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A native of Danville, Virginia, Harry Sakellaris is a graduate of the McIntire School of Commerce, University of Virginia.  He obtained his law degree from the Walter F. George School of Law of Mercer University and a Master of Law and Taxation degree from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William and Mary, in 1986.  Harry is active in the community, having served on the Board of Directors of the Danville Chapter of the American Red Cross as chairman and president,  The Danville Speech and Hearing Center, Stratford House, The Community Tax Law Project (Richmond, Virginia) , Danville Community College Educational Foundation, Inc., the Danville Area Humane Society, the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Danville Area, as Co-Trustee of the JT-Minnie Maude Charitable Trust, and as an adjunct faculty member at Danville Community College and Averett University.  Harry is a Certified Public Accountant and his practice primarily involves wills, estate planning and administration, probate, trust law, charitable giving, and corporate law.


Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 34%
    30 years
  2. Trusts: 33%
    30 years
  3. Probate: 33%
    30 years


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Clement & Wheatley, A Professional Corporation

549 Main Street
Danville, VA, 24541-1317

Clement & Wheatley, A Professional Corporation

PO Box 8200
Danville, VA, 24543-8200

549 Main Street
P.O. Box 8200
Danville, VA, 24543-8200

Clement & Wheatley, A Professional Corporation

Cordura Security Building, Suite 111
554 North Main Street
South Boston, VA, 24592-3206



VAAuthorized to practice law198603/31/2016
GAActive Member in Good Standing 198508/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2016
Legal EliteVirginia Business Magazine2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2015
Legal EliteVirginia Business Magazine2014
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2014
Legal EliteVirginia Business Magazine2013
Legal EliteVirginia Business Magazine2012
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalClement & Wheatley1986 - Present
Assistant Commissioner of AccountsDanville, Virginia Circuit Court2002 - 2012
Adjunct ProfessorAverett University MBA Program1989 - 1997
Adjunct ProfessorDanville Community College1987 - 2006
Status Reviewing OfficerCollege of William and Mary, Commonwealth of Virginia1985 - 1986
Certified Public AccountantManning, Perkinson, Floyd & Co.1979 - 1982
Association namePosition nameDuration
Virginia State Bar, Taxation SectionMember1986 - Present
Danville Bar AssociationMember1986 - Present
Virginia Bar AssociationMember1986 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember1985 - Present
Virginia Society of Certified Public AccountantsMember1981 - Present
American Institute of Certified Public AccountantsMember1979 - Present
Virginia Association of Commissioners of AccountsMember2002 - 2012
The Community Tax Law FoundationDirector2001 - 2004
Danville Estate Planning CouncilPast President1987 - 1998
Averett University Planned Gifts CouncilMember1987 - 1988
Danville Law DayChairman1987 - 1987
American Bar AssociationMember1985 - 2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of LawTax LawLL.M - Master of Laws1986
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
University of VirginiaAccountingOther - Bachelors1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Preparing Your Estate Plan - Get StartedEstate Planning2015
Lunch & Learn SeminarEstate Planning2014
Stroke Support MeetingEstate Planning2010
Halifax Regional Health SystemEstate Planning2010
Virginia Cooperative ExtensionEstate Planning Considerations2008
Wills for Heroes - Danville Bar Association TrainingEstate Planning2005
Alzheimers Supports GroupBasic Estate Planning2003
Alzheimers' CaregiversEstate Planning and Legal Readiness2002
Estate Planning and Legal ReadinessEstate Planning and Legal Readiness2001
1998 Fall SeminarPreparing for Estate Planning1998
Danville Law DayDanville Law Day Memorial1987
1986 Tax Law Changes1986 Tax Law Changes1986