About Thomas Stark IV

Thomas Stark, IV, or as he is known to many of his friends, Tom, is a native of Amelia County. He graduated from Hampden-Sydney College in 1986 and from the University of Richmond's T.C. Williams School of Law in 1989. While in law school, he did a Third Year practice internship with the Chesterfield Commonwealth's attorney's office where he prosecuted criminal and traffic offenses primarily in the General District Court under the direct supervision of one of the assistant Commonwealth's attorneys. After graduation from Law School, Tom served a one year Judicial Clerkship with Justice A. Christian Compton of the Virginia Supreme Court. Upon completion of his clerkship, Tom joined the firm of Williamson and… Read more
Thomas Stark, IV, or as he is known to many of his friends, Tom, is a native of Amelia County. He graduated from Hampden-Sydney College in 1986 and from the University of Richmond's T.C. Williams School of Law in 1989. While in law school, he did a Third Year practice internship with the Chesterfield Commonwealth's attorney's office where he prosecuted criminal and traffic offenses primarily in the General District Court under the direct supervision of one of the assistant Commonwealth's attorneys. After graduation from Law School, Tom served a one year Judicial Clerkship with Justice A. Christian Compton of the Virginia Supreme Court. Upon completion of his clerkship, Tom joined the firm of Williamson and Lavecchia as an associate doing plaintiff's personal injury, medical malpractice, products liability, worker's compensation and traffic defense.

In 1996, Tom left Williamson and Lavecchia to join Progressive Insurance Company's House Counsel office in Richmond, VA. Tom became the State Manager for Progressive's House Counsel offices and defended Progressive and its insureds in personal injury actions and coverage disputes for 15 years. In 2011, along with Craig Dunkum, he left Progressive and with Thomas Stark III formed the firm of Stark, Dunkum & Stark, PLC.

Tom lives with his wife and two teenage sons in Hanover County and enjoys hunting, fishing, playing golf and watching his sons play a multitude of sports.

Tom served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve from 1984 until 1992 including a deployment to Kuwait in Desert Storm/Desert Shield.

At Stark, Dunkum & Stark, Tom will continue to handle insurance defense and coverage disputes and represent plaintiff's in personal injury actions. He will also represent clients as plaintiffs and defendants in various civil litigation matters including commercial disputes and small business litigation as well as traffic and criminal matters. Tom will continue to serve as an arbitrator in civil disputes. Read less
Stark and Stark, PLC

Areas of Law

  • Product Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Criminal Law

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Admission Details

Admitted in U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia
Virginia Supreme Court
U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia
1989, Virginia

Law School Attended
University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law

Class of 1989
J.D.

University Attended

Hampden-Sydney College
Class of 1986
B.A.

Military
United States Marine Corps Reserve 1984-1992
Associations & Memberships
Virginia State Bar
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Richmond Bar Association.


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What year was this attorney first admitted to the bar?
Thomas Stark, IV was admitted in 1989 to the state of Virginia.
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Thomas Stark, IV is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia.
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What law school did this attorney attend?
Thomas Stark, IV attended University of Richmond and T.C. Williams School of Law.

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