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I am a Roanoke criminal attorney, helping people with a variety of legal issues ranging from business formation to criminal and traffic defense. As an attorney with over twenty years of experience, I have gained the skills necessary to successfully defend my clients. I bring a compassionate energy towards each case I handle. 

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Licensed

  1. Business: 16%
  2. Speeding Ticket: 14%
  3. Family: 14%
  4. Criminal Defense: 14%
  5. Other: 42%
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Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($200-250/hour), contingent (33-45%), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Copenhaver Ellett & Derrico

30 Franklin Road SW, Suite 200
Roanoke, VA, 24011

Copenhaver, Ellett & Derrico

30 Franklin Rd SW Ste 200
Professional Arts Building
Roanoke, VA, 24011-2411

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
VAAuthorized to practice law199103/31/2016
GAInactive Member in Good Standing 199107/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerCopenhaver, Ellett & Derrico1991 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Legal Aid SocietyDirector2003 - Present
Roanoke Bar AssociationVirginia and Georgia Bar Admissions1991 - Present
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Total Action Against PovertyDirector2002 - 2008
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityFinanceBS - Bachelor of Science1988