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Updated 2/18/2010
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Law Office of Michael A. Mays

7178 Homestead Court
Warrenton, VA 20187


Phone: 540-351-0211 (Office Phone) / 540-222-1182 (Cell Phone)
Fax: (540) 351-0311
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Summary

Current Employment Position(s)

Attorney

Lawyer Overview

Michael Mays was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1950. A few years later, his family moved to Fairfax, Virginia where he resided until June 2007. In June 2007 Michael moved to Fauquier County, Virginia. Michael grew up and attended public school in Fairfax County, Virginia. He attended college at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia where he graduated with honors in 1972. He attended law school at the T.C. Williams School of Law of the University of Richmond in Richmond, Virginia where he graduated in the top one third of his class in 1975.

From July 1, 1975 to June 30, 1976 Michael served as law clerk to the judges of the Fairfax County Circuit Court. From 1976, he has been engaged in the private practice of law. In June 2007 Michael moved his law practice to Warrenton, Virginia. He now accepts cases in Fauquier County, Prince William County, Culpeper County, Rappahannock County, and Warren County,Virginia. Today, his practice concentrates in wills, trusts and estates, estate planning, and family law. See the West Practice Categories below for a complete listing. Michael is a member of the Virginia State Bar, D.C. Bar, and the Fauquier County Bar Association. He has served on the Professionalism Committee as a Mentor for new attorneys and as a member of the Lawyer Referral Committee and the Law Library Committee of the Fairfax Bar Association. Michael was a volunteer at the Fairfax City Museum from 1993-1997. Michael is a member of Citizens for Fauquier County a non-profit organization whose mission is preserving the open space, natural and historical resources of Fauquier County. Michael's interests include tennis, music, science and history.

Areas of Practice

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Living Trusts
  • Estates
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law/Divorce
  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Contracts
  • Conservation Easements

West Practice Categories

Business & Commercial Law, Commercial Leasing, Contracts, Transactions, Business Organizations, Closely Held Businesses, Corporate Governance, Directors' & Officers' Liability, Formation & Business Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Non-profit & Tax-exempt Organizations, Traffic Violations, Estate Planning, Elder Law, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Powers of Attorney and Appointment, Trusts, Wills, Family Law, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Divorce, State Trial Practice, Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff, Estate Administration, Landlord/Tenant

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1975
  • District of Columbia, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1979
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit, 1976

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Virginia State Bar, 1975 - Present (Member)
  • District of Columbia Bar, 1976 - Present (Member)
  • Fairfax County Bar Association, July 30, 1976 - June 30, 2007 (Member)
  • Fauquier County Bar Association, January 30, 2008 - Present (Member)

Education

  • University of Richmond, The T.C. Williams School of Law, Richmond, Virginia, 1975
    J.D.
  • Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    B.S.
    Honors: With Honors
    Major: Business Administration
Office Information

Address

7178 Homestead Court
Warrenton, VA 20187

Office Hours

Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm. Saturdays 9am - 12pm.

Phones

540-351-0211 (Office Phone)
540-222-1182 (Cell Phone)

Faxes

(540) 351-0311

Emails

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Websites

http://www.mays-lawoffice.com (Law Office of Michael A. Mays)

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