaw Ware & Martin, P.L.C.

150 W Main St Ste 1500
Norfolk, VA, 23510-3403

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
VAAuthorized to practice law198903/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Lawyer of the Year - Norfolk (Eminent Domain/Condemnation Law)Best Lawyers in America2015
Listed In Virginia Super LawyersVirginia Super Lawyers2014
Listed in Best Lawyers in America (Eminent Domain/Condemnation)Best Lawyers in America2014
Virginia Super LawyersSelected to Top 100 Virginia "Super Lawyers"2013
Listed in Virginia "Super Lawyers"Virginia Super Lawyers2013
Bankruptcy & Creditor-Debtor RightsIncluded In Best Lawyers in America2013
Listed in Virginia "Super Lawyers"Virginia Super Lawyers2012
Bankruptcy & Creditor-Debtor RightsIncluded in Best Lawyers in America2012
Listed in Virginia's "Legal Elite" Bankruptcy/Creditors' RightsVirginia's "Legal Elite" (Virginia Business Magazine)2012
Listed in Virginia's "Legal Elite" Bankruptcy/Creditors' RightsVirginia's Legal Elite" (Virginia Business Magazine)2011
Listed in Virginia "Super Lawyers"Virginia Super Lawyers2011
Bankruptcy & Creditor-Debtor RightsIncluded in Best Lawyers in America2011
Listed in Virginia "Super Lawyers"Virginia Super Lawyers2010
Listed in Virginia's "Legal Elite" Bankruptcy/Creditors' RightsVirginia's "Legal Elite" (Virginia Business Magazine)2010
Listed in Virginia "Super Lawyers"Virginia Super Lawyers2009
Listed in Virginia's "Legal Elite" Bankruptcy/Creditors' RightsVirginia's "Legal Elite" (Virginia Business Magazine)2009
Listed in Virginia "Super Lawyers"Virginia Super Lawyers2008
Listed in Virginia "Super Lawyers"Virginia Super Lawyers2007
Listed in Virginia "Super Lawyers"Virginia Super Lawyers2006
Listed in Virginia's "Legal Elite" Bankruptcy/Creditors' RightsVirginia's "Legal Elite" (Virginia Business Magazine)2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Clerkship with the Honorable Blackwell N. ShelleyUnited States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia1989 - 1990
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association(Offices held: President, Secretary, Treasurer)N/A
Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Second District Disciplinary CommitteeChairman Section IN/A
Virginia Bar AssociationBoard of Governors2012 - 2012
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Bankruptcy Law News"Tenancy by Entirety Law in Virginia and United States v. Kraft"2003
(Donald C. Schultz, W. Ryan Snow)"Injunction Practice in Virginia State and Federal Courts"2003
(Donald C. Schultz, W. Ryan Snow)"Injunction Practice in Virginia State and Federal Courts"2003
(Donald C. Schultz/W. Ryan Snow)"Recent Developments in the Admissibility of Expert Witness Testimony Under State and Federal Law"2002
Bankruptcy Law News"Admiralty Law in a Bankruptcy Context"1995
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washington and Lee University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
University of VirginiaHistoryB.A.1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Update in the Law SeminarEminent Domain & Constitutional Amendment in Virginia2012
Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar Association MeetingEminent Domain Constitutional Amendment2012
Monthly MeetingEminent Domain Constitutional Amendment2012