Gwen Massie Wind

Gwen Massie Wind

Location:
Richmond, Virginia
Phone:
800-626-9310
Fax:
804-762-9654
Email:

Gwen Massie Wind is a family law attorney who is a strong advocate for her clients. She handles contested and uncontested family law matters throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. Ms. Wind focuses her practice on family law.

After graduating cum laude from the University of Kentucky, Ms. Wind received her Juris Doctor from the University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law. While attending the University of Richmond, she worked for the Jeanette Lipman Family Law Clinic and she clerked for Judge Melvin R. Hughes of the Circuit Court for the City of Richmond. After graduating from law school, she interned for Justice Elizabeth A. McClanahan of the Virginia Supreme Court.

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 2011

Education

  • University of Richmond, The T.C. Williams School of Law, Richmond, Virginia
    • J.D. - 2011
    • Honors: Jeanette Lipman Family Law Clinic
    • Honors: No Fault Divorce Pro Bono Program
    • Law Journal: Richmond Journal of Global Law and Business, Managing Editor
  • University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
    • B.A. cum laude - 2008
    • Major: Communications

Published Works

  • "Current Status of Equitable Distribution Law in Virginia," Half Moon, Equitable Distribution Seminar (September, 2013)
  • "Administrative Matters and Modification and Enforcement of Child Support Orders," Custody & Support NBI Seminar (June, 2013)
  • "Personal Injury & Workers Compensation Awards in Equitable Distributions: What Every Lawyer Should Know," Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (VTLA) Annual Convention (March, 2013)
  • "Reading, Understanding & Using Financial Documents to Help Your Client," VTLA Paralegal Seminar (November, 2012)

Classes/Seminars

  • "Administrative Matters and Modification and Enforcement of Child Support Orders," Custody & Support NBI Seminar (2013)
  • "Current Status of Equitable Distribution Law in Virginia," Half Moon, Equitable Distribution Seminar (2013)
  • "Reading, Understanding & Using Financial Documents to Help Your Client," VTLA Paralegal Seminar (2012)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star (2015-2017)
  • Metropolitan Richmond Family Law Bar Association, Richmond representative on the Executive Committee (2013-Current)
  • Richmond Bar Association, Chair-Elect of Litigation Section; former member of Bench Bar Committee (2014-2015)
  • Richmond Bar Association, Secretary of Litigation Section; former member of Bench Bar Committee (2013-2014)
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Family Law Section committee member
  • Virginia Bar Association, Young Lawyer’s section member
  • Metropolitan Richmond Women’s Bar Association, member
  • Chesterfield County Bar Association, member
  • Henrico County Bar Association, member

Past Employment Positions

  • Hall & Hall, PLC, Associate Attorney (2011-2014)
  • Supreme Court of Virginia, Intern to the Honorable Elizabeth A. McClanahan (2011)
  • Richmond City Circuit Court , Intern to the Honorable Melvin R. Hughes, Jr. (2010)