David B. Oakley

David B. Oakley (Virginia Beach, Virginia)

David B. Oakley

Attorney in Virginia Beach, VA
Mr. Oakley is a shareholder who practices out of the Chesapeake office and is a member of Poole Mahoney PC's litigation team. He focuses his litigation practice in land use and environmental law. Mr. Oakley holds a degree in geology and worked for a geophysical consulting firm before attending law school. His background as a geologist provides him with invaluable insight into environmental regulatory issues. Mr. Oakley is able to assist his clients to negotiate various state and federal environmental laws and regulations. He is a member of Poole Mahoney's brownfield remediation team which seeks to restore formerly contaminated and blighted properties into land suitable for economically beneficial uses. Additionally, he has extensive experience in the areas of commercial litigation, premises liability, products liability, insurance defense, condemnation/eminent domain, ยง 1983 defense, land use approvals, complex litigation, real estate litigation and commercial and residential landlord-tenant litigation. In 2012, he was selected as a Virginia Rising Star by Richmond magazine, Virginia Super Lawyers in Environmental Law.
757-215-4961
Credit Cards Accepted
Client Rating N/A
Peer Rating 4.8 of 5

Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Brownfields Redevelopment
  • Environmental Law
  • Workers Compensation
  • Eminent Domain
  • Litigation
  • Constitutional Law
  • Environmental Land Use
  • Land Use
  • Land Use Litigation
  • Zoning Law

Peer Reviews (6)

Peer Reviews (6)
Peer Reviewed
4.8/5.0
Peer Rating
 
Civil Litigation, General Practice, Premises Liability, Land Use and Admiralty Law
Areas of Practice
Legal Knowledge
Legal Knowledge
4.8/5
Analytical Capabilities
Analytical Capabilities
4.8/5
Judgment
Judgment
4.8/5
Communication Ability
Communication Ability
5.0/5
Legal Experience
Legal Experience
4.3/5
Peer Reviews (6)
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 03/13/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Other Law Firm Position on 06/11/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Of Counsel on 05/10/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
I have handled a case with David and found him well versed on the law and facts.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 05/10/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.6/5.0 Posted by a Associate on 05/10/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
3/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Principal on 05/21/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
I have dealt with Mr. Oakley by telephone and email communications, but I have not yet met him face-to-face.
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
3/5
*Individual reviews provided before 2009 are not displayed

Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Position
Shareholder
Admission Details
Admitted in 2006, Virginia
2009, North Carolina
U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
Credit Cards Accepted
Additional Payment Information
Fixed Hourly Rates
Law School Attended
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Class of 2005
JD
University Attended
University of Georgia
Class of 2002
BS Geology
Associations & Memberships
Virginia State Bar, North Carolina State Bar, Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys, Greenbrier Family YMCA Board Member and Virginia Beach Bar Association.
Representative Cases
Am. Zurich Ins. Co. v. Amundson, 2009 Va. App. LEXIS 150, No. 2748-07-1 (March 31, 2009).
Avalon, Inc. v. Canter, 2007 Va. App. LEXIS 366, No. 1356-07-1 (Oct. 2, 2007).
Gilmore v. Wise, 72 Va. Cir. 353, (2006).
Holmes v. Reid, 80 Va. Cir. 514 (Va. Cir. Ct. 2010)
McCoy v. EHM Constr., Inc., 2011 Va. App. LEXIS 170, No. 2542-10-1 (May 17, 2011).
Meeks v. Circle South, Inc., 79 Va. Cir. 469 (2009).
Mineo Corp. v. Rowe, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 101479, No. 2:07-cv-57-H (E.D.N.C. Sept. 8, 2011).
Mineo Corp. v. Rowe, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 22304, No. 2:07-cv-57-H (E.D.N.C. March 4, 2011)

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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
Poole Brooke Plumlee PC
4705 Columbus Street,
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
U.S.A.
Phone
(757) 552-6035
Fax
(757) 962-6180
Office Information
Office Information
David B. Oakley
Shareholder
Poole Brooke Plumlee PC
4705 Columbus Street,
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

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