Thomas B. Dance

Thomas B. Dance

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Fredericksburg, VA

The Law Office of Thomas B. Dance, P.C.
 | 3516 Plank Road, Suite 5B
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
Phone: 540-548-3463
Fax: 540-693-2243
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Criminal Defense (10%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    A passionate and meticulous trial attorney, Mr. Dance represents clients throughout the Fredericksburg area and central Virginia area in divorce and family law, business law and criminal and traffic defense. A native of Virginia, Mr. Dance attended the University of Virginia and graduated with bachelor degrees in Economics and International Relations. While attending law school at Drake University, Mr. Dance concentrated his legal studies in divorce and family law, corporate law and contract drafting. In 2011, Mr. Dance founded the Law Office of Thomas B. Dance, P.C. to provide personalized, individually tailored legal services to the Fredericksburg area and greater Central Virginia. 

    About Thomas Dance

    Admitted: 2009, Virginia

    Professional Webpage: http://www.thomasdancelaw.com/Attorneys.aspx

    Honors/Awards:

    • In 2015, Mr. Dance was selected to the Top 100 Lawyers by The National Advocates, Top 100 Lawyers, The National Advocates, 2015
    • In 2016-17, Mr. Dance was recognized by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys for exceptional and outstanding client service., 10 Best Attorneys, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2017
    • In 2016, Mr. Dance was recognized as a Top Lawyer in 2016 for his excellence and achievements by the legal community., Top Attorneys of Virginia, Richmond Magazine, 2016
    • In 2016, Mr. Dance was recognized as one of Virginia's Outstanding Young Lawyers by Richmond Magazine. , Virginia's Outstanding Young Lawyers, Richmond Magazine, 2016
    • In 2018, Mr. Dance was selected to the Top 100 Lawyers by the National Advocates, Top 100 Lawyers, The National Advocates, 2018
    • In 2018, Mr. Dance was selected to the Top 100 Lawyers by the National Advocates, Top 100 Lawyers, The National Advocates, 2017
    • Mr. Dance was selected by the National Advocates to the Top 30 Matrimonial & Family Law attorneys, Top 30 Matrimonial & Family Law, The National Advocates, 2019

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Active Member of the Fredericksburg Area Bar Association, 2020

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Hill v. Thomas (Va. App. 2018)  On brief and through oral argument, Mr. Dance successfully argued before a three judge panel at the Virginia Court of Appeals the reversal of the trial court's decision regarding whether or not Mr. Hill had in fact, plead sufficient facts to support a contested ground of desertion and what amounted to the court vacating an award of attorney fees against his client.  , 2018
    • Chung v. Chung (Va. App. 2018)  On brief and through oral argument, Mr. Dance successfully argued before a three judge panel at the Virginia Court of Appeals that after striking the Wife's Complaint for Divorce, the trial court erred by awarding spousal support to the wife when there was no valid pleading before the trial court requesting it.  The Court of Appeals agreed with Mr. Dance's argument and reversed the trial court's decision., 2018

    Educational Background:

    • Graduate of the University of Virginia - Class of 2002
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    Office Location for Thomas B. Dance

    3516 Plank Road
    Suite 5B
    Fredericksburg, VA 22407

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    Last Updated: 5/14/2020

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