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William D. Ashwell

William D. Ashwell

10 years of experience

Business Law, Criminal Law, Family Law, Estate Planning, Real Estate Law, Appeals & Appellate, Probate, Landlord Tenant, Divorce, DUI & DWI



BAR ADMISSIONS - Virginia, 2012 - U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia - U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia - U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit - U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Virginia - Supreme Court of the United States of America EDUCATION - University of Dayton School of Law, Dayton, Ohio J.D. - 2012 Honors: Moot Court - Team Member, 2010-2011 - Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, Virginia B.A. - 2008 Major: English REPRESENTTIVE CASES - United States v. Bosyk, 933 F3d 319 (4th Cir. 2019) cert denied, 140 S. Ct. 1124 (U.S. Feb. 24, 2020)(No. 19-860), 2019. - Shepherd v. Conde, 797 S.E.2d 750 (Va. 2017) - Chacey v. Garvey, 781 S.E.2d 357, (Va. 2015) - Weatherholt v. Commonwealth, 839 S.E.2d 492 (Va. 2020) - Spell v. Commonwealth, 851 S.E.2d 83 (2020) - St. John v. Thompson, 854 S.E.2d 648 (2021) CLASSES/SEMINARS - Land Use and Zoning: Navigate Land Use/Zoning Regulations, Permitting Issues, Disputes and More; National Business Institute, July 20, 2017 - How to Get Your Social Media, Email and Text Evidence Admitted (and Keep Theirs Out), National Business Institute, October 31, 2017 - Protecting Your Business, Family and Future, Greater Piedmont REALTORS, February 21, 2018 - Local Government Law - Start to Finish; Government Attorney Ethics - Protect Your Client and Yourself, National Business Institute, February 23, 2018 - Road and Easement Law A to Z: Establishing Easements; National Business Institute, April 9, 2018 HONORS AND AWARDS - Virginia Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2017 - 2022 PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS - Virginia State Bar, 7th District Disciplinary Committee - Fauquier Bar Association PRO BONO ACTIVITES - Fauquier SPCA, Board Member - Partnership for Warrenton, Past Board Member - Fauquier Chamber of Commerce, Former Board Member - Experience Old Town Warrenton, Board of Directors - Fauquier Education Farm, Board of Directors View More ›

Practice Area

Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes,
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes,
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law,
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills,
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law,
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals,
Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests,
Landlord Tenant
Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights,
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce,
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce,


University of Dayton School of Law

J.D. (2012)

University of Dayton School of Law
Hampden-Sydney College

B.A. (2008) | Major: English

Hampden-Sydney College

Professional Associations

Virginia State Bar



Virginia State Bar

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Ashwell & Ashwell, PLLC
21 Culpeper Street Warrenton, VA 20186
Telephone: (540) 991-9100
Fax: (571) 762-1310

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