Aggressive in the courtroom, compassionate with your needs
Liz is a former prosecutor in both Norfolk and Portsmouth. She has been in private practice as a general practitioner since 2010. She has practiced in courts throughout the area and is familiar with all judges in the Hampton Roads area. She has conducted over 50 jury trials and is an experienced litigator.
Liz is a Hampton Roads native and grew up in Smithfield, Virginia. She attended Christopher Newport University. She graduated cum laude and received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 2002, a full semester early. She then went on to attend Regent University School of Law on an Academic Merit Scholarship, graduating with a Juris Doctorate in 2006.
Liz is a member of the Portsmouth Bar Association and resides in Suffolk with her husband and twin daughters.
|VA||Authorized to Practice Law||2006||02/13/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|2nd Place||John Jay Gibbons Moot Court Competition||2006|
|Thomas Munson Scholarship||Thomas Munson||2005|
|Academic Merit Scholarship||Regent University School of Law||2003|
|Owner||Elizabeth M. Wood, P.C.||2010 - 2017|
|Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney||Portsmouth Commonwealth's Attorney's Office||2009 - 2010|
|Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney||Norfolk Commonwealth's Attorney's Office||2006 - 2009|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Virginia Women's Attorney's Association||Member||2017 - Present|
|Norfolk Portsmouth Bar Association||Member||2017 - Present|
|Portsmouth Bar Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|Virginia State Bar||Member||2006 - Present|
|Regent University School of Law||Law||2006|
|Christopher Newport University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2002|
|Juvenile custody case||Father awarded custody of children with no visitation to mother.|
|Commonwealth v. Hodges||Not guilty verdict, tried with a jury.|
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