Richard L. Chidester (Pearisburg, Virginia)
Richard L. Chidester (Pearisburg, Virginia)

Richard L. Chidester

Licensed for 34 years

Practice Area: Traffic Violations, Real Estate, DUI/DWI 7 more areas of practice + 7 more

Awards
BV Distinguished
Contact
540-922-1062

Richard L. Chidester

540-922-1062

Fixed hourly rates, Fixed fees available

Serving Pearisburg, VA view address

  • Serving Pearisburg, VA view address

  • Fixed hourly rates, Fixed fees available

Member at firm Hartley & Chidester, P.C.

Serving Pearisburg, VA view address

Fixed hourly rates, Fixed fees available

Awards BV Distinguished

About Richard L. Chidester

Instructor, New River Regional Police Academy, 1983-2005. County Attorney, Giles County, 1985—. Commissioner of Accounts, Giles County, 1985—. Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney, Giles County, 1987-1995. 27th District Bar Council.

Areas of Law

  • Traffic Violations
  • Real Estate
  • DUI/DWI
  • Litigation
  • Wills
  • Criminal Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Government Law
  • Business Law
  • Collections

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Peer Reviews

  • 4.6/5.0 4 reviews
  • BV Distinguished
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.5/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.5/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.6/5.0
  • Communication

    4.6/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.6/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 10/30/14 in Real Estate Litigation

    I worked with Mr. Chidester on a recent partition suit and found him to be very knowledgeable, accessible and ethical. I have also dealt with him on many occasions with... Read more

    I worked with Mr. Chidester on a recent partition suit and found him to be very knowledgeable, accessible and ethical. I have also dealt with him on many occasions with estates, where he serves as Commissioner of Accounts for Giles County.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 08/06/12 in Municipal Law

    One of the best in Giles County Read more

    One of the best in Giles County

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

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  • 4.8/5.0 by a Partner on 10/22/14 in General Practice

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    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

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  • 4.8/5.0 by a Partner on 08/06/12 in Civil Litigation

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    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

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      Credentials

      Position
      Member
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1982, Virginia
      1983, U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia
      Additional Payment Information
      Fixed hourly rates
      Fixed fees available
      Law School Attended
      Marshall-Wythe School of Law
      Class of 1982
      J.D.
      University Attended
      Southside Virginia Community College
      Class of 1976
      A.A.S.
      with highest honors

      Virginia Commonwealth University
      Class of 1977
      B.S.
      with high honors
      Birth Information
      Born in 1955
      South Hill, Virginia, November 26, 1955
      Associations & Memberships
      Giles County Bar Association (President, 1985
      Secretary-Treasurer, 1984)
      Virginia State Bar
      Virginia Trial Lawyers Association.

      Pro Bono

      PBI program participant with Legal Aid Society of the New River Valley

      Total time spent on pro bono work: 2%