Hon. Lawrence L. Koontz, Jr. (Ret.)

Areas of Experience

Family law, personal injury, medical malpractice, product liability, professional liability, contracts, real estate, construction, condemnation, employment, and trusts & estates.

Professional Experience

  • Retired Justice, Supreme Court of Virginia.
  • Former Chief Judge, Court of Appeals of Virginia.
  • Former Judge, Twenty-Third Judicial Circuit Court.
  • Former Chief Judge, Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court.
  • Former Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney, Roanoke, Virginia.


  • Past President, Ted Dalton American Inn of Court.
  • Past President, Virginia Juvenile Judges Association.
  • Past President, Roanoke Valley Mental Health Association.
  • Former Member, Judicial Council of Virginia.
  • Former Member, Board of Governors, Family Law Section, Virginia State Bar.
  • Former Faculty Member, Professionalism Course, Virginia State Bar.
  • Recipient, 2015 Harry L. Carrico Outstanding Career Service Award.


  • University of Richmond Law School, J.D.
  • Virginia Tech, B.S.

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