Nupur Bal

Top rated Family Law attorney in Richmond, Virginia

Bowen Ten Long & Bal, PC
Nupur Bal
Bowen Ten Long & Bal, PC

Practice Areas: Family Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution; view more

Licensed in Virginia since: 2005

Education: Tulane University Law School

Languages Spoken: English, Hindi, Punjabi, Spanish

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2020

Bowen Ten Long & Bal, PC

3957 Westerre Parkway
Suite 105
Richmond, VA 23233 Visit website


Nupur Bal, a partner at Bowen Ten Long & Bal, PC, focuses exclusively on family law matters, such as high net worth divorce, child and spousal support, asset distribution, and pre- and postnuptial agreements. She is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, Tennessee, the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Supreme Court of the United States. She concentrates her practice in the Richmond metropolitan area in Virginia.

As a seasoned litigator, Ms. Bal has successfully managed numerous complex trials, settlement conferences and mediations. She places significant emphasis on preserving the dignity and privacy of her clients, working closely with them to achieve their goals. Her commitment to her clients ensures effective representation through courtroom advocacy or vigorous mediation support.

Apart from her legal achievements, Ms. Bal actively engages in the Metro Richmond Family Bar Association, the Metro Richmond Women’s Bar Association, The Virginia Bar Association’s Family Law Section and the American Inn of Court. Additionally, at the request of the Supreme Court of Virginia, she contributed to the Virginia Access to Justice Commission Pro Bono Coordinating Consortium. She has recently assumed a position on the board of directors at YWCA Richmond.

Ms. Bal holds a distinguished record within the legal community, having acted as the past chair of The Virginia Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division and as a member of the board of governors. She is a recipient of the Sandra P. Thompson Award for long-term service from the VBA and has consistently been recognized in Virginia Business magazine’s Legal Elite. Richmond Magazine has also named her a Virginia "Super Lawyer." Moreover, she maintains an AV Preeminent* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

In 2015, Ms. Bal was honored as one of the "Influential Women of the Year" by Virginia Lawyers Weekly and received the Richmond Times Dispatch Readers’ Choice Award. She was also recognized in the Top 40 under 40 by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts. Furthermore, in 2017, she earned a place in Style Weekly’s Top 40 under 40 and gained membership in the University of Richmond’s Omicron Delta Kappa leadership society. In 2018, she was named one of Virginia Lawyers Weekly’s Leaders in the Law and has consistently been recognized as one of The Best Lawyers in America since 2020.

Ms. Bal is a sought-after speaker, participating in forums at the University of Richmond School of Law and The Virginia Bar Association meetings, discussing pertinent topics related to relocation cases and the international service of process within the framework of the Hague Service Convention. Before law school, Ms. Bal earned her B.A. in psychology at Emory University in 2002. In 2005, she received her J.D. from Tulane University School of Law.

*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 Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Family Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution

Focus areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Arbitration, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Father's Rights, Juvenile Law, Marital Property, Mediation, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Same Sex Family Law

  • 90% Family Law
  • 10% Alternative Dispute Resolution

First Admitted: 2005, Virginia

Professional Webpage:

  • 10 Best for Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • Leaders in the Law, Virginia Lawyers Weekly, 2018
  • National Leadership Honor Society, Honoris Causa, 2018
  • Top 40 under Forty, National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts
  • Legal Elite, Virginia Business Magazine
  • 40 Most Influential Women in Virginia, Virginia Lawyers Weekly, Class of 2015
  • Style Weekly’s Top 40 under 40, 2017
  • AVVO 10.0 Rating
  • Sandra P. Thompson Award, Virginia Bar Association, 2017
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • People’s Choice Award, Richmond Times Dispatch
  • Selected to Super Lawyers - (Rising Stars - 2015-2020; Super Lawyers - 2021-2023)
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Country Club of Virginia, Food & Beverage Advisory Committee Chair, 2017 to 2018
  • Virginia Access to Justice Commission Pro Bono Coordinating Consortium, 2016 to Present
  • Children’s Hospital Foundation, Junior Board member, President, 2017 to Present
  • The Collegiate School, Winter Gala & Auction Chair, 2019
  • YWCA Richmond, Board of Directors, 2018 to Present
  • Center for Teaching the Rule of Law, Rule of Law Lawyers’ Advisory Council, 2013 to 2015
  • Greater Richmond SCAN (Stop Child Abuse Now), Board of Young Professionals Member, 2012 to 2014
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Panelist, University of Richmond, Women Law Students Association
  • Speaker, Virginia Bar Association Annual Meeting
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Metro Richmond Family Bar Association 
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee
  • Tennessee
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • Henrico Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Virginia Bar Association, Board of Governors, Domestic Relations Council, Past Young Lawyers Division Chair, Committee on Nominations to Virginia Appellate Courts
  • American Inn of Court
  • Virginia State Bar, Bench & Bar Relations Committee, Member
  • Metro Richmond Women's Bar Association, CLE Chair 
Educational Background:
  • Emory University, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, 2002

Office location for Nupur Bal

3957 Westerre Parkway
Suite 105
Richmond, VA 23233

Phone: 804-767-6850


4 Years Super Lawyers
6 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2020

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