Our Law Firm Was Voted One Of The Best!

We are so proud and honored that our Shenandoah Valley law firm was voted one of the best in the region.

Virginia Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Names Three Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC Attorneys to their Annual Lists

Three Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC attorneys have been named Virginia Super Lawyer/Rising Stars for 2021. Two attorneys were named Super Lawyers, which is an annual publication only selecting five percent of the attorneys in the state to be included in their select list. WAW also had one attorney named to the Rising Stars list. Rising Stars are attorneys under the age of 40 or in practice for 10 years or less.

2021 Super Lawyers:

CHARLES F. HILTON – Plaintiff’s Medical Malpractice

GREGORY T. ST. OURS – Personal Injury General Defense

2021 Rising Star:

ASHLEY T. HART – Civil Litigation Defense

Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC is a full-service law firm with offices in Harrisonburg and Staunton. The firm serves individuals and businesses in the Shenandoah Valley and the Mid-Atlantic states in the areas of: bankruptcy, commercial and civil litigation, corporate finance, employment law, health care law, intellectual property matters, medical malpractice, real estate and land use, tax planning, wills, estate planning, and administration.

Daniel L. Fitch, Esq. Retirement

Daniel L. Fitch, Esq. retired from the firm on December 31, 2020 after more than 34 years of practice at Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC. We appreciate all of his efforts over the years and his dedication to his clients, the firm and the community. We wish him well and hope he enjoys his much deserved retirement.

Harris Passes Virginia State Bar Exam

HARRISONBURG – The law firm of Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC is pleased to announce that Hannah Harris has passed the Virginia State Bar Exam and is now practicing law in our Harrisonburg, VA office.

Hannah Harris received her J.D. from Liberty University School of Law this past spring where she participated as a Law Review Articles and Books Editor, Chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Board and as a Trial Team Competitor.  Her past work experience includes an externship at the Commonwealth Attorney’s office in Augusta County and as a clinic participant at the Virginia Legal Aid Society in Lynchburg.  Hannah is interested in all aspects of the civil litigation practice.  In her free time, Hannah enjoys following New York Yankees baseball.

Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC is a full-service law firm with offices in Harrisonburg and Staunton. The firm serves individuals and businesses in the Shenandoah Valley and the Mid-Atlantic states in the areas of: bankruptcy, commercial and civil litigation, corporate finance, criminal law, employment law, family law, intellectual property matters, medical malpractice, personal injury, real estate and land use, tax planning, wills, estate planning, and administration.

Virginia Super Lawyers 2020

Four Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC attorneys have been named Virginia Super Lawyer/Rising Stars for 2020. Three attorneys were named Super Lawyers, which is an annual publication only selecting five percent of the attorneys in the state to be included in their select list. WAW also had one attorney named to the Rising Stars list. Rising Stars are attorneys under the age of 40 or in practice for 10 years or less.

2020 Super Lawyers:

DANIEL L. FITCH – Civil Litigation

CHARLES F. HILTON – Medical Malpractice

GREGORY T. ST. OURS – Personal Injury

 

2020 Rising Stars:

ASHLEY T. HART – Civil Litigation

Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC is a full-service law firm with offices in Harrisonburg and Staunton. The firm serves individuals and businesses in the Shenandoah Valley and the Mid-Atlantic states in the areas of: bankruptcy, commercial and civil litigation, corporate finance, employment law, health care law, intellectual property matters, medical malpractice, real estate and land use, tax planning, wills, estate planning, and administration.

2019 Legal Elite Attorneys

Virginia Business Magazine has named 17 WAW attorneys to their Legal Elite list for 2019 in the following areas of law:

Jeffrey R. Adams – Business Law
Derek J. Brostek – Civil Litigation
Lauren R. Darden – Labor and Employment Law
Daniel L. Fitch – Intellectual Property/Information Technology Law
Humes J. “Tripp” Franklin, III – Criminal Law
Charles F. “Frank” Hilton – Civil Litigation
Glenn M. Hodge – Health Law
Alexandra E. Humphreys – Civil Litigation
James L. Johnson – Real Estate/Land Use Law
Stephan W. Milo – Bankruptcy/Creditors’ Rights
Lucas I. Pangle – Legislative/Regulatory/Administrative
Donald E. Showalter – Taxes/Estates/Trusts
Gregory T. St. Ours – Construction Law
Briana A. Stevens – Family Law/Domestic Relations
Thomas E. Ullrich – Labor and Employment Law
Ashley H. Waterbury – Young Lawyer
P. Marshall Yoder – Alternative Dispute Resolution

Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC is a full-service law firm with offices in Harrisonburg and Staunton. The firm serves individuals and businesses in the Shenandoah Valley and the Mid-Atlantic states in the areas of: bankruptcy, commercial and civil litigation, corporate finance, employment law, health care law, intellectual property matters, medical malpractice, real estate and land use, tax planning, wills, estate planning, and administration.

The Best Lawyers in America Names 8 Attorneys to their Annual List for 2020

Eight attorneys with over 300 years of combined experience were named in The Best Lawyers in America 2020 edition.

Selected by their peers, the attorneys were recognized in the following categories:

Daniel L. Fitch – personal injury litigation – defendants
Charles F. Hilton – medical malpractice law – plaintiffs, personal injury litigation – plaintiffs, professional malpractice law – plaintiffs
Glenn M. Hodge – health care law, real estate law
Stephan W. Milo – bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law
Donald E. Showalter – corporate law, trusts and estates
Gregory T. St. Ours – antitrust law
Thomas E. Ullrich – commercial litigation, employment law – management,  litigation – labor and employment
P. Marshall Yoder – collaborative law: family law, family law

Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC is a full-service law firm with offices in Harrisonburg and Staunton. The firm serves individuals and businesses in the Shenandoah Valley and the Mid-Atlantic states in the areas of: bankruptcy, commercial and civil litigation, corporate finance, employment law, health care law, intellectual property matters, medical malpractice, real estate and land use, tax planning, wills, estate planning, and administration.

Virginia Super Lawyers 2019

Five Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC attorneys have been named Virginia Super Lawyers/Rising Stars for 2019.  Three attorneys were named Super Lawyers, which is an annual publication only selecting five percent of the attorneys in the state to be included in their select list.  WAW also had two attorneys named to the Rising Stars list.  Rising Stars are attorneys under the age of 40 or in practice for 10 years or less.
2019 Super Lawyers:

DANIEL L. FITCH –  Civil Litigation

CHARLES F. HILTON –  Medical Malpractice

GREGORY T. ST. OURS – Personal Injury

2019 Rising Stars:

LAUREN R. DARDEN – General Litigation

ASHLEY H. WATERBURY  – Civil Litigation

Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC is a full-service law firm with offices in Harrisonburg and Staunton. The firm serves individuals and businesses in the Shenandoah Valley and the Mid-Atlantic states in the areas of: bankruptcy, commercial and civil litigation, corporate finance, employment law, health care law, intellectual property matters, medical malpractice, real estate and land use, tax planning, wills, estate planning, and administration.

Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver’s Sherri Morgan Recognized as a “Legal Hero”

On December 24th, Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver paralegal Sherri Morgan, was honored by Virginia Lawyers Weekly in its exclusive list of 2018 Unsung Legal Heroes.  Sherri is a Civil Litigation Paralegal who is dedicated to managing personal injury cases for victims, focusing heavily on patients victimized by medical negligence.

As stated in the award, Sherri is “A tireless worker, who routinely works nights and weekends to manage client cases.  She is responsible for almost singlehandedly managing the firm’s medical malpractice section, serving as the only paralegal to three different attorneys, while managing every single malpractice case at the firm.  She sacrifices her personal time to work for clients literally on a daily basis.”  She has worked as a paralegal for over 33 years and, according to her supervisor, Frank Hilton, a senior partner at WAW with over 35 years experience,  “she is the most dedicated, skilled and hardest-working paralegal with whom I have ever had the privilege to work or have come into contact.”

Sherri has worked at WAW since 2005 and in the legal field since 1982.

A state-wide full-service law firm with offices in Harrisonburg and Staunton, Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC, serves individuals needing help with in the areas of: medical malpractice, personal injury, civil litigation of all kinds, bankruptcy, commercial and intellectual property law.

2018 Legal Elite Attorneys

Virginia Business Magazine has named 17 WAW attorneys to their Legal Elite list for 2018 in the following areas of law:

Jeffrey R. Adams – Business Law
Derek J. Brostek – Civil Litigation
Lauren R. Darden – Labor and Employment
Daniel L. Fitch – Intellectual Property
Humes J. “Tripp” Franklin, III – Corporate Counsel
Charles F. “Frank” Hilton – Civil Litigation
Glenn M. Hodge – Health Law
Alexandra E. Humphreys – Civil Litigation
James L. Johnson – Real Estate/Land Use
Stephan W. Milo – Bankruptcy/Creditors’ Rights
Lucas I. Pangle – Legislative/Regulatory/Administrative
Donald E. Showalter – Taxes/Estates/Trusts/Elder Law
Gregory T. St. Ours – Construction Law
Briana A. Stevens – Family/Domestic Relations
Thomas E. Ullrich – Labor and Employment
Ashley H. Waterbury – Young Lawyer
P. Marshall Yoder – Alternative Dispute Resolution

Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC is a full-service law firm with offices in Harrisonburg and Staunton. The firm serves individuals and businesses in the Shenandoah Valley and the Mid-Atlantic states in the areas of: bankruptcy, commercial and civil litigation, corporate finance, employment law, health care law, intellectual property matters, medical malpractice, real estate and land use, tax planning, wills, estate planning, and administration.