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Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 95%
  2. Criminal Defense: 5%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

10 total 

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  • Wayne Edmond Holcomb

    I endorse this lawyer. Van is the smartest traffic defense lawyer I know. He is a leader in his field and there are a multitude of satisfied clients who agree with me.


    Wayne Holcomb Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Leonard Marc-Charles Girling

    I have known Van since the 1980's and I can attest to his being not only THE BEST reckless driving attorney in Virginia, he is one of the most honest and principled men I have ever met. Van became an attorney a number of years before I did, and he has served as one of my primary mentors. I have referred my own family members' to Van in the past, and I will not hesitate to do so in the future. Judges hire this guy for representation. That fact alone says everything you need to know about how much other attorneys trust Van's legal knowledge and litigation skills.


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    Relationship: Other

Contact info

Charles V. Hardenbergh, PC

14 E. Nelson Street
Suite 100
Lexington, VA, 24450

Charles V. Hardenbergh, PC

139 Monroe Street
2nd Floor
Petersburg, VA, 23803




Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Admonition
    issued in VA, 2005


    An admonition means an attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The Bar gives the lawyer an admonition in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.

Avvo contributions
Legal answers
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of VirginiaTax AccountingMS - Master of Science2005
University of Virginia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Virginia Military InstituteEconomics and BusinessBA - Bachelor of Arts1993