25 North Central Avenue

Staunton, VA 24401


About Boyce

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Boyce understands Real Estate and Land Use from the ground up. With over 30 years of experience in commercial and residential transactions, and zoning and planning issues, Boyce advises individual homeowners, farmers, developers and property owner associations (HOAs).

Boyce also concentrates in Corporate and Business Law matters related to organization, finance, and governance of corporations and LLCs. Part and parcel of his Corporate and Business Law work involves assisting with succession planning for small, closely held businesses which often includes Estate Planning and Administration. From simple wills to complex trusts (revocable and irrevocable), Boyce works at all levels of Estate Planning and Administration including litigation of estate administration issues.

Boyce serves as counsel for several banks and other creditors during bankruptcy proceedings and collections.

Boyce took his B.A. degree in history and philosophy from the University of Richmond summa cum laude in 1982, and his J.D. in law from the University of Virginia School of Law. While attending the University of Richmond, Boyce co-founded a chapter of a philosophy honor society and was elected into the history honor society. He is a recipient of the J. Taylor Ellyson Award in History for best paper on a Southern subject. His leadership and scholarship won him election into Omicron Delta Kappa and Phi Beta Kappa. While attending law school, Boyce also joined the Jefferson Society. He completed his J.D. degree in 1985 and was admitted to the Virginia State Bar the same year, returning to the Shenandoah Valley to join TimberlakeSmith.


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Staunton, VA
Member, 1985 - Present


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J.D., University of Virginia, 1985
B.A., University of Richmond, 1982
Summa Cum Laude
Omicron Delta Kappa
Phi Beta Kappa
Jefferson Society

Bar and Court Admissions

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U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit


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Professional Affiliations

Augusta Bar Association

  • President, 2004-2005
  • President-Elect, 2003-2004
  • Vice President, 2002-2003
  • Secretary, 1988-1989

Virginia Bar Association
Virginia State Bar
Circuit Representative, Young Lawyer's Conference, 1987-1990

Community/Civic Affiliations

Member of First Bank Advisory Board (2016 – 2017)
Member of First Bank Board of Directors (2017 - present)
Member of Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest Board of Directors (2018 - present)
Past Member and Vice President, Board of Directors, American Frontier Culture Foundation
Co-Founder of the Mark S. Tinsley scholarship as part of the SAW Community Foundation
Past member and President of Big Brothers & Big Sisters of the Central Blue Ridge
Past Member of Staunton Kiwanis Club
Past Member, Board of Directors, Blue Ridge Legal Services