Brian Thomasson

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Chesapeake, VA

Brian A. Thomasson, P.L.C.
 | 1108 Madison Plaza, Suite 203
Chesapeake, VA 23320
Phone: 757-659-9234
Fax: 757-222-0477
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1998
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • General Litigation (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
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Attorney Profile

The founder of this law firm, Brian A. Thomasson has a varied practice that encompasses personal injury and wrongful death litigation, family law, estate planning, criminal defense and traffic violations. With the office centrally located in Chesapeake, Virginia, he represents clients throughout a portion of the greater Tidewater area, including Virginia Beach, Portsmouth, Suffolk and beyond. Mr. Thomasson attended Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, where he majored in history and religious studies and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in 1994. He then enrolled at the University of Dayton School of Law and received his Juris Doctor in 1997.

In his personal injury practice, Mr. Thomasson assists people who have been harmed as a result of the negligence or recklessness of other parties. The types of cases that he has handled have included motor vehicle crashes, premises liability and other matters, and he has been able to secure significant compensation for his clients through jury verdicts and negotiated settlements.

Mr. Thomasson has an active and busy family law practice as well.  He represents clients in this regard that are facing the end of their marriages and are thus dealing with related issues such as child custody and visitation, spousal and child support, and the division of marital property. Additionally, he helps people who have already had their marriages legally dissolved and who are now seeking to have existing parenting and support orders enforced or modified. Mr. Thomasson has also acted as a guardian ad litem for children who are the subject of divisive custody battles.  Brian has been selected as a representative for Guardians ad Litem to attend a national conference on children in the law.

Mr. Thomasson is admitted to practice in Virginia, Ohio and the District of Columbia. Highly regarded by his fellow professionals, his honors have included being named to the Virginia Business magazine’s annual “Legal Elite” list.  He has been selected as one of Coastal Virginia's Top Trial Lawyers, Coastal Virginia's Best of Business, and the Virginian Pilot's Best Of for lawyers in Chesapeake.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Family Law
  • 40%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%General Litigation
  • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Litigation


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Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2021

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About Brian Thomasson

Admitted: 1998, Virginia

Professional Webpage:


  • Super Lawyer, 2017
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine's Top Lawyers, Adoption, Marital and Family Law; Civil Trial Law; Criminal Defense
  • Virginia Legal Elite, Virginia Business, 2016

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Guardian ad Litem for Children
  • Certified by the Virginia Indigent Defense Commission, 2011
  • Guardian ad Litem for Incapacitated Adults

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • Ohio, 1997
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • District of Columbia, 1999
  • Commonwealth of Virginia

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • The Journal of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association which, Published Author

Educational Background:

  • Bachelor of Arts - Virginia Commonwealth University, 1994
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Office Location for Brian Thomasson

1108 Madison Plaza
Suite 203
Chesapeake, VA 23320

Phone: 757-659-9234

Fax: 757-222-0477

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Last Updated: 2/2/2021

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