Robert W. Partin

Top rated Family Law attorney in Chesterfield, Virginia

Friedman Law Firm, P.C.
Robert W. Partin
Friedman Law Firm, P.C.

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in Virginia since: 1997

Education: University of Richmond School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2024

Friedman Law Firm, P.C.

9401 Courthouse Road
Suite A
Chesterfield, VA 23832 Visit website


Attorney Robert W. Partin practices at The Friedman Law Firm in Chesterfield, Virginia. Mr. Partin focuses his practice exclusively on family law, serving clients in Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico and Richmond counties. He has more than 25 years of experience handling matters involving divorce, child support, custody, property division, protective orders and spousal support.

Originally from Chesterfield County and a former military officer, Mr. Partin has significant experience in all aspects of family law — particularly high-net worth divorces. He understands that each case is unique and is attuned to the emotions often involved in family related legal matters.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Partin has litigated and settled many significant cases. He has experience at the state and appellate levels, as well as before domestic relations and juvenile courts.

Because of his success as a family law attorney, Martindale-Hubbell awarded Mr. Partin an AV Preeminent* rating. This is the highest available rating from the organization and is given to attorneys possessing high ethical standards and outstanding legal skills. In addition, Virginia Business magazine listed him on their “legal elite” list several years in a row.

Mr. Partin earned a bachelor’s degree from Duke University and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Richmond School of Law. He holds a license to practice law before all Virginia state courts, the U.S. District Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Virginia, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.

Active in the legal community, Mr. Partin is a member of The Bar Association of The City of Richmond, the Metropolitan Richmond Family Law Bar Association, the Chesterfield and Henrico County bar associations, and the Lewis F. Powell, Jr. American Inn of Court. He also belongs to the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Father's Rights, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Prenuptial Agreements, Same Sex Family Law

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 1997, Virginia

Professional Webpage:

  • Virginia Business magazine “Legal Elite” in Family Law/Domestic Relations, 2010 – 2017
  • Super Lawyers in Family Law, 2011 – Present
  • AV rated (highest possible rating) Martindale-Hubbell
  • Peer selected, Legal Elite, Virginia Busines Magazine, 2018
  • Peer Selected, Legal Elite, Virginia Business Magazine, 2017
  • Peer selected, Legal Elite, Virginia Business Magazine, 2016
  • Peer selected, Legal Elite, Virginia Business Magazine, 2015
  • Peer selected, Legal Elite, Virginia Business Magazine, 2014
  • Peer Selected, Legal Elite, Virginia Business Magazine, 2013
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U. S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • All Virginia State Courts
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Seminar Presenter for Construction Industry on the Priorities of Liens, including mechanic's liens, in Virginia.
Educational Background:
  • Duke University, 1984
  • T. C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond, J. D. degree magna cum laude, 1997

Office location for Robert W. Partin

9401 Courthouse Road
Suite A
Chesterfield, VA 23832

Phone: 804-735-0280


14 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2024

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