25 North Central Avenue

Staunton, VA 24401


General Civil Litigation

TimberlakeSmith is a full-service client-focused civil litigation firm with experience in traditional trial and appellate practice, administrative and regulatory hearings, and mediation and arbitration. Our lawyers have been inducted as fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers, certified as trial specialists by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, have served as presidents of such groups as the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys, and are members of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association.

Our aggressive trial advocates devote individualized attention to each client and provide strategies that are custom-tailored to fit the goals of each client, including effective settlement negotiations when they are in the best interests of the client. We emphasize responsive communication with clients so as to guide them through what can be an unfamiliar and confusing process. We are committed to building lasting relationships with our clients while providing efficient, cost-effective civil trial representation.

We provide results-driven representation in the following areas:

  • Breach of contract and business torts
  • Health care fraud
  • Breach of employee non-disclosure agreements
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Breach of non-competition or non-solicitation agreements
  • Tortious interference
  • Unfair competition
  • Construction litigation
  • Labor and employment law
  • Defamation claims
  • Disputes involving wills and trusts
  • Consumer protection claims
  • Truth in lending claims
  • Partnership disputes
  • Real estate development litigation
  • Creditors’ rights
  • Lender disputes
  • Fraud
  • Insurance defense and coverage claims
  • Medical malpractice
  • Motor vehicle and trucking injuries
  • Premises liability
  • Products liability

In each of these areas, we dedicate our knowledge, experience, and resources to each client’s case.