Law School. University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, Virginia. J.D. Class Rank: 3rd of 150.


"Highest Rating in Legal Ability & Ethical Standards" from www.lawyers.com (Martindale Hubbell Law Directory). This sole practice law firm has been selected for the Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys, annually included in "Who's Who in American Law" since the 1980s. President, Lawyer Assistance and Support Services, Ltd.

Prior Experience: Part-time Deputy (and Assistant) County Attorney, Spotsylvania County, Virginia. Partner, Whitticar, Sokol & Ledbetter (& Haley) Attorneys at Law. The law firm dissolved after Messrs. Haley and Ledbetter were appointed to judgeships. Judge Haley is a retired judge of the Court of Appeals of Virginia, and Judge Ledbetter is a retired Circuit Court judge. Assistant County Attorney, Prince William County. Supreme Court of Virginia. Law Clerk to former Governor Albertis S. Harrison, Jr., Justice. Virginia Attorney General's Office. Circuit Court for the City of Richmond. Law Clerk for three judges.


Involved in over forty decisions reported in the Supreme Court of Virginia Reports, the Court of Appeals of Virginia Reports, the Federal Supplement and the Virginia Circuit Court Opinions. Additional cases reported in the Westlaw™ and Lexis™ computer database systems.


Have represented property owners associations, small and large, including associations with private roads such as Lake Wilderness Property Owners Association, Inc.; Caroline Pines Property Owners Association, Inc.; and Blue Ridge Property Owners Association, Inc.

Other representative clients include the Mary Washington Healthcare System, including Mary Washington Hospital, as well as Heritage Place Apartments, National Coach Works, Inc., Lee-Curtis Insurance Service, Inc., Liberty Equipment Repair, Inc., and Virginia Dynamics Company.


- Member (including former President) Fredericksburg Area Bar Association.

- Former Member (including Chairman) Spotsylvania County Board of Zoning Appeals.

- Former Commentator (including Host) of Rappahannock Review, when on Channel 3.

- Former Member (including Chairman), Spotsylvania County School Board.