David T. Petty Jr. (Retired)


Contact Information :


434/847-8195 fax
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Dave Petty is a retired senior partner having helped establish the firm in 1988. He has extensive experience in General Litigation; Commercial, Investment, and Development Real Estate. Primary focus is on Eminent Domain, Commercial Litigation, Estate Planning, and Business Planning and Transactions.




University of Virginia, B.A. 1961; University of Virginia Law School, LL.B. 1964


Admitted to the Bar:




Professional Experience and Activities:  


American Bar Association; Virginia State Bar; Virginia Bar Association; Virginia Trial Lawyers Association; Lynchburg Bar Association (President 1974-75); Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission 1984-1992 (Chairman 1988-1990); Lynchburg Estate Planning Council (President 1991-1992); Virginia State Bar Professionalism Faculty 1994-1997; Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee (Vice Chairman 1999-2001, Chairman 2001- 2004).


Community Activities: 


Lynchburg Electoral Board (Chairman 1982-1998); Hill City Exchange Club (Charter Member and former President); Lynchburg Museum Advisory Board (President 1994 to present); Lynchburg Museum Foundation (President 1998 to present); Selective Service System (former U.S. Government Appeals Agent); Boonsboro Country Club (President 1997-1998); Academy of Fine Arts (Board President 2007-2010).