Lawrence D. Diehl

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Location:
Chesterfield, Virginia
Phone:
(804) 414-1751
Fax:
804-796-1730
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1974

Education

  • William and Mary School of Law, Williamsburg, Virginia
    • Juris Doctor - 1974
  • Bucknell University
    • B.A., Political Science & Russian - 1971

Classes/Seminars

  • "Legislative Update, 2009 General Assembly Session," 2009 VTLA Family Law Seminar, July, 2009
  • "Legislative Update, 2009 General Assembly Session," VBA Advanced Family Law Seminar, April, 2009
  • "Current Issues on Equitable Distribution," Arlington Bar Association, October, 2008
  • "Legislative Update, 2008 General Assembly Session," 2008 VTLA Family Law Seminar, July 2008
  • "Legislative Update, 2008 General Assembly Session," VBA Advanced Family Law Seminar, April, 2008
  • "Motions Practice, Attorneys Fee Awards, Effective Techniques of Oral Argument and Remedies on Appeal," 2008 VA CLE/AAML, January, 2008
  • "Jurisdictional Issues: Where Do I File This Case?", Virginia State Bar Annual Seminar, October, 2007
  • "Legislative Update, 2007 General Assembly Session," VBA Advanced Family Law Seminar, April, 2007
  • "Legislative Update, 2006 General Assembly Session," 2006 VTLA Family Law Seminar, July, 2006
  • "Legislative Update, 2006 General Assembly Session," VBA Advanced Family Law Seminar, April, 2006
  • "Valuation of Professional Practices," Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Annual Meeting, March, 2006
  • "Legislative Update, 2005 General Assembly Session," VBA Advanced Family Law Seminar, May, 2005
  • "The Burden of Proof in Equitable Distribution Cases," VBA/CLE Seminar, August, 2004
  • "Legislative Update, 2004 General Assembly Session," 2004 VTLA Family Law Seminar, July, 2004
  • "Calculating and Obtaining Alimony and Child Support," Virginia Family Law Practice For Paralegals, HMS, February, 2004
  • "Who Has The Burden of Proof and For How Long? Issues In Equitable Distribution," 2004 Annual Meeting, Virginia Bar Association, January, 2004
  • "Sullivan v. Knick - Relocation Case Analysis," VA State Bar Annual Meeting, June, 2003
  • "Legislative Update, 2003 General Assembly Session," Nineteenth Annual Advanced Family Law Seminar, May, 2003
  • "Update on Relocation Cases," VA Chapter AAML Seminar, January, 2003
  • "Legislative Update, 2002 General Assembly Session," VTLA Family Law Seminar, June, 2002
  • "Divorce and Equitable Distribution: Is a Non-Injured Spouse Entitled to a Portion of Your client's Settlement?", 2002 VTLA Family Law Seminar, May, 2002
  • "Legislative and Case Update, 2001 General Assembly Session," Eighteenth Annual Advanced Family Law Seminar, April, 2002
  • "UCCJEA/UIFSA," 13th Annual Cutting Edge Seminar, Lynchburg Bar Association, February, 2002
  • "Obtaining and Evaluating Financial Information," Virginia Family Law Practice For Paralegals, February, 2002
  • "New Rules Under The UCCJEA," VA Chapter AAML CLE Seminar, January, 2002
  • "Coping With The New UCCJEA," Judicial Conference of Virginia For District Court Judges, August, 2001
  • "Legislative Update, 2001 General Assembly Session," 2000 VTLA Family Law Seminar, June, 2001
  • "Legislative Update, 2001 General Assembly Session," Seventeenth Annual Advanced Family Law Seminar, Virginia CLE, April, 2001
  • "Hot Topics In Child Support," 12th Annual Cutting Edge Seminar, Lynchburg Bar Association, February, 2000
  • "Negative Non-Monetary Contributions Under O'Loughlin," VA Chapter AAML CLE, October, 2000
  • "Legislative Update, 2000 General Assembly Session," 2000 VTLA Family Law Seminar, July, 2000
  • "Legislative Update, 2000 General Assembly Session," Sixteenth Annual Advanced Family Law Seminar, Virginia CLE, May, 2000

Honors and Awards

  • Named 2012 Super Lawyer by Richmond Magazine Law & Politics
  • Listed in Virginia's Best Lawyers for Family Law, 2012
  • Listed in Virginia's Best Lawyers, 2011
  • Named the Best Lawyers' 2010 Richmond Area Family Lawyer of the Year
  • Super Lawyer, Richmond Law & Politics Magazine for Family Law (2011)
  • Named a Virginia Legal Elite by Virginia Business Magazine, 2009 - Present
  • Leader of the Law Award, Virginia Lawyers Weekly (September, 2009)
  • Super Lawyer, Richmond Magazine Law & Politics for Family Law (2009)
  • Listed Attorney, The Best Lawyers in America, Family Law, 1991 - Present
  • Listed Attorney, The Richmond Style Weekly, Richmond's Best and Brightest Attorneys, 1991 - Present
  • Listed One of the Top Four Family Law Attorneys in the Richmond Area, The Richmond Magazine, Top Lawyers, 1999 - Present
  • Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, Presented by Virginia State Bar Family Law Section, 2000 - Present
  • Recipient, Gardener G. DeMallie, Jr. CLE Award, Presented by Virginia CLE, Virginia Bar Association Meeting, 2001 - Present
  • Legal Elite, Virginia Business, Vol. 17-19, 21, No. 12, Family/Domestic Relations, Dec.- 2002-Dec.-2004, 2006
  • Super Lawyer, Family Law, Richmond Magazine Law & Politics for Family Law (2007)
  • Super Lawyer, Richmond Magazine Law & Politics for Family Law (2008)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow, 1990 - Present
  • Board of Governors, Family Law Section, Virginia State Bar, Member, 1988 - 1996
  • ABA Family Law Section, Federal Legislative Task Force Committee, Member, 1994 - 1998
  • Metro Richmond Family Law Bar Association, Member, 1992 - Present
  • Southside Virginia Legal Service, Inc., Board of Directors, 1974 - Present
  • Virginia Poverty Law Center, Inc., Board of Directors, 1985 - 1991
  • Boyd-Graves Conference, Conference Member, 1990 - Present
  • Virginia State Professionalism Course Faculty, Virginia State Bar, Member, 2001 - 2004

Past Employment Positions

  • BARNES & DIEHL, P.C., Partner, 2007 - Present
  • LAWRENCE D. DIEHL, Attorney, 1992 - 2007
  • MARKS and HARRISON, P.C., Director, 1985 - 1992
  • SPERO and DIEHL, Partner, 1975 - 1985
  • SPERO and LEVINSON, Associate, 1974 - 1975