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Robert M. Galumbeck is a senior partner in the law firm of Galumbeck and Kegley, Attorneys, with offices in Wytheville and Tazewell, Virginia. Mr. Galumbeck is a 1973 graduate of the University of Virginia and obtained his J.D., in 1976, at the Marshall Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary.
He has served as Commonwealth’s Attorney and as County Attorney for Tazewell County, Virginia. He is a general practitioner, with a particular emphasis in the areas of family law and criminal law. He has previously served as a member of the Board of Governors of the Virginia Trial Lawyers and as chair of the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Committee for the Tenth District (Section II).
He has previously been recognized in the fields of family law and criminal law as one of Virginia’s “Legal Elite” by Virginia Business magazine and has been recognized as one of Virginia’s “Super Lawyers” by Virginia Super Lawyers magazine for more than 10 years, including 2020 and 2021.
He is listed in Martindale-Hubble’s Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers with an AV rating (the highest possible rating..Mr. Galumbeck has been a contributor and lecturer for continuing legal education courses for lawyers in Charlottesville, Roanoke, Richmond and Williamsburg in the fields of Criminal Defense (emphasis on Driving While Intoxicated), Family Law and Small Law Firm Practice. He has been (and will be) a presenter at continuing legal education classes for lawters in 2018, 2019, and 2020, for the regional bar association for Southwest Virginia, at a meetings in Abingdon, Virginia on subjects of defending drunk drivers, appeals of domestic relations cases, Virginia's new discovery rules in criminal cases and obtaining exculpatory evidence for your clients. He has, also, been involved in many high profile criminal and high stakes divorce cases in Southwest Virginia.
Mr. Galumbeck has had a large number of published and unpublished opinions from the Virginia Supreme Court and the Virginia Court of Appeals. He is a fellow of the American College of Trial lawyers.
In 2012, Mr. Galumbeck was recognized by Virginia Lawyers’ Weekly as a Virginia Leader in the law. He has now been practicing law in Tazewell and Southwest Virginia for 44 years.
|VA||Authorized to Practice Law||1976||03/25/2022|
|Award name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2021|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2017|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2017|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2016|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2015|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2014|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2013|
|Virginia Leader in the Law||Viginia Lawyer's Weekly||2012|
|Fellow||American College of Trial Lawyers||2009|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2009|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2008|
|Legal Elite||Virginia Business Magazine||2007|
|Legal Elite||VA Business Magazine||2006|
|Paul Harris Fellowship||Rotary||1992|
|Partner||Galumbeck Various Partnerships||1984 - Present|
|Attorney||Tazewell County Attorney||1988 - 1997|
|Commonwealth's Attorney||Commonwealth's Attorney Tazewell County||1980 - 1983|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American College of Trial Lawers||2009 - Present|
|Virginia State Bar||1976 - Present|
|Rotary Club of Tazewell||President||1990 - 1991|
|Virginia Trial Lawyers Association||1977 - 1980|
|William & Mary Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||1976|
|UVA||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1973|
|Virginia Trial Lawyers Association||DWi and Other Serious Traffic Offenses||2014|
|Virginia CLE||Small Office Practice||N/A|
|Update Family Law||Family Law - equitable Distribution||N/A|
|Small Firm Practice||Small Firm Practice||N/A|
|Family law Updates||Family Law Ethics||N/A|
|Pease v Commonwealth||Win|
|Dotson v Dotson||Win|
|Hoebelheinrich v. Hoebelheinrich||Win|
|Commonwealth v. Keen||Win|
|Whited v. Fields||Win|
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